News from around the Archdiocese of Liverpool



Cath Pic Jubilee Issue-1 February




‘Six Catholic schools honoured at the Educate Awards’


Six outstanding Catholic schools were triumphant, on Friday 29 January, after winning at the Educate Awards.

What it means to be a synodal Church


On a dark Thursday evening recently ‘The Tablet’ organised an hour long discussion with Sister Nathalie Becquart, who was chosen by Pope Francis last year as one of the first women consultants


Obituary of Rev Michael Youell


Father Michael Youell, who served as a missionary priest in Peru and also as Parish Priest of St Marie’s and St Patrick’s and later St Raphael’s, Widnes died on Monday 30 November 2020

Pastoral Letter


The following Pastoral Letter was read at all Masses in the Archdiocese of Liverpool on the Third Sunday of Advent, 13 December 2020.

Cardinal Vincent Nichols’ concern regarding overseas aid reduction


Following the spending review on 25 November Cardinal Vincent Nichols wrote to Members of Parliament to express his

Obituary of Judge John Morgan


His Honour Judge John Morgan, retired Circuit Judge, former Chair of the Metropolitan Cathedral Choir Association, Cathedral reader, Old Edwardian and Chair of Governors

Catholic Pic Tours 2021


The Catholic Pic announces two special pilgrimages for readers for 2021, in association with Northern Star Travel

Crosby charity brings festive cheer to seafarers


An ecumenical charity took the Christmas spirit to hundreds of seafarers who passed through the port of Liverpool in December

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

A Christmas Record


In among all the paper, the plans, photographs, letters and newsprint in the Archdiocesan Archives, there are also some actual records. This is one of Christmas carols recorded by the Cathedral Choir.

Seek and you

will find


The house is tidy.  Every nook and cranny has been carefully cleaned – sometimes two or three times.  Forgotten treasures are rediscovered and old favourites

Pope Francis

– Worldwide Prayer Network


The Pope’s Worldwide Prayer Network promotes the monthly prayer intentions of Pope Francis.

Covid-19 testing at the LACE Conference Centre


Early in lockdown Archbishop Malcolm offered the facilities at the LACE Conference Centre for use as a testing centre


Annual awards celebrate our schools


‘It is a celebration of many of the different facets of Catholic education that take place in our schools on a daily basis, but often the light is not shone on them.’ So says Chris Williams


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