Welcome, and thank you for visiting St Mary of the Rosary online.

Fr Sean Hall is Parish Priest for both St Mary's and our sister Church, 

St. Aidan's in Benton. You can contact him via email: 

seanehall1@gmail.com or telephone (0191) 268 4222.

SYNOD 2021-23

Pope Francis has called on people across the world to contribute their thoughts

on how we should live and act as church in the Twenty-first Century.

Click here to read more 

Fr Hall has recorded a short video reflecting on the story of Peter and Cornelius

from the 10th Chapter of the Acts of the Apostles to guide our preparations

for the Synod click here to view 


Please continue to wear face masks inside our Churches

Saturday at 5.30pm - St Mary's 

Sunday at 9.15am - St Aidan's / Sunday at 11am - St Mary's 

Tuesday at 10am - St Mary's 

Wednesday at 10am - St Aidan's 

Thursday at 10am - St Aidan's 

Friday at 10am - St Mary's 

Booking is no longer required for weekend Masses 


Weekend Masses are streamed live via our Facebook page NE12Catholic

NE12Catholic is a private Facebook page, please 'request to join the group'

the first time you click on the page.

If you have any trouble accessing the page please contact us 


Don't forget your newsletter after joining us via online Mass! 

Click here to read.

Weekly Reflections 

Click here to read regular posts from Fr Hall.

Charitable Appeals /Donations

Please click here for details of charitable organisations who still need our support

in these difficult times.

Take a Moment...

Whatever time you normally attend Mass, why not stop whatever else you may be doing to

pray and reflect on the Gospel. Click here for text and reflection

Useful Websites

St. Aidan's, Benton

Diocese of Hexham and Newcastle

Wednesday Word 

Virtual Children's Liturgy

Catholic Bishop's Conference

Center for Action and Contemplation


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