Hexham and Newcastle Diocese


Father Michael Melia RIP

Father Michael Melia, born 31st May 1928, has died in the Little Sisters Nursing Home on Thursday 26th February; he was 86 years of age.

Requiescat in pace.

Death notice and funeral arrangements

Northern Cross

The March issue of the Northern Cross is out now. Read Page 1

Visit by Cardinal Tagle to St Mary's Cathedral

Cardinal Tagle will preside at the 12.05pm Mass in St. Mary's Cathedral with Bishop Seamus on Monday 9th March, and at 7.00pm there will be a special celebration presided over by Cardinal Tagle See press release

Diocesan Pilgrimage to the Holy Land

Visit the Holy Land in 2015

Local AOS ship visits to support seafarers

Local Ship visits are a vital part of Catholic charity Apostleship of the Sea's (AoS) work in the North East.

Rite of Election

The diocesan Rite of Election took place last weekend. See photos

Bishop Dunn Memorial Lecture

The Centre for Catholic Studies is hosting the Bishop Dunn Memorial Lecture and Reception on 4 March at Ushaw College

Lottery Funding

St. Patrick’s RC Church, Felling secures Heritage Lottery Fund investment

Diocesan Festival: INSPIRE 15

Booking forms and information now available for the diocesan Summer Festival in June.

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