News from around the Archdiocese of Liverpool

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Welcoming our new English saint


‘Saint John Henry Newman’s canonisation on 13 October was an occasion to savour for the pilgrims who travelled to Rome from Liverpool Archdiocese – and gives us a saint who is an example to all.’

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

Welcome Cardinal Fitzgerald


Representatives from Civic and Church life and Faith and Community groups gathered at the Liverpool Archdiocesan Office on Friday 11 October for a reception

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?

Pastoral Letter


The following Pastoral Letter was read on Synod Sunday, 13 October

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

Catholic schools make the Educate Awards 2019 shortlist


A number of Catholic schools in the region have been shortlisted for this year’s Educate Awards.


ASFA student’s poem picked for book


A talented 13 year old pupil from The Academy of St Francis of Assisi is celebrating after his poem was picked as a Merit Winner for the Young Writers ‘Talent for Writing’ competitio

ASFA students become Language Ambassadors


A select group of students from the Academy of St Francis of Assisi (ASFA) have been given the important role of Language Ambassadors this academic year

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