The Lindisfarne Partnership.


COVID-19 Pandemic


Due to increasing numbers at Mass

we feel we need to implement a booking system to ensure that

we remain COVID secure in line with Government guidance.

Everyone is welcome to attend Mass but please can you now book your place in advance.

All Future Mass Bookings can be done in person with the steward at the door or

by calling 01665 579303 on a Wednesday only between the hours of 10am and 1pm.

Many thanks

As from Saturday 10th April, there will be a Saturday Vigil Mass at St Paul's.

This is a TEMPORARY measure to ease numbers at

Sunday Mass and help with social distancing.


Saturday Vigil Mass 12th June at 5pm.

Sunday Mass 13th June at 9.30am

Maximum Attendance is 77 persons.

The wearing of a Face Mask is compulsory



Dear Brothers and Sisters,

Since my move to Alnwick I have received a

wonderfully warm welcome from you all.

I look forward to getting to know more of you in the coming New Year.

I am sure the Lord will continue to bless our communities just as we have been

blessed and sustained us in the last difficult months due to the pandemic.

I have been so touched by everyone's thoughtfulness, kindness and practical help.

I feel at home here already! When the Government Restrictions are lifted

I look forward to working with you on new and renewed pastoral initiatives. 

May God Bless you and your families.

Father Stephen.



A copy of the Minutes of St Paulís Parish Council meeting

held on Tuesday 4th May 2021 at 7 pm

via Zoom, are at the bottom of the Bulletin Page


Weekday Masses

Wednesday 9th June--- 9.30am Mass





First Reconciliation and First Holy Communion

These celebrations are postponed until a time that allows for families to gather safely within the Parish.

New dates will be announced when it is safe to do so.



From 17th May 2021 Maximum of 30 persons




The celebration of Confirmation will be deferred until further notice.


Anointing of the Sick

No pastoral visits will be made to people except in an emergency.

However, parishes and their ministers will offer phone support.

The Anointing of the Sick will be carried out by the Priest who will avoid physical contact and adhere to hygiene procedures.

Visits to people in care homes or hospitals will follow advice from the staff on infection control.


Holy Communion and Pastoral Visits to the Sick and Housebound

Since many Eucharistic Ministers are over the age of 70, visits are suspended for the foreseeable future, and phone support will be offered.



Maximum of 30 persons



The Lindisfarne partnership


The Roman Catholic Parish Church of St Paul's is a fine Victorian church which is situated near the town centre

and together withSt Aidanís Seahouses. serve the town of Alnwick and the surrounding villages in Northumberland.
We are part of the Lindisfarne Partnership in the Diocese of Hexham and Newcastle.

Responsibility for the running of the parish lies with

the parish priest, Fr Stephen Watson aided by an elected parish council.

The address of the parish house is
3, Prudhoe Villas, Alnwick, NE66 1UP
Tel: 01665 602012



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