St Mary's Cathedral
, Newcastle upon Tyne

Situated in Newcastle city centre, St Mary's Catholic Cathedral is open every day for quiet prayer and reflection. In 2019 we commemorate the 175th Anniversary of the building of St Mary's.

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Newsletter for Sixth Sunday of the Year - 17 February

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A Mass to commemorate the service to the diocese of Bishop Seamus Cunningham and his retirement will take place in the Cathedral on Friday 22 February from 7.00 pm, followed by light refreshments in the marquee which will be located in the courtyard. All are welcome

On February 4th it was announced that Pope Francis has appointed Bishop Robert Byrne as Bishop of Hexham and Newcastle. Bishop Robert Byrne’s Episcopal Installation will be celebrated in St Mary’s Cathedral, Newcastle, on Monday 25 March.

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On Sunday February 10 at the 10am Mass in the Cathedral the FIRST HOLY COMMUNION CHILDREN celebrated their Rite of Election in which they and their parents committed themselves more fully to their preparation towards First Holy Communion in June.

Read Pastoral Letter from Bishop Seamus read at all masses on 10th February launching the new Vision and Mission for the diocese.

See new prayer card with vision etc and prayer.


Some of our young people will be running Alpha for other young adults and are hoping to meet every Wednesday evening in the Mercy Hub of the Cathedral, commencing in February.