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Canon Michael McCoy: RIP

Canon Michael McCoy: RIP

It is with a sense of deep shock and sadness that I have to inform you that Canon Michael McCoy died on Saturday 10th April 2021. This is a time of great grief for Canon Michael’s family, his friends, his parishioners and for our whole Diocese. I would ask you to pray...
Canon Michael McCoy: RIP

Lourdes Pilgrimage 2021

After much discussion, consultation and prayer, I regretfully have made the decision to cancel the official 2021 Hexham and Newcastle Diocesan Pilgrimage to Lourdes. I am deeply grateful to those who have supported and advised me during this process of...
Accueil Pilgrims account of the 2018 Pilgrimage

Accueil Pilgrims account of the 2018 Pilgrimage

2018 Pilgrimage to Lourdes, by assisted pilgrim, Christine Bryan My pilgrimage to Lourdes began, when the carer pushed me, into the taxi, together with my case and 3 bags. Linda had travelled from Bedlington, in 2 buses, to get me up, and ready. The driver drove me...
Safeguarding update

Safeguarding update

Two letters have been received recently from the National Catholic Safeguarding Commission and are given below.  The note below from the Diocesan Safeguarding Officer accompanied the letters … “There are two letters attached for your immediate...