Welcome to Our Parish Website

Welcome and thank you for visiting the web site of both of our parish  churches, Our Lady & St Aidan's, Howdon and St Bernadette's, Wallsend.  We invite you to explore our site and hope that you will find plenty to interest you in the life of our community.

For quick access to parish information such as telephone numbers, mass times or to contact us, please see the box at the top right of the screen, for all other information please feel free to browse the sections from the menu on the left of our site (newly updated pages are highlighted in RED).

 Who Are We?

We at St Aidan's and St Bernadette's are a growing faith comunity located in Wallsend, an area of North Tyneside, Tyne & Wear, England.  As part of it's rich heritage Wallsend is best known for its position as the point which Hadrian's Wall ends. In Roman times Wallsend hosted the fort Segedunum, a defensive structure built to protect England from the fierce raids coming down from the North.  However, times have changed and unlike the Romans and following the leadership of our parish priest, Fr John Mcelhone,  our communities are invited to place a strong empasis on welcoming all.

Our Mission:

We are a welcoming Catholic community committed to fostering growth in faith, love of God and discipleship

Our Vision

To be a Christ-centred worshipping community committed to bringing others to the love of God through our actions and words.

Priest - Fr John McElhone


Contact Number - 0191 2623820

Priest in Residence - Fr Pat O'Connell


Contact Number - 0191 2632159

                     Ask Us

St Bernadette's Parish Centre:  0191 2621156


Mass Times:  


St Aidan's

· Sunday

· 10:00 AM

St Bernadette's

· Sunday

        · 11:30 AM

**For any amendments and weekday Mass times please see the current Newsletter*