News from around the Archdiocese of Liverpool



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A building for a bright tomorrow


The new building at St Cuthbert’s Catholic Primary School does not just provide hope for the future – it also completes an inspiring story of recovery.

Top author virtually visits ASFA


Year 8 students from the Academy of St Francis of Assisi virtually welcomed well-known author, Alex Wheatle, into the school recently


Archdiocese opens spirituality and outreach centre


On Sunday 2 August it was announced that St Thomas of Canterbury in Waterloo was closing, with the buildings to be used by the Irenaeus project

Liverpool charity urges support for stranded seafarers


Liverpool Seafarers Centre (LSC) has urged churchgoers to keep stranded seafarers in their prayers with an estimated 300,000 still awaiting repatriation

‘Samaritanus bonus’ - on the Care of Persons in the Critical and Terminal Phases of Life


Samaritanus bonus’ (The Good Samaritan) is a newly published letter


Well-read pupils launch 100 books scheme


Reading has always been a priority at Our Lady of Walsingham Catholic Primary School in Netherton, but since March the school

Catholic Pic Tours 2021


The Catholic Pic announces two special pilgrimages for readers for 2021, in association with Northern Star Travel

God speaks to His children


A lockdown project, inviting high-profile personalities to record the Bible from start to finish, has reached its climax and is now available in full.

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

Hospice launches 2gether Appeal to ‘sustain our future’


St Joseph’s Hospice has launched an appeal in response to the fundraising challenges it continues to face owing to the Covid crisis. The 2gether Appeal

Synod Sunday 2020 


The weekend of October 18th was to have been the weekend of our Synod 2020 gathering.  Friday night: a service of prayer at the Cathedral; Saturday

Do charities hold the answer?


With the ongoing Covid crisis and the resulting economic fallout, some of the hardest hit will be all poverty-stricken populations, globally.

The Equestrian Order of the Holy Sepulchre of Jerusalem


The modern Equestrian Order of the Holy Sepulchre of Jerusalem, which grew out of the Crusaders in medieval times, is a lay Order of the Church

Obituary of Sister Mary Magdalen


Sister Mary Magdalen, the foundress and first Head of Maricourt Catholic High School, died in the early hours of Wednesday 2 September aged 95.

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