1. Who is this event for? Eucharistic Encounter is for anyone who is interested in a great experience grounded in an encounter with Christ and with other people who share that interest. This is especially designed for people who are curious about the Catholic Church’s teachings on the Eucharist and how to live out the faith in a concrete and practical way. People who are struggling with questions about their purpose or the meaning of life are also people who will benefit from this event.
  2. Who will be speaking? We have lined up four national speakers who have a reputation for dynamic, insightful and engaging presentations. Keynote speakers are Father Tim Anastos (National Eucharistic Preacher and Instagram Influencer), Curtis Martin (the founder of Focus), Mother Olga Yaqob (founder of the Daughters of Mary of Nazareth) and Dr. John Bergsma (Professor of Theology, the Franciscan University of Steubenville). 
  3. What will this experience be? How is it different? This event is focused on showcasing truth, beauty, and goodness in a fresh way that will resonate with the culture. Other unique aspects of the event are the venue, the music, multi-media elements, and elaborate hospitality.
  4. Do I need to be Catholic to attend? This event is for anyone who feels interested or called to participate, regardless of faith background.
  5. How can I buy tickets? Due to large interest early on, this event is sold out.
  6. Will I need a printed ticket or a mobile ticket? You don’t need a ticket, but registration is required and all tickets have sold out.
  7. Where in the hotel will the event be? How do I find the location? This event will be on the second floor of the JW Marriott Hotel in the HB Plant Ballroom.
  8. Where do participants park? There are two options for parking, both are complimentary. The hotel offers valet parking, or you can self-park in the Pam Iorio Parking Garage, located on South Florida Avenue behind the hotel. There is about a five-minute walk from the parking garage to the hotel. A parking voucher will be given to participants at the event.
  9. What are the options for handicapped parking? If you have mobility issues, your best option is the valet parking offered by the hotel.
  10. Is there a dress code for the event? Casual.
  11. Is there a special room rate at the hotel for people who will be traveling out of town for the event? Unfortunately, there are no room blocks at this time.
  12. Where do I learn about the event schedule? Visit EucharisticEncounter.org
  13. What if I purchase a ticket and then need to cancel? Unfortunately, we cannot issue refunds. However, please let us know if you cannot attend, so we can make room at the event for our waiting list.
  14. What do I need to bring to the event? An open heart to receive what God is ready to give you on this day!

Do you have more questions? Email encounter@dosp.org.