Diocese of

Hexham and Newcastle

Bishop Robert Byrne CO

January 2020 Posters

Details of events will follow.



Later in 2020

Details of events will follow.



December 2019 Posters

Catholic Theology Research Seminar (Alan Richardson Lecture):

Monday 2 December: ‘God in Africa, Modernity, Christianity and Africa's Futures’ by Fr. Stan Chu Ilo, PHD.

This lecture will take place from 6.00pm at St. Cuthbert's Catholic Church, Durham (drinks reception from 5.30pm).

Book online at Eventbrite or by tel: 0191 334 1656.

Entrance free, all are welcome. See poster for full details.

Hexham Torchlight Procession

Friday 6 December 2019, 7.00pm.

Led by The Right Reverend Robert Byrne CO, 14th Bishop of Hexham & Newcastle,

To celebrate the Feast of the Immaculate Conception you are invited to join St. Mary’s Parish, Hexham for a Torchlight Marian Procession.

See poster for details.

Advent Course – ‘The God Who Speaks, through the Prophets

Ushaw are hosting a number of sessions giving you the opportunity to reflect on how God speaks to us though Scripture.

2nd Sunday of Advent; Wednesday 4 December and Saturday 7 December 10.30am.

3rd Sunday of Advent; Wednesday 11 December and Saturday 14 December 10.30am.

4th Sunday of Advent; Wednesday 18 December and Saturday 21 December 10.30am.

See poster for further information and how to attend. All welcome and entry is free.

A Day of Reflection for Women: Deepening the Heart Space.


Any queries please contact Pat Kennedy by email: or tel: 0191 243 3316.

Ushaw Lecture Series:

Tuesday 10 December: ‘Pope Pius XII's Christmas Message’ by Dr. Anna Rowlands.

This lecture will take place from 6.00pm in the Exhibition Hall, Ushaw College (drinks reception from 5.30pm), followed by mulled wine and mince pies at 7.15pm.

Book online at Eventbrite or by tel: 0191 334 1656.

Entrance free, all are welcome. See poster for full details.

Reach Out Newcastle

Wednesday 11 December at St. Mary's Cathedral, Newcastle between 4.30pm and 9.00pm.

St. Mary’s Cathedral, Newcastle, welcomes everyone to find a moment of peace in a busy city. At Reach Out we will make an extra effort to invite people in, whether finishing or on the way to work, Christmas shopping, wandering the markets or about to meet friends. Everyone is welcome to stop for a few moments of quiet reflection, prayer or to light a candle.

Volunteers sought, register your interest online or email us. See poster for full details.

Stella Maris (Apostleship of the Sea) Carol Service.

All are invited to an evening of Carols and Prayer for seafarers and people of the sea. On Wednesday 11 December from 7.00pm at St. Bede’s Church, 10 Westoe Road, South Shields NE33 4LZ.

Please confirm your attendance to Jonathan Heard by email or tel: 02079 011 936.



See also:

Diocesan Calendar

Events – Local

Events – Non–Diocesan