News from around the Archdiocese of Liverpool

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From the Archbishop’s Desk

I am writing this month’s reflection from Rome where I am enjoying a few days retreat with those priests of our diocese who have been ordained less than ten years.

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As we begin the month of May we are still very much in the Easter season.  This year May is rich with celebrations as well as being  ...

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Cathedral Record

We begin the month of May with a special Choral Evening Prayer in Celebration of Seventy Years of the National Health Service   ...

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On a liturgical note

Canon Philip Gillespie

May is the month of Mary…

Those of us of a certain age will immediately complete this phrase  ...

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Sunday thoughts    

Mgr John Devine OBE

After a well-attended funeral or First Holy Communion celebration I often I hear the comment: ‘It’s a pity  ...

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Father Chris Thomas

I remember many years ago being given an Argos poster and on it was written, ‘I asked Jesus how much do you love me?  ....


Animate: Find the time to stop and think

Benedict Ratchford from the Animate Youth Ministries team reflects on the need to pause and give proper ...


Mums the Word

The forthcoming visit of the statue of Our Lady of Walsingham to the Metropolitan Cathedral on 21-23 June   ...

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New provincial council elected

There are new faces on the KSC’s provincial council – starting with Brother Ray Pealing, the new provincial grand knight  ...

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Justice & Peace

Pope Francis has just brought out a beautiful new letter called ‘Gaudete et Exsultate’ (Rejoice and be Glad) in which he writes ...



Philip Bates

‘Being a head teacher is a great privilege’


Hands on Catechesis supporting an inclusive Church

Just like the journey when Jesus joined the disciples on the road to Emmaus after the Resurrection ...

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