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Dec
11

Bishop Brendan Leahy and Bishop Alan McGuckian Report on the Synodal Assembly from Rome

In October 2021, Pope Francis announced a Universal Synod on the theme of synodality. Its official title is 'For a Synodal Church: Communion, Particip...

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Dec
11

Prayers for the 12 Days of Christmas

At Christmas we celebrate the gift of Jesus, our hope and peace, Jesus, the light of the world.  Scripture, Prayer and Reflection at Christmas In...

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Dec
02

Parish and Family Prayer for Advent

Advent: A season of Hope, Love Joy and Peace An opportunity to reflect and pray on the Gospels of Advent Sundays This Advent, we're offering weekly re...

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Nov
27

The Net - November 2023

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

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Nov
24

Pope Francis - The Message for the XXXVIII World Youth Day of November 26, Solemnity of Christ the King

Pope Francis marks the beginning of a two-year cycle on the theme of hope that will prepare young people for the Jubilee of 2025 The Holy Father's Mes...

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Nov
24

Are ‘little white lies’ okay to tell?

Q: Is it always wrong in every case to lie? What about the so called 'little white lie?' I'm thinking of situations where you tell a person something ...

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Nov
24

What justifies prayers for the dead?

Q: Praying for the dead: where can this be found in the Bible? I don't want any reference to the Catechism, thanks. A: As you allude to in your questi...

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Nov
24

Bread and wine literally become the body and blood of Christ at Mass - "transubstantiation"

Why can't the Church use disposable plastic cups at Mass? Q: My parish recently returned to communion under the second species. A Eucharistic Minister...

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Nov
22

From the Synod: calls for leadership training at local level in order to advance the Irish Synodal Pathway

Julieann Moran and Fr Eamonn Fitzgibbon discuss a recently published research report which calls for leadership training at local level in order to ad...

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Nov
22

From the Synod: Rev Professor Eamonn Conway shares his experience of the first session of the Universal Synod.

Rev Professor Eamonn Conway speaks with Monica Morley on her Midwest Radio show "Faith Alive" on 12 November 2023. Eamonn speaks about his experience ...

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