Ash Wednesday - 26th February

Ash Wednesday is a day of fasting and abstinence, or another act of self-denial and Ash Wednesday Masses and Distribution of Ashes in the parish will be as follows:

St. Godric's School - 9.30am

St. Godric's Church - 10.00am

St. Joseph's Church - 7.00pm

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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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