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The Net - May 2023

The May 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. 

Coverage in this month's edition includes:

  • Pope John Paul II Award Knock pilgrimage impacted young pilgrims
  • St Columb's Memorial Garden Stations a walk of prayer for deceased College community
  • Egg-cellent Anam Og Easter fun by Aoife O'Neill
  • Excitement mounting for WYD 2023
  • Overjoyed to share God's love – Niamh Kehoe shares faith story
  • Children's Catechism Club – C3 by Veronica Harley

Celebrating St Eugene's Cathedral 150th

  • Diocesan family hear Papal call to experience original freshness of Gospel and shine as peacemakers
  • Eye-catching Carlo Acutis statue strong sainthood link for young
  • Cathedral parishioners encouraged to keep flame of faith lit
  • Reflections on Cathedral 150th anniversary
  • Cathedral Parish's Anne Marie Hickey bursting with positivity for new pastoral role

Young Writers share thoughts on…

  • Trusting God with our ambitions in life
  • Building a spiritually sound home
  • What makes St Eugene's Cathedral so distinctive
  • Living life God's way
  • The time is always right to do right by James Tourish

  • Great response to Dominican-led Mission in Limavady
  • Honouring Our Lady
  • May Eve Holy Well Rosary tradition still strong in Faughanvale
  • 'Mere Christianity' study inspiring for Ardstraw, Badoney and Greencastle faithful by Paula Kennedy
  • Celebrating 200 years of worship in St Mary's Cloughcor by Geraldine Devine

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Sr Clare Retreat…

  • *Great sense of joy and peace
  • *Talks highlight Sr Clare deeply touching lives
  • *Life in the Seven Sacraments
  • *The power of the Eucharist and Rosary to change hearts – Martina Davidson
  • Servant Sisters share their vocation stories – Part 2
  • *Jesus Youth Movement led me to ask God about His plan for my life – Sr Ruby
  • Home of the Mother activities
  • Much-loved Fr Kevin Mullan laid to rest
  • Inter-Diocesan Vocations weekend very positive experience – Fr Pat O'Hagan
  • 'Take the Risk for Christ'

Irish section by Déaglán Ó Laithbheartaigh…
  • Shil sí deora dúinn (She shed tears for us)
  • Suntas an Phictiúir (The significance of the picture)

  • We are enriched by constant rediscovery of wisdom of the ages – A reflection by Bishop Donal
  • History of original Divine Mercy Image by Sr Benedetta Hutnikiewicz ZSJM
  • Divine Mercy devotion growing in the Diocese
  • Celebration of Eucharist – Christ's invitation to join on-going hymn of praise before God's throne – Bishop Donal
  • Life to the full by Fr Johnny Doherty CSsR
  • The hunger for holiness hasn't gone away by Fr Peter McCawille
  • The Mission of Pere Jacques of Jesus – Part 2 by Fr Stephen Quinn ocd
  • An Meitheal by Fr John McLaughlin ssc
  • The Rosary by Vera McFadden

  • Parish Post-its
  • Diocesan Diary
  • Diary Dates
  • Quiz Time with Lawrence
  • Supporting 'The Net'
The Net - June 2023
Homily - Sixth Sunday of Easter - Bishop McKeown

Diocesan Offices
St Eugene’s Cathedral
Francis Street, Derry
BT48 9AP

Tel: 028 7126 2302

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