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The Net - March 2024

The March 2024 edition of 'The Net', the monthly publication sharing the fruits of the faith in our parish communities within the Diocese of Derry and beyond.

The NET is available online as well as hardcopy in all parishes - check your local parish church porch

Coverage in this month's edition includes:

  • Families welcome to join Anam Og for Easter trip
  • Fun youth weekend to help ignite spark of faith by Elaine Noonan
  • St Eugene's Choral Scholar Scheme enhancing music skills
  • Over 40 young people on altar server rota for Carndonagh Church
  • Beautiful celebration of Confirmation in Carndonagh
  • Greencastle community enjoy St Brigid Cross making
  • Gortin dentistry student seeks funding for Tanzania dental mission

Young Writers share thoughts on…

  • St Patrick
  • Christianity in Pre-Patrician Ireland
  • Easter as a time to become aware of God's love in our lives
  • Holy Week and Easter in Syro Malabar Church
  • Our Lady as a role model
  • The Rosary
  • Irish Catholic Bishops' Referendum success
  • St Joseph
  • Changing lives for the better, like Jesus
  • Restoring our relationship with God
  • Cumber Upper & Learmount…

*Dominican Mission a blessed time

*Young people hear relevance of faith in their lives

  • St Patrick's Day launch of Clonleigh Jubilee celebrations
  • 'Thank you' lunch & talk for Long Tower volunteers
  • Moving World Day of Prayer Service hosted in St Mary's Killyclogher by Bernie Doody
  • Dregish Lenten Rosary & Cuppa
  • No Greater Love – Maghera video prayer meetings by Julie Zeoli
  • Birthday surprise for Fr Devine at Greencastle volunteer gathering
  • Warm Moville welcome for Ugandan Choir
  • Bellaghy & Greenlough thanksgiving for marriages and baptisms since Covid start
  • Moneyneena Cowboys night draws funds for Church repairs

Creggan Parish feature

  • Prayer and witness of praying community sustain me in my priesthood – Fr Daniel McFaul
  • Creggan pupils join in St Brigid Cross making session
  • Pastoral Bereavement Support Group launched in Creggan
  • Rosary Group a blessing on the Parish
  • Men's lives changed through Divine Mercy prayer
  • Creggan YOUCAT study deepening understanding of Catholic faith
  • Inspired by faith and devotion of people in Creggan – Fr Ignacy Saniuta
  • Hearing Confessions is what fulfils me nowadays – Fr Gerry White

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  • The Catholic Mass is very beautiful – David Hurst shares his conversion story
  • Encouraging response to 'Leading God's People in Prayer' training
  • Prayer leadership training challenging and refreshing by Jane Lagan
  • Omagh Day of Prayer & Praise a powerful experience
  • To the Resurrection through the Cross – Holy Week reflection by Fr Peter O'Kane
  • We need new outpouring of Holy Spirit to enable us to go beyond our fears – Reflection by Bishop Donal
  • Vocations begin in the mind of God – Fr Pat O'Hagan reports on northern region Vocations' weekend
  • Remembering the late Fr George McLaughlin

Irish section by Déaglán Ó Laithbheartaigh…

Pádraig, Aspal Éireann (Patrick, Apostle of Ireland)
Chun cead a gcos a fhógairt do phríosúnaigh (To proclaim liberty to captives)

  • The Divine Mercy Image explained…The Inscription: Jesus I Trust in You by Sr Benedetta Hutnikiewicz ZSJM
  • Authentic Catholic joy by Regina Deighan
  • Wise Up! by Fr Johnny Doherty CSsR
  • Derriana – The Journal of the Derry Diocesan Historical Society by Dr Seán Beattie
  • New book on the spiritual journey of St Patrick by Martina Purdy
  • Trust by Fr John McLaughlin ssc
  • Children's Catechism Club – C3 by Veronica Harley
  • Quiz Time with Lawrence
  • Parish Post-its
  • Diocesan Diary
  • …other Diary Dates
Holy Week and Easter 2024
Mass of Chrism

Diocesan Offices
St Eugene’s Cathedral
Francis Street, Derry
BT48 9AP

Tel: 028 7126 2302

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