Author: Chaplain


Thank you to everybody who has taken up a volunteering role in the parish and completed the necessary paperwork. Just a reminder it is Diocesan policy that before
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Proposed Sunday Parking Charges

Durham County Council is currently proposing to increase on-street car parking charges in Durham city and to extend them to Sundays. Details can be found at and this
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Please turn your smartphone OFF before entering the confessional, or before any confidential conversation. This advice has been given by the Bishops Conference because, even in silent mode,
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Catholic Theology Research Seminar

Cathleen Kaveny of Boston College, USA; East of Eden – A Case against Nostalgia. Thursday 9th November, 5.00-6.30pm, online. Details and booking at—9-nov-2023—cathleen-kaveny/
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World Mission Sunday

World Mission Sunday is celebrated today. This global celebration of our Church and mission is co-ordinated by Missio, the Pope’s official charity for world mission, and every Catholic
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Weekend Retreat

Our chaplaincy retreat this term will be at Minsteracres, a Passionist retreat centre set in the beautiful Northumberland countryside. There will be input from Ms Avril Baigent Co-Director
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Centre for Catholic Studies

Centre for Catholic Studies Book Launch: An online event to launch Neoliberal Religion by Durham’s Prof Mathew Guest. At the event, Prof John Barclay (Lightfoot Professor of Divinity, Durham University), Prof
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Laudate Deum

Pope Francis has released a new letter on the climate crisis, to ‘clarify and complete’ his 2015 letter, Laudato Si. You can read the new letter at
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