News from around the Archdiocese of Liverpool



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‘Our house shook like an earthquake’

The Christian community in the Gaza Strip was not spared the effects of the latest outbreak of conflict between Israel and Hamas – as Sister Nabila Saleh from the bomb-damaged Rosary Sisters School explains.

Flying the Flag for the Synod


Father Roy Cooper, Parish Priest of St Mary Magdalen's and St Teresa’s, Penwortham, Patricia Wilson Synod member and John Topping Synod support member

The Eternal City  


As early as 1950 the traffic jams in Rome were already legendary.  One story in that year tells of an impatient Archbishop, stuck in a tailback, who sent his secretary to ask the car in front to move out of the way.  

Maricourt talk the talk


Maricourt Catholic High School have partnered with Talk the Talk Educate CIC to deliver 'Call it Out' training to all students and staff as part of its post COVID-19 recovery and reset.

New Community Defibrillator at St Mary’s


Together with Billinge Parish Council, St Mary’s Social Club Committee financially supported the installation of a new defibrillator supplied by the Oliver King Foundation

Pray in May success


During the month of May, the global school feeding charity, Mary’s Meals, invited individuals, churches and faith groups to pray for its work feeding hungry children in some of the world’s poorest countries

An historic moment in the history of the Archdiocese of Liverpool


This Saturday, 19 June 2021, marks an historic moment in the history of the Archdiocese of Liverpool

Beatification of Venerable Francis Jordan, founder of the Salvatorians


The Salvatorian Community of priests, brothers, sisters, and lay, gives thanks to God for the Beatification of Venerable Francis Jordan

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

The enduring impact of a First Communion Day


By Moira Billinge

A child’s First Holy Communion is a special, shared event that follows a long period of instruction and guidance from family, priests

Pastoral Letter on the Environment for Pentecost from the Bishops of England and Wales and Scotland


The Solemnity of Pentecost reminds us that everything

Our Lady, undoer of knots


Miss Helen Byrom an art teacher from St Bede’s Catholic High School, Ormskirk, took on a commission to paint a modern Icon of Our Lady Undoer of Knots

The Synod and Prayer


On Saturday 19 June at 10.30 am history will be made in the Archdiocese of Liverpool.  The very first Synod on zoom will take place.  The last Synod was in the 1950’s, and it dealt with permissions needed  

Acompanying our Muslim brothers and sisters in Ramadan


Inspired by producing collective worship to incorporate focus on Ramadan plus Cardinal Michael Fitzgerald’s call to accompany our Muslim

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