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St Columb's Church
Built:- 1841 Rededicated:- 1986
Dr McLaughlin laid the foundation stone of St Columb’s Church on 29th August 1838.
The first Mass was concelebrated in the church by Father McCarron on 3rd January 1841.
The church has the following features, tall Gothic style façade to chapel. Ogee arched doorway, recessed with slim columns and cross on door point, carved heads at ends of hood-mould, quatrefoil above. Lancet window either side with carved hood-mould ends. Pinnacles either end of gable and small tower in centre with octagonal spire and corner pinnacles.
The church was totally refurbished in 1986 and rededicated by the late Bishop Edward Daly.
|Monday to Friday||10:00am & 7:30pm||7:00pm|
|Saturday||10:00am||10:30am & 6:45pm|
|Eucharistic Adoration Friday 10:00am to 10:00pm|
|Baptism Saturdays 4:00pm|
St Mary’s Oratory
St Mary’s Oratory is a Chapel of Ease for the Waterside Parish in Newbuildings and was built primarily for parishioners in the Prehen and Newbuildings area.
In 1946, Monsignor Joseph O’Doherty became Parish Priest of Glendermott, Waterside and he was the chief inspiration for the proposal to have a Chapel in Newbuildings. A temporary measure was the building of a Nissen hut structure on land donated by Miss Jean Kerr of Ballyorr House. … more
|Eucharistic Adoration Wednesday 10:00am to 11:30am|
|Baptism by arrangement with priest|
St Oliver Plunkett’s Church
St Oliver Plunkett’s church is located in the village of Strathfoyle about 5 miles from Derry city. It was only in the 1950s that a housing estate was established in the area with further construction phases in the 1970s, 80s and 90s. St Oliver Plunkett’s church was built during the 1970s phase.
|Eucharistic Adoration Monday 10:00am to 10:00pm|
|Baptism Saturday 5:00pm|
Church of Immaculate Conception
In the church near the statue to Our Lady is a corner stone which was blessed, in Knock, by the late Pope John Paul II during his visit to Ireland in 1979.
Construction for the church commenced in 1980 with the first sod being turned by the Rev Austin Duffy P.P. on 29th March. Work was carried out by a local contractor, and parishioner, Mr Gerry McCormack.
The church was dedicated in August 1981
|Monday – Friday||09:15am|
|Sunday||10:30 & 12:00am|
|Eucharistic Adoration Thursday 10:00am to 10:00pm|
|Baptism Sunday 12:45pm|