News from around the Archdiocese of Liverpool

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Two hundred years and counting for the FCJ Sisters


A valuable presence on Liverpool’s Catholic landscape since establishing Bellerive FCJ Catholic College in the 1840s, the FCJ Sisters are marking their bicentenary with a significant pledge.

Liverpool Seafarers Centre named world’s best


A Liverpool ecumenical charity has been named as the world’s best seafarers’ centre in an awards ceremony as part of London International Shipping Week

Let your light shine


‘A chance to share all the good work that goes on.’  This is how Kenny Lawler, the pastoral associate at St Edmund of Canterbury, Waterloo summed up the exhibition that took place at the parish recently

Inspiring children with the Maritime Project


Pupils from All Saints Roman Catholic School in Bootle were treated to a full day of activities in the ‘Sea to Store Challenge’, run by trainee teachers from Liverpool John Moores University (LJMU)

Our Lady of the Assumption, Gateacre


The newly established Lay Formation Fund enabled a group of people to take part in an event in London examining parish renewal


The Tiger and

the Kid


Archbishop Downey was concerned.  How could he ensure that Liverpool’s black Catholics were welcomed into the Church and kept safe from worldly temptations?

A journey in faith and friendship


A little over a year ago, a group of young Christian adults began to meet in Liverpool to get to know each other and to celebrate what they have in common through their Christian Faith

Two new appointments at All Saints Multi Academy Trust


All Saints Multi Academy Trust has appointed a new CEO and the Academy of St Francis of Assisi has welcomed a new head of school

Formation Fund grant for SFX


Following a grant from the archdiocesan lay formation fund parishioners from Saint Francis Xavier’s church took part in a Retreat at St Beuno’s Jesuit Spirituality Centre

Bellerive begin bicentenary celebrations


Pupils at Bellerive FCJ Catholic College in Sefton Park have taken part in an ‘International Day of Kindness’ to mark the beginning of a special year of celebrations

St Edmund’s exhibition highlights community efforts


‘A chance to share all the good work that goes on.’  This is how Kenny Lawler, the pastoral associate at St Edmund of Canterbury, Waterloo


1,000 lunches served with love and friendship


St Oswald’s Caritas Group, Longton, was formed in May 2017 with the aim of helping all Parishioners to feel ‘included'.

Obituary of Rev George Leo Lynch


Father Leo Lynch, former Parish Priest of St Joseph’s, Blundellsands died on Tuesday 29 October, aged 90 and in the 65th year of priesthood

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