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Five Female Clergy attend Prayer Vigil

Representatives from Women’s Groups from Derry and Raphoe as well as Mothers’ Union members attended the Prayer Vigil organised by Jacqui Armstrong, Derry and Raphoe Mothers’ Union Faith and Policy Co-ordinator, in St Columb’s Cathedral as part of the 16 Days of Activism against Gender Based Violence. Among those present were five female clergy from

By |2016-12-02T10:10:01+00:00December 2nd, 2016|News|0 Comments

Prayer Vigil in St Columb’s Cathedral on 16 days of Activism against Gender Violence

Here are some photos from our recent prayer vigil in St. Columb's Cathedral as part of our 16 days of activism against gender violence. [ngg_images source="galleries" container_ids="6" display_type="photocrati-nextgen_basic_imagebrowser" ajax_pagination="0" order_by="sortorder" order_direction="ASC" returns="included" maximum_entity_count="500"]

By |2016-11-28T16:38:19+00:00November 28th, 2016|News|0 Comments

Second Mothers’ Union All-Ireland Prayer Vigil to END Violence Against Women

The Diocesan President of Mothers’ Union, Mary Good, has invited people in the Diocese of Derry and Raphoe to support next weekend’s All-Ireland Prayer Vigil in Londonderry against gender-based violence. The vigil, at St Columb’s Cathedral, is part of the 16 Days of Activism Campaign.     Mothers’ Union is one of more than 130

By |2016-11-22T15:49:45+00:00November 22nd, 2016|News|0 Comments

Second Mothers’ Union All-Ireland Prayer Vigil to END violence against women

“It is one of the most pervasive violations of human rights in the world, one of the least prosecuted crimes, and one of the greatest threats to lasting peace and development……I am talking about violence against women and children.” (Lakshmi Puri - Acting Head of UN Women) In solidarity with women across the world, Mothers’

By |2016-11-10T15:50:22+00:00November 10th, 2016|News|0 Comments

Second Mothers’ Union All-Ireland Prayer Vigil to END violence against women

In solidarity with women across the world Mothers’ Union is supporting the 16 Days of Activism Against Gender Based Violence Campaign for the second year running with an All-Ireland Prayer Vigil. This prayerful, awareness raising initiative highlights and calls for an end to violence against women locally, nationally and internationally.  Mothers’ Union operates in 83

By |2016-11-10T15:51:00+00:00November 10th, 2016|News|0 Comments

An Exciting Year Planned for 2017

At the Festival Service President Mary announced that 2017 was going to be a very exciting year which would include a visit by the President of All Ireland Phyllis Grothier. Wouldn’t it be nice if she brought her mascot Stumpy along too! The Mayor is hosting a celebration for us all too in The Guildhall

By |2016-11-12T14:05:15+00:00October 7th, 2016|News, Prayers|0 Comments

New Diocesan President “A Force to be Reckoned With”

As Mothers’ Union members from throughout Derry and Raphoe Diocese gathered to celebrate their Festival Service in St Columb’s Cathedral, Right Rev Bishop Ken Good praised them, saying they were the most committed, most active and most involved parishioners in the Diocese. Lt - Rt canon Harold Given, Mrs Mary Good, Bishop Ken Good,

By |2016-10-07T12:03:06+01:00October 7th, 2016|News, Prayers|0 Comments

Never Underestimate the Power of Prayer

This year the Prayer Circle was delighted to welcome Rev Paul Hoey to lead an afternoon on Listening to God - Can we? How? What stops us?  It was our great privilege to have Rev Benjamin Kibara from the Diocese of Butere in Kenya present to share the afternoon with us. We undertook a listening

By |2016-10-07T12:05:25+01:00October 7th, 2016|News, Prayers|0 Comments

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