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With One Voice

The Catholic Parishes of St Agnes’ Crawcrook, St Joseph’s Highfield and Our Lady of Lourdes Chopwell

Part of the Ovingham Parish Partnership in the Diocese of Hexham and Newcastle

Welcome to our website

Thank you for your interest in contacting our Parish Communities. We trust you will discover all the information you require in this, our Website "With One Voice," and a very warm welcome should you visit us. We hope you find the pages easy to navigate, the content informative, the format most user-friendly. We are grateful for any comments or suggestions for improvement that you may want to offer us. 
We look forward to perhaps seeing and greeting you in person on some occasion in future. Read on, and God Bless You.                                                                                                                                                            Father John James

Latest calendar Events

33rd Sunday of the Year19Nov2017

All weekend Masses as usual. Sacramental preparation liturgies. Pope Francis asked the entire Catholic community worldwide to observe the World Day of the Poor for the first time on this day.

Christmas Fayre25Nov2017

1:00 pm - 2:30 pm @ Chopwell Community Centre

Our Lady of Lourdes' annual Christmas Fayre. Donations needed.

Solemnity of Christ the KIng26Nov2017

A special day of prayer and thanksgiving for the Youth. All weekend Masses as usual.

1st Sunday of Advent03Dec2017

All weekend Masses as usual. 1st weekend of Year B.

Advent Reflection and Social03Dec2017

3:00 pm - 4:30 pm @ St Anne's, Winlaton.

An opportunity to visit St Anne's Parish; the first event in our new Parish Partnership. Advent reflection followed by refreshments, and the opportunity to look around the buildings and grounds.

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Join us in prayer

Please remember the following in your prayers:Pially:

Chloe Anna Cant, Aaron Armstrong,  Bill Mennell, Brian McNally, Ruth MacCaughey, Mia Slowie, Audrey Rafferty, Patrick John Lawrence,   Helena Elliott, Irene Gilhooly, Maureen Baines, George Gill, Monica Coleman, Terry Reay, Tony Tynan, Simon Burns, Julia Knight, Shirley Cresci, Doreen Hodgson, Michael Delamere, Jane Parkin. and Fathers Tony Duffy, Richard Harriott and David Tanner

We also pray for David Watson and Catherine McMahon who died recently.

The church asks our prayers for the following intentions this Autumn

  • The Harvest, the Fruits of Human Work, and the Reverent Use of Creation
  • Students and Teachers
  • The Spread of the Gospel
  • Justice and Peace in the World
  • Prisoners and their Families
  • All Victims of War
  • Young People