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  • COVID-19 exposes the hope in our human fragility by Dr Philip John Paul Gonzales
    by Brenda on 11th August 2020 at 10:44 am

    Reflections on Covid-19 from St. Patrick’s College Maynooth COVID-19 exposes the hope in our human fragility – Dr. Philip John Paul Gonzales COVID-19 is one of the greatest crises that humanity has faced since the Second World War. We are in uncharted waters, and the crisis caused by the Coronavirus pandemic is real and unpredictable.

  • Homily of Archbishop Michael Neary for Chrism Mass
    by Brenda on 10th August 2020 at 10:16 am

    ‘Our own faith is being tested. Faith is the ability to live with delay without losing trust in God’s promises’ – Archbishop Neary Today we celebrate the Feast of St. John Vianney, the Cure of Ars, the Patron Saint of Parish Priests.  It is an appropriate day on which to celebrate our Chrism Mass which

  • Message for Nagasaki Day by Archbishop Eamon Martin given at Saint Patrick’s Church, Pennyburn, Derry
    by Katie Crosby on 9th August 2020 at 1:38 pm

    “The development of atomic energy for war and the possession of atomic weapons is immoral and incompatible with our faith” – Archbishop Eamon It was around this time seventy five years ago that an atomic bomb was detonated above the Japanese city of Nagasaki. Three days earlier another atomic bomb had devastated Hiroshima. Together these

  • Media information for the Funeral Liturgy of John Hume RIP
    by Katie Crosby on 5th August 2020 at 10:31 am

    Introduction The Funeral Mass for the late John Hume RIP will be celebrated at 11:30am today in the Cathedral of Saint Eugene, Derry. The Mass will be celebrated by Father Paul Farren (see notes for editors) and concelebrated by Father Dinny McGettigan, retired priest of Raphoe, and cousin of Mrs Pat Hume.  Presiding at the Mass

  • Media arrangements for the Funeral Mass of John Hume RIP
    by Katie Crosby on 4th August 2020 at 1:56 pm

    The Funeral Mass for the repose of the soul of the late John Hume RIP will take place tomorrow, Wednesday 5 August, at 11.30am at the Cathedral of Saint Eugene, Derry. Please see arrangements for media below: Media arrangements BBC will be live-streaming the Funeral Mass from inside the cathedral and will share their feed