Catholic Christmas Services

St. Paul's Church, Alnwick

Dec. 24th First Mass of Christmas 8.00pm

Dec. 25th Christmas Day Mass 10.00am

Sacred Heart and St Cuthbert, Amble

Monday 24 December 2012 Christmas Eve - Vigil

Amble 6.30pm

Tuesday 25 December 2012 Christmas Day

Amble 10.00am

St. John the Baptist, Annitsford

Christmas Eve

23.30 Carols followed by Midnight Mass

Christmas Day

10.00 Christmas Day Mass

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***St. Aidan's, Ashington*

Christmas Eve 24th December 2012

Carols at 6.15pm and Vigil Mass at 6.30pm

Carols at 11.30pm and Midnight Mass at 12.00md

Christmas Day 25th December 2012

Morning Mass at 10.30am

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***St. Mary, Barnard Castle*

Monday, Christmas Eve: 8 pm: Carols; 8.30 pm: First Mass of Christmas (OF)

Tuesday, Christmas Day: 9 am: Traditional Latin Mass (EF);

10.30 am: Mass of Christmas Day (OF)

St. Bede, Bedlington

Monday 24th December

7.30 pm Carols

8.00 pm Vigil First Mass of Christmas

Tuesday 25th December 10.00 am Mass

St. Aidan's, Benton

Vigil - 7-30 pm.

Christmas Day - 9-30 am.

Our Lady and St. Cuthbert, Berwick-upon-Tweed

24th December

Christmas Vigil Mass: 6.00pm.

Midnight Mass: 12 Midnight.

Christmas Day

Mass: 10.00am

St. John the Evangelist, Billingham-on-Tees

Christmas Eve - 7pm.

Christmas Day -10am

St. Wilfrid, Bishop Auckland

Christmas Eve 7.30pm

Christmas Day 9.30am

St. Mary, Bishop Auckland

Christmas Eve 5.30pm

Christmas Day 11.00am

St. Joseph, Blackhall

Christmas Eve - Carols at 5.30pm followed by First Mass of Christmas at 6pm

Christmas Day - 10am

Our Blessed Lady Immaculate, Blackhill

St Mary's, Blackhill

Christmas Eve at 5.30pm and 8.00pm

Christmas Day at 11.00am

St. Joseph, Blaydon-on-Tyne

Christmas Day at 10 am.

Our Lady and St. Wilfrid, Blyth

St Wilfrid's Church, Blyth - 5.30pm Vigil, and 8pm Vigil.

St Cuthberts, Cowpen, Blyth - 9.30am Christmas day

The Sacred Heart, Boldon Colliery

Christmas Eve

Holy Rosary 4.00 pm

St Bede's 6.00 pm

St Oswald's 6.00 pm

Ss Peter & Paul 6.00 pm

St Gregory's 7.30 pm

Sacred Heart 12.00midnight

Christmas Day

St Bede's 9.30 am

St Gregory's 9.30 am

Sacred Heart 9.30 am

Ss Peter & Paul 10.00 am

Our Blessed Lady and St. Joseph, Brooms

Vigil Mass 6pm

Christmas Day 8.30 and 10.30am

St. Francis Xavier, Cheeseburn Grange

St John Vianney: Eve: 7.30pm and midnight

Day: 10am

Throckley: Eve: 6pm

Day: 9am

Cheeseburn Grange: Day: 8.30am

St Cuthbert's Chester-le-Street

Sunday 23 December Carol Service and Christingle at 4 p.m. with drinks and mince pies in the Coffee Shop afterwards.

Christmas Eve Carols by Candlelight at 5:40 p.m. followed by Blessing of the Crib and Mass at 6 :00 p.m. (this will be transmitted to the Coffee Shop when the Church is full)

Christmas Day Mass at 10:30a.m.

Our Lady of Lourdes, Chopwell

Christmas Eve:

6.00pm Carol Service, St. Barnabas'

8.00pm Mass of Christmas at Our Lady's, Chopwell preceded by Carols at 7.30pm.

11.30pm Mass of Christmas for St. Joseph's, Highfield & Rowland's Gill @ St. Barnabas' C/E Church.

Christmas Day:

9.30am Mass of Christmas @ St. Agnes', Crawcrook.

**St. Pius X, Consett

***St Patrick's, Consett*

Christmas Eve at 5.30pm (Children's Mass) and 9.00pm (Carols at 8.30)

Christmas Day at 9.30am

St. Andrew's Parish Church, Corbridge

Christmas Eve, 24 December 2012

5.00pm Vigil Mass of Christmas at Corbridge

St. Joseph, Coundon

7pm Christmas Eve

St. Cuthbert, Cowpen

St Cuthberts, Cowpen, Blyth - 9.30am Christmas day

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***SS. Joseph, Patrick and Cuthbert, Coxhoe*

Coxhoe 24th 6.00pm

St. Paul, Cramlington

Christmas Vigil Mass: Carols: 6.00 pm, Vigil Mass: 6.30 pm

Christmas Day Mass: Mass: 10.00 am

St. Agnes, Crawcrook

9.30am Mass of Christmas @ St. Agnes', Crawcrook.

Our Lady Immaculate and St. Cuthbert, Crook

Christmas Eve Carols at 8p.m., Mass at 8.30p.m.

Christmas Day Mass at 10.30a.m.

St. Mary, Cullercoats

Christmas Eve (Monday 24th December)

Vigil 7pm St Mary's Church, Cullercoats

(Carols 6.30pm)

St. Thomas Aquinas, Darlington

Christmas Eve - 24 December

St Thomas Aquinas

5.30pm Carols

6.00pm Vigil Mass

Holy Family RC Church

7.30pm Carols

8.00pm Vigil Mass

Christmas Day - 25 December

Holy Family RC Church

10.00am Mass for both Parishes

St. Patrick, Dipton

Christmas Eve Carols at 7.30 Mass at 8.pm

Christmas Day Mass at 10.am

St. Philip Neri, Dunston

Christmas Eve - 5.30pm.

St. Joseph, Durham

The Parishes of St. Godric's and St. Joseph's in Durham City will be celebrating the Christmas Vigil Mass in the Sports hall at St. Leonard's School. There will be a carols and readings at 7.30p.m followed by Holy Mass at 8.00p.m.

The Holy Mass on Christmas morning will be in the same venue at 10.00a.m.

St. Cuthbert, Durham

Christmas Eve

Midnight Mass (Doors open 11:30pm)

Christmas Day

10:30am Mass with Blessing of the Crib

Our Lady of Mercy and St. Godric, Durham

The Parishes of St. Godric's and St. Joseph's in Durham City will be celebrating the Christmas Vigil Mass in the Sports hall at St. Leonard's School. There will be a carols and readings at 7.30p.m followed by Holy Mass at 8.00p.m.

The Holy Mass on Christmas morning will be in the same venue at 10.00a.m.

St. Mary, Easington Lane

Vigil 6.30pm

St. Michael, Esh Laude

Christmas Eve 6.00pm: Our Lady Queen of Martyrs, Newhouse, Esh Winning, Durham

Christmas Eve 11.30pm: St Michael's, Esh, Durham

Christmas morning 10.00am: St Joseph's, Ushaw Moor, Durham

Carols half an hour before the Christmas Eve masses

St. Patrick, Felling

Christmas Eve: First Mass of Christmas with Lessons and Carols at 19.00

Christmas Day: Family Mass at 10.45

St. Augustine, Felling

Vigil Carols 6.30 pm Mass 7.00 pm

Christmas Morning 10.00 am

All Saints, Ferryhill

5.15pm Christmas Eve

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***St. Mary's, Forest Hall*

Carols 5pm & Mass at 5.30pm, Carols at 11.30 and Mass at Midnight (Latin)

Christmas Day 10.30am

The Holy Rosary Parish Centre, Gateshead

Christmas Eve Mass: 7.00pm

No Mass on Christmas Day

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***St. Peter, Gateshead*

Christmas Mass times for St. Peters, Gateshead and Corpus Christi, Gateshead:

Corpus Christi - Christmas Carols 7.30p.m. and Christmas Vigil Mass 8p.m.

St. Peters - Christmas Morning Mass 10a.m.

Immaculate Heart of Mary, Gateshead

Christmas Eve - 8.00pm.

Christmas Day - 10.00am.

St Wilfrid, Haltwhistle and St John's, Haydon Bridge

Monday 24th December

16.00 H.B. St. John's Crib Service (HBCT) * (Churches Together in Haydon Bridge)

18.30 Hw. Readings & Carols

19.00 Hw. Nativity Vigil Mass

21.30 H.B. Carols

22.00 H.B. Nativity Vigil Mass

Tuesday 25th December

09.30 H.B. The Nativity Mass of Our Lord

St. Patrick, Hartlepool

Services for St Patrick's Hartlepool and St Teresa's Hartlepool

St Patrick's Hartlepool

Christmas Eve

Carols 5pm

Mass 5.30pm

Christmas Day

Mass at St Teresa's Hartlepool

St Teresa's Hartlepool

Christmas Eve

Carols 7.30pm

Mass 8.00pm

Christmas Day

Mass 10.00am

St. Joseph, Hartlepool

Services at St Cuthbert's and St Joseph's

Christmas Mass times for St. Cuthbert's, Hartlepool will be 7pm Carols before 7.30pm Vigil Mass

and 9am Mass Christmas morning.

Christmas Mass times for St. Joseph's, Hartlepool will be 5pm Carols before 5.30pm Vigil Mass and 10.15am Mass Christmas morning.

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***The Immaculate Conception(St Mary), Hartlepool*

Christmas Eve 5.30 carols followed by Candlelit Vigil Mass

Christmas Day 10.00 am

St. Aloysius, Hebburn

Christmas Services at St. Aloysius and St. James Churches 2012:

St. Aloysius

Christmas Eve: Carols at 11.00pm, Mass through Midnight at 11.30pm

Christmas Day: Mass at 10.00am

St. James

Christmas Eve: Carols at 7.00pm, Mass at 7.30pm

Christmas Day: Joint Mass with St Aloysius at 10.00am

St. Mary, Hexham

Christmas Eve, 24 December 2012

5.00pm Vigil Mass of Christmas at Corbridge

7.00pm Carols followed by

7.30pm Solemn Mass for Christmas at Hexham

Christmas Day, 25 December 2012

10.00am Christmas Mass at Hexham

St. Joseph, Highfield

Christmas Eve - 11.30pm Mass of Christmas for St. Joseph's, Highfield & Rowland's Gill @ St. Barnabas' C/E Church.

St. Aidan, Holy Island

No Christmas services.

Our Lady Star of the Sea, Horden

Blessing of the Crib and First Mass of Christmas: 24th December 6-00pm

St. Michael, Houghton-le-Spring

Christmas Vigil Mass at 6.30pm

Christmas Day Mass at 10.00am.

SS. Peter and Paul, Hutton House

Christmas Eve - Carols at 7.40pm followed by First Mass of Christmas

Christmas Day 8.30am

St. Bede, Jarrow

Christmas Mass times for the Jarrow parishes:

Christmas Eve:

St Mary's 5.30pm (Carols from 5pm)

St Joseph's 6.30pm (Carols from 6pm)

St Matthew's 7.30pm (Carols from 7pm)

St Bede's 8.30pm (Caroils from 8pm)

Christmas Day

St Bede's 9.30am

St Mary's 9.30am

St Matthew's 10.00am

St Joseph's 11.00am

All Saints, Lanchester

24th December 11.30pm Carols leading into........

25th December 12am Midnight Mass

10 am Christmas Day Mass

St. Patrick, Langley Moor

Christmas Eve - Vigil of Christmas 5.00p.m

Christmas Day - 10.30 am

SS. Peter and Paul, Longbenton

Christmas Eve, Carols 7pm & Mass at 7.30pm;

Christmas Day, Mass at 9.15am

St. Robert of Newminster, Morpeth

Christmas Eve

Mass with Christmas nativity 6.00pm

Midnight mass

Christmas Day

Mass 10.00 am

St. Joseph, Murton

Christmas Eve Vigil 4.00pm

Christmas Day 9.30am

Our Lady and St. Joseph, New Hartley

Christmas Vigil Mass: Carols 8.00 pm, Vigil Mass 8.30 pm

Christmas Day: No service

St. Mary, Newbiggin-by-Sea

Christmas Day Morning Mass at 9.00am

The Holy Name, Newcastle upon Tyne

Vigil: Carols 7.15pm followed by Mass 8pm.

Christmas day: Mass 10.15am

St. Michael, Newcastle upon Tyne

Carols 5.30pm Vigil: 6pm

Christmas Morning Mass: 11am

St. Anthony of Padua, Newcastle upon Tyne

Services for St Anthony of Padua, Walker, Newcastle and St Francis of Assisi, Walkergate

Monday 24th 6pm Vigil Mass of Christmas in St Anthony's

Tuesday 25th 9.15am Christmas Mass in St Francis'

10.45am Christmas Mass in St Anthony's

St. Teresa of the Infant Jesus, Newcastle upon Tyne

Services for St. Aidan's, Benton and St. Teresa's, Heaton

St. Aidan's, Benton

Vigil - 7-30 pm.

Christmas Day - 9-30 am.

St. Teresa's, Heaton

Vigil - 6-30 pm.

Christmas Day - 11-00 am.

St. Mary’s Cathedral, Newcastle upon Tyne

Monday 24th – 10am and 8pm

Tuesday 25th – 8am and 10am

St. Cuthbert, Newcastle upon Tyne

December 24th: Carols at 7:30 pm, Mass of Midnight at 8:00 pm

December 25th Christmas Day: Family Mass at 10:00 am

St. Mark, Newcastle upon Tyne

Service Times for Westerhope and Ponteland

Westerhope: Christmas Eve: 8p.m.

Christmas Day: 9a.m.

Ponteland: Christmas Eve: 6p.m.

Christmas Day: 10.30a.m.

St. John Vianney, Newcastle upon Tyne

Eve: 7.30pm and midnight

Day: 10am

St. Charles, Newcastle upon Tyne

7.00 pm Carols

7.30 pm Vigil First Mass of Christmas

8.30 am and 10.15 am Christmas morning

St. Andrew, Newcastle upon Tyne

Christmas Eve: CAROLS 6PM, MASS 6.30

Christmas Day: MASS: 10.30

CONFESSIONS: Christmas Eve - 11am to 12noon and 4 to 5pm

Our Lady Queen of Martyrs, Newhouse

Services for: Esh Winning Esh Ushaw Moor:

Christmas Eve 6.00pm: Our Lady Queen of Martyrs, Newhouse, Esh Winning, Durham

Christmas Eve 11.30pm: St Michael's, Esh, Durham

Christmas morning 10.00am: St Joseph's, Ushaw Moor, Durham

Carols half an hour before the Christmas Eve masses

St. Joseph, North Shields

Parishes of St Cuthbert and St Joseph, North Shields

Christmas Eve 24th December

7.30pm Carols at St Cuthbert's Church 8.00pm Vigil Mass at St Cuthbert's Church

Christmas Day 25th December

9.30am Mass at St Joseph's Church

11.00am Mass at St Cuthbert's Church

St. Alban, Pelaw

St. Alban's Church, Pelaw:

Christmas Eve: Our shared First Mass of Christmas with Lessons and Carols will be celebrated in St. Patrick's Church, Felling at 19.00

Christmas Day: Family Mass at 09.00

Our Lady Queen of Peace, Penshaw

Monday 24th Dec.

Vigil Mass 6pm

Mass During the Night 8pm

Christmas Day

Mass of the Day 10am

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***St. Matthew, Ponteland*

Christmas Eve: 6p.m.

Christmas Day: 10.30a.m.

St. Bede, Sacriston

Christmas Eve Carols by Candlelight at 5:40 p.m. followed by Blessing of the Crib and Mass at 6:00 p.m.

Christmas Day Mass at 9:00 a.m.

St. Aidan, Seahouses

Monday 24th. 5:30 pm Carols and First Mass of Christmas

Tuesday 25th. 11:00 am Parish Christmas Day Mass

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***St. John Fisher, Sedgefield*

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No 6.00 pm Mass at Sedgefield

St. Thomas Apostle, Shildon

Christmas Eve 5.30pm in St Thomas', Shildon

Our Lady of the Rosary, Shotley Bridge

Christmas Day at 9.30am

Our Lady of Lourdes, Shotton

Blessing of the Crib and First Mass of Christmas: 24 December 7-00pm

Mass of Christmas Day 10-00am

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***St. Oswald, South Shields*

Christmas Eve - 6.00 pm.

SS. Peter and Paul, South Shields

Christmas Eve - 6.00 pm.

Christmas Day - 10.00 am.

St. Joseph, Stanley

Christmas Eve Carols at 6 pm Mass at 6.30

Christmas Day Mass at 10.am

Ss. Mary and Thomas Aquinas, Stella

Vigil on Christmas Eve at 7.00 p.m., with carols from 6.30

Christmas Day at 10.00 a.m.

SS. Peter and Paul, Stockton-on-Tees

Christmas Eve - Monday, 24 December - Vigil Mass 6.00 pm (Carols 5.30 pm)

Christmas Day - Tuesday, 25 December - Mass 9.00 am

St. Cuthbert, Stockton-on-Tees

Christmas Vigil - Carols 5.30pm , Mass 6.00pm

Christmas Day- Mass 11.00am

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***St. Patrick, Stockton-on-Tees*

Monday 24th December - Carols 7.30pm Vigil Mass 8.00pm

Tuesday 25th December - Dawn Mass 9.30am

Holy Rosary, Sunderland

Services at Holy Family, Holy Rosary and Immaculate Heart

Christmas Eve: Vigil Mass at Holy Family 6.00pm (Carols 5.30pm)

Christmas Eve: Holy Rosary Midnight Mass ( Carols at 11.30)

Christmas Day: Immaculate Heart 10.00 am

St. Benet, Sunderland

Christmas eve:6pm Carols

6.30pm Christmas family mass

Christmas Day: 10.30 am Christmas mass

St.Hildas, Sunderland

Christmas eve: 6pm Carols

6.30 pm Christmas family mass

Christmas Day: 9.15 am Christmas mass

The Sacred Heart and St. John Bosco, Sunderland

Christmas Eve:

4.30pm Exposition and confessions

5pm Carol Service

6pm Holy Mass

Christmas Day

10am Holy Mass

St. Anne, Sunderland

Services at St Anne's and St Joseph's

St Anne's Sunderland Christmas Eve: Holy Mass 5.00pm (Carols from 4.30pm)

St Joseph's Sunderland Christmas Eve: Holy Mass 7.00pm (Carols from 6.30pm)

Christmas Day: Holy Mass for both Parishes at St Joseph's at 10..00am

St. Cuthbert, Throckley

Eve: 6pm

Day: 9am

St. Josephs, Tow Law

Christmas Day Mass at 9 am.

Our Lady and St. Oswin, Tynemouth

Christmas Day (Tuesday 25th December)- 9.30am

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***St. Joseph, Ushaw Moor*

Christmas morning 10.00am: St Joseph's, Ushaw Moor, Durham

Our Lady and St. Aidan, Wallsend

Services for St Aidan's Wallsend and St Bernadette's

St Aidan's Wallsend

Christmas Eve: 7.00pm

Christmas Morning: 9.30am

St Bernadette's

Christmas Morning: 11.15am

Our Blessed Lady Immaculate, Washington

Christmas Mass times Washington Cluster:

Our Blessed Lady Immaculate: Christmas Eve Vigil: 6pm Christmas Day: 10:30am

St Bede: Christmas Eve Vigil: 6pm Christmas Day: 10am

St John Boste: Christmas Eve Vigil: 8pm Christmas Day: 9am

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St. Joseph, Widdrington

Monday 24 December 2012 Christmas Eve - Vigil

Widdrington 5.00pm

Our Lady and St. Thomas, Willington

Vigil of Christmas 7.00pm

preceded by 20min carol service in both parishes

Christmas Day 10.30 am

The Sacred Heart, Windlestone

10am Christmas Day

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***St. Anne, Winlaton*

Christmas Vigil at 6 30 pm. (preceded by Carols)

St. Thomas of Canterbury, Wolsingham

Christmas Eve Cristingle at 5p.m. Mass at 7.00p.m.