Upcoming Baptisms within the Parish

Before your child(ren) can be baptised in the parish it is necessary to complete the Parish Baptism Programme  

It has been agreed that the Baptism Programme can re-commence over the coming months. We had to cancel the Programme arranged for March, owing to the pandemic, which was disappointing for the 10 families who had signed up for it. Mrs. Christine Coxon will be contacting these families to explain how we propose to offer the Programme in accordance with the current restrictions and Public Health and Safety Guidelines. If you would like to register for the Programme, please contact the parish secretary in the first instance, and she will send you a Registration Form.

Upcoming Baptisms 
Information to follow as available
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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