Mass times for The Solemnity of the Assumption

Newry Cathedral News

Tuesday 15th August (Feast of the Assumption) A Holy Day of Obligation Cathedral: 8.30am, 10.30am & 1.15pm St. Mary’s:  7.00pm St. Catherine’s: 7.30am, 11.00am & 7.30pm

World Meeting of Families Launch, Knock 21st August

Newry Cathedral News

The organisers of the World Meeting of Families invite you and all your family to come along to the launch of the one-year programme of preparation for World Meeting of Families 2018, which will take place at the Knock Shrine, County Mayo, on Monday 21st August 2017 on the Anniversary of the Apparition of Our Lady in Knock. This day of celebration …

Relic of St. Teresa of Calcutta Homecoming Mass

Newry Cathedral News

The Relic of St. Teresa of Calcutta (Mother Teresa) will return from its tour of the cathedrals of Ireland to its new, permanent home in Newry Cathedral on Friday 11th August with the celebration of Mass at 7.30pm. The tour is organised by The Knights of St. Columbanus and the Associate Knights. The Relic will arrive in procession at 7.20pm …

Summer Scheme Success

Newry Cathedral News

On behalf of Parish Youth Leaders we would like to say a huge ‘Thank-you’ to all those who participated in the Parish Summer Camp.  We had a truly memorable and inspiring week; filled with lots of fun and laughter, our faith was nourished and special friendships formed. Activities included: Fitness Freddie; craft; Dance Academy; African drumming; cake decorating; puppet making …

Spiritual Direction Guidance & Counselling

Newry Cathedral News

From time to time each one of us has questions about faith, spiritual wellbeing, prayer, doubts, uncertainties, relationship with God. We often ask, ‘Where is God in my pain?’ How can I reach God? How do I pray?’ Spiritual Direction provides a safe space and professional support helping us to deal with these questions and experiences. Within this space we …

Greatest humanitarian crisis since WWII – National Collection this weekend

Newry Cathedral News

The Irish Catholic Bishops’ Conference has announced today that special collections at all Masses will take place across Ireland on the weekend of 22 and 23 July to fund life-saving aid for people currently affected by the devastating hunger crisis in east-Africa.  The money raised will be donated to Trócaire, the overseas development agency of the Catholic Church in Ireland, …

World Meeting of Families 2018: Representative family wanted

Newry Cathedral News

The World Meeting of Families (WMOF) will take place in Dublin on 21-26 August 2018. The national launch of the event will take place in Knock on 21st August this year at the 3.00 pm Mass. Dioceses have been invited to nominate a family that would represent it at the ceremonies (not necessarily in a speaking role). The family could …

Newry Parish Summer Camp for P4-7

Newry Cathedral News

Newry Parish Youth Leaders are pleased to offer our annual Summer Camp. Venue:               Newry Parish Centre, 39-41 The Mall, Newry Date:                  Monday 24th – Friday 28th July. Time:                  10.30 am to 2.30 pm Cost:                   £20 per child Age:                    P4-P7 Activities include: Fitness Freddie; art; jumping clay; African drumming; music; dance; a puppet show with the opportunity to …

Statement from Bishop John McAreavey

Newry Cathedral News

Report on the meeting of a Strategic Planning Group On Friday, 23rd June I met a group of lay men and women from around the diocese, as well as a number of priests and a deacon of the diocese. I have asked them to reflect on the current state of personnel and organisation in our parishes and to propose solutions. …