AFTERNOONS of REFLECTION for ADVENT
Afternoons of Reflection for Advent will continue this Monday, 16th December in Cathedral House. There will be some time to look at ‘The God who speaks through the Prophets’ and reflect on the joys of this Season and of Christmastime which is its fulfilment.
CAROLS AT CENTRAL STATION
St Mary’s Cathedral Choir will sing carols in the Central Station portico from 1pm Sunday, 15th December. Everyone is welcome to come and sing along.
Songbirds are a group of very talented young women singers from some of our parishes, who travel with our Youth Section to help our ‘assisted pilgrims’ on the Diocesan Pilgrimage to Lourdes. They will perform a concert in the Cathedral at 7.00pm on Tuesday, 17th December . Tickets cost £5.00 - please do come and support them. All proceeds to the Lourdes Youth Fund.
DIOCESAN MASS FOR SICK AND RETIRED PRIESTS
Bishop Robert will celebrate Mass with the Sick and Retired priests of the Diocese this Thursday, 19th December at 12.05pm. The Closter Café will be closed for the day.
CAROLS BY CANDLELIGHT
The Cathedral Carol Service will take place on Thursday, 19th December at 7.00pm.
SERVICE OF RECONCILIATION
A Service of Reconciliation for Advent, presided over by Bishop Robert will take place on Saturday, 21st December at 10.30am in the Cathedral.
Mass for the Filipino Community will be celebrated in the Cathedral at 5.00pm on Saturday, 21st December, followed by refreshments. Calling all Filipinos to celebrate Christmas according to their tradition (Simbang Gabi). Please all bring items for a shared table.
BLUE CHRISTMAS SERVICE
Blue Christmas Service - A time to be with others and to hear words of comfort and encouragement from the God Who Speaks to us in our troubles.
Sunday 22 December St Mary’s Cathedral, Newcastle 3pm
CHRISTMAS MASS TIMES
Christmas Eve St Dominic’s - 5.00pm
Christmas Day Cathedral - 8.00am and 10.00am
St Dominic’s 10.00am