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Four Churches, One Community! 

Welcome – we extend a warm welcome to parishioners and visitors to our website.

Washington Parish was founded from St Michael's Houghton le Spring in 1864 the Church being built and dedicated to Our Blessed Lady Immaculate in 1878, St Bede's was built in 1965 and St John Boste in 1980. The three parishes became a cluster in 2002. 

The three Washington churches amalgamated with our Lady Queen of Peace which covers the area of Penshaw and Shiney Row and the four churches became a single parish and took the name of St John XXlll at 10 am on 27 April 2014 when Pope Francis canonised Pope John XXlll.

We are now working closely together to build a co-operation between our faith communities. 

As a Catholic parish we are dedicated to:

• Worshipping God and celebrating the Sacraments

• Growing in knowledge of our Catholic faith and sharing it with others 

• Supporting each other and anyone in need

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Monday

22 August

St Bede 9.05am 

Our Lady QP 7pm

Tuesday
23 August

St John 9:15am

Our Bl Lady 12.15pm

St Bede 7pm      

Wednesday

24 August

St Bede 9.05am  

Our Bl Lady 9.15am

Our Lady QP 7pm

St John 7pm

Thursday
25 August 

 

Our Bl Lady 9.15am
 

St John 9.15am


Our Lady QP 10am
 

Friday
26 August

 

Our Bl Lady 9:15am

St John 9.30am

Our Lady QP 7pm

Saturday
27 August
 

 










 

Vigil

St Bede's 9.05am

Our Bl Lady 9.15am

St John 10am

Our Bl Lady
12 Noon Nuptial Mass

 



St Bede 5pm

Sunday

28 August

 

22 Sunday Ordinary Time

 

St Bede 8.30am

St John 9.30am

Our Lady QP 10am


Our Bl Lady 11am & 6pm

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