Diocese of

Hexham and Newcastle

Bishop Robert Byrne CO

Upcoming Non-Diocesan Events


CAFOD Pilgrimage to Holy Island

CAFOD Pilgrimage to Holy Island on Saturday 22 June 2019.

Walk across the sands begins at 11.30am followed Liturgy at 12noon in St. Aidan's RC Church with Mass at 3.00pm in St. Mary's Priory Church (celebrated by Fr. Chris Hughes).

All welcome. See poster for full details.

The Council of Christians and Jews – Interfaith Quiz Supper

The Council of Christians and Jews – North East Branch

Are holding an Interfaith Quiz Supper on Wednesday 26 June, starting at 7.15pm. This evening is being held at Newcastle Reform Synagogue, The Croft, Off Kenton Road, Newcastle.

To book your place, please RSVP by Thursday 20 June. See poster for full details and booking details.

Bosnian Genocide Memorial Event

Memorial event in memory of the victims of the Bosnian Genocide.

Thursday 11 July at 18.30pm - 19.45pm (with refreshments served from 18.00pm) at Newcastle Cathedral, St. Nicholas Square, Newcastle upon Tyne NE1 1PF.

See poster for full details.

Living Theology 2019 with The Newman Association

This July's Study Weekend at The Bar Convent in York, jointly sponsored by Living Theology York and The Newman Association, has the theme 'Children of Abraham: interfaith topics‘. There will be two streams of talks on both Saturday 13 and Sunday 14 July 2019. The cost for the weekend is £70 (students £35), which includes lunches and refreshments. All are welcome and for anyone who cannot come for the whole weekend, attendance for just one of the days is half price.

We shall be looking at issues within and between Christianity, Islam and Judaism, with Course Leaders Fr. Damian Howard SJ who is an expert on Christian-Muslim relations and Gabriel Webber who is a Student Rabbi. In addition Dr. George Herring, a Church historian, will focus on John Henry Newman, which will be of special interest in this year of his canonisation. To complement these we also have Dr. Geoffrey Turner speaking on The Psalms, and Ms Frances Smith talking on Islamic architecture in Spain.

Please look at the study weekend webpage for all further details about the programme and to print off your Booking Form. Accommodation in the Bar Convent Guest House must be booked separately (don’t forget to mention ‘Living Theology’). Early booking is advised. With any queries please contact Patricia Egerton by email or tel: 01642 645732.

See poster for full details.