Bishop Philip Boyce officially launched the Raphoe Faith Gathering at an event in the Pastoral Centre in Letterkenny, Co. Donegal last Monday.
The Faith Gathering will take place on the weekend of October 19-20 in the Loreto Secondary School Letterkenny with a variety of keynote speakers and workshops, including an address by Papal Nuncio, Archbishop Charles Brown and Colette Furlong.
On the Saturday afternoon there will be a Youth Space event for young people aged 15-25 facilitated by Elation Ministries and over 80 young people will be presented with the Pope John Paul II Award after 7.30pm Mass in the cathedral.
Bishop Boyce will celebrate the closing liturgy on Sunday at 5pm in which people will be commissioned to take back their experiences to their parishes.
For more information see www.raphoediocese.ie or contact the Pastoral Centre on 074 9121853.