Diocese of

Hexham and Newcastle

Bishop Séamus Cunningham

July 2017 Posters

Gather my People

A Day of Reflection for Lay Liturgical Leaders Led by Fr. Paul Jenkins O Carm.

Saturday 8 July 2017 10.30am - 4.00pm at St. Hilda’s Diocesan Resource Centre, West Road, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE15 7PY.

For further details see poster. Download a booking form here.

Come to Me all you who Labour and are Overburderned and I will Give you Rest

A Day of Recollection with Sr. Rosarie Spence.

Jesus invites each of us to step aside and leave ourselves in his hands. The day enables you to experience different ways of praying and gives you time for quiet personal prayer.

Saturday 8 July 2017 between 10.00am - 3.00pm at St. Joseph’s Parish Hall, Gateshead, NE81LX.

There is no charge, but please bring a packed lunch. Booking is essential. If you would like to attend you can book online here or contact us by email or tel: 0191 243 3313.

Lourdes Pilgrimage 2017

Friday 28 July - Friday 4 August 2017. Travel directly to Lourdes by plane or overland by jumbolance, a specially adapted coach.

Full information about costs, details of care offered, and Booking / Application Forms are available from Fr. Peter Stott on tel: 01670 513410 or email:

Adult Helpers Registration Form available from Fr. Stott or visit our pilgrimage website.


Later in 2017



June 2017 Posters

The Launch of new Diocesan guidelines for Infant Baptism

Wednesday 7 June 2017, between 6.30pm - 8.30pm at Cardinal Hume Catholic School, Gateshead.

A series of Formation Sessions for Catechists follow throughout June available at various venues, see the poster for full details, dates and timings.

Attendance can be booked online or contact us by email or tel: 0191 243 3313.

Celebration of Marriage Partnership of Life and Love

St. Mary’s Cathedral, Newcastle Saturday 10 June 2017 11.00am

Principal Celebrant: Bishop Séamus Cunningham

Everyone welcome. For further details see the poster.

The Ministry of Consolation

Key speakers are Paul Paes and Karen Groves MBE. A day for anyone interested in this vitally important ministry.

On Saturday 10 June 2017 at 10.30am - 3.30pm. Refreshments from 10.00am and lunch will be provided.

Being held at Ushaw College, Durham DH7 9RH. Booking essential (pdf and word version).

See poster for further information or to book, please contact the Dep't. for Spirituality by tel: 0191 243 3302 or email.

‘A Story of Peace and Forgiveness from Northern Ireland’. An inspiring talk by Richard Moore.

Monday 12 June 2017 at 6.00pm at St. Cuthbert’s Primary School, Lovaine Place, North Shields, NE29 0BU.

See poster for full details.

Annual Day of Prayer & Pilgrimage to the Holy Island of Lindisfarne

Led by The Rt Rev Paul Mason, AoS Bishop Promoter, England and Wales, Saturday 17 June 2017

Parish groups and individuals of any age welcome.

For further information please contact Regional Port Chaplains Paul Atkinson (07906 212 426) or Peter Barrigan (07713 924 504). See poster for further details.

Edwin Bonney Organ Recital Series

Andrew Christer, Director of Music and Organist, St. John the Evangelist Church, Darlington on Saturday 17 June at 2.30pm. Retiring Collection. Refectory Café open from 11.00am – 5.00pm.

St. Cuthbert's Chapel, Ushaw College, Durham DH7 9RH.

See poster for full details or visit our Ushaw page.

The Bishop Dunn Memorial Lecture 2016 - 2017 will take place on Thursday 22 June 2017, and will be given by Dr. Ethna Regan (Dublin City University).

'Bearing Scars and Forging Hope: The Church’s Flawed Expertise in Humanity'.

The lecture is part of the Ushaw Lecture Series and begins at 6.00pm followed by a cheese & wine reception. Book online or call us on 0191 334 1656. A small cost for the lecture and reception applies and concessionary rates are available. Booking is required and deadlines apply. See poster for full details. All are welcome.

For further enquiries email us or tel: 0191 334 1656.

Diocesan Festival 2017 - BOOKING DEADLINE EXTENDED

Saturday 24 and Sunday 25 June 2017 at Emmaus Youth Village, Consett.

This year’s theme is ‘Changing Hearts: The Challenge of Discipleship’.

Please book as soon as possible

Everyone welcome, see poster for further detail and complete booking form. Alternatively access our dedicated webpage.





See also:

Diocesan Calendar of Events

Local Events

Upcoming Non-Diocesan events