Video: A Special Performance

Newry Cathedral News

Salve rociera, performed during the nightly Newry Cathedral Parish Facebook Live broadcast by seminarians Juan Jesus Gonzalez and Callum Young to mark the last day of May 2020. Salve rociera or Salve a la Virgen del Rocío or Salve del olé is a famous Andalusian Catholic prayer song. The lyrics are written by Rafael de León (es) and the music …

Pentecost Message from Archbishop Eamon

Newry Cathedral News

Archbishop Eamon Martin offers a Pentecost message to Priests, Religious and Faithful during the Covid-19 Pandemic. He explains and lays out the hopes and plans for a return to liturgical gathering in the near future.

10.30am Webcam Mass

Newry Cathedral News

Please note that, in order to allow people to have uninterrupted access to the cathedral for private prayer, the weekday morning Mass (10.30am) has been moved to Saint Brigid’s Church (The Meadow Chapel). You can watch the Mass on the St. Brigid’s webcam. Click here to view.

Important: Cathedral Reopening

Newry Cathedral News

Newry Cathedral will reopen for private prayer only from 8.30am on Monday 25th May 2020. Please do not come to church if you have… Been identified as a person at high risk (clinically extremely vulnerable) or if you believe yourself to be vulnerable. Been categorised as at moderate risk (clinically vulnerable), including over 70s. Had confirmed or suspected Covid-19 with …

Statement on NI Executive Pathway to Recovery

Newry Cathedral News

The NI Executive has outlined a five-stage recovery plan for the phased easing of restrictions that had been placed upon movement and public gatherings in response to Covid-19. This phased recovery plan is to be cautiously welcomed by all as a sign of hope and progression in the midst of the coronavirus pandemic. We are able to take such steps …

Virtual Lourdes Pilgrimage 2020 12th – 17th May

Newry Cathedral News

As we are unable to visit Lourdes in May this year, the Executive has developed a virtual programme to help those who wish to join in prayer through the internet during the pilgrimage dates. The table below sets out the programme. Dromore Diocesan Lourdes Virtual Ceremonies 12th – 17th May 2020 Tue 12th May @ 7pm – Opening Mass of …

Fraudulent callers

Newry Cathedral News

The Diocese of Down and Connor has become aware of a fraudulent scam targeting vulnerable people within parishes and has shared this advisory. Unscrupulous individuals are calling with vulnerable people and offering to take their weekly parish envelopes to the Church and also offering to do their shopping but wanting cash up front. These fraudulent scams are criminal and have …

Celebration of Gratitude and Hope

Newry Cathedral News

St Patrick’s Cathedral, Armagh to present Celebration of Gratitude and Hope In response to the Covid – 19 Pandemic, Archbishop Eamon Martin will lead a special Celebration of Gratitude and Hope in St Patrick’s Cathedral, Armagh, on Sunday 10th May at 7.30pm. He will be joined on the evening by well-known and talented singers Karl McGuckin and Malachi Cush. It …