Extension of temporary closure

Newry Cathedral News

The Northern Catholic Bishops have decided that, until 5th March (but subject to ongoing review), the celebration of the Eucharist and other liturgies should continue to take place without the physical presence of the faithful. Marriage, funeral, baptismal liturgies and drive-in services may continue (subject to strict safety guidelines and regulations). Full statement here: https://bit.ly/366MaVz “We once more make this …

Faith development opportunities

Newry Cathedral News

Grace & Growth through the Scripture Join in this exciting programme via zoom each Wednesday evening at 7.30pm.  To receive an invitation to join this programme, email Fred and he will send you an invitation.  His email address is: fred@newrycathedralparish.org Lectio Divina Develop your faith: Lectio Divina, (Sacred Reading) is a flexible and easy way to pray, dating back to the early monastic …

Youth Space for year 13 and 14 students

Newry Cathedral News

Youth Space: fun, faith and friendship for year 13 and 14 students all from the safety of your own home. Every Monday for eight weeks, starting Monday 1st February at 7.30pm. Do you know someone who might be interested? Please share this with them.

Catholic Schools Week

Newry Cathedral News

CATHOLIC SCHOOLS’ WEEK – 24TH – 31ST JANUARY Our Catholic Schools are communities of Faith and Resilience.  The annual Mass for the schools of the diocese is unable to take place this year because of the lockdown.  The theme for prayer each day of this week is as follows: Monday: Catholic Schools: Communities of Faith and Resilience – Faith Tuesday: Catholic Schools: Communities of Faith …

Parish Office Closure

Newry Cathedral News

Due to the Covid-19 Virus we have had to take the advice of theHSC ‒ Public Health Agency ‒ and close the Parish Office. The Parish Office telephones will be manned at all times for sick calls, Mass booking and general enquires. The telephone number: Is 028 30262586 The Parish email address is: office@newrycathedralparish.org There is a postbox on the …

Work at St. Mary’s Cemetery

Newry Cathedral News

Work is on-going in the cemetery to try and avoid the flooding of graves which took place last winter. A number of drains are being placed in the graveyard, in the hope that the excess water will be taken away. Can I appeal to parishioners to put debris taken off graves in the bins provided or better still take it …

Temporary suspension of in-person attendance at Mass

Newry Cathedral News

For a limited period (from midnight on Thursday 7 January until Friday 5th March, 2021), subject to ongoing review), the celebration of the Eucharist and other liturgies should take place without the physical presence of the faithful – with the exception of marriage, funeral, baptismal liturgies and drive-in services (subject to regulations).  Arrangements for recording and/or livestreaming, and makingindividual visits for …

Carol Service Videos

Newry Cathedral News

Did you miss our online carol service? You can watch it anytime you like on the parish YouTube channel. See below. We’ve had to upload the Gospel reading separately because there was a sound issue during the broadcast. View directly on YouTube for a list of clickable chapters so that you can skip directly to your favourites.

Advent Message from Archbishop Eamon

Newry Cathedral News

Dear brothers and sisters in the Diocese of Dromore, Preparations are now well under way across the diocese for the celebration of Christmas – albeit in a very different context this year.  I extend my sincere gratitude to priests, parish teams and helpers who are planning to ensure that our churches are as safe as possible for people to confidently assemble …