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Visit of the Pilgrim Statue of Our Lady of Fatima

Next weekend, Saturday 16th and Sunday 17th September, as part of the preparations for the centenary of the apparitions of Our Lady at Fatima the National Pilgrim Virgin Statue and relics of Ss. Francisco and Jacinta will be visiting St

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Job Vacancy: Youth Ministry Co-ordinator

The Diocese of Hexham and Newcastle requires a full-time Youth Ministry Co-ordinator in the Catholic Parish of Durham Martyrs. The parish lies in the centre of Durham city and is composed of three church centres, St Joseph’s in Gilesgate, Our

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Parish Council Minutes – July 2017

The minutes of the July 2017 Parish Council meeting are located below:

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15th August 17 – Holy Day of Obligation

A reminder that next Tuesday, 15th August is the Solemnity of Ss. Peter and Paul, which is a holy day of obligation, Holy Mass will be offered in our parish at 10.00am at St. Godric’s Church. Holy Mass will also

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Partnership Development Meeting

On 23rd May 2017 the first meeting of our new partnership development group was held. The minutes can be seen below. For more information on our Partnership, please click here.

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Parish Council Minutes – May 2017

The minutes of the May 2017 Parish Council meeting are located below:

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Suspension of Exposition at St. Godric’s

In line with the ancient tradition of not exposing the Blessed Sacrament during the Sacred Paschal Triduum, there will be no exposition of the Blessed Sacrament at St. Godric’s from Maundy Thursday, it will resume at 3pm on Easter Sunday.

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Mini Triduum and Afternoon Tea

Our annual commemoration of the Triduum for the housebound members of our parish community will take place at 2pm at St Josephs on Wednesday of Holy Week (12th April). The SVP will be providing refreshments and transport for this function and

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Important Information for Gift Aiders

Increases in the personal Income Tax allowance, combined with changes announced in respect of the taxation of savings income, may have consequences on parishioners and their continuing ability to sign Gift Aid Declarations. From 6 April 2017 the standard personal

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Pilgrimage Walk from Finchale Priory to Durham Cathedral

Two members of the Confraternity of St. James will be walking part of the Camino Inglés in County Durham and would welcome anyone that would like to join them on their walk from Finchale Priory to Durham Cathedral. During the

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