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

Order of Service for Act of Consecration of Ireland to Immaculate Heart of Mary

UPDATE: The Act of Consecrating Ireland and her people to the Immaculate Heart of Mary for protection from the #coronavirus with Bishop Donal McKeown,...
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
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 ...
Mar
12

Parish churches in the Diocese of Derry with live Mass broadcasts

Those who are unable to attend weekend Masses in their parish are encouraged to mark Sunday as well as they can by participating in Masses which are t...
Mar
12

Irish Catholic Bishops’ Conference statement on liturgical considerations in the context of COVID-19 (Coronavirus)

Serving the common good As people of faith we are called to face the fears of this moment with a courage not our own and with a generous heart. God is...
Mar
06

Sleep Out

On Friday 28th of February 2020 seventy-five young people aged between 15 and 18 from across the Diocese of Derry attended an all-night Sleep Out–Stay...