Newcastle Third Order Chapter


The city of Newcastle - and its neighbour Gateshead, south of the River Tyne - is one of the great metropolitan boroughs of the north of England. In the Middle Ages Newcastle was home to a community of Carmelite friars (until the Reformation). Growing thanks to its industrial heritage, the city is now celebrated for its vibrant arts scene, architecture and tourism (not to mention football!).
The view of the famous bridges and arts venues across the River Tyne.
The Newcastle Chapter of the Carmelite Third Order was established in 1958 and hence recently celebrated its Golden Jubilee. It is a vibrant and growing Lay Carmelite community that offers a full programme of formation and fellowship in the Carmelite tradition.

The community is very involved in regional and national events of the Carmelite Third Order, including the annual Day for the Carmelite Family in Carlisle, and the annual Lay Carmelite retreat to Minsteracres in County Durham.

Patricia Wilson of the Newcastle Lay Carmelite Community with
Fr. Antony Lester, O.Carm., prior of the Carmelite Friars in York.


The Newcastle community gathers at 1.30pm (doors open 1pm) on the 3rd Saturday of the month at Corpus Christi Church at Kelvin Grove in Gateshead.


Corpus Christi Church, Kelvin Grove, Gateshead

For further details please contact the community leader
Mr. John Wilson
9 The Ridge
DG12 6NR

Tel. 01461 40434
To e-mail John please click here.




Corpus Christi
Kelvin Grove