Diocese of Derry

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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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Sep
14

Clerical Changes Diocese of Derry 2021

STATEMENT ANNOUNCING CLERICAL CHANGES FOR DIOCESE OF DERRY BY BISHOP DONAL McKEOWN  14 September 2021  The Bishop of Derry, Bishop Donal McK...

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Sep
06

Homily - 23rd Sunday in Ordinary Time - Bishop McKeown

Sunday, 5 September 2021  If parables are the chief method of teaching that Jesus uses, healing lies at the heart of what Jesus does. And both hi...

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Aug
30

Homily - 22nd Sunday in Ordinary Time B - Bishop McKeown

We have finished the rich chapter from St John's Gospel dealing with Jesus as the Bread of Life. There he began with the feeding of the 5,000 and took...

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Aug
24

Homily - 21st Sunday in Ordinary Time - Bishop McKeown

Jesus has now come to the end of his teaching about himself as the Bread of Life. This discourse began with him meeting opposition from religious lead...

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Aug
16

Homily - Feast of the Assumption - Bishop McKeown

Sunday, 15 August 2021  There is a VERY old Latin saying that gives an important insight into who we are and what we believe. Lex orandi, lex cre...

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Aug
10

Homily - 19th Sunday in Ordinary Time - Bishop McKeown

Last week, Jesus introduced the idea of himself being the new bread of life who will feed God's people on their journey. He will not merely give them ...

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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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