Next Family Mass 13th January 2024

Newry Cathedral News

The next Family Mass will be celebrated in St. Brigid’s Church on Saturday 13th January.St. Patrick’s Primary School is preparing the readings and prayers of the Faithful for the Mass, and we encourage all parents to bring their children to this Mass.

Talk: From Poverty to Power – the Irish in New York

Newry Cathedral News

Monday 22nd January 2024: @7:30pm – Dromore Diocesan Historical Society will host an online lecture by Geoff Cobb entitled “From Poverty to Power: the Irish in New York”. We are delighted to welcome back our New York contributor, Geoff Cobb. Geoff, the author of four books on Brooklyn history, and a 2021 publication entitled, “The Irish in New York: Profiles …

Could you give a child a brighter future?

Newry Cathedral News

HSC NI Foster Care need more foster carers – can you help? HSC NI Foster Care are looking for generous people to open their hearts and homes to provide safe and nurturing foster homes for children and young people who are unable to live with their birth families.Every child and young person deserves to live in a stable and loving …

What does your cathedral mean to you?

Newry Cathedral News

2023 began with essential maintenance work being done to the Cathedral, costing £115,200.00. More work is needed, particularly the pointing on both side exterior walls to keep the damp out. The difficulty is that the damp is causing damage to the beautiful mosaic on the internal walls. At least three of the windows need maintenance to ensure that dampness is …

Young Adults Pilgrimage to Lourdes – 6th to 11th August 2024

Newry Cathedral News

Young Adults Pilgrimage to Lourdes – 6th to 11th August 2024 – we welcome 18 to 30 year olds – a great opportunity to the faith, spirit and fun of a Lourdes Pilgrimage, volunteer to help in Lourdes and grow in faith with other likeminded young people – for more information email your name and mobile number to Frances at …

Messages for Christmas

Newry Cathedral News

Message from the Administrator Christian symbols of the great Feast of Christmas are everywhere about us. Wreaths, bows, lights, carols, Santa Clauses, menus, cocktails, and more ‒ the greatest of these symbols, though, is none other than the Christmas tree. With its fragrant scent, twinkling lights, graceful form and grand décor, the Christmas tree transforms any room. The tree makes …

Pilgrimage to Lourdes for young people

Newry Cathedral News

Pilgrimage to Lourdes for young people – 18 – 25 year olds – 6th to the 11th August 2024 – Tuesday to Sunday – If interested and want to know more please forward your name and mobile number by email to youthdirector@dromorediocese.org – information will be forwarded to all – this will be a great opportunity to experience Lourdes and …

Mass and Confessions for Christmas

Newry Cathedral News

Confessions in Preparation for Christmas Wednesday 20th to Friday 22nd December inclusive, confessions after the 10.30am Mass in the Cathedral Thursday 21st December: 6.30pm ‒ 7.15pm, Confessions in the Cathedral before the Carol Service Saturday 23rd December Cathedral: 11.00am ‒ 12.30pm. St Catherine’s: 11.30am – 12.30pm and 4.00pm – 5.00pm Masses for Christmas Eve Masses for Christmas Day Please note: …

Donate a Poinsettia plant to decorate the Cathedral for Christmas

Newry Cathedral News

Back by popular demand: The cathedral looked magnificent last Christmas, adorned with poinsettia plants donated by parishioners. You are invited once again to buy a Poinsettia plant (these are inexpensive and widely available) and bring it along to the parish office (opposite Newry Cathedral) during office hours (9am ‒ 4pm Monday to Friday) or to the cathedral sacristy after Masses. …

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 …