Diocese of Derry

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Dec
05

Homily - 2nd Sunday of Advent A - Bishop McKeown

Sunday, 4 December 2022 The poet TS Eliot spoke about the temptation of "being distracted from distraction by distraction". What he saw was a barrage ...

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Nov
29

Homily - First Sunday of Advent A - Bishop McKeown

Sunday, 27 November 2022 Last Sunday we celebrated Christ as the Universal King. That marks our belief in the final destination of the world where all...

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Nov
21

Homily- Feast of Christ, Universal King - Bishop McKeown

Sunday, 20 November 2022 Following Jesus in St Luke's Gospel, we arrive today at the destination which Jesus always had in mind – the Cross. This was ...

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Nov
15

Homily - 33rd Sunday in Ordinary Time - Bishop McKeown

Sunday, 13 November 2022 Mass to inaugurate the Servant Sisters (Sr Clare Crockett's association) community in Crossroads Today Jesus is in Jerusalem,...

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Aug
31

Homily - 22nd Sunday in Ordinary Time - Bishop McKeown

Sunday, 28 August 2022  The relationship between the Pharisees and Jesus seems to have been very edgy. They were presumably decent people who, in...

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Jul
21

Homily - 16th Sunday in Ordinary Time C - Bishop McKeown

Sunday, 17 July 2022  Jesus is continuing his journey to Jerusalem. Today he is welcomed into the house of Martha and Mary. His actions and words...

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Jun
27

Homily - 13th Sunday in Ordinary Time - Bishop McKeown

Sunday, 26 June 2022  We have now left behind the months of big feasts – and are returning to the Gospel according to Luke. We use the term Ordin...

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Jun
14

Homily - Trinity Sunday 2022 - Bishop McKeown

Sunday, 12 June 2022  Over the last weeks, we have been praying about different aspects of our faith - Christ's suffering, death and resurrection...

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Jun
06

Homily - Pentecost Sunday 2022 - Bishop McKeown

Sunday, 5 June 2022 Today, 50 days after Easter Sunday we recall an experience of the Holy Spirit that transformed the early church from being a frigh...

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May
26

Homily - Sixth Sunday of Easter - Bishop McKeown

Sunday, 22 May 2022  The scripture readings in these weeks have given us rich food. Some of the language about resurrection and new life has been...

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Diocesan Offices
St Eugene’s Cathedral
Francis Street, Derry
BT48 9AP | Tel: 028 7126 2302

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