Welcome- Atria

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

Media - Kristos-Atria-
Forward-Together-Updates
 Help! Can you Knit a Woolly Hat? 
Apostleship of the Sea Logo
fairtrade logo
3 minute retreat
Podcast
Find us on Facebook
Events - Kristos-Atria-
News--Newsletter
Photo-ad
Yellow-Gift-AId
cafod logo
Mass - Kristos-Atria

Monday
19th September

St Bede 9.05am
 
OLQP  7pm

Tuesday
20th September

St John 9:15am

Our Bl Lady 1pm Requiem Mass

St Bede 7pm      

Wednesday
21st September

 

Thursday
22nd September  

 

Our Bl Lady  9.15am

St John Boste Diaconal Candidacy Mass 7pm

 

Friday
23rd September 

 

St John 9.30am

OLQP 7pm

Saturday
24th September

 

 

Vigil

Our Bl Lady 9.15am



St Bede 5pm

Sunday
25th September


Twenty Sixth
Sunday in Ordinary Time
 

St Bede 8.30am

St John 9.30am

OLQP 10am


Our Bl Lady 11am & 6pm

Atria-how-to-find-us
How to find us
Click here for information