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Share the Good News #36 December issue includes:

- Pope Francis publishes new Apostolic Letter on Mercy
- Archbishop Diarmuid Martin on “the challenge” for faith in society
- Archbishop Kieran O’Reilly invites the faithful to ‘Come to the table’
Download the PDF Version on the link below.

Wednesday, 30 November 2016 19:00

Shalom World TV Channel

Shalom World is a new commercial-free, high-definition, Catholic family channel that reaches out to the world with the truth of Christ. 

Click the link to visit: Shalom World TV

Wednesday, 30 November 2016 11:57

Carmelite's Termonbacca December Programme

SUNDAY 4TH - Day Retreat for Pioneers and friends.

TUESDAY 6TH - Marian Devotions 7.30 p.m.

WEDNESDAY 14TH - Priests Day Retreat, 11.00 a.m. - 3.00 p.m. Main Speaker: Fr. Sylvester.

Wednesday, 23 November 2016 16:57

Advent Calendar 2016

Advent is a time of spiritual preparation for the Lord’s coming at Christmas. Advent also prepares us for the second coming of Christ at the end of time. 

The online Advent Calendar will go live on the First Sunday of Advent which this year falls on Sunday 27 November.

Friday, 11 November 2016 11:13

Year of Mercy - Closing of the Door

Closing the Holy Door of Mercy in St Eugene’s Cathedral

Bishop Donal McKeown will close the Holy Door of Mercy in St Eugene’s Cathedral on Sunday (13th November) at the 12.30 pm Mass. Everyone is invited to participate in this Mass of Celebration marking the end of the Jubilee Year of Mercy.

On Saturday 3 December, Archbishop EamonMartin will be presenting on Exploring the Importance of the Parish and the Diocese in Irish life, at the Seamus Heaney HomePlace in Bellaghy.  Full details of the event can be accessed on https://seamusheaneyhome.ticketsolve.com/#/shows/873562765

Monday, 10 October 2016 13:57

Lourdes Youth Team 2017

Applications are now open for young people from the Diocese of Derry to be part of the Derry Diocesan Pilgrimage Youth Team. 

The Youth Team will travel to Lourdes with the Derry Diocesan Pilgrimage on 1st - 6th July 2017.You should be in Year 13 (or equivalent) and under 18 years old at the time of the pilgrimage. The fare to travel as part of the Youth Team is £555. This can be met by fundraising initiatives which you should discuss with your school and parish. If your application is successful a deposit of £150 is required to secure the place.

Places are limited and applications must be submitted by 18th November 2016.

To apply online click here: APPLICATION FORM

This Sunday across Ireland marks the celebration of Day for Life, a day dedicated to raising awareness about the meaning and value of human life at every stage, and in every condition. Day for Life is celebrated each year by the Catholic Church in Ireland, Scotland, and in England & Wales. The theme for this year’s Day for Life is ‘Everything is Connected’.

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