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Parents applauded Catechism Anniversary celebrations

Over 65 children took part in various programmes during the St Thomas Catechetical School Anniversary programme on December 22 at St Roberts Church Hall. Fr Shaun O’Neill was the guest of honour and Fr Saji presided the events. A nativity play based on Fr Saji’s Homily where he spoke about a Crib Competition was written,…


Newcastle Annual Retreat

    Newcastle Annual Retreat led by Fr Joseph Kandathiparambil of Good News Retreat Centre, Kottayam @ St Roberts Church Church Dec 13 Friday             4:00pm-9:00pm Dec 14 Saturday     12 noon – 5:00pm Dec 15 Sunday         2:00pm-8:00pm All are welcome.  


‘Youcat’ spreads joy among retreatants on ‘Youth Sunday’

Technology was used at length during the Children’s Retreat held at English Martyrs Church on Youth Sunday. Four youngsters from Wigan Youcat Kids proclaimed the Word of God using audio-video presentations which was attended by over sixty children, ranging from First Holy Communion group to Year 12 children. It may be worth mentioning here that…



Update – 08th November 2013 A Requiem Mass for Mr Joy George will be celebrated on Tuesday the 12th of November in English Martyrs Church, 176,Stamfordham Road, NE5 3JR. The Mass will be led by Fr Saji Thottathil at 12 noon.  Please join Mrs Mariamma Joy and relatives to pay rich tributes to the departed…

Many Cultures One Church

Many Cultures One Church: Diocesan Multicultural Mass and Festival

  The concelebrated Mass led by Bishop Seamus was attended by over 200 people from various parts of the diocese. As well as Indian, African and Filipino communities this time the Polish community also took part in the Many Cultures One Church programme held at Cardinal Hume School, Gateshead. Fr Chris Jackson preached the homily….

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