Welcome to the Jarrow Family of Parishes

The Jarrow Catholic Church Cluster is comprised of St. Bede's, St. Joseph's, St. Mary's and St. Matthew's churches, all of which are located in the Jarrow area of South Tyneside.

This Sunday

Prepare a way for the Lord

Advent is here

The season of Advent is here. Why not take the time to visit our new Advent pages.

Children's Corner

Our new Children's Corner page is a place to show some of the works by the youngsters of the parish. Why not take a look at some of the lovely drawings they have made.

Saint of the Week

Our Lady of Guadalupe

Our Lady of Guadalupe
Our Lady of Guadalupe has been venerated since the early part of the Sixteenth Century. The famous picture of her that shows her as a dark-skinned woman has reinforced devotion to her as having especial concern for the indigenous people of the Americas and of Mexico in particular. There is a story which dates from some time after devotion to Our Lady of Guadalupe began which tells of a poor farmer who had a series of visions of her. In the telling of the story Juan Diego Cuauhtlatoatzin (1474...

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Today's Events

Penitential Service with the Sacrament of Reconciliation

At St. Matthew's Church

Penitential Service with the Sacrament of Reconciliation in St Matthew’s at 7.00pm.


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Latest News

The O Antiphons - Part 5

Published: 21st December, 2014

In the last days of Advent the Church sharpens its focus on the coming of Jesus. In particular it thinks about who the child born of Mary really is. T...

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