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Diocese of

Hexham and Newcastle

Bishop Séamus Cunningham

Regular events in 2018

The Gathering.

Upcoming dates:

Sunday 16 December - 'Healing of Unforgiveness, the Poisons and Passions of Life' led by Pat Kennedy.

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

For Prayer and Praise, Input and Healing Prayer.

 

 

November 2018 Posters

THIS COURSE IS NOW FULLY BOOKED

Day of Reflection for Lay Leaders

“Gather my People”, led by Fr. Michael McCoy.

Saturday 3 November 2018 from 10.30am to 3.30pm at St. Hilda’s Resource Centre, West Road, Newcastle NE15 7PY.

Booking is essential.

Annual Mass for Altar Servers

The Annual Mass for Altar Servers will be held on Saturday 3 November 2018, 11.00am at the Cathedral Church of St. Mary, Newcastle.

Principal Celebrant will be Bishop Séamus.

Pastoral Ministry Certificate Information Session.

Saturday 3 November 2018 from 10.00am until 12.30pm at St. William's, Darlington.

See poster for details.

Diaconate Information Evenings

The Council of Deacons is running a series of information evenings across the Diocese, to offer an opportunity to come along and find out more about the diaconate.

All are welcome, including the wives of those interested. Evenings will be held as follows:

Wednesday 7 November 7.00pm: St. Hilda’s Resource Centre, West Road, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE15 7PY.

Wednesday 21 November 7.00pm: English Martyrs and SS. Peter and Paul, Redhill Road, Stockton-on-Tees, TS19 9BY.

Thursday 22 November 7.00pm: St. Michael, Durham Road, Houghton-le-Spring, DH5 8NF (in the meeting room).

See poster for full details.

A Diocesan Day of Reflection for Women 'Made in God's Image; Finding the Feminine in God through Art and Scripture'.

On Saturday 17 November 2018 between 10.00am - 4.00pm at St. Hilda's Diocesan Resource Centre, West Road, Newcastle upon Tyne NE15 7PY.

See poster for details.

Ushaw Lecture Series

'Sir Edward Coleman (1636-1678): Catholic Martyr as Newsletter Writer'. A lecture by Professor Stephen Taylor (Durham University).

On Tuesday 27 November 2018 at Ushaw College. Lecture from 6.00pm - 7.15pm in the Exhibition Hall (drinks reception from 5.30pm). This lecture is free, but registration by phoning 0191 334 1656 or online, through eventbrite is required.

See poster for full details.

 

 

Later in 2018/19

A Time for Reflection with Mary.

On Saturday 1 December between 10.00am — 1.00pm (refreshments from 9.45am) at St. Thomas Aquinas, Parish Hall, Darlington DL1 2PU.

See poster for details.

Day of Reflection and ongoing formation for Funeral Assistants

“In Sure and Certain Hope”, led by Joe James.

Saturday 26 January 2019 from 10.30am to 3.30pm at St. Hilda’s Resource Centre, West Road, Newcastle NE15 7PY.

Booking is essential.

The Ministry of Consolation: Spirituality in Times of Trauma

Saturday 23 March 2019 Ushaw College, Durham, DH7 7AW.

10.00am refreshments for 10.30am start, ending 3.30pm.

Bishop John Wilson is an Auxiliary Bishop of Westminster who has considerable experience in times of trauma.

See poster for further details.

Further information or to pre-register please contact the Department for Spirituality on 0191 243 3302 or email.

October 2018 Posters

DCMA Harrison & Harrison Workshop Tour

Wednesday 3 October 2018, at 4:30pm, at Harrison & Harrison Ltd., St. John’s Road, Meadowfield, Durham, DH7 8YH.

Harrison & Harrison organ builders, in conjunction with the Diocesan Church Music Association, are facilitating a tour of their workshops, new extension and organ building processes.

Please contact Alison Purvis by Friday 28 September or telephone 0191 3719184 to confirm attendance.

See poster for further details.

Ushaw Lecture Series

Douai/Ushaw 450th Anniversary Lecture 3; 'The Hounding of Francis Thompson'. A lecture by Professor Keith Hanley (Lancaster University).

On Thursday 18 October 2018 at Ushaw College. Lecture from 6.00pm - 7.15pm in the Exhibition Hall (drinks reception from 5.30pm). This lecture is free, but registration by phoning 0191 334 1656 or online, through eventbrite is required.

See poster for full details.

Day of Reflection for Men over the age of 40, considering a possible vocation to the Priesthood.

Theme for the Day: 'The Significance of our Story', led by Fr. David Smith, Vocations Promoter.

On Saturday 20 October 10.00am - 4.00pm at St. Hilda's Resource Centre, 391 West Road, Newcastle upon Tyne NE15 7PY.

For more info and to confirm attendance, email Fr. David Smith, or tel: 0191 262 3882. Lunch and refreshments provided.

Vocation Discernment Weekend for Women

For single Catholic women open to a possible call to religious life, the Society of the Sacred Heart host a weekend retreat of prayer, discussion, reflection, community, a time to discern, to ask questions, to be with others on a similar journey. This is a great opportunity to be accompanied in your discernment as you find out more about religious life, and the spirituality and mission of the Society of the Sacred Heart.

Friday 26 - Sunday 28 October (beginning Friday evening and ending after Sunday lunch), Fenham, Newcastle upon Tyne NE4 9PH.

For further information contact Sr. Barbara Sweeney: Telephone 0191 272 3000 or Email.

www.societyofthesacredheart.org.uk

www.societyofthesacredheartvocations.co.uk

 

 

See also:

Diocesan Calendar of Events

Local Events

Upcoming Non-Diocesan events