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Bishop's Homilies and Statements
Jul
05

Homily - 14th Sunday Ordinary Time - Bishop McKeown

For 15 Sundays, we have been unable to celebrate Mass with at least some of God's people. It is wonderful that, even imperfectly, we can today celebra...
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Jul
02

Online Lourdes Pilgrimage

Bishop McKeown and the Pastoral Team welcome you and will accompany you in prayer and reflection on this online pilgrimage.  Our Diocesan Pilgrim...
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Jun
27

Hello Tree

A Meditation on 'Trees' - by Noel Bradley I remember about thirty years ago seeing some people in Chicago hugging trees! I thought they were daft and ...
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Jun
13

Hello Water

A Meditation on 'Water the Source of Life' - by Noel Bradley The recent good weather has left Ireland with a water shortage and consequently a re...
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Jun
30

Bishop Donal McKeown and Bishop Ken Good receive Lambeth Award for Community Service

Bishop of Derry, Most Rev Dr Donal McKeown, and the former Bishop of Derry and Raphoe, Rt Rev Ken Good, are among more than 30 people recognised in th...
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Jun
28

Homily - 13th Sunday in Ordinary Time - Bishop McKeown

Today's Gospel passage brings us to the end of the second great discourse of Jesus in St Matthew's Gospel. The first was the Sermon on the Mount where...
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Jun
21

Homily - 12th Sunday Ordinary Time - Bishop McKeown

21 June 2020  St Eugene's Cathedral On these Sundays in Ordinary Time, we are invited to journey with Jesus in a more or less unbroken narra...
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Jun
18

Framework document for a return to the public celebration of Mass and the Sacraments

The following Framework document has been complied by the the Irish Catholic Bishop Conference (Irish Episcopal Conference), to ensure that parishes i...
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Jun
18

Adoremus 2020

Adoremus will take place online from 2.00pm this Saturday, 20 June. A number of speakers, including Sr Virginia Joy of the Sisters of Life New York, A...
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Jun
14

Homily - Corpus Christi - Bishop McKeown

Corpus Christi, 14 June 2020 There is one word that keeps appearing in our readings today – bread. The people of Israel are nourished in the desert, t...
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