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
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...
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...
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

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
18

Consecrating Ireland to the Immaculate Heart of Mary

Archbishop Eamon Martin is inviting priests and bishops to join with him, after the Angelus on the Feast of the Annunciation on 25 March, in consecrat...
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...
Mar
15

Homily - Third Sunday in Lent - Bishop McKeown

Third Sunday in Lent 15 March 2020 Today's readings present two different crises. In the first reading, during the long trek out of Egypt to the ...
Mar
13

Pastoral Statement from Bishop of Derry

The Coronavirus - precautionary measures and pastoral response Statement issued: Friday, 13 March 2020The Coronavirus has created a lot of worry ...