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.

** CHRISTMAS 2021 **

Christmas Eve Mass 5.30pm at St Mary's - FULLY BOOKED 

Thank you to all who emailed to book place(s) for Christmas Eve Mass at St Mary’s.

We are looking at different seating plans to accommodate as many people as is safely possible.

If you are yet to receive an email confirming your place(s) – please know we are doing our very

best to fit everyone in and should be able to confirm by the weekend.

Thank you for your patience.

Christmas Day Mass 9.15am at St Aidan's - no booking required.

Christmas Day Mass 11.00am at St Mary's - no booking required. 


Please click here for details and link


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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