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May
13

Diocese of Derry Three Day Pilgrimage to Lough Derg

Lough Derg is a sacred place apart to bring burdens and leave them behind, to seek healing for wounds and to ask for them to be healed.  The pilg...

Jul
15

All welcome to Knock for World Day for Grandparents and Elderly on 28 July 2024

Grandparents are our heritage and are essential members of our families and communities. That is why a special day, Grandparents Day in School, is set...

Jul
11

What does ‘Ordinary Time’ mean in the Church’s calendar?

Q: I once heard a priest talk about Ordinary Time and that it didn't mean 'plain' or that other times were more important. Of course, I can't remember...

Jul
10

Towards October 2024: Second Instrumentum Laboris Published

'Instrumentum Laboris', the text that will guide the work of the second session of the XVI (16th) Ordinary General Assembly of the Synod in October 20...

Jul
09

Bishops’ of Ireland statement on end of life care: Freedom to Live Fully, Until Death Comes

"Every human person possesses an infinite dignity, inalienably grounded in his or her very being, which prevails in and beyond every circumstance, sta...

Jun
27

Northern Bishops: ‘Give Reasons to Hope’ statement on Westminster Elections

A Pastoral Reflection by the Catholic Bishops of Northern Ireland On the forthcoming Westminster Elections (4th July 2024). The forthcoming Westminste...

Jun
01

The Net - May 2024

The May 2024 edition of 'The Net', the monthly publication sharing the fruits of the faith in our parish communities within the Diocese of Derry and b...

May
29

Catechism/YouCat Pilgrimage to Knock Shrine - Saturday, 15 June 2024

Do you want to learn more about your catholic faith? Do you want to know and share the catechism of the catholic church with your children? In parish ...

May
27

125th anniversary of Sacred Heart Church, Omagh

Homily - Bishop McKeown We all pick up little nuggets of wisdom as we go through life. One that I learned many years ago is that the way we choose to ...

May
22

Towards October 2024 – Summary of Contributions from Dioceses and Groups of the Catholic Church in Ireland

In response to the invitation from the Secretariat of the Synod in Rome to deepen our reflections on the Report from its first synodal assembly in Oct...

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