"Afternoon Tea" in Holy Family Social Centre on Saturday 30th August. To book your
table, please ring 01325 469652 or email: firstname.lastname@example.org Further
details later in August.
Darlington Deanery - Day of Reflection for Extraordinary Ministers of Holy Communion.
' Behold what you are - become what you receive' led by Kathryn Turner, Head of Diocesan
Department for Spirituality on Saturday 27th September from 10.30am - 2.30pm in Holy
Family Parish Centre. (Refreshments from 10.00am). Please bring a packed lunch. Please
keep the day free so that all Ministers can attend as part of their commitment and
please confirm your attendance with Father David.
News from around the Diocese
Carmel Cycle Club - thank their sponsors on the Coast and Castles Ride. £2,277.06
was raised for St Teresa's Hospice. Thank you for your support.
Tea and Chat - in St Anne's Hall, Welbeck Avenue, on Tuesday afternoons from 1.00
- 3.00pm. You will be most welcome.
St Hilda's Diocesan Resource Centre -Information for meeting/conference rooms, volunteers
etc. is available on the posters at the back of Church.
Commemorations for World War I -To mark the centenary of the First World War and
remember all those who lost their lives in the conflict, the bishops of England and
Wales encourage the Catholic community to participate in local civic or ecumenical
celebrations. The following six key dates have been identified as part of the anniversary
4th August 2014 - the centenary of entry of the British Empire to the War.
25th April 2015 - the Gallipoli campaign.
31st May/1st June 2016 - the Battle of Jutland commemorating the war at sea.
1st July 2016 - the Battle of the Somme.
31st July 2017 - the start of the 3rd Battle of Ypres (Passchendaele).
11th November 2018 - Armistice Day
Catholic parishes are asked to mark these important anniversaries on the nearest
Sunday by offering Mass for all those who died and to pray for those currently serving
in the armed forces, and for peace.
Spiritus - an Ecumenical Day for the North East at Durham Cathedral on Saturday 6th
September from 10.00am - 4.00pm. Free admission. Workshops : Adults £10, under 18's
free. For further information, please see the noticeboard.
Catholic Certificate in Religious Studies (CCRS) -The Catholic Certificate in Religious
Studies is managed by the Board of Religious Studies on behalf of the Bishops' Conference
of England and Wales. The course seeks to ensure that participants have a basic understanding
of the central beliefs of the Catholic Faith. It is available for catechists, lay
leaders and other adults wishing to deepen their understanding of the Catholic faith
and Catholic education. The CCRS course programme is now available for 2014-15 and
is shown on the Diocese of Hexham and Newcastle website, www.edurcdhn.org.uk or by
contacting the Diocese of Hexham, Department for Education on 0191 243 3313. There
will be a free CCRS Information Evening taking place at St Cuthbert's House, West
Road, Newcastle upon Tyne NE15 7PY on Monday 15th September 2014 starting at 5.00pm
for anyone who would like to learn more about the programme. If anyone would like
to attend, please contact the Department for Education so they can register you for
Launch of the new Diocesan Confirmation Programme -For the past two years a group
of experienced catechists, RE specialists, priests, the Diocesan Education Service
and the Youth Ministry Team have been working on the new Diocesan Confirmation Programme,
'Come kindle in us the fire of your love', and their work is now nearing completion.
The Programme will be formally launched in three venues across the Diocese with invitations
to attend extended to all clergy and catechists. The venue and date as follows :
Please confirm your attendance by emailing email@example.com or by telephone
on 0191 243 3313 stating which parish you will be representing.
Tyneside Walsingham Association -There will be the Annual Mass for the Feast of
Our Lady of Walsingham at St Bede's Church, Jarrow on Wednesday 24th September at
7.00pm. Celebrant : Fr J Butters.
Youth Ministry Team National Youth Congress 2015 Flame Train -The Diocese has chartered
a train from Newcastle to London for the Flame Congress 2 on Saturday 7th March 2015.
There are only 540 seats on the train so first come, first served! The cost is £69pp
which includes return train and coach travel and event ticket. For more information
and to request a booking form, please visit the website : www.ymt.org
Tea and Coffee Morning
Tea and Coffee will be served in the
Parish Centre after Mass this
Last week's Coffee Morning raised
£27 for the Air Ambulance.
Next Week's Coffee Morning is for
Holy Family Parish Centre.
Day for Life - 27th July 2014 - www.dayforlife.org