Parish news and information

Services at the parish of St Elizabeth

There will be no public services, including Sunday masses, at St Elizabeth’s, Minsteracres until further notice. The same holds for all Catholic churches in England and Wales.

This follows a decision taken by the Catholic Bishops of England and Wales to suspend public worship in churches in the light of the present Coronavirus situation. Please see the letter and guidance about the celebration of Mass published at

Our Heavenfield partnership parish, St Mary’s, Hexham, will be live-streaming 10am Sunday Mass (and other services) on the internet, linked from the St Mary’s parish website at For full details go to

The Community mass from Minsteracres each Sunday morning is being recorded and made available for broadcast on Youtube a few hours later. It can be found by searching for ‘Minsteracres Retreat Centre’ on YouTube. Our Mass for the Solemnity of the Annunciation can be viewed at:
Our broadcast masses on YouTube can also be linked to from the Retreat Centre website and Facebook account.

Parish Annual Report 2018/2019 – Can be accessed below

PC Annual Report 2018 2019


 Parish Council Constitution 

Here you can find the latest update of the Parish Constitution


newsletter 22.03.20

newsletter 15.03.20

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newsletter 09 02 20

newsletter 02 02 20

Heavenfield Partnership 

Heaven Newsletter Issue 12 (Feb20)

Heaven Newsletter Issue 11 (Dec19)

Heavenfield Newsletter Issue 7 (Mar19)

Heavenfield Newsletter Issue 8 (May19)

Heavenfield Newsletter Issue 9 (Jul19) (2)

Heavenfield Newsletter Issue 10 V2 (Sep19)

Parish Council Meeting Minutes

PC Minutes 07.11.19

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PC Minutes 11.07.19

PC Minutes 13.06.19

PC Minutes 09.05.19

PC Minutes 14.03.19

PC Minutes 29.01.19

PC Minutes 12.01.19


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