Videos: Easter 2019

Newry Cathedral News

Chrism Mass On Holy Thursday morning the bishop, joined by the priests of the diocese, gathers at the Cathedral to celebrate the Chrism Mass. During the Mass, the bishop blesses three oils — the oil of catechumens, the oil of the sick and holy Chrism which will be used in the administration of the sacraments throughout the year. Principal celebrant: …

Letter from Archbishop Eamon Martin

Newry Cathedral News

Dear brothers and sisters in the Diocese of Dromore, Last year, on Monday of Holy Week (26/3/2018), following the resignation of Bishop John McAreavey, Pope Francis appointed Bishop Philip Boyce OCD, as the Apostolic Administrator of the diocese of Dromore. One year on from that announcement, the Holy Father has asked me to take over the role of Apostolic Administrator …

Mass times for Easter and Easter week

Newry Cathedral News

Holy Saturday There will be no 6pm vigil Mass in the cathedral. Easter Vigil of the resurrection of The Lord at 9pm in the Cathedral and St. Catherine’s. Easter Sunday Normal Sunday Mass times except there will be no 5.30PM Mass in the Cathedral on Easter Sunday. Easter week There will be no 8.30AM Mass in the Cathedral from Monday 22nd …

Confessions for Holy Week

Newry Cathedral News

Tuesday 16th April Cathedral: After 10.30am Mass ‒ 12noon St. Catherine’s: After the 11.00am Mass Wednesday 17th April Cathedral: After 10.30am Mass ‒ 12noon St. Catherine’s: After 11.00am Mass Good Friday 19th April St. Catherine’s: After 3pm Stations of the Cross Saturday 20th April Cathedral: 11.00am ‒ 12.30pm St. Catherine’s: 11.30am ‒ 1.00pm & 3.00pm ‒ 4.30pm  

Services for Holy Week

Newry Cathedral News

Click here for Confession times for Holy Week EASTER TRIDUUM HOLY THURSDAY CHRISM MASS 10.30am in the Cathedral St. Colman’s College Choir will sing. EVENING MASS OF THE LORD’S SUPPER Newry Cathedral: 7.30pm Please note for Holy Thursday, Parish Clergy will celebrate together in the Cathedral only. St. Catherine’s: 5.30pm: Children’s Mass with washing of feet. – 7.30pm: Mass of Lords’ …

Support for bereaved parents

Newry Cathedral News

Anam Cara Armagh, the organisation that supports bereaved parents, is holding a Parent Evening for bereaved parents on Wednesday 27th of March at 7:20pm in the Armagh City Hotel, Armagh, BT60 4FR. This event is free and open to all bereaved parents regardless of the age your child died, the circumstances of their death, or whether their death was recent …

Benedictine Monks – Easter Triduum Retreat

Newry Cathedral News

The Benedictine Monks, Rostrevor, invite men (18-40) to an Easter Triduum Retreat from Holy Thursday 18th April until Sunday 20th April 2019. Take time to reflect. Examine your life and consider your call. If interested, please contact: Fr Thierry: benedictinemonks@btinternet.com Facebook: Benedictine Monks Rostrevor / Twitter: @rostrevormonks

Notice: Anniversary Requests

Newry Cathedral News

All Anniversaries & Month’s Minds Masses should be left in the Parish Office no later than 12 noon on the Thursday of the week before the Annivesary is due to be remembered, this includes Saturday Anniversaries. You can leave anniversaries in as early as you wish, but anniversaries left in after this time are considered late, and therefore there is …

Mass times for Saint Patrick’s Day

Newry Cathedral News

Mass times for Saint Patrick’s day are as per the normal Sunday schedule. A collection for the support Conradh na Gaelilge will be held outside all Masses in our parish on St. Patrick’s Day. Please note that the bulletin contains errors and the correct Mass times are as below. Newry Cathedral: Saturday 16th March ‒ 6.00pm (Vigil Mass) Sunday 17th March …

Stations of the Cross during Lent

Newry Cathedral News

The season of Lent is the foundation of our preparation for the great feast of Easter. Lent gives us time to turn our thoughts towards renewal in prayer, self-denial, penance and care for those in need. Please join us in praying the Stations of the Cross. Stations on Friday The Stations of the Cross will be recited after the 10.30am …