THE SOURCE – March 21, 2024

The YMT SOURCE is back again! It will be at St Mary’s Cathedral from 7 pm on the 21st of March 2024. The event will welcome y9+ students and staff from different secondary schools around the Diocese and young adults around Universities such as Newcastle, Sunderland and Durham, who will be encouraged to pray together through praise, worship and adoration.

Please let us know if you are coming to the event and contact Nicole for more information at

JOHN PAUL II Awarding Ceremony – March 3, 2024

We will gather almost 100 students from different Secondary and Primary Schools within our Diocese who participated in the John Paul II award scheme. The awardees will collect their medals and share stories of how they have made faith alive in their schools, parishes and communities. The afternoon will be dedicated to celebrating their hard work and accomplishments throughout the year. We congratulate our awardees!

This event is invitation only, but we ask that you pray for our young people who accomplished their award for this year.

YMT to LOURDES – July 2024

Join Bishop Stephen and the Diocese of Hexham and Newcastle – Youth Section, for the annual pilgrimage to Lourdes in July 2024. We will be blessed to share the experience with young people 16+, young adult helpers and the whole Diocesan Lourdes Pilgrimage. See the video below for more information about what happens on the pilgrimage.

If you would like to register as a helper for the Hexham and Newcastle 2024 Diocesan Pilgrimage to Lourdes, contact the HR Department for the Diocese at  0191 2433301.

Booking forms are now open and live until 5th February 2024.  

Please register via one of the following links and someone will be in contact with you in due course. Please wait for the confirmation message once you have clicked ‘submit’.  

Existing Appointed Registered Helper 

New Volunteer Registration Form – over 18 and not in full time education 

Youth Section Registration Form – for Year 12 and Year 13 students in full time education 

If you wish to join our Youth Section, which will be led in conjunction with our Youth Ministry Team, please click here: 

Please note: places are limited to 40 and will be allocated on a first come, first served basis. 

This form is for young people who are in Year 12 or Year 13, or equivalent, and in full time education.

If you have any further questions regarding this registration, please contact the HR Department for the Diocese of Hexham and Newcastle on 0191 2433301