News from around the Archdiocese of Liverpool



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HRH The Prince Philip,

Duke of Edinburgh


The Most Reverend Malcolm McMahon OP, Archbishop of Liverpool, has issued the following statement on the death of The Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh  

ASFA brings its school community together through collective worship


Since the second lockdown, the Academy of St Francis Assisi’s Chaplaincy team have found creative ways to adapt form time reflections

Barclays boost for hospice as

lottery appeal is launched


St Joseph’s Hospice in Thornton has secured a £100,000 grant from Barclays as part of the bank’s Covid-19 Community Aid package

Reflections with Siobhán O'Keeffe


On hearing of palliative care. 'We are vert sorry, there is no more active treatment that we can offer you, we are referring you for palliative care.'

Restored artwork unveiled at

St Oswald’s


An important piece of British art from 1935 has been restored to its original state, ensuring its preservation for decades to come

Liverpool Seafarers Centre calls for more funding


A rise in reported suicides among seafarers has led Liverpool Seafarers Centre (LSC) to call for greater investment in shoreside support

Dialogue and Unity


We will be sharing the work of what is a mouthful…The Commission for Dialogue and Unity but so important in the Liverpool Archdiocese where ‘Better Together’ is a brand so central to our work

Obituary of Rev Peter Fox


Father Peter Fox former parish priest of Our Lady of Walsingham, Netherton; St John Fisher, Widnes and St Luke the Evangelist, Whiston died on 24 February aged 76

Annual Civic Mass


Archbishop Malcolm McMahon celebrated the Annual Civic Mass at 11.00 am on Sunday 23 February in the Metropolitan Cathedral of Christ the King

Pieces of eight


Concerns have been expressed in several newspapers as to the fate of a mosaic in a church in the Diocese of Salford, so it seems a good moment to take another look at a local piece by the same artist

200th anniversary of     St Patrick’s


Father Silviu Climent, Parish Priest of St Patrick's, Liverpool, welcomed Bishop Tom Williams for Mass on the Patronal Feast Day, to mark the 200th anniversary

Pope Francis

– Worldwide Prayer Network


The Pope’s Worldwide Prayer Network promotes the monthly prayer intentions of Pope Francis.

Obituary of Mother Francesca of the Annunciation


Mother Maria Francesca of the Annunciation PCC, who formerly headed the Ty Mam Duw Poor Clare Colettines in Hawarden, North Wales, died of Covid on 13 March


Wigan celebrates

St Patrick


St Patrick’s Church in Wigan recently celebrated its patronal feast on 17 March.  In the days leading up to the Solemnity, parishioners created and prayed a Novena


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