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Bishop's Homilies and Statements
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, we...
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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 ...
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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...
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Mar
28

The Act of Spiritual Communion

An explaination of spiritual communion by Bishop Donal For various reasons we may be prevented from receiving the Eucharist at Mass. We coul...
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Apr
07

Blessing of Water and Renewal of Baptismal Promises

At the Easter Vigil, water is blessed, we renew our baptismal promises and are sprinkled with the Holy Water afterwards. We invite families to ha...
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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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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...
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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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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...
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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 ar...
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