St Columba Year 2021


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A conversation on VOCATIONS
with Baroness Nuala O'Loan and Fr Chris Ferguson

A conversation on COMPASSION
with Clarendon Night Shelter and Fr John Farren

Caring for Our COMMON HOME

Diocese of Derry Environmental Strategy

The diocese environmental group 'Laudato Si Derry' are currently working on a diocesan environmental policy to help and support each of us in our parishes address the crisis of climate and biodiversity loss and care for God's creation.

We want your help

The draft proposal identities actions which the Diocese, Parishes and individual Parishioners might undertake towards addressing the crisis of climate and biodiversity loss.

Before publishing we want to consult as widely as possible and take due account of the comments and suggestions received as we continue working towards a finalised policy. You can have your say... [click for more information]

Latest News & Events around the Diocese

Scripture Saturday with Bishop Donal

The Diocese has developed a set of practical guidelines to help parishes in the diocese for the public celebration of Mass and the Sacraments.

Keep up-to-date with our social media channels

    Announcements - Bishop Donal McKeown


    View our tutorial video on how to use Zoom in your parish
    We cover the Zoom screen icons, how to share screen, how to create an invitation, best lighting position and much more...

    Instructions: to view the tutorial video, select the play button below.

    Preparing for Confirmation Come Holy Spirit


    Listen to some great stories and initiatives from around the diocese


    Our Parishes

    Derry City

    The Deanery of Derry City encompases the parishes of the City and those immediately outlying.

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    The Deanery of County Derry encompasses the parishes in Country Derry that are outside the City of Derry, including one Church in County Antrim.

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    County Donegal

    The Deanery of County Donegeal encompasss the 11 parishes of Inshowen in County Donegal.

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    County Tyrone

    The Deanery of County Tyrone encompasses the parishes in County Tyrone.

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    God Is Love

    The Derry Diocesan Plan 2018–2021 sets out the path that we as a diocese hope to take in every parish community over the course of the next three years. Resources have been produced to assist parishes with the support they need to achieve their potential.

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