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Sixty young pilgrims from the Dioceses of Derry and Clogher have departed from Dublin airport this afternoon for this year’s World Youth Day in Krakow, Poland.

Led by Bishop Donal McKeown, Bishop of Derry, the pilgrims will arrive in Katowice Airport later this evening to begin their participation in the ‘Days in the Diocese’ programme.  The ‘Days in the Diocese’ programme a offers pilgrims the opportunity to experience the Church in Poland. The pilgrims will visit the Archdiocese of Katowice in Western Poland, adjacent to the Archdiocese of Krakow, staying in the Ligota-Panewiki parish.

During the World Youth Day festival, Bishop Donal McKeown will be part of a team of catechists who will speak to the young pilgrims in Krakow.

World Youth Day will officially begin on Tuesday 26 July, where the pilgrims of Derry and Clogher dioceses will be joined in Krakow by more than 1500 other pilgrims from Ireland, and up to two million pilgrims from around the world.

For more information on World Youth Day 2016, visit www.krakow2016.com/en/.


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The Mission of St Eugene's Parish

St Eugene's Parish Shares in the life of Jesus, firm in hope, knowing that God is faithful by :

•   GROWING UP - to be like Jesus in the way we think and act.

•   GROWING TOGETHER - as active members of the parish in prayer and worship.

•   REACHING OUT - sharing the joy and trust of Jesus with others.

•   LIFTING UP - those in need in our community and world by our love and good works.

From Hebrews 10: 23-25

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Essential repairs and refurbishment at St Eugene’s Cathedral

Since May 2015 a programme of essential repairs and refurbishment has been undertaken by St Eugene’s Cathedral.  The work is primarily associated with damage caused by the entrance of moisture to the fabric of the building affecting internal finishes, stained glass windows and external masonry.  In particular the stained glass windows on the western wall (St Columba and St Patrick), the bell tower, sacristy and choir areas have been badly affected.    There is also the need for structural repairs to areas of the bell tower.  Cast iron rainwater goods and access ladders are being replaced or repaired as necessary. The work has only been made possible because of the award of their maximum grant from the Heritage Lottery Fund of £250,000 (Grants for Places of Worship) as well as a grant of £73,500 from the Department of Environment.  The estimated cost is £353,000 and works are programmed to complete at the end of October (weather permitting).  Fr Paul Farren, Administrator of St Eugene’s Cathedral, said ‘I am delighted that we can carry out these necessary repairs to this most significant building. We are deeply indebted to the Heritage Lottery Fundfor their maximum grant and to Minister Mark H. Durkan and his department for their ongoing support and funding.
 
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