St Godric's

After the 9 am Sunday Mass at St Godric's we serve tea, coffee and soft drinks along with cakes and biscuits in the Narthex.  Donations are gratefully accepted. At the moment the volunteers work every five weeks, though of course, we would be delighted for any new members as that would extend the rota. Usually, there are two people on duty and after serving the drinks etc they do the clearing up and see to the washing of the crockery and returning everything to its correct place. Happy drinking!

St Joseph's

St Joseph's Hospitality Group is run by a rota of willing volunteers who serve refreshments after 11.00am Mass at the back of church.  If you come to Mass at St Joseph's feel free to stay behind afterwards for a chat over a cuppa. We are always looking for groups of 2 to join the rota, so if you are interested in helping out (and it is a great way to meet people) ask one of the team or get in touch with us via the Parish Secretary.

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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