Welcome to the parish of the Sacred Heart RC Church, North Gosforth
The parish of the Sacred Heart has a reputation for being welcoming and friendly,
with many varied activities for all age groups. This web site provides
information about these activities and the liturgical life of the parish. Read our Parish Profile to get a flavour of who we are, what we do and how we do it.
The church is a Grade II listed building with an interesting and unusual history, having been built originally as an Anglican church. The pre-Raphaelite stained glass windows in the church were designed mainly by Edward Burne-Jones, with contributions from Ford Madox Brown and William Morris and constitute one of the best collections of stained-glass from the William Morris Company in the North of England.
Parish priest: Father Jim Dunne Deacon: John Hawthorne
Alpha Course Starting Soon
Explore the Big Questions of Life together, through the Alpha Course
Alpha is a series of talks that give you the opportunity to ask questions and freely explore the basics of the Christian faith.
The same Alpha content is run all over the world, by Christians of all traditions. Millions of people have experienced Alpha in over 100 countries and over 100 languages around the globe.
Each session includes a free meal and an Alpha film followed by a small group discussion.
Our Alpha Course will run on Thursday evenings for 11 weeks, from 7.00 pm to 9.00 pm, in the church hall, beginning on Thursday 4th October 2018 until 13th December 2018.
The course also includes a Saturday session on 17th November 9.45 am - 4.00 pm, to explore the Holy Spirit.
If you would like to take part, or even just to come and see what the Alpha Course is like, please contact Fr. Jim Dunne, or Deacon John Hawthorne on 0191 2432379, for further details.
We'd love to see you there.
How to find us:
The Sacred Heart church is located in North Newcastle, near to Brunton
Park, Wideopen, Hazelrigg and Newcastle Great Park.
Click on the map below to get directions from where you are.
Arriva Buses 43 and 45 go from the Haymarket in town, or the 43 from Bedlington, Dudley and Cramlington and stop right outside the church grounds.
Sacred Heart Church
Great North Road
Newcastle upon Tyne
Tel: (0191) 236 3182