Diocese of Derry

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Sep
06

Homily - 23rd Sunday in Ordinary Time - Bishop McKeown

Sunday, 5 September 2021  If parables are the chief method of teaching that Jesus uses, healing lies at the heart of what Jesus does. And both hi...
Aug
30

Homily - 22nd Sunday in Ordinary Time B - Bishop McKeown

We have finished the rich chapter from St John's Gospel dealing with Jesus as the Bread of Life. There he began with the feeding of the 5,000 and took...
Aug
24

Homily - 21st Sunday in Ordinary Time - Bishop McKeown

Jesus has now come to the end of his teaching about himself as the Bread of Life. This discourse began with him meeting opposition from religious lead...
Aug
16

Homily - Feast of the Assumption - Bishop McKeown

Sunday, 15 August 2021  There is a VERY old Latin saying that gives an important insight into who we are and what we believe. Lex orandi, lex cre...
Aug
10

Homily - 19th Sunday in Ordinary Time - Bishop McKeown

Last week, Jesus introduced the idea of himself being the new bread of life who will feed God's people on their journey. He will not merely give them ...
Jul
26

Homily - 17th Sunday in Ordinary Time - Bishop McKeown

Last week, in Mark's Gospel story, Jesus had addressed the crowds in a deserted place, where he had brought the disciples to get a rest. We now take a...
Jul
13

Homily - 15th Sunday in Ordinary Time - Bishop McKeown

Sunday, 11 July 2021  Last week we saw Jesus facing rejection in his hometown. And he was amazed at their lack of faith. But despite that discour...
Jul
05

Homily - 14th Sunday in Ordinary Time - Bishop McKeown

Sunday, 4 July 2021  If you have been following the story about Jesus in St Mark's Gospel, today comes as a bit of shock. Jesus had calmed the st...
Jun
28

Homily - 13th Sunday in Ordinary Time - Bishop McKeown

Sunday, 27 June 2021  Last week, we heard about the disciples and Jesus calming the storm that threatened to overwhelm them as they crossed ...
Jun
22

Homily - Fan the Flame 2021 - Bishop McKeown

Monday, 21 June 2021  This is the longest day in the year, the day when we are furthest from the cold short days of winter. It is a time to look ...

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

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