Youth Groups

Signpost  is a youth event for pupils in School Year 5 and above including a shared meal. Younger children, accompanied by parents, are also welcome. There will be music, activities and food. We will meet in the Jubilee Room at St Joseph’s  and the group will run from 5:00pm - 6:30pm

Upcoming Sessions

Please check the Parish Bulletin for when the next group is. 

Frontier  is for School years 9+ on Wednesdays from 7 - 9pm  in the Jubilee Room at St Joseph's . £1.50 entry (includes a meal). We have added an open revision session from 6-7pm (before the group itself) where you can bring homework, revision and work individually or in small groups. 

Upcoming Sessions

Please check the Parish Bulletin for when the next group is. 

We are starting a monthly Parish film night where parishioners are invited to come along and watch a film followed by a time of discussion (suggested donateion £2). In order to be able to watch the film and have a discussion time the film’s nights will run from 6pm - 9pm (with an early finish for shorter films). We would love to provide food as part of the evening so. If you would be willing to cook/contribute to a shared meal please do get in touch.


The films will be shown in the Jubilee Room at St Joseph’s,  and will be held on the following dates:


Friday 28th February


Friday 27th March


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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