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Bishop Donal McKeown, Bishop of Derry celebrated the Mass of Chrism in St Eugene's Cathedral, Derry this morning.

Download the homily for the Mass and view photos of the celebration.

Wednesday, 16 April 2014 18:38

Sharing the Good News - Issue 7 - May 2014

Issue 7 of the one page newsletter from the Catholic Communications Office entitled Sharing the Good News is now available.

Sunday, 13 April 2014 23:19

Mass of Chrism 2014

The Mass of Chrism will be celebrated in St Eugene's Cathedral, Derry on Holy Thursday, 17th April 2014 at 10.00am. 

The Rite of Christian Initiation of Adults is the rite through which adults are received into the Catholic Church.

On Sunday 27 April Blessed John XXIII and Blessed John Paul II will be canonised by Pope Francis in Saint Peter's Square in Rome. On the website of the Irish Catholic Bishops' Conference there is a special web feature to commemorate the canonisations where you will find information on:

You are invited to attend a Diocesan Mass to celebrate the canonisation of Pope John Paul II and Pope John XXIII in Saint Eugene's Cathedral, Derry on Sunday 27th April at 3.00pm. For all those who can't make it to Rome, this Mass will be a wonderful opportunity to commemorate the life of these two great Saints. Bishop Donal McKeown will be the main celebrant. Young people who have completed or are currently taking part in the Pope John Paul II Award, are especially welcome. Refreshments will be served after Mass. For more information contact the Diocesan Catechetical Centre on +4428 71264087

Bishop Donal McKeown greets guests at St Eugene's Cathedral, Derry after the ceremony of installtion and later at a reception in St Columb's College, Derry.

The Most Rev Donal McKeown DD has been installed as Bishop of Derry at a ceremony in St Eugene's Cathedral, Derry. 

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