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Advance Notice

This year’s pilgrimage to Holy Island with Churches Together in Elvet & Shincliffe takes place on Saturday 1 September. A coach will leave the student union building at Dunelm House at 9am arriving back at Durham in the early evening having returned via Seahouses. Unfortunately, the fares have had to be increased this year and will be £12.50 for adults and £10.00 for children. Please book early to avoid disappointment.

For more details and booking forms please see the notice board in the narthex.


21st June: Mass at Ushaw

Thursday 21st June is the 450th Anniversary of the birth of Aloysius Gonzaga.

The Junior House Chapel at Ushaw was dedicated to the young Saint and his feast was celebrated as a Playday.

Mass will be celebrated in St Joseph’s Chapel, Ushaw, on Thursday 21st June at 12.30pm

The replica statue of Our Lady of Help which was originally in St Aloysius Chapel will be with us in St Joseph’s as we celebrate  the 450th Anniversary Mass.





Parish Assembly and AGM

The next meeting of the Parish Assembly will be on Thursday 14th June at 7.00pm.  This meeting is also our Annual General Meeting.

Meetings of the Assembly are open to everyone in the parish, so please come along to hear reports from the Partnership Development Group, the Parish Pastoral Council, and other parish groups, as well as an update on parish finances. If you have any items for the agenda, please contact Cliona Kear, who is the secretary to the Assembly and PPC.