Diocese of Derry

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Nov
22

Homily - Feast of Christ the King - Bishop McKeown

Sunday, 21 November 2021 The public message of Jesus began with the proclamation that the Kingdom of God was close at hand. During his life, he showed...

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Oct
16

Consultation - Starting conversations in our parishes

Bishop McKeown - "this is the start of our Synodal Journey" "We have set ourselves in Ireland a five year period, to look together in a prayerful cont...

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Nov
15

Synod Timetable for the Diocese of Derry

Pope Francis has invited all Catholics to engage in discussion around 'synodality'. But what does this mean and how is the Irish Church responding? Bi...

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Nov
14

Homily - 33rd Sunday in Ordinary Time - Bishop McKeown

Sunday, 14 November 2021 Today we are coming to the end of Jesus public ministry that we have followed in St Mark's Gospel. These warnings about the e...

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Oct
19

Synod of Bishops 2021-2023 - Explained

Pope Francis, on the 24 April 2021, approved a new synodal programme for the XVI Ordinary General Assembly of the Synod of Bishops - the Synod, "For a...

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Nov
08

Homily - 32nd Sunday in Ordinary Time - Bishop Donal

Sunday, 7 November 2021  In the last weeks we have heard about Jesus paying attention to the poor blind beggar – and the instruction to love God ...

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Nov
01

Homily - 31st Sunday in Ordinary Time - Bishop McKeown

In three weeks' time we will mark the last week of the liturgical year with the Feast of Christ the King. And today's Gospel passage comes close to th...

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Oct
25

Homily - 30th Sunday in Ordinary Time - Bishop McKeown

Mission Sunday, 24th October 2021  For most of my life, Mission Sunday was directed at supporting those who were working in faraway lands bringin...

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Oct
04

Homily - 27th Sunday in Ordinary Time - Bishop McKeown

Sunday, 3 October 2021  In the last weeks, Jesus has been challenging the disciples to understand the mystery of who he is. He tells them three t...

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Sep
27

Homily - 26th Sunday in Ordinary Time - Bishop McKeown

Sunday, 26 September 2021  Over the last weeks, we have heard Jesus as he makes his disciples feel uncomfortable. For the Jesus who will die on C...

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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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