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We extend a warm welcome to parishioners and visitors to our parish website. 

If you are visiting one of our churches or are new to the parish, please make yourself known to us. You are very welcome.

We are four churches, St Bede's, Usworth, St John Boste, Oxclose, Our Blessed Lady Immaculate, Washington Village & Our Lady Queen of Peace Penshaw. However we strive to be one community!

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

We are part of the Partnership of Benedict and our member churches are:

Our Blessed Lady Immaculate, Washington

Our Lady Queen of Peace, Penshaw

St Bede, Sacriston

St Bede, Washington

St Cuthbert, Chester-le-Street

St John Boste, Washington

St Joseph, Birtley

St Mary, Easington Lane

St Michael, Houghton-le-Spring

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Mass - Kristos-Atria

16 July 

Our Lady Queen of Peace: 7pm 

17 July  

Our Blessed Lady Immaculate: 12 Noon   

St Joseph, Birtley: 7pm     

St Bede: 7pm  

18 July 


St John Boste: 7pm

19 July 

Our Blessed Lady Immaculate: 9.30am School Leavers' Mass

Our Lady Queen of Peace: 10am School Leavers' Mass

St Joseph, Birtley: 12.05pm

St John Boste: 7pm

20 July  


St Bede: 9.30am

St John Boste: 9.30am

21 July 


 St Bede: 5pm

St Joseph, Birtley: 6pm



St Bede: 8.30am

St John Boste: 9.30am

10am: Our Lady Queen of Peace

10am: St Joseph, Birtley

11am: Our Blessed Lady Immaculate

6pm: Our Blessed Lady Immaculate

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