The Parish of the Durham Martyrs

Lord of life, bless and guide the people living in

Next Events
21st February

Youth 2000 Retreat

Friday 21st February 4:00pm 


22nd February

Big Brew Coffee Morning

Saturday 22nd February 10:30 am 

St Joseph's Church

“Christ chose to be born and grow up in the bosom of the holy family of Joseph and Mary. The Church is nothing other than “the family of God."

Catechism of the Catholic Church

Parish Walk

Saturday 22nd February 10:30 am 

Durham Riverbank

Lenten Services.JPG
Cruets, decanter and ciborium

You can view our regular Mass and Service times for each of our three Mass Centres by visiting the link below

Youth Ministry logo Durham martyrs.jpg

You can learn more about the Parish Youth Ministry by visiting the link below 


You can learn more about the wide variety of groups within our Parish here.

We now move into the lovely Season of Lent, which begins next Wednesday (Ash). Do keep an eye to the events in the parish, such as Friday soup, which support various groups within the parish. Mass times and confession times. Reconciliation Services (First Holy Communion and Partnership). Exposition is as usual at St Godric’s, and perhaps Lent affords an opportunity to spend some time in silence before the Blessed Sacrament. It is always very supportive to have others quietly present with you in prayer. You’d be surprised at how helpful this is. Words unnecessary. Just presence.

Follow us on Social Media
  • Facebook
  • Twitter
  • Instagram
  • @DMyouth
About Us 

The parish of the Durham Martyrs incorporates the Catholic churches of Our Lady of Mercy and St Godric, St Bede and St Joseph in Durham City. We are part of the Finchale Partnership and based within the Diocese of Hexham and Newcastle.


St. Bede,

St Godric's RC Primary School, Carrhouse Drive,


DH1 5LZ 

Our Lady of Mercy and St Godric

Castle Chare

St Joseph

Mill Lane

Subscribe to the bulletin

0191 384 38 10 

© 2020  by the Parish of the Durham Martyrs. Proudly created with