We are are a vibrant and welcoming Catholic community located in the Diocese of Middlesbrough, in the North East of England.
As a parish, we carry out Gospel values not only through Mass and the Sacraments, but also through other events at our church and in the local
Sunday morning Mass is at 9.00am
Other morning Masses are held on Tuesdays and Thursdays at 10am.
There is a 9am rosary in the small chapel, followed by silent adoration until 9.55am in the main Church, preceding the Tuesday and Thursday Masses.
Confession is available by request. Please contact Fr Pat.
Our parish priest is Father Patrick O'Neill.
Fr. Pat is from County Tipperary in Ireland. He has been a priest in our diocese for many years and joined us in Thornaby from Leyburn in North Yorkshire.
He loves his sports – especially his golf!
CHRIST THE KING CHURCH RE-OPENING FOR PRIVATE PRAYER
After submitting a very detailed Risk Assessment Document to the Diocesan Authorities for inspection, the Bishop has granted permission to open Christ the King Church for private prayer only and for a very limited period of time.
Stewards will be present to guide and direct worshippers at all opening times. Initial opening will be for just 10 people at any one time and may increase to a maximum of 20 if demand requires. Ideally, stewards to be under 70 years with no underlying medical conditions. Volunteer stewards welcome.
Opening times for now will be Saturday and Sunday 10am – 11am from July 11.
Please note that face coverings are now necessary in places of worship from August 8.
Church Reopening For Sunday Mass - Bookings On Friday
Starting next Sunday, August 9th, both Christ the King church and St. Patrick’s church will open for Sunday Mass.
Sadly, we will be limited to the numbers we can allow in due to safe distancing. We also must comply with government guidelines on track and trace.
Mass times starting on Sunday, August 9th are:
Christ the King church: 9.30am
St. Patrick’s church: 11am
To book your place for Mass you need to phone on Friday. If we get over subscribed for Sunday, August 9, Mass(es) will be put on following Saturday mornings as well.
To book your place at Mass at Christ the King church phone 07951 638612, 10am – 12noon on Friday.
To book your place at Mass at St. Patrick’s church phone 07984 434083, 1pm – 3pm on Friday.
If we do have spare capacity, parishioners turning up on spec will be allowed in under ‘track and trace’ rules.
MASS IS STREAMED LIVE EACH DAY ONLINE AT:
The Mass each day and will be offered for the intentions of all our parishioners and their families and friends. We will pray for our health-care workers and all affected by this virus all over the world.
Please observe safe distancing and all we are asked to do at this time.