Apr
07

The Net - April 2020

The April 2020 edition of 'The Net', the monthly publication sharing the fruits of the faith in parishes and schools within the Diocese of Derry, mark...
Apr
07

Holy Week - Prayers, Projects and Activities at home

Bishop Donal encourages us to 'Walk with Jesus through Holy Week'. As we are all confined to our homes at this time, Bishop Donal shares ideas and exa...
Apr
07

TV and Online Broadcasts for Holy Week

RTÉ, Shalom World, St Eugene's Cathedral and parishes throughout the Diocese will be broadcasting a wide range of services during Holy Week.  TV ...
Apr
04

A Call to Pray on Palm Sunday at 3:00pm

We join together in calling all our people to prayer" and, along with other denominations and Christian organisations, are joining in prayer on Palm S...
Apr
03

Homily - Mass in Time of Pandemic - Bishop McKeown

Friday, 3 April 2020. Fifth Week in Ordinary Time   This is a very unsettling time for lots of people. Many of the old certainties and freedoms a...
Mar
26

Pope Frances extraordinary Urbi et Orbi blessing to be broadcast at 5.00pm RTE News Now

Tomorrow Friday, 27 March, 5.00pm Irish time, the Holy Father Pope Francis will preside over an extraordinary global celebration (Statio orbis) o...
Mar
24

Order of Service for Act of Consecration of Ireland to Immaculate Heart of Mary

UPDATE: The Act of Consecrating Ireland and her people to the Immaculate Heart of Mary for protection from the #coronavirus with Bishop Donal McKeown,...
Mar
24

Statement from Bishop Donal McKeown - Coronavirus

On Monday, 23 March 2020, Prime Minister Boris Johnson made a statement, instructing people to stay at home wherever possible. He specifically said th...
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...