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.
The Baptism of the Lord
What was John the Baptist like? We hear in the Scriptures that he had rough clothes and an "I'm a celebrity get me out of here" diet. This was not to kick-start an ailing television career; it seems to have been part of who he was. He was clearly forceful and forthright – people flocked to him in repentance and he didn't pull his punches even when preaching to and about King Herod.Read more
Children's Gospel Pictures
Our new Children's Gospel Pictures 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.