News from around the Archdiocese of Liverpool
On Sunday 16 April 1989, the day following Hillsborough, the Cathedral became the focal point of the city. Thousands flocked to the Cathedral for support as Archbishop Derek Worlock celebrated Mass, with thousands outside an outdoor Mass was also celebrated. The names of the 96 are inscribed in the Golden Book of Remembrance on display in the Cathedral.
BBC Songs of Praise:
Over the last fifty years the BBC have visited the Cathedral on a number of occasions for their ‘Songs of Praise’ programme.
National Pastoral Conference:
In 1980 the Cathedral was the focal point of Catholics from throughout England and Wales as the archdiocese hosted the National Pastoral Congress.
Pause for Hope:
The Cathedral is a regular venue for the ‘Pause for Hope’ Service to support all who are affected by cancer.