CAFOD Hexham & Newcastle Year of Mercy Pilgrimage to Holy Island, Saturday 10 September 2016.

Come and join us for our CAFOD Hexham and Newcastle Year of Mercy Pilgrimage to Holy Island on Saturday 10 September. This year our pilgrimage will focus on the refugee crisis and people will be asked to write messages of hope which will be presented to refugees later in the year. We will be using the Lampedusa Cross reflections throughout the pilgrimage.

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Crossing to Holy Island on The Pilgrim’s Way

Our walk across the causeway begins promptly at 12.30pm. There will be a coinciding liturgy in St Aidan’s RC church on the island at 1.30pm and the day will conclude with Holy Mass, celebrated by Fr Chris Hughes at 3.00pm in St Mary’s church in the priory grounds.

We need volunteers on the day!  We need stewards, musicians, readers, Eucharistic Ministers… can you help? If so please get in touch either by email; hexhamandnewcastle@cafod.org.uk or by phoning 0191 384 4847

One thought on “CAFOD Hexham & Newcastle Year of Mercy Pilgrimage to Holy Island, Saturday 10 September 2016.

  1. We recognise the special talents you bring with you
    We pray you will not be afraid
    We thankyou for your courage
    We pray you will carry hope and peace wherever you travel

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