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Episode 1 - Bishop Donal McKeown in conversation with The Net's young writer's


Young writers in 'The Net' faith publication, have been talking to their Bishop, Dr Donal McKeown, about the articles they have written for the November edition of the publication.

Bishop Donal McKeown, Bishop of Derry, in conversation with The Net's young writers, about their articles in the November edition of the Net publication. 

Hollie, Peter, Oisin, Gemma, Zara and John open up to Bishop Donal and discuss the challenges as a young person expressing their faith in today's society. They discuss what they have learnt during this pandemic and ask what it has been like for Bishop Donal.

Carlo's story is absolutely amazing...

Carlo was a great role model... he showed us how he could use his skills... I could be like him.

Representing the four deaneries of the Diocese, where the the writers actively live out their faith, Hollie Frystal (Tyrone Deanery), Peter Grant (Inishowen Deanery), Oisin Mulhern (County Derry Deanery) and Gemma Gallagher, Zara Schlindwein and John Augustine Joseph (Derry City Deanery) share their thoughts on the Beatification of Italian teenager, Carlo Acutis, the recently launched 'Exploring Christus Vivit' (Pope Francis' 2019 apostolic exhortation 'Christus Vivit' (Christ is Alive)), the call to vocation, issues young people are facing, particularly during the COVID-19 pandemic and how their faith has been helping them during this time.

'The Net', a monthly publication shares the fruits of the Catholic faith in the Derry Diocese. The latest edition can be viewed at this link: The Net

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