Christmas Vacation

Adoration of the MagiIf you are leaving Durham over the Christmas period, we wish you a very happy, holy and fruitful celebration of the Lord’s coming, and look forward to seeing you next term!

For those remaining, the liturgy at St Cuthbert’s naturally continues over the Christmas period, although the 6:30pm Sunday evening Mass will be relatively subdued musically and there will be no Wednesday “Holy Half Hour” of Exposition with Confessions from Christmas until 13 January.

Masses over the Christmas Period

  • Christmas Day (Friday 25 December): midnight and 10:30am
  • St Stephen’s Day (Saturday 26 December): 9:15am
  • Holy Family (Sunday 27 December): 10:00am and 6:30pm
  • 28th-31st December: 9:15am
  • New Year’s Day (1 January 2016): 12:15pm.

Sacrament of Penance (Confession)

  • from 9:45am on Saturday 19 December
  • from 6:30pm on Wednesday 23 December
  • from 11:15pm on Thursday 24 December

For full details of Christmas celebrations at St Cuthbert’s see

The Sung Student Mass resumes on Sunday 17 January, and Holy Half Hour on Wednesday 20 January.

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