Diocese of

Hexham and Newcastle

Bishop Séamus Cunningham

Vocations News and Events - Priesthood and Religious

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Vocation Discernment Weekend for Women

Could God be calling you to follow Him in religious life? This is an opportunity to find out more. The Sisters of the Society of the Sacred Heart invite you to share their community life through a residential weekend of reflection, prayer and discussion, from Friday 3 November at 5.30pm to Sunday 5 November finishing after lunch. This will be held at 216A Wingrove Road, Fenham, Newcastle upon Tyne NE4 9DD.

Contact Sister Barbara on 0191 272 3000 or email us.
For more information about our life and about this event see our websites:


Do you want God as the centre of your life?

Are you seeking to live life in community?

Are you seeking to live in a new and more focused direction?

Do you have a spirit of generosity that compels you to give everything?

Are you a woman who wants to make a difference in our world?

Might God be inviting you to love and serve Him in Religious life?


If you wish to opportunities to explore apostolic religious life with the Sisters of the Society of the Sacred Heart contact Sister Barbara on 0191 272 3000 or email Look at our websites: and to find our more about us.

Ordinations 2016

Martin Bell from Minsteracres, Peter Linsley from Seaham and Terry McGann from Whitley Bay were ordained into the Ministry of the Permanent Diaconate on Saturday 18 June at St. Mary's Cathedral, Newcastle. Pictures and the audio of the Homily can be accessed here.


Ordinations 2015


Saturday 4 July Priesthood


Day of Prayer

World Day of Prayer for Vocations 2015