Free Guided Tours of Newry Cathedral

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From an outlawed faith community worshiping secretly in the wilderness to the builders of a magnificent cathedral. 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 …

Bring flowers of the fairest – Newry Cathedral May Altar

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“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. Again this year, the parish is inviting the faithful to bring flowers to the Cathedral during the month of May, to decorate Our Lady’s altar. We …

Videos: Easter 2019

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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

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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 …

Important: Safeguarding Awareness

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As part of the new Safeguarding Process, new Safeguarding Awareness sessions were introduced in 2018 and all volunteers in the Parish are required to undertake these new sessions. This process will ensure that all volunteers in the parish are fully briefed on the new procedures and also enable us, the safeguarding leaders to compile an accurate list of those active …

Cemetery Masses 2019

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Blessing of Graves St. Mary’s Cemetery 3.00pm, Sunday 5th May Blessing of Graves Monkshill Cemetery 3.00pm, Sunday 12th May

Change to Parish Office Opening Hours

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From Monday 14th January 2019 the Parish Office opening hours will be 9.00am ‒ 2.00pm until further notice. A Priest is always available by telephone 028 302 62586. Sorry for any inconvenience.

Visiting the sick

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It has been the custom of the Priests of the Parish to bring Holy Communion to those who are confined to their homes due to illness at the First Friday of every month. What will happen from the month of February is that each Priest will have a week each month to attend those on his sick and housebound list. …

School Open Days

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ST. MARY’S HIGH SCHOOL, NEWRY The Principal, Staff & Students cordially invite Transfer pupils and their parent(s) to OPEN NIGHT on Thursday 17th January 2019. The Principal’s Address will commence at 7.00pm followed by a tour of the school. We would also welcome any student who would be interested in enrolling for the wide range of Academic & Vocational subjects …