The “Celebration of Family” Conference will take place in St Mary’s College, Northland
Road, Derry on Saturday 3rd February 2018 from 10am to 6pm. Registration Forms are
available from your Parish Offices. These should be returned via your Parish Office or directly to the WMOF2018 Organising Group for Derry Diocese by Monday January 15th 2018.
Guest speakers are: Grainne Doherty is Director for Pastoral Development for Raphoe Diocese, Ireland and Part-time Lecturer in Theology, All Hallows College. Gerard Gallagher, a native of Derry Diocese from Strabane, is a Pastoral Co-Ordinator in the Archdiocese of Dublin at Archdiocese of Dublin, and author Fr Johnny Doherty CSsR is a Marriage Enrichment Specialist with ACCORD, Director of Love is for Life, founder of a Movement of Continuous Prayer for Marriage & Family Life and an international retreat giver for priests
and religious. He is the author of Living the Sunday Liturgy and collaborated on
Together Forever, a set of videos on marriage.
The Closing Mass will be celebrated by the Papal Nuncio to Ireland, Archbishop Jude Thaddeus Okolo. Lunch will be provided.
A donation of £20/€25 is suggested.