News from around the Archdiocese of Liverpool

Cover July




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A gift to help faith flourish

The Syro-Malabar community in Litherland have inaugurated their own church thanks to the ‘generosity and hospitality’ of the Archdiocese


Ordination of Deacons

On Sunday 10 June Archbishop Malcolm ordained three men to the Permanent Diaconate in the Metropolitan cathedral.

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St Patrick's May Celebrations

For the first time in exactly fifty years, St Patrick’s Church, Wigan, hosted a May Procession and Crowning Service.  

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Ordination at St Mary’s, Warrington

On the Feast of the Most Pure Heart of Mary, at St Mary’s Shrine Church, Warrington Archbishop Malcolm McMahon ordained


Cyclists needed for Jospice Nightrider team

Hundreds of cyclists will spend the Saturday night of 14/15 July riding around Liverpool’s famous landmarks to raise money for great ...

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West Derby Learning Network Mass

Father Ian McParland celebrated the annual West Derby Learning Network Mass for the Catholic Primary schools in West Derby,

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Summer Concert at St Ambrose, Speke

Mersey Wave Music was founded in 2012 by St Ambrose parishioner and professional opera singer Kathryn Rudge and the choir’s musical director/pianist Jason Ellis


A golden jubilee for Our Lady Queen of Martyrs

Among the many ways that Our Lady Queen of Martyrs, Croxteth, celebrated its Golden Jubilee on Thursday 31 May was to dedicate its new peace garden to Our Lady herself.

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ACN walks

for Iraq

En route from Salford to Liverpool Caroline Hull and Bridget Huddleston from the North West Office of Aid to the Church in Need (ACN) stopped off at St Mary’s, Lowe House

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Pilgrimage to the Shrines of Northern France

At the end of May the Wigan Lourdes Association organised a pilgrimage to the Shrines of Northern France.  Thirty pilgrims visited St Therese’s shrine at Lisieux;

Fr Chase


The parish of Blessed Sacrament, Aintree, and nearby schools have been blessed with a visit from Father Chase Hilgrenbrinck, the former US Major League Soccer player