Diocese of

Hexham and Newcastle

Bishop Seamus Cunningham

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Father Lawrence Jones, RIP

Sadly the diocese announces the death of Father Lawrence Jones at St Robert’s, Morpeth on 27th April; he was 53 years of age.

Requiescat in pace.

Diocesan Death Notice

Northern Cross

The May issue of Northern Cross is available from your local church.

Read Page 1.


Northern Cross Communicators’ Mass

The annual Northern Cross Communicators’ Mass will take place at St Mary’s Cathedral, Newcastle, on Saturday, May 16

Celebration of Marriage

Bishop Seamus will celebrate Mass in St Mary's Cathedral on Saturday 9th May at 11.00am to give thanks for the Sacrament of Marriage. Couples from every Parish are invited.

Proclaim 15

Proclaim '15 - a national initiative supporting evangelisation, with a National Conference on 11 July.

See Video

Women’s Day of Reflection

"Praying the Gospels": 16th May at St Hilda’s Resource Centre

Talks on Male Spirituality and Prayer

"From Wild Man to Wise Man": St Hilda’s Resource Centre starts May 6th or May 13th

Lourdes Diocesan Pilgrimage

NEW newsletter and order forms for polo shirts

Diocesan Festival: INSPIRE 15

Booking forms and information

St Hilda's Diocesan Resource Centre

About St Hilda's Resource Centre

St Mary's Cathedral


Patrons of the Diocese: St Cuthbert, Bishop and Confessor and Our Blessed Lady Immaculate