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Bishop's Homilies and Statements
Dec
06

Homily - Second Sunday of Advent - Bishop McKeown

Sunday, 5 December 2021  On this second Sunday of Advent, we find ourselves face to face with the strange character that is John the Baptist. Acc...

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Dec
14

Family Prayer Service for use at Home this Christmas

At Christmas we celebrate the gift of Jesus, our hope and peace, Jesus, the light of the world. Family Prayer Service for your home during the 12 days...

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Nov
26

Walking together in hope - Bishop McKeown

Why a synodal process and why now? Advent is a time of expectation, awaiting the Lord's revelation in our midst. This year we start our synodal journe...

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Nov
22

Homily - Feast of Christ the King - Bishop McKeown

Sunday, 21 November 2021 The public message of Jesus began with the proclamation that the Kingdom of God was close at hand. During his life, he showed...

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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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Contact Info

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

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