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Papal Letter to the People of God

The letter of the Holy Father Pope Francis to the people of God, referenced in last weekend’s pastoral letter from Bishop Séamus is available for viewing on the Vatican website. Bishop Séamus encourages all members of the diocese to ‘read

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Heritage Open Days – St Godric’s Church Open

A Catholic church named after a pirate? One of Durham’s hidden gems is open for the Heritage Open Days 6th – 9th and 13th – 15th September, 11.00 am – 1.30 pm and 3.30 – 5.00 pm with Exposition of

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15th August – Holy Day of Obligation

This Wednesday, 15th August is the Solemnity of the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary – a holy day of obligation. Holy Mass will be celebrated in the parish at 10 am at St Godric’s and 7 pm at St

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Saturday Night Vigil – St Joseph’s

Thank you for all of your responses to the review of Saturday evening Mass times at St. Joseph’s. There was overwhelming agreement for the change to 5.00pm, including a lot of heartfelt support from the St. Joseph’s congregation for those

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29th June – Holy Day of Obligation

This Friday, 29th June, is the Solemnity of Ss. Peter and Paul, a Holy Day of Obligation. Holy Mass will be celebrated at the following times: Thursday 28th June St Cuthbert’s: 7.00 pm Vigil Mass Friday 29th June St Bede’s

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Parish Council AGM

Notice is hereby given that the Annual General Meeting of the Parish Council will be held on Tuesday 17thJuly at 7.30 pm in the Don Bosco room at St Joseph’s. Any Parishioner wishing to propose amendments to the constitution must forward these

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Parish 5th Anniversary Celebration

The fifth birthday of our Parish will be celebrated on Thursday 21st June with a special Mass at 7pm in St. Godric’s Church. The specially composed Mass of the Durham Martyrs will be sung. The Mass will be followed by

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June Parish Walk: Share the Journey

The June parish walk will dedicated to ‘Share the Journey’ a global campaign launched by Pope Francis to stand up for the rights of refugees and migrants. The aim of the campaign is to walk 24,901 miles – the distance

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Thursday 10th May – Holy Day of Obligation

Following the decision of the Bishops of England and Wales to restore Ascension Day back to the Thursday, Holy Mass will be celebrated at 10am at St Godric’s and at 7pm at St Joseph’s. Furthermore, our friends at St Cuthbert’s

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Parish Walking Group

The Parish walking group is continuing to hold its monthly walks throughout the coming year. The plan is as follows:

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