Events for Advent in Newry Parish

Newry Cathedral News

Schools’ Singing Programme: A special Advent Mass will take place in Newry Cathedral on Wednesday 13th December at 10.30am.

P6 children from St Ronan’s Primary, St Clare’s Abbey Primary, St Patrick’s Primary, St Colman’s Primary Saval, St Malachy’s Primary Camlough, St Joseph’s Primary Bessbrook, St Malachy’s Primary Carnagat and St Joseph’s Convent Primary will provide the music for this special Mass. Parishioners and friends/family of the children involved are encouraged to attend, however, please be aware that a large section of the middle pews will be reserved seating for the children who will be singing. There will be a collection at the end of the Mass to support the ongoing and valuable work of the Schools’ Singing Programme.


Thursday 14th December 2023 at 7.30pm In the Cathedral. Free Admission.

Glenvale Crib

The sisters of St Clare invite EVERYONE to join them on Sunday December 17th at 3.00pm in the Convent Chapel. There will be a short CAROL SERVICE, during which the Children from
St Colman’s School will lead us in the singing and Help us to assemble the Christmas Crib.

Christmas Carols by Candlelight at the Cathedral.

Join us at 7.30pm on Thursday 21st December for a traditional evening of carols and readings as we take time out from all the busyness and prepare our hearts for Christmas. Join the harmonious voices of the choirs of Newry parish and your fellow parishioners and let the uplifting atmosphere fill you with hope. Savour the beautiful setting and acoustics of the Cathedral of St Patrick and St Colman. Mark your calendars and invite your loved ones to this memorable evening filled with music, community, and the true meaning of Christmas. A reception hosted by the Parish Pastoral Council will be held in the Parish Centre on the Mall following the Carol Service. Please join us for these festivities.