Relics of St Bernadette Tour 2022 – changes to booked times 

The relics of St Bernadette are touring the UK, and will be at St Mary’s Cathedral, Newcastle on Saturday 1st and Sunday 2nd October. If you wish to visit and venerate the relics, you must register in advance. Details at

If you have already booked a slot to visit the relics, please note that, to incorporate the planned services, it has been necessary to rearrange some of the prebooked time slots. This will avoid lengthier queues and ensure a more prayerful and dignified experience.
If you chosen one of the following time slots, please note the change to your booking.

Saturday 1/10/22

12:00-12:15; Please arrive at 11:45 to attend the Opening Mass at 12pm
12:15 to 12:30 changes to 13:15 to 13:30
12.30 to 12.45 changes to 13:13 to 13:45
12:45 to 13:00 changes to 13:45 to 14:00
13:00 to 13:15 changes to 14:00 to 14.15

If you have booked for 15:00 to 15:15 or 15:15 to 15:30 please arrive at 14:45 to attend the Blessed Sacrament Procession at 15:00.
If you have booked for 19:00 to 19:15 or 19:15 to 19:30 please arrive at 18:45 to attend Vespers at 19:00.

Sunday 2/10/22

If you have booked for 10:00 to 10:15; 10:15 to 10:30; 10:30 to 10:45; 10:45 to 11:00, please arrive at 09:45 to attend 10:00 Mass.


12pm – Opening Mass, celebrated by Bishop Robert (Fully booked)
3pm – Procession of the Blessed Sacrament and Benediction
7pm – Solemn First Vespers of the Twenty Seventh Sunday of the Year, presided over by Bishop Robert

8am – Mass of the Twenty Seventh Sunday of the Year
10am – Closing Mass, celebrated by Bishop Robert

Please note that the Cathedral will close following the 10am Mass for the removal of the relics and reopen for the 11.30am Mass

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