News from around the Archdiocese of Liverpool



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Giving thanks for the life of Prince Philip


‘A wonderful gift’ is how Archbishop Malcolm McMahon described the life of the Duke of Edinburgh whose death on 9 April was marked by a Requiem Mass at the Metropolitan Cathedral.  

Local catholic school takes part in Premier League challenge


Holy Trinity Catholic Primary School in Liverpool have taken part in the Premier League's 'Draw Together Challenge' aimed at empowering children to help and support others

‘History in the making’ for Wigan school  


A bright new future beckons for St John Fisher Catholic High School in Wigan after it was named among the first wave of schools selected for a national rebuilding scheme

Remembering Pentecost 1982 and the visit of Pope John Paul II to Liverpool


The Feast of Pentecost is a day of celebration in Liverpool, marking a double anniversary

Obituary of Rev John Kearns CP


Father John Kearns CP, the Provincial of the Order of the Cross and Passion died on Wednesday 14 April aged 56 He was a much loved and familiar figure

Reflections with Siobhán O'Keeffe


The sun shone and a gentle breeze kissed my cheeks as I made my way to the train to go into Liverpool city centre. An important business matter needed attention


Synod FAQs


1.  What is happening at the moment?

The 19 Recommendations that will be voted on in June have been published and the Synod Members are preparing to discern how they will vote on June 19th.

A socially distanced Chrism Mass


This year Archbishop Malcolm could once again celebrate the Mass of Chrism in the Metropolitan Cathedral though the current necessary restrictions remained in place.

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

Two wheels good


Over the past year many of us have no doubt taken to solitary recreational activities such as running or cycling.  Not too long ago, cycling was seen as a means of transport not of sport

Pastoral Letter for Vocations Sunday


Pastoral Letter read at all Masses in the Archdiocese of Liverpool on the Fourth Sunday of Easter - Vocations Sunday, 25 April 2021.


Day of Prayer


Listening to the voices of victims and survivors, the Bishops have moved the date on which the Day of Prayer for the Victims and Survivors of Abuse is marked in England and Wales

Liverpool Seafarers Centre shares 1,000 hot cross buns


Liverpool Seafarers Centre (LSC) shared a traditional Easter treat with seafarers docked in Liverpool thanks to the kind donation of 1,000 hot cross buns


Accompanying Ramadan


Cardinal Michael Fitzgerald MAfr from St Vincent de Paul parish, Liverpool and formerly Secretary to the Pontifical Council for Interreligious Dialogue

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