Parish news and information

News Items

Updates, urgent or important information for the parish will be sent via a Parish e-mail or Newsletter to everyone with an e-mail address recorded on our database. The latest of these was sent on 26.12.20. If you wish to be included please email

1. Resumption of Attendance at Sunday Masses

8.30am and 10.30am masses have re-opened for attendance by the public, using the normal booking process on the Heavenfield Partnership website.

The 8.30 am mass will be live streamed/recorded and you can join online on

Opening for private prayer on Sundays has been withdrawn.

 2. Services at St Elizabeth’s Minsteracres; streaming/recording

Live streaming and recording of masses is available on

We will also be uploading recordings onto the Minsteracres YouTube account  

In addition, St Mary’s Hexham has daily live streaming of services which can be accessed  here 

3. Year of the Word

The current crisis has meant that the focus on the Year of the Word has been affected. Some events have understandably been cancelled, and an update on the situation can be seen on the Diocesan website 

Sunday Collections

For those wishing to make offerings electronically,  direct payments can be made into the Parish account:

Barclays Bank
Account Name Passionists Minsteracres
Sort Code 20-40-09
Account no 30171697

Heavenfield Partnership Statement regarding Coronavirus     

At the start of the current difficulties the Heavenfield Partnership issued a statement covering arrangements following the suspension of public services from 20th March 2020. With the resumption of services the Statement is no longer applicable and arrangements for services are available on parish websites and through parish communications to their parishioners.

 Documents and newsletters. 

(The weekly newsletter was suspended from 29 March 2020 and has now been replaced by a monthly newsletter, starting with September 2020.)

St. Elizabeth’s January newsletter

St Elizabeth’s November newsletter

SEM Newsletter Sept 20 (1)

SEM Newsletter Sept 20 (2)

Parish Annual Report

PC Annual Report 2018 2019

Parish Council Constitution


PC Constitution October 2020 version

Heavenfield Partnership 

Heaven Newsletter Issue 12 (Feb20)

Heaven Newsletter Issue 11 (Dec19)

Parish Council Meeting Minutes

PC Minutes 17.09.20

PC Minutes 20.08.20

PC Minutes EM 24.07.20

PC Minutes 09.07.20

PC Minutes 20.02.20

PC Minutes Away Day 11.01.20

PC Minutes 07.11.19

PC Minutes 05 09 19 


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