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The Net - November 2020

The November 2020 edition of 'The Net', the monthly publication sharing the fruits of the faith in parishes and schools within the Diocese of Derry.

Coverage in this month's edition includes: 


  • Derry Youth Online – Youth Alpha
  • Derry teenager, Gemma Gallagher shares how faith and art helped during lockdown.
  • St Cecilia's shining lights by Bernadette O'Mianain
  • Thornhill recognises pupils' Mercy Moments during lockdown by Ciara Collins
  • Carndonagh school chaplain, Serena Doherty offers encouragement following stressful first term.
  • These days won't last forever – Covid-19 poem by Anna Alice Nugent
  • Clonleigh schools create beautiful Mission Month display
  • St Columba's Sixtowns' pupils love exploring and caring for creation by Nicole Kelly
  • JPII Reflections
  • Thoughts on beatification of Carlo Acutis by Oisin Mulhern, Hollie Frystal, Gemma Gallagher, Zara Schlindwein and Charlotte Gormley
  • Hollie Frystal writes about 'Exploring Christus Vivit'
  • Class on and off pitch from Liverpool Club legend by Peter Grant
  • Focus on Mary's Meals by Hollie Frystal, Zara Schlindwein and Shaciara McCallion
  • Bishop Donal sees youth as shining light of hope
  • Children's Catechism Club – C3 by Veronica Harley

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  • Greencastle shepherd happy to minister to Badoney Lower faithful
  • Icon blessing a special occasion for Omagh Polish community
  • Beautiful stained glass windows complete Lavey Chapel works
  • Lockdown led to amazing cemetery and chapel works in Magilligan
  • Newtownstewart pilgrims conquer Binevenagh for Church spire fund
  • Parish Feature Part 4
  • Ministry in Derry best years of my religious life so far – Fr Columba Jordan CFR
  • Living Disciples & St Brigid's College pay tribute to Fr Columba
  • Former 'wee blue shop' owner, P T McKeever, enjoys some sweet treats on 100th birthday
  • Codetta Chorister, Rebecca O'Doherty, shares Derry Choir Festival experience
  • Keeping the music alive, Allegri prepares for Christmas extravaganza
  • My faith journey by Fr Neil Farren
  • Ceiliuradh na bhFirean – Irish section by Fr Oliver Crilly
  • Reflection on the progress of Artificial Intelligence by Roisin Rice
  • Life behind the cloister door by Fr Stephen Quinn OCD
  • A Word of God for your family life by Fr Johnny Doherty CSsR
  • Prayers and Reflection by Vera McFadden
  • Quiz Time with Lawrence
Homily - Mass for deceased children and young peop...
Homily - Feast of All Saints 2020 - Bishop McKeown

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