The Dominican friars first arrived in Newcastle-upon-Tyne in 1239. They returned in the nineteenth century and St. Dominic’s church was opened by Cardinal Manning in September 1873. On 11 September 2023, Bishop Stephen Wright, Bishop of Hexham & Newcastle, celebrated Mass for the 150th anniversary, and blessed a new icon of St. Dominic, written for
On Saturday 18 February the North East Fraternal Group celebrated the admission of Ted Patulan. Ted is pictured with the group’s convenor Andy Doyle and religious assistant fr. Matthew Jarvis OP. Please keep Ted and the North East group in your prayers.
On Saturday 17 December the North East Fraternal Group celebrated 4 new admissions. Please pray for Ewan, Gavin, Christine and Angeline (pictured here with the group’s religious assistant fr. Matthew Jarvis OP and convenor Andy Doyle). The Mass with admissions is available on the YouTube channel of St. Cuthbert’s, Durham.
On Saturday 25th June, the North East group held a study day in Durham, and invited people from across the Diocese to join us, as part of the Diocese of Hexham & Newcastle’s Year of the Eucharist. During the morning session, Andy Doyle spoke about ‘The Institution of Corpus Christi – The Dominican Connections’. The
Lay Dominicans North East invite you to a day of study, prayer and reflection on Saturday 25th June, 10:45am to 3:30pm, at St Cuthbert’s church in Durham. The day keys in to the Hexham & Newcastle Diocesan Year of the Eucharist and is on the theme of ‘Thomas Aquinas, The Eucharist and Salvation’. Our main
On Saturday 19 March, the North East Fraternal Group held a Day of Reflection, on the theme ‘St. Dominic and the Cross’. 17 people met in Durham (with a few more joining by Zoom), and many more joined us for Mass in the middle of the day.
On 16 October, the Newcastle / Durham fraternal group met in person for the first time in over 18 months. At our study day, which we opened up to people from across the North East, we heard talks on: the image of St. Dominic, looking at how he has been depicted since his death 800