Diocese of

Hexham and Newcastle

Bishop Seamus Cunningham



Archive News


'Chain of Peace' Peace Initiative in Newcastle

The second meeting of the 'Chain of Peace' peace initiative in Newcastle took place on Sunday 12 July.



Permanent Diaconate Mass

On Saturday 18th July the Annual Mass for deacons and their families took place in St Mary's Cathedral. See photos and listen to homily by Fr Michael Campion, Director of Deacons.



NEW Prayer Walk added - Berwick

See the latest in the Spirituality series: Prayer Walks around the Diocese - Berwick-upon-Tweed Town Walls




Day of Reflection for Extraordinary Ministers of Holy Communion

On Saturday 11 July at St. Joseph's Centre Gateshead a Day of Reflection took place.




Martyrs of the Diocese

24th July is the Feast of the Martrys of the Diocese

Annual Blessed John Ingram Walk

The 43rd Annual Blessed John Ingram Walk will take place in Newcastle on Sunday 26 July



Ordination to the Priesthood

Rev John Bagnall was ordained to the priesthood recently in St Mary's Cathedral by Bishop Seamus Cunningham. See Photo Gallery



Diocesan Festival: INSPIRE 15

See photos from the Festival which took place recently


Education and Formation

The annual Education and Formation Mass took place recently.




AOS Pilgrimage to Holy Island

See photos and report of this recent pilgrimage



Permanent Diaconate Ordinations

Four new permanent deacons were ordained for our diocese recently at St Mary's Cathedral.

See photos and homily.



Sea Sunday - July 12

Sea Sunday is a day the Catholic Church prays for and remembers seafarers