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European Gathering – Leaders’ Day

European Gathering – Leaders’ Day
  • About
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  • Programme


The closest airport is Vienna International. To get into town you can jump on the Railjet one stop to Wien Hauptbanhof.

From Wien Hauptbanhof (Vienna Main Railway Station), take the U1 two stops to Wien Karlplatz where it is a short 6 minute walk.

For travelling around central Vienna you can use the WienMobil app to buy tickets and also get live transport information.

If you don’t have access to the app you can buy the 7 day ticket online in advance here.

Worth noting: the 7 day ticket has the same Price (17€) as the 72 hour ticket – so it’s worth buying the 7 day. This can be used for all public transport in the city.

You’ll need to buy a separate ticket to travel from the Airport to the main station (Hauptbahnhof).



Loretto, Operngasse 4, 1010 Wien, Austria

IMPORTANT NOTE: The Leaders’ Day is held in a different venue from the main Gathering. Our friends at Loretto will be hosting our leaders day as we gather together.


Leaders’ Day – Loretto, Operngasse 4, 1010 Wien, Austria

Main Gathering – Expedithalle, Absberggasse 27, 1100 Wien, Austria

Saturday evening session – Votivkirche, Rooseveltplatz, 1090 Vienna


Where is the Leaders' Day being held?

The address for the Leaders' Day is: Loretto, Operngasse 4, 1010 Wien. Please note, this is a different venue from where the main Gathering is being held.

When is the Leaders' Day?

Registration for the Leaders' Day opens at 1pm on Wednesday 25th October for a 2:30pm start. The final session ends at 2pm on Thursday 26th October.

Can I bring a guest to the Leaders' Day?

This is an invite-only event. If there is someone who you would like to be invited, please reach out to us at

How much is a ticket to the Leaders' Day?

Full price tickets to the Leaders' Day and the Gathering are £160. The Super Early Bird Rate is £120 until the 17th of May and the Early Bird Rate £140 until the 17th of July. Tickets to the Leaders' Day and the Gathering are £10 more than a ticket to the Gathering alone.

Do I have to buy a separate ticket to attend the Gathering?

No, your Leaders' Day ticket covers the entire event.

Will the Leaders' Day have translation available?

The Leaders' Day will be in English only.

Where should I stay?

While we can't recommend specific places in Vienna, the 24-7 Prayer team will be staying at the Prizeotel in Vienna.

What do I need to bring to registration?

When you buy a ticket, you'll be sent an 'Invoice' email - this is your ticket. Present the QR code in the email when you come to register.


Day 1


25 October

Day 2


26 October



Leaders Day Registration

14:30 - 16:00

Session One



Talk – Mission Disruptors, Pete Greig

Pete Greig

Pete Greig

Founder of 24-7 Prayer

16:00 - 16:15


16:15 - 17:15

Session Two

Talk – Counting the cost, David and Louise Yeghnazar

17:15 - 19:00

Break - Dinner

19:00 - 21:00

Session Three

During this session we will be led by our friends at Loretto as we join their meeting. This is part of our programme and a real honour to be part of. We will be hearing about the story of the two disciples walking to Emmaus (Luke 24).

The Loretto community is a Catholic movement spreading across Austria, Germany, Switzerland and Northern Italy. Loretto mainly focuses on running open prayer groups for young adults, festivals at Pentecost and discipleship training schools for the Catholic context. There are around 800 people within the community (lay people as well as ordained priests) that meet in about 100 house groups on a regular basis. A total of between 10.000 and 20.000 people attend their various ministries every year. Loretto is in contact with the Dicastery for Laity of the Holy See as they are spreading internationally.

The spiritual roots of Loretto trace back to the ongoing events in Medjugorje . Apart from that Loretto has been influenced by and is partnering with a number of other groups and movements such as YWAM, HTB in London, 24-7 Prayer or Encounter Ministries.

For more information on Loretto 
For more information on Loretto’s ministry in central Vienna.  



09:00 - 09:15

Morning Reflection

Begin the morning together with a reflection from Dr Maxi Oettingen

Dr. Maximilian Oettingen

Dr. Maximilian Oettingen

Leader of the Loretto Community

09:15 - 09:45

Movement Updates

Hear from the CEO of 24-7 Prayer about updates in the movement.

09:45 - 11:00

Session Four


Talk – What does it mean to be a witness?

Mary Caldwell

Mary Caldwell

Registered Nurse

11:00 - 11:30


11:30 - 12:00

Session Five

Talk – What does this mean for me?

A time to share practical stories and join together in prayer.

Roger Ellis

Roger Ellis

Director of the 24 - 7 Prayer Communities Network

12:00 - 12:30

Prayer of commissioning


We are really excited to be heading back to the beautiful city of Vienna for our European Gathering this year. Our movement has spread throughout the globe, and so this opportunity to connect, learn from one another, and discern what God is doing in us and in the world is so vital and always so encouraging.

Why Vienna?

This will be the third time that we are gathering in Vienna. Each time we’ve been held a Gathering there in the past, it has marked a significant pivot point in the 24-7 Prayer story. We are full of expectation for what God will say to us this year.

Join us for our Leaders’ Day

You’ve been invited to join us a day early as we gather together as Leaders, listen to the Lord, and receive quality teaching. More details on content, contributors and everything else you need to know will be released in time. For now – book your tickets and join us for the Leaders’ Day on Wednesday 25th – Thursday 26th October, followed by the Gathering 26th – 29th October.

Please note this is an invite only event, so please don’t share this page with your community. Tickets for the main Gathering will be released on the 17th of April – that’s when to start spreading the word.

Ticket options


You have a period of 14 (fourteen) working days in which you may cancel your booking, starting from the day after the day you receive the email acknowledgement of event tickets. Working days means that Saturdays, Sundays or public holidays are not included in this period. Email

European Gathering – Leaders’ Day

Wednesday 25 - Sunday 29 October 2023
Vienna Leaders Day