Diocese of Derry

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Jan
15

Homily - Baptism of the Lord - Bishop McKeown

It took us a fortnight to get through the Christmas season. The stories in the scripture readings during that period were about a baby but were laden ...

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Jan
01

Homily - World Day of Peace - Bishop McKeown

World Day of Peace Today there will be much talk about New Year resolutions – and after the pressure to consume over Christmas, we will be bombarded b...

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Dec
26

Homily - Feast of the Holy Family 2021 - Bishop McKeown

26th December 2021 Yesterday we began a journey through the twelve days of Christmas with the characters who make up the Christmas story. These were n...

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Dec
25

Homily - Christmas 2021 - Bishop McKeown

25th December 2021  We associate many symbols with Christmas. And the crib still plays an important role. But we tend to think of the figures in ...

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Dec
24

Live Christmas Eucharistic Adoration with Bishop McKeown

Come, let us adore Him!   Christmas Eucharistic Adoration - God With Us  Join Bishop Donal live on Christmas Day on Shalom World Prayer Chan...

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Dec
20

Homily - Fourth Sunday of Advent C - Bishop McKeown

Sunday, 19 December 2021  We talk about Advent being the time when we prepare to welcome Christ into our world. But Christians do not just recall...

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Dec
13

Homily - Third Sunday of Advent C - Bishop McKeown

Sunday, 12 December 2021  Lent has its Laetare Sunday, and Advent has its Gaudete Sunday – a day in the penitential seasons when the faithful are...

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Nov
28

Homily - First Sunday in Advent - Bishop McKeown

Sunday, 28 November 2021 There is one image that I like when it comes to explaining the various seasons of the Church's year. Just like a globe o...

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Dec
06

Homily - Second Sunday of Advent - Bishop McKeown

Sunday, 5 December 2021  On this second Sunday of Advent, we find ourselves face to face with the strange character that is John the Baptist. Acc...

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Nov
26

Walking together in hope - Bishop McKeown

Why a synodal process and why now? Advent is a time of expectation, awaiting the Lord's revelation in our midst. This year we start our synodal journe...

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Contact Info

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

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