Diocese of

Hexham and Newcastle

Bishop Robert Byrne CO


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"This sacred Council calls upon all the Catholic faithful to recognise the signs of the times and to play an informed part in the work of ecumenism."

Vatican Council Decree On Ecumenism

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Details of future events will appear here when announced.


Northumbrian Industrial Mission – August 2021 Reflections

Northumbrian Industrial Mission (NIM) share their latest workplace chaplains' reflections in this document with hope that it will increase understanding of workplace chaplaincy and some of the issues faced within our workplaces at this time. The reflections include a calendar of activities for Altruistic August that can be carried out to help you feel happier, kinder and together.

Anglican – Roman Catholic International Commission III
(ARCIC III): First Agreed Statement

Following seven years of work, the official body for Anglican-Catholic interfaith dialogue (ARCIC III) has released its first ‘Agreed Statement’, entitled, 'Walking Together on the Way: Learning to Be the Church – Local, Regional, Universal'. Shaped by the CCS’s method of 'Receptive Ecumenism', the statement focuses on the need for ecclesial conversion and reform by the churches of the Anglican Communion and the Catholic Church learning from each other in relation to their respective wounds and difficulties. Read more about the publication, including the role of the Diocese of Hexham and Newcastle, here.

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Living the Joy of the Gospel - September 2015.

Pilgrimage to Finchale Priory, a celebration of the 900th anniversary of St. Godric at Finchale – May 2015.