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Diocese of

Hexham and Newcastle

Bishop Seamus Cunningham

 

 

Archive News

 

 

Celebration of Marriage

Bishop Seamus celebrated Mass in St Mary's Cathedral on Saturday 9th May to give thanks for the Sacrament of Marriage.

See photos, report and homily.

 

 

Marriage and Family Life:

Download documents and see information.

 

Pray for peace

Joint Christian and Muslim Women`s Event
Sat, May 16

 

Northern Cross Communicators’ Mass

The annual Northern Cross Communicators’ Mass will take place at St Mary’s Cathedral, Newcastle, on Saturday, May 16

 

Women’s Day of Reflection

"Praying the Gospels": 16th May at St Hilda’s Resource Centre

 

Father Lawrence Jones, RIP

The funeral of Father Lawrence Jones took place on 5th May. Listen to audio from Requiem Mass.

Diocesan Death Notice

 

 

Father Hugh McCann, RIP

Fr Hugh McCann died on 8 May, aged 76 years.

Diocesan death notice and funeral arrangements.

Requiescat in pace.

 

 

General Election:

Bishops’ of England and Wales letter

 

Northern Cross

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

 

Bishop Dunn Memorial Lecture

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

 

 

 

'Godly Play'

A 4 day accredited training course in Godly Play is taking place at St Mary's C. of E. Church, Claremont Gardens, Whitley Bay.

 

 

 

An Afternoon with St Paul

Sunday 25 January
2pm-4.30pm
St Paul's Church, Alnwick

Details

 

An Afternoon with St Paul

Sunday 25 January
2pm-4.30pm
St Paul's Church, Alnwick

Details

 

 

Week of Prayer for Christian Unity

Week of Prayer for Christian Unity 2015, 18th to the 25th January – 'The Well is Deep'.

 

 

Diocesan Holocaust Memorial Evening 22nd January, 2015

7.00pm at St. Aidan's Catholic Academy, Willowbank Road, Sunderland, SR2 7HJ. Guest speaker is Holocaust Survivor, Mr. Arek Hersch, MBE. Details

 

Northern Cross

Read Page 1 January 2015

 

 

Organ Recital at Ushaw College.

First in a series of organ recitals at Ushaw College - 17 January 2015. Admission is £6.00 at the door. The chapels, café and gift shop are open from 1.00pm - 4.30pm.

 

 

 

 

Faith Based Pub Talks

Sunderland City Centre 18th January: 18 Jan - "What if Aliens Exist" Rev. Dr. David Wilkinson

 

 

 

PeaceSunday: 18 Jan 2015

The theme chosen by Pope Francis this year is "Slaves no more but brothers and sisters". Pax Christi have produced Liturgy and reflection materials to support parishes in celebrating the day.

 

 

 

Concert for Iraqi Christians In Need

There will be second piano & organ recital, this time at St. Cuthbert's RC Church North Shields on, 9th January 2015 in aid of the UK-registered charity, Iraqi Christians In Need.

See details and report of first concert.

 

 

Call to Prayer

See photos and listen to audio from the Forward Together in Hope reflection on December 2nd at St Mary's Cathedral, and at Hartlepool on 10th December.

 

Year to Celebrate Consecrated Life

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

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