Apr
27

Message from Fr La Flynn, Prior of Lough Derg on the Diocese day of Prayer and Penance

Fr La Flynn, Prior of Lough Derg offers words of encouragement to all participating in the Diocese of Derry Day of Prayer and Penenance in the face of...
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Apr
20

Homily - Divine Mercy Sunday - Bishop McKeown

Second Sunday of Easter   It is very striking that, very early in St John's Gospel, Jesus is introduced as the Lamb of God who takes away the sin...
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Apr
13

Blessing of the Graves - Easter Sunday 2020

Bishop Donal is very conscious of the very many people that visit the graves of loved ones everyday and at Easter who now are unable to do so. On your...
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Apr
26

Homily - Third Sunday of Easter - Bishop McKeown

Sunday Gospel: They recognised him at the breaking of bread  Luke 24:13-35  The Bible is full of great stories. It may be events like the on...
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Apr
13

Homily - Easter Sunday - Bishop McKeown

Easter Sunday, 12 April 2020. St Eugene's Cathedral  Throughout his life, Jesus shocked people with his radical teaching. He dragged his audience...
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Apr
09

Homily - Mass of the Lord’s Supper 2020 - Bishop McKeown

Holy Thursday, 9 April 2020. St Eugene's Cathedral   It is strange to be celebrating Christ's institution of the Eucharist at the Last Supper, at...
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Apr
09

Homily - Holy Thursday Chrism Mass - Bishop McKeown

Holy Thursday, 9 April 2020. St Eugene's Cathedral  The Chrism Mass is the one annual event when the Church in each diocese gathers. During it, w...
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Mar
31

Reflection on the Gospel: Jesus arrives in Jerusalem

During the six weeks of Lent 2020, Bishop Donal McKeown invites us, as individuals, as families and parish faith communities of the Diocese of Derry, ...
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Mar
29

Homily - Fifth Sunday in Lent - Bishop McKeown

Fifth Sunday of Lent 2020  29 March 2020 Gospel: The Raising of Lazarus  Jesus was very often hard to understand. Regularly, he seemed to be...
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Mar
27

Homily - Feast of the Annunciation - Bishop McKeown

Wednesday, 25 March 2020 | St Eugene's Cathedral, Derry  On the surface, two figures are at the heart of today's Gospel passage – the Angel Gabri...
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