The Irish Catholic Catechism for Adults is a new resource from the Irish Episcopal Conference, designed to complement the Catechism of the Catholic Church. It has been adapted for an Irish audience and is written in accessible, easy to understand language.
The Columba Press in association with the Columba Community cordially invites you to the launch of "They that Wait on the Lord" by Fr Neal Carlin. The book will be launched by Bishop Donal McKeown, Bishop of Derry on Tuesday 23rd September 2014 at 7.30pm in An Grainán Hotel, Burt, Co Donegal.
The Holy Father, Pope Francis, has today accepted the resingation from the pastoral care of the archdiocese of Armagh, Ireland, presented by Cardinal Sean Baptist Brady, upon reaching the age limit. He is succeeded by Archbishop Eamon Martin, formerly coadjutor of the same diocese. Archbishop Eamon was ordained coadjutor archbishop of the Archdiocese of Armagh in April 2013.
The priests and the people of Derry, his native diocese, wish him every blessing in his ministry.
Living With Suicide Day Retreat on Lough Derg, 24th September 2014.
The Retreat is an invitation to people to come to a safe place where they might find some sense of healing & peace in the midst of pain and struggle.
It is a day for adults who have been affected by suicide, either through personal loss or with suicidal ideation, or for those ministering to the suicide bereaved or working in support services.
Bishop Donal McKeown, Bishop of Derry dedicated the new altar and solemnly reopened St. Mary's Church Coolcalm in Desertmartin Parish last Sunday afternoon, 38 years to the day Bishop Edward Daly reopened the church after it had suffered widespread damage in a bomb.
A Day Retreat for Eucharistic Ministers and Ministers of the Word will take place in the Carmelite Retreat Centre, Termonbacca, on Saturday 20 September 2014, starting at 10.30am. Cost for the day, including meals, is £20 / €25 Booking essential. Tel 028 71262512.