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 …

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. …

Press Release: Golden Jubilee of Canon Michael Hackett

Newry Cathedral Press

Newry Cathedral Parish Newry Parish Office 38-40 Hill Street Co. Down Newry BT34 1AT   PRESS RELEASE Dromore Priest Celebrates Fiftieth Anniversary of Ordination Newry, June 18, 2017:  A Mass of thanksgiving was celebrated at The Cathedral of Ss Patrick and Colman, Newry, on Sunday, 18th June, at 12 noon to mark the Golden Jubilee of Canon Michael Hackett’s Ordination. …

Guided Tours of Newry Cathedral

Newry Cathedral News

From an outlawed faith community worshiping secretly in the wilderness to the builders of a magnificent temple, from a swamp near the riverside to a majestic gothic edifice, from Newry architects and craftsmen to continental artisans, the almost 200-year story of Newry Cathedral is full of surprises. Join our experts for a 90-minute tour of the cathedral to hear the …

DIOCESAN PASTORAL COUNCIL

Newry Cathedral News

Bishop McAreavey wishes to establish a Diocesan Pastoral Council and has invited Newry Pastoral Area to nominate three members. Anyone wishing to be considered for a place on the Council is invited to complete an expression of interest form which may be obtained from the Parish Office. Completed forms should be returned in a sealed envelope to the Administrator by …

Veritas: Newry’s Church-Owned Religious Shop

Newry Cathedral News

Did you know: Veritas in Newry, on The Mall is owned by the Irish Catholic Bishops’ Conference? As Ireland’s leading religious publisher and retailer, Veritas’ primary function is to serve the needs of the Irish Church. By shopping at Veritas, you are supporting your parish and your church. Visit the Veritas in Newry Facebook page. Veritas Newry 40-41 The Mall …

St Mary’s Church – hidden gems of workmanship

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St Mary’s Church – hidden gems of workmanship in days long gone By Paul McCormack As you pass St Mary’s Church you can see the daily advances made as the renovations continue and the workmen toil towards the completion of the work on the ‘Old Church.’ With the old plaster removed and the external walls stripped bare, several interesting facts …