Diocese of Derry

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Bishop's Homilies and Statements
Oct
16

Consultation - Starting conversations in our parishes

Bishop McKeown - "this is the start of our Synodal Journey" "We have set ourselves in Ireland a five year period, to look together in a prayerful cont...

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Nov
20

Advent Family Prayer Service for use at Home 2020

The word 'Advent' means 'coming' or 'arrival'. The season of Advent marks the time we prepare for the birth of Jesus at Christmas. This year 2020,&nbs...

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Nov
15

Synod Timetable for the Diocese of Derry

Pope Francis has invited all Catholics to engage in discussion around 'synodality'. But what does this mean and how is the Irish Church responding? Bi...

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Nov
14

Homily - 33rd Sunday in Ordinary Time - Bishop McKeown

Sunday, 14 November 2021 Today we are coming to the end of Jesus public ministry that we have followed in St Mark's Gospel. These warnings about the e...

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Oct
19

Synod of Bishops 2021-2023 - Explained

Pope Francis, on the 24 April 2021, approved a new synodal programme for the XVI Ordinary General Assembly of the Synod of Bishops - the Synod, "For a...

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Nov
08

Homily - 32nd Sunday in Ordinary Time - Bishop Donal

Sunday, 7 November 2021  In the last weeks we have heard about Jesus paying attention to the poor blind beggar – and the instruction to love God ...

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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
21

November - Family prayer to remember those who have died

Each November we gather as a Christian Community to remember those who have gone before us and to offer our consolation and support to those among us ...

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Apr
29

Irish Bishop's invite us all to make submissions in preparation for upcoming National Synod

The Irish Catholic Bishops' recently announced a new Synodal Pathway for the Catholic Church in Ireland leading to the holding of a National Synodal A...

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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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Contact Info

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

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