The Net - April 2021

The April 2021 edition of 'The Net', the monthly publication sharing the fruits of the faith in our parish communities within the Diocese of Derry and beyond.


Coverage in this month's edition includes:

* 'The Net' youth writers report on interview with Sr Nathalie Becquart, the Trocaire Lenten Talk, World Water Day, and Pope Francis' historic visit to Iraq.

* Peter Grant writes about inspiring Iskaheen & Upper Moville youth.

* Moving youth Passion performance in St Eugene's.

* April webinars with Derry Youth by Niamh McLaughlin

* Cappagh youths on live RTE Lough Derg Mass by Davog McCaffrey

* Aghyaran native, Máire McAteer shares joy of serving God through Youth 2000

* Great interest in Sr Clare anniversary retreat

* Colourful celebration of Palm Sunday in Omagh

* Children's Catechism Club – C3 by Veronica Harley

* Fr Michael McGoldrick OCD delighted to be back in Derry

* 'Blessed is She' – A source of strength and support by Aoife O'Neill

* 'Flourish' – helping women grow together through scripture study by Niamh Fox

* Greenlough one of many parishes benefiting from lockdown's unleashing of talents

* Diocesan prayer for loved ones lost during Covid year

* Faughanvale celebrates Fr Michael Keaveny's 70 years of priesthood.

* A tribute to the late Sean Friel, Waterside, Derry

* Long Tower Mothers' Day Rosary

* Lenten Rosary outside Cathedral

* Cuimhní Cóivide 3 - Irish Page by Fr Oliver Crilly.

* Knock's new status welcomed by growing number of Eucharistic adorers

* Easter feature on Eucharistic Adoration and Divine Mercy Message

– with comments from around the Diocese

* Mary – Model of Grace by Oliver Barrett

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* Bishop Donal to lead Creggan Divine Mercy Devotions

* Divine Mercy Conference - Put your trust in Jesus by Rose Ann O'Donnell

* Let us always be a voice for the voiceless and vulnerable in our society by Mary McMenamin

* Palliative care respects totally the sacredness of human life by Fr Colum Clerkin

* The First Easter Morning by Fr Stephen Quinn OCD

* This Easter let us be messengers of hope wherever hope is lost – Bishop Donal

* Nine days of prayer for vocations

* Bishop Donal reflects on priestly ministry role of today in lead up to Good Shepherd Sunday

* Exploring Dunree by Vera McFadden

* 'Do not be afraid' by Fr Joseph Varghese

* Some thoughts on synodality from Bishop Donal

* Preparing for the Holy Spirit – Sundays after Easter by Fr Johnny Doherty CSsR

* This New Life by Fr John McLaughlin SSC

* Quiz Time with Lawrence

Homily - Divine Mercy Sunday 2021 - Bishop McKeown
Vocations 2021 - Prayer Book

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