Jul
05

Homily - 14th Sunday Ordinary Time - Bishop McKeown

For 15 Sundays, we have been unable to celebrate Mass with at least some of God's people. It is wonderful that, even imperfectly, we can today celebra...
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Jul
02

Online Lourdes Pilgrimage

Bishop McKeown and the Pastoral Team welcome you and will accompany you in prayer and reflection on this online pilgrimage.  Our Diocesan Pilgrim...
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Jun
28

Homily - 13th Sunday in Ordinary Time - Bishop McKeown

Today's Gospel passage brings us to the end of the second great discourse of Jesus in St Matthew's Gospel. The first was the Sermon on the Mount where...
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Jun
21

Homily - 12th Sunday Ordinary Time - Bishop McKeown

21 June 2020  St Eugene's Cathedral On these Sundays in Ordinary Time, we are invited to journey with Jesus in a more or less unbroken narra...
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Jun
14

Homily - Corpus Christi - Bishop McKeown

Corpus Christi, 14 June 2020 There is one word that keeps appearing in our readings today – bread. The people of Israel are nourished in the desert, t...
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Jun
11

Homily - Funeral Mass for Bishop Francis Lagan

Church of the Immaculate Conception, Strabane​ June 11th 2020 Shortly after the death of Bishop Seamus Hegarty last September, I visited Bishop F...
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Jun
09

Announcement - Death of Bishop Francis Lagan

The Diocese of Derry regrets to announce the death of Bishop Francis Lagan, who had served as Auxiliary Bishop in the Diocese of Derry (1988-2010). He...
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Jun
07

Homily - Trinity Sunday - Bishop McKeown

Sunday, 7 June 2020 The liturgical year of the Church keeps throwing one feast after another at us. Since this lockdown began, we have gone on a ...
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Jun
01

Homily - Pentecost - Bishop Donal McKeown

There is a famous line in one of Brian Friel's plays about young Gar O'Donnell leaving home and emigrating to Philadelphia. The quote goes something l...
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Apr
29

Day of Prayer and Penance - 29 May 2020

Vigil Prayers and TimetableBishop McKeown is inviting people to join him on the first and last Friday of May on a 24-hour period of prayer, penance an...
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