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Trocaire's Annual Lenten Lecture

- 'Care of the Earth: the challenge and the hope' by leading...

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Confirmation - Sunday

  Sunday, 22nd Bishop McKeown will celebrate the Sacrament ...

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Gift Aid

- New applications for Parish Gift Aid contributions will be...

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Debate Nights with Bishop McKeown

This lenten programme will give young people from the ages o...

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The Season of Lent

             Extra daily Mass for Lent in St Columb’s Church...

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Lenten Promise Calendars

To aid the challenge of the 40-days of Lent the Lenten Promi...

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Sunday Evening Mass

will be celebrated weekly in St Patrick's Church, Pennyburn,...

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Couples Preparing to Celebrate Marriage

- in Northern Ireland are asked to note that the period of n...

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POPE FRANCIS go to confession

Pope Francis: Be courageous, go to confession   During his...

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Parishes of Glendermott & Strathfoyle

Saint Columb's Church, Chapel Road Saint Oliver Plunkett Church, Strathfoyle Church of the Immaculate Conception, Trench Road Saint Mary's Oratory, Newbuildings
Wherever you are in the world, I extend to you a Céad Míle Fáilte, a hundred thousand welcomes. I am glad that you have found your way to the website of Waterside and Strathfoyle parishes in the diocese of Derry. I trust that you find our web site interesting and that you will not only stay a while but also come back regularly. ..... continue
Michael Canny Parish Priest
Check out times for Mass, Confessions, Baptisms and Eucharistic Adoration at our 4 churches ..... continue   


The subject of the 2015 Synod of Bishops is “The Vocation and Mission of the Family in the Church and the Contemporary World” ..... continue
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In his message for 44th World Communications Day the Pope urges the use of modern technologies to spread the gospel message - read more

On this site you will be able to find out information about our Parish community - the four churches we serve and about the many groups who collaborate with us in our ministry.We also include copies of our weekly newsletters which should give you a good idea of how much is going on here! Click on the Weekly Newsletter link above to review the latest newsletters

Check out our new Live Service menu link on the left which enables you to link to a selection of live services each day, morning and evening.

Access the Vatican on Youtube on the Pope's own Youtube channel .... click here
To view Pope Francis daily tweets .... click here

Please sign our guest book and if there is anything that we can do for you please do not hesitate to contact us.Get all the information that you require to do this by clicking here.

The Pope's Pastoral Letter to the catholic faith community in Ireland has been released. To read or download the letter click here .... Pope's pastoral letter

To go to the Catholic Herald Newspaper site click here

For the latest issue of the Catholic newspaper Alive click here

We are currently in the process of creating a parish booklet which details the work of the various ministries which are active within our Parish .........  more

We are also in the process of creating an photographic image history which can be accessed ny clicking on the Parish History link above. To read the reflections of a parishioner who served as an altar server in the 1960s click on the link ..... read more


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