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Sunday 1 October

Rosary Sunday

 

57th St Helens Annual Family Rosary Procession

Led by Bishop John Rawsthorne and local Civic Dignitaries.  3.00 pm from Church Square in the town centre, to St Mary’s church, Lowe House, concluding with solemn Benediction.

 

Wednesday 4 October

Novena to Our Lady of Perpetual Help

7.15 pm at St Edmund of Canterbury, Waterloo, L22 8QF.  Preacher : Archbishop Malcolm McMahon OP.

 

Thursday 5 October

‘Blessed are you…’  Discovering the Beatitudes Scripture Morning

10.00 am at lrenaeus, 32 Great Georges Road, Waterloo, L22 1RD.  Details  Tel: 0151 949 1199.  Website: www.irenaeus.co.uk

 

Saturday 7 October

‘Celebration’ Concert with the Cathedral Cantata Choir and the newly formed

Cathedral Community Choir

Director: James Luxton and the Metropolitan Cathedral Orchestra, Conductor: Stephen Pratt.  7.30 pm in the Metropolitan Cathedral.  Music includes works by Vaughan Williams, Elgar, Parry, Rutter, Stubbs and Stanford.  Tickets and details Tel: 0151 707 3525 or Email: bookings@cathedralconcerts.org.uk   www.cathedralconcerts.org.uk

 

Responding to the Call

Vocation Discernment Group.  A monthly day of recollection to support those exploring Vocations to the Priesthood by helping men who feel called to ordained ministry to discover more about diocesan priesthood and meet others discerning a call to priesthood.   An opportunity to talk with, and hear from, priests who minister in the diocese, and also a time for prayer and discussion at St Charles' Presbytery, 224 Aigburth Road, Liverpool, L17 9PG.  Details: Father James Preston, Vocations Director Tel: 0151 727 2493  Email:  frjamespreston@gmail.com.

 

Sunday 8 October

Day of Prayer for Prisoners and their Dependants.

 

Liverpool Bach Collective

Johann Sebastian Bach Cantata 180: ‘Schmücke dich, O Liebe Seele.’  (‘Dear soul, adorn yourself with gladness.’)  6.30 pm at St Francis de Sales, Hale Road, Walton, Liverpool L4 3RL.  Singers and Players directed by Philip Duffy.

 

Tuesday 10 October

Time Out on Tuesdays

10.00 am to 4.00 pm at the Cenacle, Tithebarn Grove, Lance Lane, Liverpool L15 6TW.  Open to all who are involved in any form of ministry or service to others, giving time for silence and personal reflection.  Offering £10 per person (bring your own lunch).  For further details contact: Sister Winifred.  Tel: 0151 722 2271, Email: winniecenacle@mail.com

 

RISE Theatre perform their original play ‘Romero: Heartbeat of El Salvador’

7.30 pm at St Wilfred’s Pastoral Centre, Mayfield Drive, Widnes, WA8 8PR.  The production tells the true story of Blessed Oscar Romero and his heart for the oppressed people of El Salvador.  

Tickets: £7.50 (adults); £5 (year 11 and under) from admin@animateyouth.co.uk  Tel: 01744 740460 or www.ticketsource.co.uk/risetheatre

 

Wednesday 11 October

‘Songs we Remember.’

A morning of singing and enjoyment for anyone who likes to sing but particularly geared towards those living with dementia and their carers.  11.00 am to 12.30 pm, followed by lunch, at St Thomas of Canterbury Parish Hall, Great Georges Road, Waterloo, L22 1RD.  Details: The Irenaeus Project  Tel: 0151 949 1199.  Website: www.irenaeus.co.uk

 

Annual Novena in Honour of the Immaculate Conception of the Blessed Virgin Mary offered for Peace

Opening of Novena and ‘Crowning of Our Lady’.  Presider: Father Roy Cooper. 7.00 pm at St John the Evangelist, Fountains Road, Kirkdale, Liverpool L4 1QL.

 

Saturday 14 October to Sunday 15 October

‘Come and See’ Conference 2017

Keynote Speaker: Rev Timothy Radcliffe OP.  Workshops led by: Steve Atherton; Fiona Castle; Dermott Donnelly; Pat Kennedy and David and Mary Matthews.  Saturday evening guest speaker: Margaret Duncan.  Music and prayer led by Jo Boyce and friends with Steve Murray.  Sunday Mass Celebrant: Archbishop Malcolm McMahon OP.  Saturday (9.00 am to 8.30 pm) and Sunday (9.00 am to 6.30 pm) at Christ the King High School Stamford Road Southport PR8 4EX.  Suggested donation: £40 (Concessions available on request).  Booking forms available (with a stamped addressed envelope) from Irenaeus, 32 Great Georges Road, Liverpool, L22 1RD.      Tel: 0151 949 1199 or email: jenny@irenaeus.co.uk or www.irenaeusproject.co.uk

 

Saturday 14 October

Our Lady of Fatima Procession in Liverpool City Centre

2.00 pm from St Peter’s Square to the Blessed Sacrament Shrine.  Details: Jim Ross Email: jimmy.ross7@gmail.com Tel: 07766 706766.

 

Sunday 15 October

Pause for Hope Service led by Bishop Tom Williams and Rev Dr Crispin Pailing

3.00 pm in the Metropolitan Cathedral of Christ the King.  Main speaker: Dr Joe Maguire, (Consultant Oncologist at Clatterbridge Cancer Centre).  Music by the Liverpool Male Voice Choir and Dave Flynn and his daughter Danielle.

 

Sunday 15 October to Friday 20 October

Fully escorted five-night Pilgrimage to Knock Shrine, Ireland

£699.00 per person sharing, including flight with 15kg checked in bag, all taxes, luxury transfers, five nights in newly refurbished Knock House Hotel with breakfast and dinner.  Also including visits to Ballintubber Abbey, Westport, Foxford Woollen Mills.  Wheelchair accessible rooms available.  Limited single rooms: supplement £60.  Groups and Individual bookings welcome.  Contact Patricia Tel: 01268 762 278 or 07740 175557.  Email knockpilgrimages@gmail.com  (Knock Pilgrimages fully protected by ATOL T7613.)

 

Wednesday 18 October

Annual Novena in Honour of the Immaculate Conception of the Blessed Virgin Mary offered for Peace

‘Let your first words be, “Peace to this house”’  Presider: Father Stephen Lee (Metropolitan Cathedral).  7.00 pm at St John the Evangelist, Fountains Road, Kirkdale, Liverpool L4 1QL.

 

Saturday 21 October

Liverpool Catholic Ramblers’ Association 90th anniversary dinner

7.00 pm for 7.30 pm at Christ the King Parish Centre, James English Suite, Score Lane, Liverpool, L16 6AW.  Tickets £22 from Mr W Harris, 57 Higher Road, Halewood, Liverpool, L26 1TA.

 

Sunday 22 October

World Mission Day.

 

Wednesday 25 October

Annual Novena in Honour of the Immaculate Conception of the Blessed Virgin Mary offered for Peace

‘A Message of Peace from Fatima.’  Presider: Father Richard Ebo (St Sylvester).  7.00 pm at St John the Evangelist, Fountains Road, Kirkdale, Liverpool L4 1QL.

 

Saturday 28 October

Quiet Day

10.00 am to 4.00 pm at the Cenacle, Tithebarn Grove, Lance Lane, Liverpool L15 6TW.  Time to be quiet, reflect and pray.  Offering £10 per person (bring your own lunch).  No booking required.  For further details contact: Sister Winifred.  Tel: 0151 722 2271, Email: winniecenacle@mail.com

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