A VIBRANT AND WELCOMING COMMUNITY THE MASS IS THE SOURCE AND THE SUMMIT OF OUR FAITH LOVE IS OUR MISSION STUDENT? DISCOVER THE CATHOLIC CHAPLAINCY LET THE CHURCH ALWAYS BE A PLACE OF MERCY AND HOPE, WHERE EVERYONE IS LOVED AND FORGIVEN’ - POPE FRANCIS ACT JUSTLY, LOVE MERCY AND WALK HUMBLY WITH YOUR GOD - MICAH 6:8 A CHURCH BOTH UNIVERSAL AND LOCAL CHAPLAIN TO SAFC - FR MARC LYDEN-SMITH

The Catholic Parish of Our Lady of Mercy

Including: St. Mary's Bridge Street, St. Cecilia's & St. Patrick's Ryhope Road, Oakley Convent of Mercy,
The University of Sunderland Catholic Chaplaincy

Welcome

Welcome to the Catholic Parishes of St Mary’s and St Cecilia’s, Sunderland. Also home to the University of Sunderland Catholic Chaplaincy.

St. Mary’s is a historic Church and flourishing Catholic community in the heart of Sunderland city centre. It is home to a vibrant and growing congregation. We strive to be a very inclusive community, and are pleased to welcome people of all ages, from all over the world. All are welcome here. Find out more

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Mass Times

Sunday Mass Times

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Monday Mass Times

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Tuesday Mass Times

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Wednesday Mass Times

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Thursday Mass Times

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Adoration/Student Prayer Group

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Friday Mass Times

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Sacrament of Reconciliation

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Saturday Mass Times

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St Cecilia's Church

St Mary's Church

St Mary's Catholic Church Sunderland

THE MERCY CHAPEL

The Mercy Chapel Sunderland

THE MERCY CHAPEL is a dedicated place of prayer in the heart of the city centre – visit St Mary’s to discover it for yourself

Find out more about the Mercy Chapel

Find out more about St Mary’s

SUPPORT THE TEAM

Pope Francis With SAFC Shirt

SUNDERLAND FOOTBALL CLUB – Come and light a candle for the Black Cats!

NEW SAFC TV DOCUMENTARY:

‘NEVER LOSE FAITH’ – WATCH IT HERE

OUTREACH

St Mary's Church - Outreach

OUTREACH. Find out more about how we are helping to support our local community

Learn more about Outreach

ADORATION

student prayer group 6pm every thursday at st mary's

Adoration and Student Prayer Group gather at the Mercy Chapel, in St Mary’s Church, 27 Bridge Street, Sunderland. Everyone is welcome for a time of peace, prayer, music and reflection.

For more information contact Mary:

Click Here

THE UPPER ROOM

Students! come on up to the ‘Upper Room’ where yo will find FREE Wi-FI, study space, social space and FREE tea & coffee!

Find out more about The Upper Room

iTHIRST

iThirst is back. Free faith-based speaker events in the pub. Live music too, all welcome.

Find out more about iThirst

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