Visit of the Relics of St Anthony – Monday 20th June 2016
On Monday 20th June, the relics of St Anthony of Padua will visit St Mary’s Cathedral. The relics will travel from Paisley and will arrive at the Cathedral in time for mass with Bishop Terence Patrick Drainey at 12noon. The relics will not arrive at 9am, as previously hoped.
Programme for the day:
12noon Mass with Bishop Terry
1.00pm Sermon by Fr Mario Conti
1.30pm Silent Veneration
4.30pm Choral Vespers
8.00pm Relics depart
The Cathedral is the Mother Church of the Catholic community in the Diocese of Middlesbrough and seat of Bishop Terence Patrick Drainey. It is both a holy place of worship and a solace of prayer. Saint Mary’s is home to a community of people who seek to make the it a place of welcome, beauty and holiness.
We hope you will be inspired to visit Saint Mary’s Cathedral and we look forward to welcoming you.
The main church is normally open during weekdays until about 10.30am, except Monday and Thursday when evening Mass is held. Should you wish to visit after this time please contact us here and we will endeavour to ensure the Cathedral can be open for your visit.