Welcome to the Parish of Our Lady and St Philip Neri Website which we hope you find helpful whether you are a parishioner or a visitor. If you have an enquiry, please either email the Parish Office or telephone 0191 460 4274

PARISH OFFICE The Parish Secretary, Christine Byrne, will be available in the Parish Office at Immaculate Heart Presbytery on Tuesday 9.00am – 3.00pm and Friday 9.00am – 1.00pm. She can also be contacted by email ourladystphilip.gateshead@diocesehn.org.uk or by telephone 0191 460 4274 on Tuesday & Wednesday 9.00am – 3.00pm & Friday 9.00am – 1.00pm.

PARISH NEWSLETTER – The latest edition of the Parish Newsletter can be viewed here

REGULAR TIMES OF SATURDAY VIGIL/SUNDAY MORNING MASS IN OUR THREE CHURCHES:

Saturday 5.30pm at St Philip Neri Church, Ellison Road, Dunston NE8 2QU 

Sunday 9.00am at St Mary’s Church, Dockendale Lane, Whickham NE16 4EN 

Sunday 10.30am at Immaculate Heart of Mary Church, Malvern Gardens, Lobley Hill NE11 9LL 

Weekday Masses this week are as advertised in the Parish Newsletter

NEW PARISH EMAIL ADDRESS The Diocese is currently undertaking the roll out of Microsoft 365 as the new online diocesan platform for communication and collaboration across the Diocese. As part of this roll out, the parish email address is changing. For all future email communications to the Parish Office, please use this new email address: ourladystphilipneri.gateshead@diocesehn.org.uk 

Fr Peter, as Parish Priest, also has a new parish email address for any communications specifically for him: pp.ourladystphilipneri.gateshead@diocesehn.org.uk

The parish telephone number and website remain unchanged

SUMMARY OF LISTENING EXERCISES, RESULT OF QUESTIONNAIRE AND BISHOP STEPHEN’S RESPONSE All of the summaries from the various listening exercises that have been running  in the Diocese since the summer of 2023, the results of the Questionnaire for the Dicastery of Bishops Report from March 2023 and Bishop Stephen’s response to what has been presented to him are available to view on the diocesan website here

GIFT FOR LIFE UPDATE  Gift for LIfe – Report from Sister Vicki p.1    Gift for Life – Report from Sr Vicki p.2

LOCAL PLACES SERVING FREE MEALS can be viewed here

OUTREACH HOUSING GATESHEAD Donations via the Diocesan Website can be made here

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