Cathedral Church of St Mary

Newcastle upon Tyne

 

 

COMING EVENTS at the CATHEDRAL

EVENT DATE

AFTERNOONS of REFLECTION for ADVENT
During Advent, there will be a time to look at some aspects of the exhortation of Pope Francis entitled ‘Gaudete et Exultate’ _(_‘Rejoice and be Glad’)_ _and reflect on the joys of this Season and of Christmastime which is its fulfilment.
The sessions will take place on Mondays 3rd, 10th, and 17th December at 1.30pm in Cathedral House. All are most welcome.

Mondays 3rd, 10th, and 17th December
CHRISTMAS STORY TIME IN THE BOOK CENTRE
Pauline Books and Media invite you to a Children's Christmas event in the book centre on Saturday 15th December, from 10.30 - 11.30am. We warmly welcome Christine Frazer who is here fresh from storytelling in Belgium, France, Italy, and Germany. A fantastic storyteller who will enthral children old and young while engaging and explaining the Christmas story. Come along and enjoy this truly beautiful Christmas event.
Saturday 15th December,

Vocation Discernment Group
For those thinking about Priesthood .
The meetings this year will take place: on 26 September, 24 October , 19 November and 19 December here at St Mary’s from 6.30pm – 8.30pm. A meal will follow these evenings of prayer and reflection

Further details from Fr David Smith: 01912676063 stjohnvianneywestdenton@gmail.com

26 September, 24 October, 19 November and 19 December
CAROLS BY CANDLELIGHT
The Cathedral Carol Service will take place on Thursday 20 December at 7.00pm.
Thursday 20 December
Advent Reconciliation Day
On Saturday 22 December there will be the usual Advent reconciliation day. It is always a very simple and reflective day in which we celebrate the Mercy of God. All are welcome to attend. The day will be as follows:
12.noonReconciliation Service with Bishop Séamus
12.30pmIndividual Confessions until 4.00pm
4.00pmBenediction of the Blessed Sacrament
Saturday 22 December

Christmas Mass Times

Monday 24 December  (Christmas Eve) 

10.00am Mass 

8.00pm First Mass of Christmas

Tuesday 25 December ( Christmas Day)

Mass at 8.00am & 10.00am 

Wednesday 26 December (Boxing Day)

Mass at 12.05

 

MERCY PROJECT
Thank you to everyone who has supported the work of the Mercy Project so far. We are at a very exciting stage in our development and are looking to start our work in January. But to do that we need your help. We are looking for volunteers who can offer any skills or time they may have.

We shall also be holding an open evening for everyone to come along and see the Hub and find out more information on Wednesday 9th January from 6.00 - 8.00 pm.

If you are interested in volunteering or would like some more information please contact Joe Kirwin.
Telephone: 07904881430 or email: Joe.Kirwin@TheMercyProject.org.uk

Wednesday 9th January