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The Net - October 2023

The October 2023 edition of 'The Net', the monthly publication sharing the fruits of the faith in our parish communities within the Diocese of Derry and beyond.

The NET is available online as well as hardcopy in all parishes - check your local parish church

Coverage in this month's edition includes:

Visit of Blessed Carlo Acutis relic…

*Life & early death of Blessed Carlo speaks to new generation seeking hope & joy – Bishop Donal

*When you come to know Jesus you will experience great joy – Archbishop Sorrentino

Helping Our Parishes Evolve…

*HOPE Limavady celebrates 10-year milestone

*Banagher HOPE Camp II a week to remember

*Dungiven's first HOPE Camp an outstanding success

*HOPE Claudy-Craigbane fantastic week of faith, fun & friendship

  • Beautiful friendships formed and faith celebrated at Templemore LIFE Camp 2023 by Anne Marie Hickey
  • Clonmany children enjoy hearing story of a school-bag
Young Writers share thoughts on…

*Example of Blessed Carlo Acutis for young people

*Realisation that Jesus is truly present in the Eucharist

*The power of patience

*Promoting faith in children

*Faith & Science

  • Youth 2000 news
  • Children's Catechism Club – C3 by Veronica Harley

For inclusion of your faith news in future editions just email:

  • Pet blessings to celebrate Feast of St Francis of Assis in Drumragh, Clonmany, Ballymagroarty & Long Tower
  • Marking the Season of Creation in Culmore & Steelstown by Patricia McCormack
  • River Bann setting for Coleraine Season of Creation prayer service
  • Good turnout for Iskaheen Well Pilgrimage by Maura McColgan
  • Loreto thanks for Coleraine support in South Sudan Mission by Sr Rosemary Gallagher
  • Coleraine Seniors enjoy lovely night out with SVP
  • Urney & Castlefinn pilgrimage to Lough Derg a very spiritual experience
  • Bellaghy SVP trip back in time at Ulster American Folk Park
  • Maghera pilgrims enjoy oasis of calm on Lough Derg one-day retreat
  • New pinnacle crosses for 152-year-old Glenock Stations by Fr Roland Colhoun
  • Rouskey blessing for new ciborium veils
  • Omagh Churches Forum celebrates Good Relations Week
  • Derry Legionaries amongst large turnout for Knock Legion of Mary Pilgrimage
  • Maghera Legion of Mary on Knock Pilgrimage
  • The Seven Joys of Mary reflection in Maghera by Julie Zeoli
  • Omagh Life in Spirit seminars an inspiring weekend of fellowship
  • Faughanvale Mission a source of great grace and many blessings – Fr Noel McDermott PP
  • Holy Family Parish to build on grace-filled retreat so all feel belong to God's Family
  • St Pio Novena a powerful gift and grace for Creggan
  • Lavey community celebrate 150th anniversary of Our Lady of Mercy Church
  • Malin Ruby Jubilee celebration for Fr Peter Devlin
  • Newly ordained Fr Stephen Ward reflects on first weeks of priesthood
  • Pray the Lord will send many into harvest of Diocese by Fr Pat O'Hagan
  • French Friar, Fr Charles sad to leave his special Derry friends

  • Welcoming the challenge to change - Reflection by Fr Peter McCawille SMA
  • Eternal Echoes…Praying the Rosary with our hearts by Regina Deighan
  • The Divine Mercy Image explained: The Rays (Part I) by Sr Benedetta Hutnikiewicz ZSJM
  • The Sounds of Silence by Fr John McLaughlin ssc
  • The Power of Truth by Fr Johnny Doherty CSsR
  • Trocaire 'Gifts of Love' life-changing for people in developing world
  • Parish Post-its…Diocesan Diary…other Diary Dates
  • Quiz Time with Lawrence
From the Synod: Summary of the Synod Synthesis rep...
November - Pray for deceased relatives & friends

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