Hexham and Newcastle Diocese


Youth Ministry Conference 2014

Last Saturday adult parishioners and young leaders (15+) gathered at this year's conference, entitled 'Outrageous Hope', at St. Mary's Catholic School, Newcastle. See photos and report.

Advent and Christmas

Sunday 30th November is the First Sunday in Advent. See Advent Resources.

Each year we have an online listing of Christmas Masses at our diocesan churches. If your church times are not listed please send them in by Dec 15th.

Year to Celebrate Consecrated Life

Bishop Seamus was the Main Celebrant at a Mass to open the Year celebrating Consecrated Life on Friday.

See photos and listen to address by Sr Barbara Carroll and Homily by Bishop Seamus.

Ecumenical Service

Ecumenical Service celebrating the 50th anniversary of the Vatican II Decree - see photos and listen to address

Holy Island Day of Reflection

Holy Island Day of Reflection on Saturday 29 November


Church in a Pub

TVs Pointless Priests launch church in a pub


Lourdes Diocesan Pilgrimage

NEW newsletter for the Lourdes diocesan pilgrimage

Mass times in Peterlee Deanery

There will be new mass times in Peterlee Deanery beginning on the 1st Sunday of Advent.


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Diocesan Vacancies - Administrator for Forward Together in Hope

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

Only 5 bookings so far - book your place NOW for this fantastic diocesan pilgrimage.

Advent Resources now available from the diocesan Department for Spirituality

Minsteracres Retreat Centre - programme.

Last updated on 25/11/14


Vacancies - Sisters of Charity Home Manager