Diocese of

Hexham and Newcastle

Bishop Seamus Cunningham

Advent Resources 2016

The new Advent Resources reflecting the theme, 'Hope on the Horizon' are available now to download and can be accessed here. A CD of the resources can also be obtained through the Department of Spirituality by tel: 0191 243 3302 or email: spirituality@diocesehn.org.uk.

The Event

The Event is next being held on Wednesday 16 November and is open to pupils in Years 6, 7 and 8. Monthly gatherings offer a live band, praise and worship, invited speakers, refreshments and social time.

Some pictures from the launch of The Event are found here.

It is being held at St. Joseph's Catholic Academy, Mill Lane, Hebburn NE31 2ET between 6.00pm and 7.30pm.

Please see the poster for more details, but anyone interested and wishing to book a place should contact Cody Kettner on 0191 428 2700 or by email.

Celebrate North East - a Catholic Charismatic Weekend Conference

To be held on the 5 - 6 November 2016 at St. Joseph's Catholic Academy, NE31 2ET.

Speakers include: Fr. Chris Thomas // David Matthews // Nonnie McVeigh.

The event includes children and youth sessions for all ages.

For further information tel: 0191 285 6310 or email: northeast@celebrateconference.org or look online at: www.celebrateconference.org.

Too book a place please download the booking form.

Year of Mercy

"God's mercy is for all people and he wants everyone to come to him with trust and confidence. The mercy of Jesus is kind and understanding; now is the time; it is never too late; he forgives all things. Let his gentle healing put your worries to rest."
Bishop Séamus Cunningham

Pictures from the Opening the Door of Mercy celebration on Sunday 13 December 2015 are now available.

Visit our dedicated Year of Mercy and resource pages.

What’s New?

Please click here to access all Forward Together in Hope information and resources.

Diocesan Day of Recollection for Laity

With Rev. Eamonn Mulcahy on Saturday 29 October 2016, 10.30am - 4.00pm at St. Joseph’s Parish Hall, Gateshead.

Booking before Friday 21 October is essential. Please see poster for full details.

Job Vacancy

A vacancy has arisen for a Diocesan Safeguarding Co-ordinator.

Further details and an application form are available through our vacancies page.

Closing date for applications is Friday 11 November 2016.

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