Diocese of Derry

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Jan
07

Homily - Feast of the Epiphany - Bishop McKeown

6 January 2021  We have reached the end of the Christmas season. In Western Christianity, the visit of the Magi from the East marks the revelatio...
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Jan
03

Homily - Second Sunday in Christmas - Bishop McKeown

Sunday, 3 January 2021  We are now on the tenth day of Christmas and our scripture readings keep echoing that message that the Word of God has be...
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Jan
02

Homily - World Day of Prayer for Peace 2021 - Bishop McKeown

Friday, 1 January 2021  A Culture of Care as a Path to Peace In most years, we can begin January 1st by wishing everyone a happy New Year. That i...
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Dec
31

1 January 2021 - World Peace Day - Message from Pope Francis

A Culture of Care as a Path to Peace  1. At the dawn of a new year, I extend cordial greetings to Heads of State and Government, leaders of Inter...
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Dec
30

Homily - Feast of the Holy Family - Bishop McKeown

Sunday, 27 December 2020  I heard a presenter on radio over the weekend, insisting that they would not be playing any more Christmas music, for t...
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Dec
26

Homily - Christmas Day - Bishop McKeown

Friday, 25 December 2020  We have at last arrived at Christmas Day. It will be a strange time without many of the feel-good elements which bright...
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Dec
21

Homily - Fourth Sunday of Advent - Bishop McKeown

Sunday, 20 December 2020  During the first weeks of Advent, we heard Isaiah who articulated the longing of people for peace, justice and healing....
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Dec
10

Homily - Feast of the Immaculate Conception - Bishop McKeown

Tuesday, 8 December 2020  I love that quotation from Pope Benedict XVI that the Bible tells of a love story between God and humankind. Thus, each...
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Dec
07

Homily - Second Sunday of Advent B - Bishop McKeown

Sunday, 6 December 2020  If you have been able to follow the daily scripture readings for this first week of Advent, you have been pickled in the...
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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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Contact Info

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

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