News from around the Archdiocee of Liverpool

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From the Archbishop’s Desk

During a recent break in Portugal I explored the local towns, like most holidaymakers.  Inevitably this meant visiting churches, many of which were no longer open for worship but simply well-preserved monuments to a past time and practice.  

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Just after the last edition of the ‘Catholic Pic’ went to press the news came of the death of Cardinal Cormac Murphy-O’Connor ...

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Cathedral Record

The Annual Inclusive Mass arranged by Nugent Care as a special celebratory occasion with those who have disabilities, is at 3.00 pm today, 1 October.  

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On a liturgical note

Canon Philip Gillespie

‘From its beginning until death, human life is surrounded by their watchful care and intercession’ ...

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Sunday thoughts    

Mgr John Devine OBE

Pope Francis returned recently from a pastoral visit to Colombia, a country marred by decades of terrorism, assassinations and civil war ...

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Follow me

A few years ago I sat listening to a man tell his story to a couple of hundred people.  ...


Welcome to Animate 2017/18

Each autumn Animate Youth Ministries welcome their new Gap Year Team members


Mums the Word

There was a special celebration for one of our Formby members last month as Patty Dixon, a founder member of the parish UCM group at Our Lady of Compassion ...

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The KSC in Liverpool will be playing an active role in the visit of the National Pilgrim Virgin Statue of Our Lady of Fatima to the Metropolitan ...

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Justice & Peace

Steve Atherton, Justice and Peace fieldworker, offers a progress report on an initiative to welcome Syrian refugees to our Archidiocese.

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Pastoral Letter: October 2017

Pastoral Letter of the Archbishop of Liverpool read at all Masses celebrated on the twenty-sixth Sunday of Ordinary Time, 1 October 2017 ...