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Feb
05

Bishop Donal McKeown’s homily for the celebration of Mass for the Feast of Saint Brigid

Brigid, Patrick and Columba were key pillars in the young Irish church. Brigid was about 10 when St Patrick died and, if historical dates are correct,...

Jan
01

Homily - New Year's Day/World Day of Peace 2024 - Bishop McKeown

LVII World Day of Peace 2024 - Artificial Intelligence and Peace | Francis (vatican.va) With all the horrible wars going on around the world and the a...

Jan
01

Homily - World Day of Peace - Bishop McKeown

World Day of Peace Today there will be much talk about New Year resolutions – and after the pressure to consume over Christmas, we will be bombarded b...

Jan
06

Homily - Epiphany 2022 - Bishop McKeown

Thursday, 6 January 2022  The twelve Days of Christmas have been full of stories about travellers and searchers. Joseph and Mary had travelled to...

Jan
15

Homily - Baptism of the Lord - Bishop McKeown

It took us a fortnight to get through the Christmas season. The stories in the scripture readings during that period were about a baby but were laden ...

Jan
23

Homily - Catholic Schools Week 2022 - Bishop McKeown

Sunday 23rd - 30th January 2022 Theme: Living Life to the Full Some years ago, there was an ad to launch a fizzy drink with the slogan 'Live life...

Jan
25

Homily - Third Sunday in Ordinary Time - Bishop McKeown

Sunday, 23 January 2022 Today, we encounter the first acts and words of Jesus in his public ministry. Just before this, he has been baptised by John i...

Jan
26

Homily - 50th anniversary Mass of Remembrance for the victims of Bloody Sunday - Bishop Donal McKeown

Friday, 29th January 2022. St Mary's Church, Creggan, for the victims of Bloody Sunday.  We gather in St Mary's Church where the funerals took pl...

Jan
30

Homily - Fourth Sunday in Ordinary Time C - Bishop McKeown

Sunday, 30 January 2022 Last week, Jesus introduced his mission to the people of his hometown. Not surprisingly, there were various reactions to this ...

Feb
07

Homily - Fifth Sunday in Ordinary Time C - Bishop McKeown

Sunday, 6th February 2022  This year we follow the story of Jesus in St Luke's Gospel. Luke's story goes from the Annunciation and on into the Ac...

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