Author Archives: Br Antônio Lemos LC

About Br Antônio Lemos LC

Br Antônio Lemos is from Curitiba, Brazil. He joined the Legion of Christ in 2006 after a couple of years as a Regnum Christi member. He is a big fan of the Brazilian national soccer team, 1980´s pop culture (specially movies), and St Thomas Aquinas. He is currently studying Theology in Rome.

WYD Krakow 2016 – Day 2 — Divine Mercy

My first day in Poland was full of excitement. The airplane to Warsaw was delayed a few hours. That was bad because I was supposed to take a train to Krakow. I was nervous at first, but started praying and … Continue reading

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WYD Krakow 2016 – Day 1

In a few hours I’ll take a plane to Poland. I’ll join thousands of young people from all corners of the Earth for the World Youth Day in Krakow. We’ll gather around Pope Francis to pray and celebrate the Mercy … Continue reading

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Journey of the Eucharist, Day 14

After some amazing grace-filled days the 51st International Eucharistic Congress is over. Our team is waiting for our connection flight in Doha, Qatar. Some are praying their morning meditation, other checking emails; others are having a quick bite. Final exams … Continue reading

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Journey of the Eucharist, Day 13, Congress ends

Today was a very important date in the history of the Regnum Christi Movement in Asia. Kiko officially joined Regnum Christi as the first member from Hong Kong. It was a very nice moment as RC family. There were Legionary … Continue reading

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Journey of the Eucharist, Day 12

We made so many friends during these days of the Congress. One of them is Fr Meshak from Leshoto. He`s the official delegate of his country. Every Bishop’s Conference is supposed to send a representative. Most of the time, they … Continue reading

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Journey of the Eucharist, Day 11

Br Manuel is the Mexican Legionary member of our team. A few days ago he met a very humble, simple Philippine religious sister; her name is Sister Maria Goretti. They had a deep conversation about religious life, sharing each other’s … Continue reading

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Journey of the Eucharist, Day 10

“The Eucharist builds the Church and the Church makes the Eucharist” said Saint John Paul II in his Encyclical letter “Ecclesia de Eucharistia”. It is amazing how the 15,000 pilgrims of the Eucharistic Congress are very much like a big … Continue reading

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Journey of the Eucharist, Day 9

I have reinforcements on the updates of the IEC 2016. If you want to follow it from the perspective of a consecrated woman, you can check the blog of Cathy Floro: https://cathyfloro.wordpress.com/ Yesterday, I had a very nice experience on … Continue reading

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Journey of the Eucharist, Day 8

“Wow” these are the words that come to mind when I think about today’s experiences at the Congress. The first conference in the morning was by Bishop Robert Barron. It was a very simple, straightforward talk, but it drove the … Continue reading

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Journey of the Eucharist, Day 7

This year we are celebrating the Jubilee of Mercy. So Pope Francis invited us to practice the works of Mercy. One of the works of mercy is to visit the imprisoned.  I always wondered what a priest’s ministry of visiting … Continue reading

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