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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!

Booking for weekend Masses is no longer required. Please check the newsletter for weekday service times.


Join us in prayer

For all who are sick or housebound, including:

Chloe Anna Cant, Aaron Armstrong, Monica Coleman, Kathleen Diamond, Patrick John Lawrence, Ruth MacCaughey, Mia Slowie, Doreen Hodgson, Valeria Coleman, Terry Reay, Simon Burns,  Brian McNally, David Patton, Maureen McEwan, Joseph Jarvie and Clive Richards.

For all those who have died recently, including:

  • Fr Michael Keoghan, latterly Parish Priest of Our Blessed Lady & St. Joseph Parish, Brooms and resident in retirement at Ebchester Convent died recently. Please pray for him and his family. Click HERE to read about his Priestly Ministry in our Diocese and funeral arrangements.
  • Maureen Mary Batty and her family. Maureen’s funeral service is in OLL, Chopwell on Thursday, 14th July at 10am followed by cremation at Mountsett.


Follow these links to images of the Blessed Sacrament exposed in our three churches for your private prayer:

 St Agnes'       St Joseph's @ St Barnabas'     Our Lady of Lourdes'


 What's on at Ushaw this Summer

Click HERE for more infomation. 

Cycle of Prayer

Throughout the summer, we are asked to pray for the following intentions