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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 Prayer is an initiative by Pope Francis and was first marked in Irish dioceses and parishes in 2017.

The bishops of Ireland have blessed and dedicated Candles of Atonement for use in cathedrals and parishes throughout the country on the Day of Prayer and thereafter during the celebration of Mass and other liturgies.

  • Liturgical Resources for the Day of Prayer for Survivors and Victims of Abuse
  • Liturgy for Blessing and Dedication of Candle of Atonement
  • Visuals for use on websites and social media pages

Diocese of Derry Day of Prayer and Penance - an invitation from Bishop McKeown

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 6:00am on Friday, 19th February throough to 6:00am on Saturday, 20th February at

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Homily - World Day of Peace - Bishop McKeown

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St Eugene’s Cathedral
Francis Street, Derry
BT48 9AP

Tel: 028 7126 2302

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