News from around the Archdiocese of Liverpool



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Remembering Romero – and his message


The reception of a relic of Saint Oscar Romero at the Metropolitan Cathedral on 14 October was an opportunity to draw fresh inspiration from his life’s example.

Sam’s big day


Sam Johnson, a parishioner of St Oswald’s, Padgate, Warrington, celebrated his 100th birthday on Friday 10 September.  Parish Priest, Father David Heywood, celebrated a thanksgiving Mass for Sam

Masses of Remembrance  


November is the month of Remembrance and this year Archbishop Malcolm will celebrate two Masses for those who have died during the pandemic and in thanksgiving

Catholic schools celebrate at this year's Educate Awards


A number of Catholic schools and colleges throughout the Liverpool Archdiocese and neighbouring dioceses were celebrating after being recognised at The Educate


‘Good Food City’


Colin and Lorna from our CARITAS team along with volunteers from Epsom Street Community Centre, were invited to attend the Liverpool Good Food Plan Launch on Thursday, 7 October 2021 at St. George’s Everton

The Lutyens Crypt reawakens


Following 18 months of closure, one of Liverpool’s architectural hidden gems has reopened its doors.  The Lutyens Crypt is launching a brand new exhibition


St Patrick’s to take part in new empathy project


St Patrick’s Catholic Primary School, Liverpool, have been looking for volunteers for an upcoming project, which aims to teach primary students about empathy.


Welcome back to St Anne’s, Ormskirk


To welcome everyone back to St Anne’s Church after the temporary closure due to the pandemic, parishioners, families, friends and neighbours were invited to a community event

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

KSC Supreme Conference

held in Liverpool 


At the beginning of October, the Knights of St Columba held their Supreme Conference in Liverpool.  The conference is normally held in Glasgow

Young People invited to meet with Regional Church Leaders


If you are between 18 and 35 you are invited to to an evening with Merseyside’s Church Leaders with an opportunity to meet other young Christians

Pastoral Letter


The following Pastoral Letter was read in all churches of the archdiocese on the Solemnity of All Saints, Sunday 31 October 2021

Obituary of

Rev Brendan Rice


Joseph Brendan Rice was born on 11 July 1942 in Liverpool, the son of John and Mary Rice (née Malone).  He was baptised by Father Thomas Mangan

Little Amal highlights the plights of refugees


In October the Amal Puppet Walk visited the United Kingdom.  The walk by ‘Little Amal’ a 3.5-metre-tall puppet of a young refugee girl began in July

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