St Lugadius’ Church to celebrate 400 years of history

A SPECIAL Open Day takes place today in St Lugadius’ Church, Clonleigh, Lifford, to begin a series a celebrations marking its 400th anniversary. As part of Heritage Week, people are invited to attend the Open Day, between 11am and 2pm today,which will be followed by a special service on Sunday, August 21, at 3.30pm. The […]

‘Major challenge looms for the church’

A Donegal priest says a major challenge is looming for the Catholic church as the number of people turning to the priesthood continues to dwindle. Fr John Joe Duffy revealed that when he signed up for the National Seminary at Maynooth in 1995 there were close to 200 students. Today that figure stands at just […]

Iconic Milford Church is 60-years-old

ST PETER’S Church in Milford, which was designed by the famous architect Liam McCormick, turns 60 years old today.  Due to the pandemic the milestone will be marked with a simple mass led by Fr Stephen Gorman this morning with plans for a celebration next year. Fr Gorman told the Donegal News that the church itself […]