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Newcastle: St Matthew & St Mary

Address: Big Lamp Summerhill Street Elswick Newcastle upon Tyne
Parish: Newcastle: St Matthew w St Mary
Telephone: (0191) 232 9039

"The parish of Newcastle: St Matthew w St Mary is committed to the safeguarding of children, young people and adults. We follow the House of Bishops guidance and policies and have our own Parish Safeguarding Officer(s), PSOs. The Diocese of Newcastle’s safeguarding pages contain vital links and information including contacts for the Diocesan Safeguarding Advisor (DSA) who advise our PSOs. If you are concerned that a child or adult has been harmed or may be at risk of harm please contact the DSA. If you have immediate concerns about the safety of someone, please contact the police and your local authority Children or Adults Services."  Information about the parish's safeguarding can be found on the website -

During the pandemic, people attending services at Saint Matthew's are required to wear a face covering unless they have a medical exemption - you may be asked for evidence of such an exemption.  There is a protocol for those attending Mass at Saint Matthew's during the pandemic: it can be found on the website -

The church is open for the Liturgies.  The Masses will also be streamed for those who cannot attend and accessible through the website -