Nov
29

Homily - First Sunday of Advent - Bishop McKeown

Sunday, 29 November 2020  Last Sunday we celebrated the end of our story when Christ will be king of all things at the end of time, the completio...
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Nov
23

Homily - Feast of Christ the King - Bishop McKeown

Sunday, 22 November 2020  Pope Benedict had a beautiful description of the Bible. It recounts, he wrote, "the love-story between God and humankin...
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Nov
15

Homily - World Day of the Poor - Bishop McKeown

33rd Sunday in Ordinary Time - 15 November 2020 This is the second last Sunday of the Church's year, that annual journey with Jesus in the scriptures ...
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Nov
09

Homily - Mass for deceased children and young people - Bishop McKeown

Sunday, 8 November 32nd Sunday in Ordinary Time  There is the famous country and western song - sometimes associated with those who are strugglin...
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Nov
01

Homily - Feast of All Saints 2020 - Bishop McKeown

Sunday, 1 November 2020 In three weeks, we will be celebrating the Feast of Christ the King. Our Christian faith believes that the angry world is not ...
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Oct
26

Homily - 30th Sunday in Ordinary Time - Bishop McKeown

Subday, 25 October 2020  In four weeks, we will be celebrating the end of the Church's year. Today we hear Jesus, near the end of his public mini...
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Oct
19

Homily - Mission Sunday 2020 - Bishop McKeown

Sunday, 18 October 2020 October has long been the time when we are asked as a Church to focus on our missionary outreach to other countries. Mission S...
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Oct
04

Homily - 27th Sunday in Ordinary Time - Bishop McKeown

Sunday, 4 October 2020  These last few Sundays have shown Jesus in Jerusalem. In the earlier part of his public life, he had tried to bring the r...
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Oct
12

Homily - 28th Sunday in Ordinary Time - Bishop McKeown

Sunday, 11 October 2020  Parables form a large part of Jesus' teaching style. Parables are not fables, which generally involve animals or nature....
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Sep
28

Homily - 26th Sunday in Ordinary Time - Bishop McKeown

Sunday, 27 September 2020 End of 40 Hours Devotions in Parish of Newtownstewart and Ardstraw East In today's Gospel, Jesus is in Jerusalem at the star...
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