Diocese of Derry

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Bishop's Homilies and Statements
Mar
30

Alleluia, He is Risen - Easter Broadcasts and Activities

"The Easter celebrations form the heart of our Christian living. We have journeyed in Holy Week through the darkness of betrayal and abandonment towar...
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Apr
01

Homily - Chrism Mass 2021 - Bishop McKeown

Thursday, 1 April 2021  It is wonderful to be able to celebrate the annual Chrism Mass with at least some of God's holy anointed people. All thos...
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Mar
29

Homily - Palm Sunday 2021 - Bishop McKeown

Sunday, 28 March 2021  This is the beginning of an intense week. We move on a page-turning journey from 'Hosanna' today to 'Alleluia' next Sunday...
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Mar
21

Diocesan Vigil remembering all who have died in our diocese since the start of COVID-19

This prayerful remembrance is for all who have died in our diocese in the last twelve months, since the start of the pandemic. Night Vigil following t...
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Mar
24

Homily - Fifth Sunday of Lent - Bishop McKeown

Sunday, 21 March 2021 One week out from Holy Week, the scripture readings are very clearly focusing our attention on the suffering and death of Jesus ...
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Mar
18

Feast Day of St Joseph - Friday, 19th March 2021

Saint Joseph was the husband of the Blessed Virgin Mary and the foster-father of Jesus Christ.  This an extra special year as Pope Francis d...
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Mar
17

Homily - Lá Fhéile Phádraig 2021 - Bishop McKeown

Wednesday, 17 March 2021 Today we remember a figure from history who has had many faces. Nowadays his representations move between a pious figure dres...
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Mar
17

Statement by the Northern Bishops announcing that public worship may resume in Northern Ireland from Friday, 26 March 2021

Date of statement: 17 MARCH 2021 Bishops in the North announce a cautious return to public worship for the faithful from 26 March, in time for the cel...
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Mar
14

Homily - Fourth Sunday in Lent - Bishop McKeown

The Lenten journey drives us on relentlessly – because Christ is preparing us to face the awful reality of Holy Week. Today – just three weeks from Ea...
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May
29

Do you want to explore life, faith and why are we here?

Calling all young people in the Derry Diocese!  DERRY DIOCESAN YOUTH are hosting an online meeting/course for 8 weeks starting on Sunday, 31st Ma...
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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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