News from around the Archdiocese of Liverpool

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The transformation of

St Bernard’s church


St Bernard’s Church in Toxteth has been turned into 16 new affordable homes thanks to the vision of a Liverpool housing charity.

Liverpool Seafarers Centre named world’s best


A Liverpool ecumenical charity has been named as the world’s best seafarers’ centre in an awards ceremony as part of London International Shipping Week

Obituary of Monsignor Provost Peter Cookson


Monsignor Provost Peter Cookson, former President of Ushaw College, Parish Priest of St Mary’s, Chorley and Dean of the Metropolitan Cathedral of Christ the King, Liverpool

Inspiring children with the Maritime Project


Pupils from All Saints Roman Catholic School in Bootle were treated to a full day of activities in the ‘Sea to Store Challenge’, run by trainee teachers from Liverpool John Moores University (LJMU)

Our Lady of the Assumption, Gateacre


The newly established Lay Formation Fund enabled a group of people to take part in an event in London examining parish renewal


The Tiger and

the Kid


Archbishop Downey was concerned.  How could he ensure that Liverpool’s black Catholics were welcomed into the Church and kept safe from worldly temptations?

Catholic schools recognised at the

Educate Awards 2019!


Catholics schools from all over the region were honoured at the prestigious Educate Awards ceremony on Friday 15 November.


Two new appointments at All Saints Multi Academy Trust


All Saints Multi Academy Trust has appointed a new CEO and the Academy of St Francis of Assisi has welcomed a new head of school

Formation Fund grant for SFX


Following a grant from the archdiocesan lay formation fund parishioners from Saint Francis Xavier’s church took part in a Retreat at St Beuno’s Jesuit Spirituality Centre

Bellerive begin bicentenary celebrations


Pupils at Bellerive FCJ Catholic College in Sefton Park have taken part in an ‘International Day of Kindness’ to mark the beginning of a special year of celebrations

Catholic schools make the Educate Awards 2019 shortlist


A number of Catholic schools in the region have been shortlisted for this year’s Educate Awards.


Strictly Nugent rides high at Anfield


Nugent held its fourth annual dance competition and gala fundraiser, Strictly Nugent 2019, at the iconic Anfield Stadium, Liverpool last month

Obituary of Rev George Leo Lynch


Father Leo Lynch, former Parish Priest of St Joseph’s, Blundellsands died on Tuesday 29 October, aged 90 and in the 65th year of priesthood

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