Statement by Archbishop Eamon Martin

Newry Cathedral News

26. MAR, 2018 “Today Pope Francis has accepted the resignation of Bishop John McAreavey as Bishop of Dromore.  During this Holy Week my prayers are with the people, religious and clergy of Dromore and in particular with those who have been abused, and with all who are suffering because of abuse. “I wish to acknowledge Bishop McAreavey’s nineteen years of service …

BREAKING NEWS: Apostolic Administrator appointed

Newry Cathedral News

BREAKING NEWS: Pope Francis has appointed Bishop Philip Boyce, retired bishop of Raphoe, as the Apostolic Administrator of Dromore, while the bishop’s seat remains vacant. An Apostolic Administrator is a representative of the Pope and he has the authority to govern a diocese during the period of time between bishops. This appointment means that a Chrism Mass will now be …

World Meeting of Families Events

Newry Cathedral News

Conversations week 2 Week 2 of the World Meeting of Families series of Parish Conversations entitled, “The Christian Vision for The Family” Will take place in the Parish Centre, The Mall on Wednesday 7th March, at 7.30pm. All welcome. Rosary with Exposition of the Blessed Sacrament Rosary with Exposition of the Blessed Sacrament in St. Clare’s Convent, Ashgrove every Sunday …

Letter to People, Religious and Clergy of the Diocese.

Newry Cathedral News

Letter to People, Religious and Clergy of the Diocese. 2nd March 2018 Today I am writing my letter of resignation as Bishop of Dromore to Pope Francis. I do so with a heavy heart.  I wrestled with this decision over recent weeks; it was not an easy decision to take.  Following recent media coverage which has disturbed and upset many people, I decided …

Mass and Confession times for Christmas

Newry Cathedral News

CHRISTMAS MASSES IN NEWRY PARISH Newry Cathedral Christmas Eve 9pm (Carols 8.30pm), 12 midnight (Polish Mass) Christmas Day: 8.30am, 10.00am & 12 noon PLEASE NOTE: NO 5.30PM MASS IN THE CATHEDRAL ON CHRISTMAS EVE OR CHRISTMAS DAY.   St. Brigid’s Church Christmas Eve: 7.30pm ( Carols 7.00pm) Christmas Day: 9.30am (po polsku) & 11.30am (Mass in English)   St. Mary’s …

Blessing of Nativity Scenes: Weekend 16th/17th December

Newry Cathedral News

On the Gaudete Sunday (the third Sunday of Advent) Roman families gather with their Baby Jesus figurines at St Peter’s Square to have them blessed by Pope Francis. For the third year running, Newry Parish will aslo observe this beautiful tradition. Please bring your nativity scenes or Baby Jesus fugurines for a special blessing at the following Masses: ♣ Saturday …

Our Lady’s Grammar School Open Night – 5th December

Newry Cathedral News

Our Lady’s Grammar School, Chequer Hill, Newry The Open Night will take place on Tuesday 5th December 2017 from 7.15pm ‒ 10.00pm. The Principal’s Address will be at 7.30pm & 8.30pm respectively. Parents and P.7 girls will be very welcome to look around the school and talk to the teachers and pupils. Any prospective A Level Students who may be …

Rosary on the Coasts for Life and Faith – Sunday 26 November

Newry Cathedral News

Date and time: Sunday 26 November, 2.30PM Location: The Ramparts, Warrenpoint Road, Newry. (GPS 54.111297, -6.279760) What to bring: Please bring your rosary, if you have one, and click to download the Prayer Programme and Hymn sheet, if you can, and bring them with you to your chosen location. You may also wish to bring a Miraculous medal. Learn more: www.coastalrosaryireland.ie Background: Over the last …

Newry Cathedral receives TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence

Newry Cathedral News

Newry Cathedral has received a TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence. Now in its seventh year, the achievement celebrates visitor attractions that have earned great traveller reviews on TripAdvisor over the past year. Certificate of Excellence recipients include restaurants, accommodations and attractions located all over the world that have continually delivered a quality customer experience. Expert volunteer guides have been leading free guided tours of …