Thought from Fr. Colm - 13th December

We move to St. Leonard's, as usual, for the Christmas Masses. It is a great coming together of the parish to celebrate as ONE parish. We don't often get that opportunity, so please feel more than welcome to join us. The group of workers are always looking for extra help. The more support we get, the easier for those who usually carry the can each year. It also makes it easier to get home for family celebrations.

We can simply leave everything at St. Godric's after the Christmas Day Mass, which can be sorted at some later stage. I have already confirmed that we do this so that we can all get home quickly - if we so wish. The usual wonderful show of hands for putting chairs back would be much appreciated too.

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.

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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

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