Fifteenth Sunday In Ordinary Time 11th July 2021
Anniversary & Month’s Mind Masses
Mass will be offered for the following people on the occasion of an Anniversary or Month’s Mind. We remember them, their families and loved ones in our prayers.
Monday 12th July 7.30pm Rosaire McLaughlin
Tuesday 13th July 7.30pm Dolores McGuinness
Wednesday 14th July 10.00am Bobby McConomy
Rest In Peace: We extend our sincere sympathy to the family and friends of: Bridget Keogan- Woodbrook, Rosaleen Dillion- Longtower Court, Nancy Cartwright- William Street, Briege Quigley- St Columb’s Wells
Baptisms: We welcome into the family of God; Hollie Irvine–O’Donnell & Koán Gillespie
Baptisms: Please contact the Parish Office for dates.
Parish Office: You can contact the Parish Office by Phone on 028-71262301 or via email email@example.com
The Parish Office will be closed on Monday 12th July and will re-open on Tuesday 13th July at 9.00am.
Visitation of the Sick. For urgent sick calls please contact the parish office on 028-71262301 or 02871262894.
We would like to remind everyone attending Mass & other Church Services that it is mandatory to wear a face covering at all times and to continue to observe social distancing, use the hand sanitiser on entering & leaving the Church and to receive Holy Communion only in the hand. It is up to each of us individually and as a community to keep each other as safe as possible as we continue to live alongside the virus. We thank you for your understanding and support as we continue to gather together as a parish community.
Thursday 15th July– Feast Day of St Bonaventure, Bishop & Doctor of the Church
‘When we pray, the voice of the heart must be heard more than the proceedings from the mouth’.
Friday 16th July- Feast Day of Our Lady of Mount Carmel
‘Oh, Most Beautiful Flower of Mount Carmel, fruitful vine, splendour of Heaven. Oh, Blessed Mother of the Son of God; Immaculate Virgin, assist me in my necessity. Oh, Star of the Sea, help me and show me you are my Mother. Oh, Holy Mary, Mother of God, Queen of Heaven and Earth, I humbly beseech you from the bottom of my heart to succour me in my necessity, (mention your request). There are none that can withstand your power. Oh, Mary, conceived without sin, pray for us who have recourse to thee, (3 times). Holy Mary, I place this prayer in your hands,’ (3 times). Amen.
The July edition of The Net, the monthly publication sharing the fruits of faith in the Derry Diocese, is now available. With Covid-19 restrictions still in place, the March edition will only be available on the Diocesan website: https://www.derrydiocese.org/news/the-net-july-2021. However, the publication will be available again in parishes when the restrictions are lifted. Enquiries to – firstname.lastname@example.org.
Foyle Foodbank, Springtown, Industrial Estate, is open from 11am until 4pm Monday to Friday to help those in food crisis. Telephone 71263699.
Foyle Hospice is currently seeking new volunteers to join our team in our Day Hospice. With services re-opening we are in urgent of volunteer; Hairdressers, Complementary Therapists, Beauticians/ Nail Technicians. Our Day Hospice is a friendly and welcoming environment where patients receive specialist palliative care services and support combined with key complementary therapies. We have a fantastic team of staff and volunteers who will welcome you to the team. The Day Hospice is operational on a Tuesday, Wednesday and a Thursday each week. If you have any of these skills or qualifications and you have a few hours to spare then please contact Rachael Osbourne on 028-71351010 or email email@example.com
Theology of the Arts. Does the Church Need Art? The Priory Institute eek-long online Summer School will run from 8-13 August and again from 22-27 August. The course includes six recorded presentations and is very flexible as it is delivered entirely online. Find out more and register on prioryinstitute.com
CERTIFICATE IN CHRISTIAN THOUGHT: Drumalis Retreat Centre, in association with St Mary’s University College, Belfast, invites applications for this two-year, part-time, intensive course which begins in September 2021. The course will be delivered over 7 Saturdays in each of two successive years, from 10:00am until 4:30pm. The Certificate in Christian Thought programme aims to offer a space where adults can explore, reflect upon, discuss and study faith and how it relates to life in today’s world, both at a personal and community level. During the course, participants will cover topics on: Spirituality, Pastoral Theology, The Eucharist, Living the Christian Life, The Sacraments, The Scriptures, Where in the World is God? And much more. Full details are available at: derrydiocese.org/news/certificate-in-christian-thought.
Sean Davis “4 Day Outdoor Summer Fun Soccer Academy” takes place at Templemore Sports Complex on Monday 19th to Thursday 22nd July 2021. Boys and girls aged 5 to 17 years are welcome. Times: 10:00am – 3.00 pm. For further details Tel. Sean Davis FAI, IFA, FA European A Licence Coach on 028 71263044.
Accord Derry Virtual Interactive Marriage Preparation Programme Course Dates: August 10th/11th 2021, Sept 14th/15th 2021, Oct 12th/13th 2021 Nov 9th/10th 2021, Dec 7th/8th 2021. Booking now online at www.accordni.com.
Accord’s free and confidential ‘Relationships Support Phone Line’ for marriages, families and relationships offers support to those experiencing extra pressure due to social restrictions caused by the COVID-19 pandemic. The three numbers are: Accord CLG – 01 531 3331, Accord Dublin – 01 905 9555, Accord NI – 028 9568 0151 or 00353 1 531 3331.
Preparing for Marriage?Catholic Engaged Encounter: A ‘Zoom’ online Marriage Preparation course is planned for 11-12 September 2021.This 2-day course is a positive way of preparing for Marriage where you will discover how you can enrich your future relationship. Information/Booking: marriageencounter.ie or 028276 38512.
Webcams Around the country, some parish churches and cathedrals have installed webcams for the broadcast of Mass and these can accessed on the following websites; https://www.churchservices.tv/churches/
Radio Maria Ireland is an Irish-run Catholic Talk-Radio Station. Prayer, Catechesis, Uplifting music, Talks, Interviews and Testimonies – Listen via TV on Saorview – Channel 210 and Freeview – Channel 826; Download our FREE APP – “Radio Maria Ireland”, streaming on www.radiomaria.ie or via PHONE – get live radio feed by telephoning +353 (0) 1 437 3277 (no extra charges apply). Please join our growing faith family.