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Covid-19 (Corona virus) public advice

 

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Parish Bulletin (PDF Version here)

 

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New - View Mass Webcam and read the Missalette

 

 

Archbishop Eamon Martin calls for a Family Rosary Crusade against Covid-19 during October

 

 

 

 

Holy land Pilgrimage Experience

 

Nothing prepares you for the experience of a Holy Land pilgrimage

 

Catholic social teaching has values the world needs, Dominican says

 

 

 

Site of Jesus's miracles may have moved over time - The Jerusalem Post

 

DAILY GOSPEL AND COMMENTARY: JESUS CURES A BLIND MAN AT BETHSAIDA.

 

Confirmation 2020

 

Latest Statement regarding Church Attendance from Fr Eamon Graham and Fr Dermott Harkin.

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Carlo Acutis, Computer Programmer will be beatified October 2020 Assisi.

 

Carlo Acutis. Credit: carloacutis.com.

 

View Chapel in Virtual Reality - Follow Arrows.

 

 

This Sunday's Missalette in pdf format

 

First public Mass as restrictions eased. 5th July 2020

 

 

Tasteful new hand rail fitted at Graveyard (Woman's Door) Porch.

 

 

Primary 7 Leavers 2020

 

 

 

Parish Webcams - Dual View - Lavey Greenlough

 

 

 

First Communion Mass Lavey.

 

 

 

The 6th Station from Lough Derg was streamed live from the Chapel on May 30th 2020 at 3am.

 

 

 

Lavey Chapel Derry Diocese Co Derry Ireland 

 

Knock Shrine - Online Pilgrimages

 

 

Lough Derg Pilgrimage

 

 

 

 

Irish Famine remembered

 

Famine victims to be remembered at Dublin ceremony

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Defibrillators near Chapel

 

A defibrillator is a device that gives a high energy electric shock to the heart of someone who is in cardiac arrest. This high energy shock is called defibrillation, and it's an essential part in trying to save the life of someone who’s in cardiac arrest

 

Play School

 

 

St Brigid's Primary School

 

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Lavey Chapel Co Derry Ireland 

 

Phil's Daffs brighten the road to Lavey Chapel

 

Lavey Chapel St Marys Mayogall Derry Ireland Daffodils

 

 

 

 

 

Saint Corona Pray for us - The Tablet Newspaper

 

St Corona, pray for us

 

Best Saints to pray to during a Pandemic - Catholic Herald

 

The best saints to pray to during a pandemic

 

1919 parochial Insurance Document - with thanks to Denis Broderick.

Oh Mary this London's a wonderful sight

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Saint Charbel Makhlouf unites Christians and other faiths

Image from the Shrine of St. Charbel. Credit: Hannah Brockhaus / CNA.

 

Parish Bulletin Bulletin Extra Bulletins 2019

Parish Webcams - Ireland plus USA/UK/Canada

 

 

 

DVD of Church Renovations and Reopening Mass by Jim Kerr Photography.

Drone and Multicamera Mass Footage.

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New York Priest Niall McDonagh Story on rte

 

Colm Flynn and Niall McDonagh

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Snow arrives on new Chapel Feb 2020

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Saint Blaise. Believed to have saved Dubrovnik.

St. Blaise Church in the heart of Dubrovnik

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You may recall this photo of big bale silage making in Mayogall with the new Chapel and Spire in background. Young farmers, Ben, Eamon and Edward who made these bales, recently showed me coloured stones found after the bales were fed to their cattle. These pebbles have probably come from the graves in the nearby churchyards. Owners have recently had to take measures to prevent birds from taking them for whatever reason and then dropping them in the local fields.

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Sample of stones found in round bale silage.

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Important Parish Dates Calendar 2020 - click for pdf version.

Calendar Donate Lavey Chapel Derry Ireland Renovation 

Poor Clares of Galway release song called 'Calm the Soul'.

Sr. Consilio Fitzgerald, the founder of the Cuan Mhuire addiction treatment centres, launched the song for the Poor Clares.

Click to hear and see song on YouTube

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Parishoners have noticed some curious marks and a plate along the bottom edges of our Chapel since the intensive renovation cleaning  of the stonework.

Apparently these are called benchmarks and are to do with Ordnance Survey but are no longer in use. I will leave the reader to do the usual google searches for more info.

The first is at the entrance gate to the Chapel at the corner where apparently a stairway led to an underground store ( So I am told)

 

The second is a metal plate bearing the letters OS and BM with the number 3578. It is at the East side main altar corner near the distinctive Fr O'Kane grave at the roadside.

The parish does not have any info or history about when these were placed on the chapel.

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Venerable Nano Nagle - Presentation Sisters

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Santa checks his smart phone for any plum jobs.

Cutting your own hair - try these clippers

 

Penitential Service Sunday 22nd December 2019.

 

Catherine McAuley - Sisters of Mercy

 

Catherine McAuley

 

Sunday Mass in new Chapel 15th December 2019 ad

Final Sunday First Mass, 8th December 2019, in Mayogall Hall before Chapel re-opening.

 

Chapel Renovations, Photographic record of works and reconstruction 2018 2019.

 

PP hoists Papal Flag at Lavey Chapel 2019. Did not last 24 hours .

New Stations of the Cross arrive at Chapel 2019.

Distinctive Rebellion in Lavey - Greta strikes 2019.

Mexican Priest dispenses Holy Water in unorthodox way.

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Stations of the Cross were donated to Lavey Chapel by Omagh Convent. Stations were made by Franz Mayer Germany.

 

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Some interesting members of congregation at Mass Friday 2019.

Mass AOH Hall Halloween

Chapel pre 1961

Old photo of Chapel above kindly donated by Marie Downey.

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PP Fr Graham and Parishioners, gather to say the Rosary at the Grotto in the Old Graveyard 2019.

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Fr Graham, Alpha Glass Team and Noel at fitting of stained glass windows 2019.

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Hurling USA 

Lightening flashes during Chapel work 2019

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Chapel Renovation Costs & Information Evening - pdf file. Now history as Chapel re-opened Sunday 8th December 2019

Brief History of Lavey Chapel - Thanks to Fr Regan & J Moore.

 

 

 

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Parish Bulletins 2010 - 2011 era

St Brigid's gets new septic tank 2019.

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Can you spot Slemish in this vista.

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Above Drone photos by WJ Convery.

Pupils from St Brigid's Primary present a cheque for nearly £1000 to PP Fr Graham towards the Chapel Renovation Fund. School Principal Mary O'Kane and staff organised the end of school year Mass 2019.

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Father Graham PP dedicates new altar stone to all people including children buried in unmarked graves in the graveyards of Lavey Parish The altar stone belonging to the late Father Regan PP has also been placed in the recess in the graveyard altar. Dessie Brennan, Woodvale foreman assisted the installation. 2019.

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lavey chapel derry ireland altar stone graham regan

Father Regan's altar stone presentation case.

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lavey chapel derry ireland altar stone father patrick regan

Holy Communion 2018.

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Confirmation 2019

Lavey Confirmation 2019 derry ireland

PP comes up with new fund raising idea.

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Easter Sunday 5 am Mass Parochial House 2019.

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Good Friday Stations at Cross New Graveyard 2019.

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