Hexham and Newcastle Diocese


Diocesan Lourdes Pilgrimage

See the NEW Lourdes Diocesan Pilgrimage Website for all up to date information about the Diocesan Pilgrimage

Mass to celebrate the 20th Anniversary of YMT

A Mass of Thanksgiving will take place on Saturday 4th October at 11.00am in St Mary's Cathedral to open a year of celebration marking 20 years of the Youth Ministry Team.

World Week for Peace in Palestine Israel

Let My People Go - an Ecumenical Service took place at St Mary's Cathedral this week.

Celebrate Conference

Celebrate North East: 11th and 12th of October, St. Josephs Catholic Academy, Hebburn.

New courses and programmes about the Christian faith

Details of new Alpha courses

Details of RCIA  courses and programmes in the diocese

Justice and Peace

See latest newsletter Sept 2014

See Sharing Fair' visit to Thailand - Sept 2014

World War 1 Anniversary Events

See details of memorial concert at St Joseph's Tow Law and other commemorative events and exhibitions in the diocese.


World renowned international award winner Davi Yanomami will speak at Bede's World, Jarrow Thursday 25 September at 6.30pm.
Hear how issues such as climate change, illegal gold mining in indigenous lands, and the chronic lack of indigenous health care are affecting communities.

Catechesis Programme

'Mission of the Church' - the diocesan catechesis programme, is now in its second year. See details.

Forward Together in Hope

Bishop Seamus launched Forward Together in Hope on July 16th, outlining a plan to develop an active, empowered and engaged Catholic Community

Diocesan Pilgrimage to the Holy Land 12th—19th October 2015
Booking Forms now available