Finchale Partnership

‘A partnership is a group of parishes agreeing to work together, to share resources, both human and material, to become stronger and better equipped for furthering the Kingdom of God.’

- Bishop Emeritus Séamus Cunningham

The Finchale Partnership consists of the parishes , SS Joseph, Patrick and Cuthbert, Coxhoe,St Cuthbert, Durham, St Michael, Esh Laude,St Patrick, Langley Moor, Our Lady Queen of Martyrs, Newhouse, St John Fisher, Sedgefield, St William, Trimdon, St Joseph, Ushaw Moor, and our parish of the Durham Martyrs. Our Partnership Dean is Fr. Andrew Downie from St Cuthbert's. 

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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 (Gilesgate) in Durham City. We are part of the Finchale Partnership and based within the Diocese of Hexham and Newcastle.

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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

Marjorie, the Parish Secretary's working hours are 8:30am -4:00pm Tues - Fri. If you email outside these hours you will receive a response when Marjorie is back in the office. 

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