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May
16

Homily - Fifth Sunday of Easter C - Bishop McKeown

Sunday, 15 May 20022  Each Sunday in this Easter season has had a particular emphasis. Firstly, we have walked with the disciples as they struggl...

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May
07

Pastoral Letter for Vocations Sunday, 8 May 2022

“The harvest is rich, but the labourers are few.” (Luke 10:2) A TIME OF CHANGE AND CHALLENGEPope Francis has said that this is not just a time of chan...

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May
09

Homily - Diaconate ordination of Michael McCaul - Bishop McKeown

Sunday, 8 May 2022. Parish of Killclogher  Last Sunday's gospel concluded with Jesus telling Peter to "come follow me." Today's passage from St J...

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May
04

Homily - Third Sunday of Easter - Bishop McKeown

Sunday, 1 May 2022 In the first weeks of the Easter Season, we hear about encounters between Jesus and his followers. They are all conversion stories....

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Apr
30

MAKE YOUR VOICES HEARD

A pastoral reflection by the Catholic Bishops of Northern Ireland on the forthcoming NI Assembly Election  Politics, lived with integrity, and in...

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Apr
18

Homily - Easter Sunday - Bishop McKeown

Sunday, 17 April 2022 We have come through the challenges of Lent. Fasting, prayer and penance – dying to ourselves - are never easy, especially when ...

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Apr
14

Mass of Chrism 2022

Holy Thursday, 14 April. St Eugene's Cathedral, Derry  They say that you know the health of any organisation when it has to face an unexpected cr...

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Apr
04

Homily - Fifth Sunday in Lent C - Bishop McKeown

Sunday, 3 April 2022  We are now just ten days away from the great and terrible events of Holy Week. In Jerusalem, Jesus encounters more oppositi...

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Mar
24

The solemn Act of Consecration of Ukraine and Russia to the Immaculate Heart of Mary

The Pope invites the People of God across the nations to join in the solemn Act of Consecration of Ukraine and Russia to the Immaculate Heart of Mary ...

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Mar
18

Homily - Lá Fhéile Phádraig 2022 - Bishop McKeown

Today, people all around the world will celebrate St Patrick. For many it will be predominantly a cultural or sentimental event – and for others, afte...

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

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