Midnight Memory Walk 2021

Newry Cathedral News

Southern Area Hospice Services invite you, your family and friends to join their 13th annual Midnight Memory Walk. Remember a loved one on Saturday 2nd October from St. Colman’s College. There is also an option for you to complete your own memory walk at a time that suits you. Full details and registration at www.southernareahospiceservices.org/midnight-memony-walk

Fr. Callum Young appointed to Newry

Newry Cathedral News

Fr. Callum Young (on part-time loan from the Archdiocese of Armagh) has been appointed part-time Curate of the Parishes of Newry and Saval (Thursday, Friday, Saturday, Sunday). This appointment is in conjunction with his appointment as Assistant to the Rector at Redemptoris Mater Archdiocesan Seminary, Dundalk. May Fr. Callum have many happy years with us in the parishes of Newry …

Grace & Growth series – October

Newry Cathedral News

Continuing on with our Grace & Growth series, 29th Sept will be a very interesting session looking at Genesis 1; Creationism vs. Evolution. Continues 6th, 13th and 20th October. All at 7.30pm on Zoom. Why not join us for an interesting outlook and discussion. Email Fred at fhollowood@gmail.com for the login details.

Events for Our Lady in October

Newry Cathedral News

On Saturday October 9th at 2pm, The Hail Holy Queen Conference will be on Radio Maria Ireland . Guest speakers include Bishop John Keenan, Dr. Patrick Kenny, Fr. Gerry McCloskey, and Dr. Blythe Kaufman. On the following day, Sunday Oct 10th at 2.30pm, the Coastal Rosary will take place. Join people from around Ireland to pray the Rosary for Life …

Article: ‘Greetings’

Newry Cathedral News

In Primary 6 in St Patrick’s Primary School in ‘The Meadow’ in Mr McGuigan’s class we had a brief lesson one morning from Mr Cranney – the school principal. He explained to the 30 odd youngsters in the room how the greeting Hello was derived from the Roman greeting ‘Hail You.’ Isn’t it wonderful how certain facts stored away in …

Video: Liturgy for new school year with Malachi Cush

Newry Cathedral News

Enjoy this special liturgy for the start of the new school year for schools in the Diocese of Dromore and the Archdiocese of Armagh. With students and staff from schools in Dromore and Armagh with Bishop Michael Router (Auxiliary Bishop of Armagh) and Malachi Cush, accompanied by students from St. Patrick’s Primary School, Dungannon.

Video: The Permanent Diaconate Explained

Newry Cathedral News

Would you like to know more about the Permanent Diaconate? In this video, Bishop Michael Router, Father Brian White, Deacon Kevin Divine, Deacon Paul Mallon, Deacon Tony Hughes, Deacon Martin Barlow, and his wife Ursula, Deacon John Taaffe and Dr Eunan McCreesh (Candidate for the Permanent Diaconate) answer some of your questions about the Diaconate in Dromore Diocese and the …

Grace & Growth through scripture

Newry Cathedral News

Among the many images of God in scripture, we have chosen four images for our evening session at 7.30pm on 22nd Sept. As we look at each of these, we want to focus on our relationship to the reality behind the image. If you would like to participate please contact Fred on the email address below;Fred@newrycathedralparish.org

Article: Moving to a Missionary Discipleship in a post pandemic world

Newry Cathedral News

Post- pandemic, we to need to focus on rebuilding our parish but with many of the lessons from the last 2 years paramount in our thinking. We cannot go on or back the same way as we have come. Our Parish will need to evolve to take account of both the technological and societal changes that are now commonplace features …

Article: A sense of service

Newry Cathedral News

What gives some people a sense of service? This thought struck me this week on hearing of the death of Pat Hume (widow of the late John Hume). She was someone who committed so much of her life to serving people in her community as well as society at large. Being of service means that you have chosen to engage …