Article: Lessons from Mary

Newry Cathedral News

Mary had faith In a world where we look for the rationale explanation foreverything, faith is often forgotten about. In Luke 1:35 it tells us, “The holy one to be born will be called the Son of God”. Mary must have been bewildered by this but she believed the angel and humbly responded to him, “I am the Lord’s servant. …

Pastoral message from Archbishop Eamon Martin

Newry Cathedral News

On Saturday 16th October, Archbishop Eamon Martin celebrated the 6.00pm Mass in Newry Cathedral to commence the liturgical journey of the Diocese of Dromore for the Synodal Pathway. During the Mass, the Archbishop read a pastoral letter to the people of Dromore. Click here to download a copy of the pastoral letter.

St. Pio’s Prayer Group – Thursdays 7pm

Newry Cathedral News

St. Pio’s Prayer Group will meet now in St. Marys Church, Newry, Every Thursday evening at 7.00pm to Pray the Novena from Thursday 14th October 2021. There will be benediction once a month. Anyone who would like to join us, a perpetual prayer list will be available for people to add names of the sick they wish to be prayed …

Sacraments Dates for 2022

Newry Cathedral News

The dates for Confirmation, First Holy Communion and First Confession in Newry Parish in 2022 are now available. Click here to download a PDF timetable of dates.

Article: Mary – Mother of Mercy 

Newry Cathedral News

In the Gospel of St. John 2:1-11, the story of the wedding in Cana of Galilee is told. Mary was there with her son Jesus and several disciples. When the wine ran out, Mary pointed this out to her son and Jesus turned the water into wine. It is probably one of the best-known miracles and is a popular Gospel reading …

Newry Parish Youth Forum – An invitation to make your voice heard

Newry Cathedral News

Newry Cathedral Parish invites young adults between the ages of 18 and 30 to help form and assist in leading a Youth Forum which aims to ask the questions and provide answers for what young adults want and need in their spiritual lives today For more, or to get involved, contact us at youthministry@newrycathedralparish.org and join in the discussion on …

Marian Shrines and apparitions – A renewal in the faith of our youth

Newry Cathedral News

The most famous Marian apparition in Irish history was140 years ago in the small Mayo village of Knock when a girl witnessed three life-sized figures standing by the gable of the church grounds. About 1.5million people visit the shrine at Knock every year. Pope Francis has elevated the National Sanctuary of Our Lady of Knock to the status of an …

Statement: Dromore Redress Scheme

Newry Cathedral News

Press statement The Diocese of Dromore apologises unreservedly for the hurt and damage caused to victims and survivors of any priest or church representative acting under its authority. The Diocese of Dromore finds such behaviour towards children and vulnerable people abhorrent, inexcusable and indefensible. The Diocese of Dromore is initiating a Redress Scheme for victims of sexual abuse by priests …

Article: Our Lady – I know she is always there

Newry Cathedral News

October celebrates the Feast of Our Lady of the Rosary (October 7). The best way to celebrate the month is, of course, to pray the Rosary. If you are like me, brought up in a Catholic, Irish family the Rosary has always been an integral part of my religion and upbringing. Perhaps this has been instilled by the famous words …

Consultation Report: City Regeneration Scheme

Newry Cathedral News

Newry Mourne and Down Council has published the report on the consultation relating to the Newry City Regeneration Scheme. The consultation was conducted between March and May of this year and the results are only being shared for the first time now. The actual report begins at page 27 of the document you’ll find via the link below. We encourage …