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
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
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
16

Reflection on the Gospel: Jesus Heals the Blind Man

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
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...