Diocese of

Hexham and Newcastle

Bishop Séamus Cunningham


Upcoming Non-Diocesan Events


Cleveland Newman Circle

'Mater Admirabilis, the birth of a Global Sacred Icon', a talk by Dr. Stefano Cracolici.

On Wednesday 25 April 2018 at Middlesbrough Cathedral Hall, TS8 0TW at 7.45pm (coffee/tea from 7.30pm).

See poster for more details or contact us by tel: 01642 814977 or email.

Rosary on the Coast

Rosary on the Coast for Faith, Life and Peace in the British Isles.

Being held on Sunday 29 April 2018 at 3.00pm, locations all around the coast of the British Isles.

Find out more by reading the brief or visit the dedicated website and Facebook page.

If you cannot find a location near you, why not lead the Rosary at the location of your own choice? Register your interest on the website.

Northern Scripture Festival

Northern Scripture Festival, 'Joy, the surprise of the Gospel'

This event is being held on Saturday 12 May, 10.00am - 4.30pm at All Saints School Lower Site Nunnery Lane York YO23 1JG.

A day for Christians to experience the Bible afresh through informative and inspiring talks, workshops, and worship.

Only £5 registration fee. Ensure your place by booking early at or get a booking form by sending a stamped addressed envelope to Carmelite Communications, More House, Heslington, York. YO10 5DX.

"Thy Will be Done?" Healing God's World

There is a 'Living Theology' Study Weekend at The Bar Convent in York this summer. The theme is '"Thy Will be done?" – Healing God’s World' and there will be two streams of talks on both Saturday 14 and Sunday 15 July 2018. The cost for the weekend is £60 (students £30), which includes lunches and refreshments. All are welcome and, for anyone who cannot come for the whole weekend, attendance for just one of the days is half price.

Courses will be given by Fr. Frank Turner SJ, Lucy Becket and Dr. Theo Hawksley CJ. Fr. Frank, who for many years was an advisor on international affairs to the Catholic Bishops of England and Wales, will talk on 'Justice, faith-based witness', and Christian perspectives on the environment. Lucy Becket, the well-known author and reviewer who taught at Ampleforth for many years, will speak about 'Christianity in the North in the Middle Ages'. Sr. Theo, recently returned from Guyana, will talk on Religion and Peacebuilding.

In addition there will be talks from representatives of two charities which work for justice in the UK today. These are The Medaille Trust which supports victims of trafficking and modern slavery, and 'Justice First', which helps refugees and asylum seekers in the North East.

Please look at the website for all further details about the programme and to print off your Booking Form. Accommodation in the Bar Convent Guest House must be booked separately: please book early. For other queries please contact Patricia by email or tel: 01642 645732.

Adoremus Eucharistic Congress

The bishops of England and Wales will hold a National Eucharistic Pilgrimage and Congress in Liverpool from Friday 7 to Sunday 9 September 2018. Eucharistic Congresses are gatherings of clergy, religious and laity which promote an awareness of the central place of the Eucharist in the life and mission of the Church.

The Eucharistic Congress has been given the title Adoremus ('Let us Adore'). Every diocese in England and Wales will take part.

For more information please visit our 'National Liturgical Events' page for details on how you can participate.