Diocese of Derry

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Jan
24

Homily - Third Sunday in Ordinary Time - Bishop McKeown

Sunday of the Word of God, 24 January 2021  Last Sunday, our Gospel reading asked us to focus on the Jesus who looked lovingly at people and invi...

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Jan
17

Homily - Second Sunday in Ordinary Time B - Bishop McKeown

Sunday, 17 January 2021  Last Sunday we celebrated the baptism of Jesus. He knew that his mission was to fulfil Isaiah's prophecy of a Suffering ...

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Jan
10

Homily - Baptism of the Lord - Bishop McKeown

Sunday, 10 January 2021 The Gospels and the Church's year do not spend much time on the early life of Jesus. The Gospels of Mark and John tell nothing...

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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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Contact Info

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

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