Newport - All Saints Pastoral Area Catholic Church 

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Deanery: Newport

Churches

All Saints Church
9 Stow Hill, Newport, Newport, NP20 1TP
St Anne Church
Oliphant Circle, Malpas, Newport, NP20 6PF
St Basil And St Gwladys Church
Tregwilym Road, Rogerstone, Newport, NP10 9DW
St David`s Parish Church
St David`s Presbytery, NEWPORT, NEWPORT, NP20 3AQ
St Mary`s Parish Church
St Mary`s Presbytery, NEWPORT, NEWPORT, NP20 1TP
St Gabriel`s Parish Church
St Gabriel`s Presbytery, NEWPORT, NEWPORT, NP19 9PQ
Ss Julius Aaron And David Church
High Street, Caerleon, Newport, NP18 1AE
St Julius The Martyr Church
Beaufort Road, Newport, NP19 7NJ
St Michael Church
Clarence Street, Newport, Newport, NP20 2BZ

Catholic Priests and People

Canon John Kelly - Parish Priest
- Priest
- Deacon
- Parish Sister
- Parish Brother

Contact

Correspondence Address:Stow Hill
Newport
Newport
NP20 1TP
Phone 01633 265533
Click here to email Newport - All Saints Pastoral Area Catholic Church
www.allsaintsrcnewport.co.uk

Nearest Catholic Schools

St Patrick`s RC Primary School , Newport (1.3 miles)

Nearest Catholic Parishes/Churches

St Mary, Newport (0 miles)
St Michael, Newport (0.9 miles)
St Patrick, Newport (1.3 miles)
St David, Newport (1.6 miles)
St Julius The Martyr, Newport (1.6 miles)

Nearest Schools and Churches are calculated `as the crow flies` and may not be the closest or easiest when travelling.

About Newport - All Saints Pastoral Area Catholic Church

Parish of All Saints in Newport, Newport (Archdiocese of Cardiff)

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Useful Definitions of the Structures in the Catholic Church

What is a Catholic Bishops' Conference?

An episcopal conference, sometimes called a conference of bishops, is an official assembly of the bishops of the Catholic Church in a given territory. ... Individual bishops do not relinquish their immediate authority for the governance of their respective dioceses to the conference (Wikipedia).

What is an Archdiocese?

Dioceses ruled by an archbishop are commonly referred to as archdioceses; most are metropolitan sees, being placed at the head of an ecclesiastical province. A few are suffragans of a metropolitan see or are directly subject to the Holy See.

The term 'archdiocese' is not found in Canon Law, with the terms "diocese" and "episcopal see" being applicable to the area under the ecclesiastical jurisdiction of any bishop.[8] If the title of archbishop is granted on personal grounds to a diocesan bishop, his diocese does not thereby become an archdiocese (Wikipedia).

What is a Diocese?

The group of churches that a bishop supervises is known as a diocese. Typically, a diocese is divided into parishes that are each overseen by a priest.

The original dioceses, in ancient Rome, were political rather than religious. Rome was divided into dioceses, each of which was made up of many provinces. After Christianity became the Roman Empire's official religion in the 4th century, the term gradually came to refer to religious districts. The Catholic Church has almost 3,000 dioceses. The Greek root of diocese is dioikesis, "government, administration, or province." (Vocabulary.com).

As of April 2020, in the Catholic Church there are 2,898 regular dioceses: 1 papal see, 649 archdioceses (including 9 patriarchates, 4 major archdioceses, 560 metropolitan archdioceses, 76 single archdioceses) (Wikipedia).

What is the difference between a Diocese and an Archdiocese?

Each diocese is within a Province - a group of Dioceses - the Archdiocese is the main Diocese within that Diocese. The bishop of that Archdiocese is therefore automatically an Archbishop. If a bishop has been made an Archbishop personally is referred to as an Archbishop but it does not make their Diocese an Archdiocese.

What is a Deanery?

A subdivision of a diocese, consisting of a number parishes, over which presides a dean appointed by a bishop. The duty of the dean is to watch over the clergy of the deanery, to see that they fulfill the orders of the bishop, and observe the liturgical and canon laws. He summons the conference of the deanery and presides at it. Periodically he makes a report to the bishop on conditions in the deanery.www.catholicculture.org

What is a Parish?

In the Roman Catholic Church, a parish (Latin: parochia) is a stable community of the faithful within a particular church, whose pastoral care has been entrusted to a parish priest (Latin: parochus), under the authority of the diocesan bishop. It is the lowest ecclesiastical subdivision in the Catholic episcopal polity, and the primary constituent unit of a diocese. In the 1983 Code of Canon Law, parishes are constituted under cc. 515552, entitled "Parishes, Pastors, and Parochial Vicars." Wikipedia