Diocese of

Hexham and Newcastle

Bishop Séamus Cunningham

Regular events during 2018

The Gathering.

Upcoming dates:

Sunday 16 December 3.30pm - 'Come Expect and Wait' celebrating Advent and Healing.

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

For Prayer and Praise, Input and Healing Prayer.



January 2019 Posters

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.

Holocaust Memorial Evening

This year the Holocaust Memorial Evening will be held twice, the first evening will be held on Tuesday 29 January 2019 at 7.00pm at St. Mary’s Catholic School, Benton Park Road, Benton, Newcastle upon Tyne NE7 7PE.

Booking essential.

See poster for full details.

Holocaust Memorial Evening

A second evening will be held on Thursday 31 January 2019 from 7.00pm at St. Michael’s Catholic Academy, Beamish Road, Billingham TS23 3DX.

Booking essential.

See poster for full details.



Coming up in 2019

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.


December 2018 Posters

Hexham Galilee Talks

'The Creed', a talk by Karen Kilby.

Is being held at St. Mary's Church, Hexham on Saturday 1 December starting at 11.00am (light refreshments from 10.30am).

See poster for detail.

A Time of Reflection with Mary.

On Saturday 8 December between 11.00am — 1.00pm (Mass at 10.00am followed by refreshments) at St. Bede RC Church, Front Street, Sacriston DH7 6AB.

See poster for details.

Ushaw Lecture Series

Professor Janet Soskice (University of Cambridge):
Christ, the Light of Our Lives; Or ‘What Do the Ox and the Ass Get Out of Christmas?

On Tuesday 11 December 2018 at Ushaw College. Lecture from 5.45pm in the Exhibition Hall (drinks reception from 5.15pm in the Refectory). The lecture will be followed by Carol Service.

Carol service commences at 7.30pm in St. Cuthbert’s Chapel followed by mulled wine and mince pies in the Refectory.

This lecture is free, but registration by phoning 0191 334 1656 or online, through eventbrite is required.

See poster for full details.

Apostleship of the Sea Christmas Carols Service

All are invited to an evening of Carols and Prayer for seafarers and people of the sea on Wednesday 12 December 2018 from 7.00pm at St. Bede’s Church, 10 Westoe Road, South Shields, NE33 4LZ.

See poster for details.

The Summit eventThe Summit

Praise, Worship, Teaching and Testimony.

Is being held on Wednesday 12 December from 7.00 - 8.30pm at St. Joseph's Church, Sunderland.

See poster for details.


See also:

Diocesan Calendar of Events

Local Events

Upcoming Non-Diocesan events