The first National Safeguarding Children conference took place in the Sheraton Hotel in Athlone on Friday 27 and Saturday 28 February 2015. Archbishop Eamon Martin, Archbishop of Armagh and Primate of All Ireland delivered the opening address to the conference on Friday 27 February. To read the address, Download Here
Bishop Donal McKeown, Bishop of Derry, celebrated Mass in St Patrick's Church, Pennyburn on Sunday 15th August at 7pm. This is the first time in almost 30 years that Mass has been celebrated in the Diocese on Sunday evening.
A candlelit Church was packed with people from all over the city and beyond as they prayed with Bishop Donal and joined in singing the meditative Taizé chants.
Mass will be celebrated every Sunday evening in St Patrick's Church at 7.00pm.
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Many people choose to abstain from alcohol for the duration of Lent. Take this opportunity to help someone you know with an alcohol or drug problem by offering up your sacrifice as a prayer for their freedom and well-being.
Take the Short-Term pledge and make a difference to someone's life!
For more information visit www.pioneerassociation.ie or contact your local Church.
The Carmelite Retreat Centre, Termonbacca is pleased to offer the following retreats over the coming weeks:
The Annual Solemn 40 Hours Adoration of the Most Belssed Sacrament takes place in all of the Chruches across the Diocese.
To download the schedule for 2015, click here: DOWNLOAD HERE