Diocese of Derry

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Mar
16

Statement from Bishop Donal McKeown to the Priests of the Diocese - Coronavirus

Dear Father You will know that public health advice regarding the Coronavirus epidemic is constantly changing.It is clear now that the virus is active...
Mar
16

Prayer resources for use during the Coronavirus pandemic

The following prayers and resources have been made available by the Irish Catholic Bishops Conference. They are offered to assist us all during the th...
Mar
15

Homily - Third Sunday in Lent - Bishop McKeown

Third Sunday in Lent  15 March 2020 Today's readings present two different crises. In the first reading, during the long trek out of Egypt to the...
Mar
13

Pastoral Statement from Bishop of Derry

The Coronavirus - precautionary measures and pastoral response  Statement issued: Friday, 13 March 2020 The Coronavirus has created a lot of worr...
Mar
12

Irish Catholic Bishops’ Conference statement on liturgical considerations in the context of COVID-19 (Coronavirus)

Serving the common good As people of faith we are called to face the fears of this moment with a courage not our own and with a generous heart. God is...
Mar
06

Sleep Out February 2020

On Friday 28th of February 2020 seventy-five young people aged between 15 and 18 from across the Diocese of Derry attended an all-night Sleep Out–Stay...
Mar
06

The Net. The March edition of The Net is now available

The March Edition of the NET is now available:  This edition coverage includes: Iskaheen & Upper Moville celebration of youth; Cele...
Feb
26

Ash Wednesday 2020 Homily - Bishop Donal

Ash Wednesday 2020 To many people the message of Lent seems crazy. In a competitive culture where the message is 'enjoy yourself' and get the biggest,...
Feb
24

Message of Pope Francis for Lent 2020

"We implore you on behalf of Christ, be reconciled to God" (2 Cor 5:20)  Dear Brothers and Sisters, This year the Lord grants us, once again, a f...
Feb
24

A message for Lent 2020 from Bishop Donal. An invitation to look at the life of service to which God is calling us.

Lenten Invitation from Bishop McKeown During the six weeks of Lent 2020, I invite you, as individuals, as families and parish faith communities of the...

Contact Info

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

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