Diocese of

Hexham and Newcastle

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Bishop Séamus Cunningham's Golden Jubilee

On Friday 10 June 2016, Bishop Séamus Cunningham celebrated his Golden Jubilee of his Ordination to Priesthood with a Mass held at St. Mary's Cathedral. The Mass was attended by members of his Family, Clergy, Religious and Laity from across the Diocese.

You can read more about his 50 year journey here.

The Homily was read by Fr. Adrian Dixon and a recording of this can be heard below.

Bishop Séamus was presented with a framed picture and letter from Pope Francis and expressed his thanks to everyone involved.


Fr. Adrian Dixon's Homily:

Presentation of framed image and letter from Pope Francis:

Fr. Ian Hoskins and Julia Firbank:

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