Diocese of

Hexham and Newcastle

Bishop Robert Byrne CO

May 2021 Posters

CCS Study Series: Faith and Thought: Exploring ‘The Art of Attention’.

A series of discussions on the nature and role of ‘attention’ in the arts, spirituality, and theology. Each session will include talks, discussion, and a period of ‘contemplative imagination’ through Scripture, poetry, music, and visual art.

Taking place on Wednesday 5, 12 and 19 May 2021. Register online at eventbrite.

Mass in Celebration of Marriage and Family Life.

Bishop Robert has kindly agreed to presiding at a live streamed Mass from St. Mary’s Cathedral in celebration of Marriage and Family Life on Saturday 22 May 2021 at 12.00 noon.

We look forward to as many as are possible to participate with us in our celebration of Spiritual Communion.




Regular events during 2021

Details of events will follow.



Later in 2021

You Just Have To Listen

A six week online Listening Skills course to learn basic skills from counselling theory and practice, to help and support people experiencing difficulties in their lives.

Tuesday evenings 6.30 - 8.30pm
11 May to 22 June (excluding 1 June)

Cost of the course is £120 per person and applications must be endorsed by a priest/deacon. See poster for further details or contact Faith and Mission on 0191 243 3316 email for further information or to apply.

Christian and Muslim Pray for Peace

The annual Christian Muslim Prayer for Peace for women and children, which takes place annually in the historic Lady Chapel in Jesmond Dene, will for 2021 be an online event only. This will be available for viewing here on Saturday 26 June. More details to follow.



April 2021 Posters

Hogarth Partnership present Alpha Online Course

Do you want to explore your faith and ask the big questions on Life?

Then try Alpha, starting on Monday 12 April 2021 at 7.30pm for 12 weeks. Email to register your interest. This course is open to anyone in the Partnership or across the wider Diocese.

See poster for full details.

The God Who Speaks

Minsteracres invite you to join them online via Zoom for a weekend of prayer, reflection and fellowship. This retreat will start on Friday 16 April at 7.00pm and ends on Sunday 18 April at 12.30pm.

Further details on how to join the retreat using Zoom will be sent to you once you have booked and paid for a place online. See poster for further information.

The Priest, Servant of God – Servant of All

THIS COURSE HAS BEEN POSTPONED, we hope that they will take place later in the year. Details will be advertised when known.

A six week online discernment course for men discerning a call to Priesthood. Join us each week when a guest speaker will talk about important aspects in their ministry and explore what is important in discerning a vocation to the Priesthood.

To register your interest, please email us.

What Do You Believe?

The Vicariate for Faith & Mission are hosting an evening with Fr. Stephen Wang, author of the Sycamore on Wednesday 21 April between 7.00 and 8.00pm.

The evening will look at how we can make genuine human connections, share our Catholic faith and reach out for a real sense of community with a spirit of friendship.

Booking required online, by email or by tel: 07375 934713. See poster for more detail.



See also:

Diocesan Calendar

Events – Local

Events – Non–Diocesan