News from around the Archdiocese of Liverpool

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Remembering May 1980


Forty years ago this month, the Catholic community of this Archdiocese provided an amazing feat of hospitality.  The National Pastoral Congress took place from 2nd to 6th May 1980, and has never been repeated.

Dermot O’Leary backs coronavirus appeal for developing countries


TV and radio presenter Dermot O’Leary has urged the British public to donate to a coronavirus appeal

Mass for Bishop Vincent Malone


Archbishop Malcolm Mc Mahon OP will celebrate Mass for Bishop Vincent Malone on Monday 1 June at 4.00 pm in the Blessed Sacrament Chapel of the Metropolitan Cathedral

Support for mental health


The coronavirus (COVID19) outbreak is going to have an impact on everyone’s daily lives, as the government and the NHS take necessary steps to manage the outbreak

100th Anniversary of Pope John Paul II’s birth


Today marks the centenary of the birth of Saint John Paul II (Karol Józef Wojtyła). In 1982 the Pope travelled to Great Britain and visited Liverpool

Pope Francis sends 'prayerful condolences' to Archdiocese


Archbishop Malcolm McMahon OP has received the following message from Pope Francis on the death of Bishop Vincent Malone

Archbishop and Cardinal pay tribute


The Most Reverend Malcolm McMahon OP, Archbishop of Liverpool and Cardinal Vincent Nichols, Archbishop of Westminster, have paid tribute to Bishop Vincent Malone

Pope renews call for day of prayer for end to pandemic


Pope Francis has renewed his invitation for people of all faiths to unite in prayer, fasting, and works of charity today for an end to the Covid-19 pandemic

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

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Dr Anne Merriman MBE, founder of Hospice Africa, reflects on the possible impact of Covid-19 on her charity’s work in Uganda

Christ still rises


Listen to the beautiful voice of Joanne Wallace, Pastoral Associate for the parish of St  Marie's Our Lady of the Annunciation & Saint Bernadette & St Teresa's, Upholland

Easter Blooms in Mossley Hill


Gemma Lewis, a kind-hearted parishioner at St Anthony of Padua, Mossley Hill, came up with an idea of placing Easter flowers and prayer cards on the corners of local streets

Bishop Vincent Malone RIP


It is with great sadness that the death is announced of the Right Reverend Vincent Malone, Auxiliary Bishop Emeritus of Liverpool and Titular Bishop of Abora.

From the other side of the world


By Jacinta Parsons

These were words I heard on Sunday as I inadvertently walked through my parents-in-law’s televised church service

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