St Joseph's Church

To view  more  photos please visit the St Joseph's Church Gallery

The current St. Joseph’s Church in Gilesgate was built in 1966 to cater for the growing population in the Gilesgate area of the city. The original Church was built on the current Mill Lane site in 1937. On Saturday Evenings a Sunday Vigil Mass is celebrated at 5:00pm and  a Morning Mass is celebrated at 11:00am on Sundays. Weekday services (Word and Communion or Holy Mass) take place throughout the week, please check the bulletin for this week’s service times.

For directions to St Joseph's please see here 

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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