Requiem Mass for Typhoon Haiyan Victims
Bishop Seamus celebrated a Requiem Mass at St Mary's Cathedral on Wednesday evening for the victims of Typhoon Haiyan.
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The Pilgrimage continues...
Follow up to the Lindisfarne Gospel Durham visit:
‘I am the bread of life’: 21st Nov , 7—9 pm
St Andrew’s Church, Newgate Street,
Newcastle, NE1 5SS.
‘I am the way, the truth and the life’: 23rd Nov, 10 am—Noon St Mary’s Church, Holy Island, TD15 2RX.
City Centre Sharing Fair
Sharing Fair Sale in Haymarket, Newcastle on Saturday 23rd November
Christ the King
On Sunday 24th November we celebrate the solemnity of Christ the King and Youth Sunday.
Kathryn Turner writes about Prayer in November, traditionally the month in which we remember those who have died.
Apostleship of the Sea: Life at Sea
The challenges faced by seafarers whilst working on board ships has been highlighted in this short film by AoS outlining the work of the Tyne Port Chaplain.
Best Modern Churches Awards
Our Lady and St Columba's Church in Wallsend is in the running for the Best Modern Churches Awards after being selected from a long list of 200 buildings. See Video and report on SkyNews.
Synod of Bishops on the Family 2014
Family life will be the focus of an extraordinary general session of the Synod of Bishops that will meet at the Vatican in 2014. In preparation for this the Vatican has sent out a questionnaire.
Baptism Day - change of venue
Diocesan Sacramental Day - Baptism on the 16th November new venue: St Charles’, Gosforth
Clergy Ongoing Formation - New Programme 2013-14
October - Month of the Rosary
Kathryn Turner writes about Prayer in October
Fr Brian McNamara RIP
Sadly Fr Brian McNamara died late Monday night, 14th October; he was 81 years of age.
Requiescat in pace.
World Mission Sunday 20 Oct
Sunday 20 October is a Day of Special Prayer for the Evangelisation of the World
- World Mission Sunday.
Diocesan Multicultural Festival - Saturday 12th October
Marian Day Sunday 13th October
Pope Francis will consecrate the world to the Immaculate Heart of Mary.
Consecration Prayer for parishes who would like to be associated with the event.
St Mary's Cathedral
Diocesan Pilgrimage to Durham Cathedral
Diocesan Day with Fr Richard Leonard SJ
Recent day looking at "Where the Hell is God?" and "Why Bother Praying?", with Fr Richard Leonard SJ.
Candidacy Mass 2013: Peter Linsley and Martin Bell are accepted and welcomed into the training cycle for the Permanent Diaconate.
Training for deacons and their wives: Eleven trainee deacons and wives came together for their 'Introduction to the Year', weekend of 27-29th Sept.
Read latest RCIA newsletter with notes on readings, prayer and including a prayer card.
Young Adults' Prayer Group
Young Adults' Prayer Group (18-30) meets the first & third Monday of every month in St Mary’s Cathedral, Newcastle at 7pm.
St Cuthberts Care
The Chief Executive of St Cuthberts Care, Austin Donohoe, will retire at Easter next year. In a press release, Fr Michael Campion, Chairman of St Cuthberts Care, expresses the gratitude of the Directors for the work of Austin Donohoe, and for the highly professional and skilled service St Cuthberts Care now offers on behalf of the Diocese to the vulnerable people of our region.
Diocesan Justice and Peace
Justice and Peace Assembly and AGM on 26th October.
World Week for Peace in Palestine Israel
Ecumenical Service 26 September
Northern Cross Communicators’ Mass 2013
Home Mission Sunday
Prayers for Peace
More than a hundred thousand people gathered in St Peter's Square on Saturday in response to Pope Francis' appeal for the world to unite in prayer.
Diocesan Department for Interreligious Relations visit to the exhibition with friends from other faiths.
Diocesan Lourdes Pilgrimage
Lourdes Sermons (new)
Other local events connected to the Lindisfarne Gospels
Prayers for Peace
Pope Francis calls for the world to unite in a world day of fasting and prayer for peace this Saturday
The September issue of the Northern Cross is out now, and available in your local church.