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...
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...
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, ...
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
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
23

Reflection on the Gospel: The Raising of Lazarus

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, ...