New: Feast of Mary, Mother of the Church, Monday 21st May

Newry Cathedral News

Celebration of the Feast of Mary, Mother of the Church Monday 21st May 2018. The Vatican announced, in March 2018, the decision of Pope Francis that the Church celebrate the Blessed Virgin Mary in her role as ‘Mother of the Church’. This feast has been added to the Church’s calendar and will be celebrated every year, on the Monday after …

Statement of Canon Francis Brown

Newry Cathedral News

Statement of Canon Francis Brown I have been informed by Bishop Philip Boyce, the Apostolic Administrator for the Diocese, that an allegation of an historic nature has been made against me. The details of the allegation have not so far been made known to either myself or The Diocese The complaint has been made recently and I understand that some …

Family Ramble – Sunday 27th May

Newry Cathedral News

Sunday 27th May – Join us for a short 5k walk around Newry, starting from Newry Parish Centre, The Mall. Registration from 12.45 pm in the Parish centre – £10 per family – £5 per adult This is a great way to join in the Spirit of the World Meeting of Families. You will meet other families and support our …

Guided tours of Newry Cathedral for 2018

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Guided tours Following the interest shown in the guided tours of the Cathedral over the past five years there will be a further series of guided tours of the Cathedral on the following dates. Wednesday 30th May 2018 – 7.00pm Wednesday 27th June 2018 – 2.00pm: Tuesday 10th July 2018 – 2.00pm Wednesday 25th July 2018 – 7pm Wednesday – …

Latest news: World Meeting of Families

Newry Cathedral News

Update as of Sunday 20th May 2018: WEEKLY COUNTDOWN to the WORLD MEETING OF FAMILIES (WMOF) August 21st ‒ 26th 2018. In just 107 Days from this date, Sunday 20th May 2018, POPE FRANCIS will arrive in Ireland to take part in the World Meeting of Families. The WMOF begins on Tuesday 21st August with a joint, all-Ireland celebration throughout the 26 …

Guided tours of Newry Cathedral

Newry Cathedral News

2018 GUIDED TOURS OF NEWRY CATHEDRAL Following the interest shown in the guided tours of the Cathedral over the past five years there will be a further series of guided tours of the Cathedral on the followingdates. Wednesday 30th May 2018 – 7.00pm: Wednesday 27thJune 2018 – 2.00pm: Tuesday 10th July 2018 – 2.00pm: Wednesday 25th July 2018 – 7pm: …

Attendance at the Final Mass: World Meeting of Families

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Bus to the WMOF Final Mass Sunday 26th August 2018 A bus will run from the Parish to the final Mass on Sunday 26th August 2018 at a cost of £10 per person, payable at booking. Bookings can be made in the Parish Office from Monday 30th April 2018. The bus booking does not include a ticket to the Mass. …

May Altar at Newry Cathedral

Newry Cathedral News

Bring flowers of the fairest – May Altar at Newry Cathedral “O Mary, we crown you with blossoms today, Queen of the Angels and Queen of the May.” May is a special time in the church calendar when we honour Mary, the mother of Jesus. This year, the parish is inviting the faithful to bring flowers to the cathedral during …

Dromore Youth Pilgrimage: 20th – 21st June

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Climb Croagh Patrick Are you in year 12, 13, or 14 or are you a young person aged over 18 who has just completed the JPII Award or helped/attended other Diocesan Programmes? Or do you know someone who is? Climb Croagh Patrick with Dromore Youth from Wednesday 20th to Thursday 21st June 2018. Join others on an Adventure of Faith: …