Please see the Church Bulletin and Porch notice boards for further notices of events and dedications in our parish.

SACRAMENT OF RECONCILIATION: (Confession) is available after Mass on Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday and at other times by appointment.

EXPOSITION & ADORATION OF THE BLESSED SACRAMENT: will take place every Friday between the end of morning Mass and 1.00pm in the meeting room of the Parish Centre. Please add your name to the list in the porch confirming the period you plan to attend.

CHILDREN’S LITURGY: will begin on Sunday, 23rd February during Sunday Mass. All children of primary school age are welcome to join us for a child friendly version of the Gospel and follow-on activities to deepen their understanding of the scripture. Pre-school children may come to the children’s liturgy if they are accompanied by an adult. We look forward to seeing lots of children in our liturgy sessions.

LOURDES 2020: Booking forms are now available for the Diocesan Pilgrimage to Lourdes from Friday 31st July until Friday 7th August 2020, flying direct from Newcastle. A group of our parishioners are planning to join the pilgrimage staying at the Hotel St Georges. If you are be interested in accompanying them, or would like further details, please get in touch with Kathryn Jones on 07731 815352 or Iain and Marie Bowater on 07971 321237. Booking forms are available from Kath Cowell which should be returned to her when completed.

St Michael’s Cleaning - Group 3- M Rigby, E Smith & K Svajcova

ST MICHAEL’S MINI MIKES: a reminder that our toddler group meet in the Parish Centre every Tuesday from 1.45pm to 3.00pm during term time. All are welcome for a cuppa and a chat whilst the children enjoy play time and a drink of juice!

DIOCESAN JOB VACANCIES: a number of job vacancies have arisen within the Diocese of Hexham and Newcastle, details of which can be found on the Diocesan website. For further information and details of how to apply please contact us on 0191 243 3301 or visit

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