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 ...
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
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 Gabrie...
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
22

Homily - Fourth Sunday in Lent - Bishop McKeown

Fourth Sunday in Lent  22 March 2020 Gospel: Jesus Heals the Blind Man One of the great traditions in plays on stage has been the role given...
Mar
17

St Patrick's Day Homily - Bishop Donal McKeown

St Patrick's Day 2020 Bishop Donal McKeown St Patrick's Day traditionally brings our great fervour and enthusiasm around the world. People d...
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 ...