Throughout Lent, resources and parish events will be published here on the Diocese of Derry website and our social media channels on Twitter, Instagram and Facebook.

Everyone is encouraged to use and share these resources with their own followers and share how they are putting the three pillars of Lent - Care, Hope, Pray into action in their...

Throughout Lent, resources and parish events will be published here on the Diocese of Derry website and our social media channels on Twitter, Instagram and Facebook.

Everyone is encouraged to use and share these resources with their own followers and share how they are putting the three pillars of Lent - Care, Hope, Pray into action in their daily lives.​

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Feb
08

Walking with Jesus along the Via Dolorosa - Lent 2021

This year, Lent will begin on Wednesday (Ash Wednesday), 17th February. A five week prayer resource for the parish and homes through Lent This Le...
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Feb
21

Homily - First Sunday of Lent 2021 - Bishop McKeown

Sunday, 21 February 2021  Lent comes as a bit of shock to the system. You might think that we had enough deprivations without Church going on abo...
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Feb
17

Day of Prayer for Victims and Survivors of Abuse - Friday, 19th February

The annual Day of Prayer for Survivors and Victims of Sexual Abuse will take place on Friday, 19 February 2021, the first Friday of Lent. The Day of P...
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Feb
08

Fast and Vigil - Day of Prayer and Penance - 19 February 2021

Bishop McKeown is inviting people to join him on the 19th of February on a 24-hour period of prayer, penance. The vigil will be broadcast online from ...
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Feb
17

Homily - Ash Wednesday 2021 - Bishop McKeown

Wednesday, 17 February 2021  This is a strange Ash Wednesday – without ashes available for most people. And that raises the question as to what L...
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Feb
14

Message of His Holiness Pope Francis for Lent 2021

"Behold, we are going up to Jerusalem" (Mt 20:18)Lent: a Time for Renewing Faith, Hope and Love Lent: a Time for Renewing Faith, Hope and Love  D...
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Feb
12

Ash Wednesday, 17 February 2021

On Ash Wednesday, we begin again our Lenten journey of renewal and conversion. Traditionally, on this day we have our foreheads marked with ashes...
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Feb
08

Diocese of Derry Prayer for Lent 2021

Diocese of Derry Prayer for Lent 2021 Each day of Lent everyone is encouraged to pray the Diocese Lenten Prayer. Loving Father, To prepare for His mis...
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