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Diocese of

Hexham and Newcastle

Bishop Séamus Cunningham

Regular events in 2018

The Gathering.

Every third Sunday of the month between 3.30pm and 5.00pm. Next being held on Sunday 18 March 2018.

Being held at St. Joseph's, High Street West, Gateshead NE8 1LX.

For Prayer and Praise, Input and Healing Prayer.

Vocation Discernment

For those thinking about Priesthood (aged 16 and over), evenings of prayer and reflection with an opportunity to listen to speakers talk about their own discernment, faith journeys and vocations.

The next meeting will be on Wednesday 18 April 2018 at St. Mary’s Cathedral, Newcastle between 6.30pm - 8.30pm.

Further details are available on this poster or from the Diocesan Vocations Promoter: Fr. David Smith, contact him by email or telephone 0191 262 3882.

Hexham Galilee Talks

These talks are held on a regular basis. This booklet details the talks planned for 2017-18.

Events are held on Saturdays with talks commencing at 11.00am, finishing around 12:30pm. Light refreshments are available from 10:30am. They are held at St. Mary’s Centre at St. Mary’s Catholic Church, Hencotes, Hexham, NE46 2EB.

 

 

March 2018 Posters

Catholic Theology Research Seminar

'Redistribution, Recognition and Catholic Social Teaching'.

A seminar by Dr. Amy Daughton, Margaret Beaufort Institute of Theology, Cambridge.

On Thursday 1 March 2018 from 5.30pm. Venue TBC, please register online at eventbrite or call 0191 334 1656.

Deep calls to Deep

An opportunity for Young Women to spend a weekend on retreat with the Religious of the Sacred Heart.

Between Friday 2 - Sunday 4 March 2018 in Newcastle.

See the poster or Contact Sr. Barbara Sweeney by email or tel. on 0191 272 3000 for more information.

The Summits

The final of three Summits meetings for developing disciples will be held at St. Joseph’s, Sunderland SR4 6HP on 6 March 2018. Come for an evening of praise, worship, teaching and testimony.

See poster for further details.

Emmanuel,
"God is With us"

A day led by David Wells on Saturday 24 March 2018 between 10.00am - 4.30pm at St. Mary’s Comprehensive, Benton Park Road, Newcastle NE7 7PE.

He will help us to work out a Vision for a way forward. Bishop Séamus will be present as will Amy Cameron.

Tea and Coffee will be available, but please bring a packed lunch. There is no charge, however a collection will be taken.

If you are interested in attending see poster or complete and return the booking form by post or email.

 

 

Coming up in 2018

Centre for Catholic Studies 10th Anniversary Celebratory Conference:

'Catholic Theology in the Public Academy: Searching the Questions, Sounding the Depths.'

Between Wednesday 18 and Friday 20 April 2018 in Durham.

See our poster for full details of Conference Programme, our Call for Papers and Conference Registration (deadline is Monday 5 March 2018).

World Day of Prayer for Vocations 2018 - Sunday 22 April 2018

The Church will mark the 55th World Day of Prayer for Vocations on the Fourth Sunday of Easter, 22 April 2018. The Holy Father has released a Message entitled "Listening, discerning and living".

For further information please read more here.

An evening music workshop introducing 4 Mass settings of contrasting styles.

Evening led by Paul Berry and Alison Purvis.

Being held on Wednesday 25 April 2018 between 7.00pm – 9.00pm (Tea/Coffee from 6.30pm) at St. Hilda’s Resource Centre, Newcastle NE15 7PY.

See poster for details.

450th Anniversary Conference for the Founding of the English College at Douai

'450 Years Pioneering Catholic Education: Past, Present, Future'

Being held on Monday 30 April – Tuesday 1 May 2018 at Ushaw College, Durham.

The full conference programme and online registration can be found via our website.

Our contact details; email: ccs.admin@durham.ac.uk or tel: 0191 334 1656.

February 2018 Posters

Catholic Theology Research Seminar:

'What is the Point of our Praising the Saints?' The Convergence of Theory and Practice in 12th Century Saints' Cults.

A seminar by Dr. Sigbjorn Sonnesyn (Durham University).

On Thursday 1 February 2018 at 5.45 - 7.15pm (drinks from 5.30pm). Venue TBC on Palace Green in Durham City, please register online at eventbrite or call 0191 334 1656 to hear final details. See poster for further detail. All are most welcome to attend.

The Summits

There are to be three Summits meetings for developing disciples.

Come for an evening of praise, worship, teaching and testimony on Tuesday 6 February 2018 from 7.00pm being held at St. Joseph’s, Norton TS20 1HR.

See poster for further details.

The final meeting will be held at St. Joseph’s, Sunderland SR4 6HP on 6 March 2018.

February Hexham Galilee Talk - Reformation 500

J. Peugniez & M. Winthrop

The next talk will be held on Saturday 10 February, 11.00am at St. Mary’s Catholic Church, Hexham in the Parish Centre.

To mark the 500th anniversary of the Reformation, Joan Peugniez and Max Winthrop will talk about Martin Luther’s ideas on Faith, Scripture and Salvation.

See poster for further details.

The Gathering.

The next meeting will be held on Sunday 18 February 2018 and then every third Sunday of the month between 3.30pm and 5.00pm.

Being held at St. Joseph's, High Street West, Gateshead NE8 1LX.

For Prayer and Praise, Input and Healing Prayer.

Vocation Discernment

For those thinking about Priesthood (aged 16 and over), evenings of prayer and reflection with an opportunity to listen to speakers talk about their own discernment, faith journeys and vocations.

The next meeting will be on Wednesday 21 February 2018 at St. Mary’s Cathedral, Newcastle between 6.30pm - 8.30pm.

Further details are available on this poster or from the Diocesan Vocations Promoter: Fr. David Smith, contact him by email or telephone 0191 262 3882.

Ushaw Lectures:

'Saving Catholic Grosseteste', Fr. Philip Perry’s Lost Biography.

A lecture by Dr. Jack Cunningham, Bishop Grosseteste University.

On Thursday 22 February 2018 at Ushaw College. Drinks Reception: 5.30pm. Lecture: 6.00pm - 7.15pm.

This lecture is open to all and is free of charge. Registration is required online.

'Divine Renovation, From Maintenance to Mission'

Alpha course led by Michael Roche and Amy Cameron.

Saturday 24 February 2018 from 9.30am until 1.00pm at St. John Vianney. All enquiries to Adult Formation. See poster for more detail.

 

 

 

 

See also:

Diocesan Calendar of Events

Local Events

Upcoming Non-Diocesan events