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Saturday, 28 February 2015 09:09

24 Hours for the Lord - Buncrana Parish

At the invitation of Pope Francis, you are invited to gather in prayer in the presence of the Blessed Sacrament in St St. Mary's Oratory, Buncrana. Beginning at 5.30pm on Friday 13 March until 5.30pm on Saturday 14 March.

The Sacrament of Penance will e available on Friday 13 March from 8.00pm - 11.00pm and on Saturday from 11.00am until 5.00pm.

For more information contact Buncrana Parish on 074 9361253 or visit www.buncranaparish.com


Thursday, 19 February 2015 14:48

YOUTHFEST - Life Choices

YOUTH FEST - Life Choices is a quarterly interview held in St Columba's Church, Long Tower. Each interview will have guest speakers and address topics that are relevant and important to young people.

Bishop Donal McKeown, Bishop of Derry, celebrated Mass in St Patrick's Church, Pennyburn on Sunday 15th August at 7pm. This is the first time in almost 30 years that Mass has been celebrated in the Diocese on Sunday evening.

A candlelit Church was packed with people from all over the city and beyond as they prayed with Bishop Donal and joined in singing the meditative Taizé chants.

Mass will be celebrated every Sunday evening in St Patrick's Church at 7.00pm.
For images of Sunday Evening ....

Thursday, 12 February 2015 14:27

Lenten Retreats

Ards Friary in Donegal are pleased to offer the following Lenten Retreats:

Monday, 09 February 2015 08:45

Do Something Special this Lent!

Many people choose to abstain from alcohol for the duration of Lent. Take this opportunity to help someone you know with an alcohol or drug problem by offering up your sacrifice as a prayer for their freedom and well-being.
Take the Short-Term pledge and make a difference to someone's life!
For more information visit www.pioneerassociation.ie or contact your local Church. 

The Carmelite Retreat Centre, Termonbacca is pleased to offer the following retreats over the coming weeks:

Wednesday, 28 January 2015 15:24

Message of Pope Francis for Lent 2015

Pope Francis' message for Lent 2015 was published by the Vatican on 27 January 2015 on the theme 'Make Your Hearts Firm' (Jas 5:8). Read the full text below:

The Annual Solemn 40 Hours Adoration of the Most Belssed Sacrament takes place in all of the Chruches across the Diocese. 

To download the schedule for 2015, click here: DOWNLOAD HERE

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