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Vocations Holy Hour - God calls young people to holiness

The Derry Diocesan Vocations team has organised a series of monthly 'Holy Hours' to mark the Columban Celebrations of 2021.

The 'Holy Hours' will focus on the example of men and women who have lived their lives by faithfully answering God's call. Like St Columba, these courageous disciples were not afraid to set out into the deep. They dared to say "Yes" to God.

Jesus knocks on the door of our hearts. Will we be brave enough to embrace the adventure in life which God wills for each one of us?

On the second Thursday of each month, at 8:00pm, from churches throughout the diocese, we will have an opportunity to learn from the lives of a variety of holy men and women who embraced their vocation to serve God in the circumstances of their daily lives.

On Thursday, 14 January, at 8:00pm in St Pius X Church, Moville, Co Donegal, Fr Pat O'Hagan will lead a time of prayer, celebrating the life and vocation of Carlo Acutis. The 'Holy Hour' will be broadcast on the parish webcam for the people of the parish, for the diocese and, thanks to the internet, for the whole world!

Join our Holy Hour

8:00pm: Thursday, 14 January, Church of Saint Pius X, Moville, Fr Pat O'Hagan - click here to view

Carlo Acutis: An interview with his mother Antonia about his life and devotion to the Eucharist. 

Carlo Acutis was a young teenage who died in 2006. He was beatified on 10 October 2020 in Assisi, Italy.

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