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The Net - September 2021

The September 2021 edition of 'The Net', the monthly publication sharing the fruits of the faith in our parish communities within the Diocese of Derry and beyond.

Coverage in this month's edition includes: 

  • Great sense of hope at Derry Youth 2000 Festival
  • Youth ministry a priority for Termonbacca's new retreat facilitator
  • Banagher's inaugural HOPE Camp a ray of hope
  • Thornhill College celebrates 1500th anniversary of St Columba by Teresa Hodgins
  • Greatest threat to Catholic education comes from lack of identity within – Bishop Donal
  • Diocesan Youth Ministry news
  • Young writers share thoughts on...

  • Combating Climate Change
  • Mary, Mother of God
  • Celtic Camino celebrating St Columba
  • People of the future

  • The Season of Creation – Comments from around the Diocese
  • An environmentally sustainable lifestyle by Patricia McCormack
  • Polish community celebrate Our Lady of Herbs
  • Impressive new St Oliver Plunkett Shrine in Newtownstewart Oratory

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  • Inspiring Long Tower Retreat Fr Aidan's parting gift
  • Diocese mourns loss of serving pastor, Fr Aidan Mullan
  • Mgr Ignatius McQuillan remembered as priest, teacher, coach and College president
  • Fr Patsy Mullan greatly missed by Faughanvale community
  • Clerical changes
  • Remembering the late Mary Hamilton
  • Pat Hume gave her heart to God and to us all – Fr Paul Farren
  • God's plan is mysterious, painful and beautiful in equal measure by Fr Roland Colhoun
  • Celebrating Legion of Mary Centenary
  • Coastal Rosary for Life & Faith
  • Child's christening led to mum making vestments & liturgical items
  • September Feast Days "highlight mellow fruitfulness" of God's Grace by Bishop Donal
  • Patrick Pye - Irish Page by Fr Oliver Crilly
  • Children's Catechism Club – C3 by Veronica Harley
  • "I am too old to go to Mass" by Fr Johnny Doherty CSsR
  • St Teresa of Calcutta by Mary McMenamin
  • Priestly life lessons from St John Mary Vianney by Fr Stephen Quinn ocd
  • Being Eucharist by Fr John McLaughlin ssc
  • St Columba the Scribe by Vera McFadden
  • Quiz Time with Lawrence
Homily - World Day of Peace - Bishop McKeown

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