Diocesan Lough Derg Pilgrimages for Year of Mercy: In this Jubilee of Mercy, there are two Diocesan Pilgrimages to Lough Derg. Bishop McKeown invites you to join in one or both! The first pilgrimage is from 17-19 June and the second one is from 5-7 August.
Following two very successful Summer Schools in 2014 and 2015 by scheduling it with a weekend, this year we continue with another slight adjustment. Summer School 2016 begins on Wednesday 6 July and ends on Saturday 9 July. This change will greatly facilitated all those people who cannot take a week away from the workplace.
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The Derry Diocese celebrated the Jubilee of Mercy for young people with a School Gathering last week hosted in St Columb's College, Derry. This Mercy event welcomed over 450 students and staff from Post Primary Schools across the Diocese.
Fr Sean McDonagh SSC, internationally renowned authority on the challenges facing the global environment, will be speaking in Derry's City Hotel on Tuesday May 3rd 2016 at 8pm. As one of Pope Francis' chosen advisers he helped in the drafting of the pope's latest encyclical Laudato Si' about the environment.
The second Apostolic Exhortation of Pope Francis has been published today, Friday 8 April 2016. Amoris Laetitia (The Joy of Love) is Pope Francis’ Post-Synodal Apostolic Exhortation on Love in the Family.