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News from around the Archdiocese of Liverpool

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Monday 3 December

Day of Prayer for Migrants.

 

Time out for Advent: Waiting in Hope

An opportunity to open our hearts for Christmas.  led by members of Christian Life Community.  7.15 pm at the Cenacle, Tithebarn Grove, Lance Lane, Liverpool, L15 6TW, followed by refreshments.  Details: Sister Winifred Tel: 0151 722 2271.  Email: winniecenacle@mail.com  No charge, donations welcome

 

Wednesday 5 December

Carols by Candlelight in aid of NSPCC

7.00 pm at the Metropolitan Cathedral of Christ the King.  Tickets: £8 adults, £5 Concessions. Children under 16, accompanied by an adult, free.  Bookings Tel: 0113 8871120 Email: northappeals@nspcc.org.uk

 

Thursday 6 December to Saturday 8 December

Crib Exhibition at Christ the King church, Queens Drive, Childwall, L15 6YQ.

Exhibition open: Thursday and Friday 10.00 am to 4.00 pm, and 6.00 pm to 8.00 pm; Saturday 10.00 am to 3.00 pm.  All money raised will go to the Bethlehem Creche.

 

Saturday 8 December

Day of Retreat for Advent on the Feast of the Immaculate Conception led by Sister Annie Lunney SMG

10.00 am (Mass) at St Joseph’s Prayer Centre, Blundell Avenue, Freshfield, Formby, L37 1PH.  Donation: £20 (including lunch).  Bookings: Tel: 01704 875850.  Email: theprayercentre.stj@gmail.com

 

Sunday 9 December

Bible Sunday.

 

Liverpool Bach Collective

Johann Sebastian Bach Cantata 36: ‘Schwingt freudig euch empor.’  (‘Sing joyfully aloft, ye voices.’)  6.30 pm at St Joseph’s Church, Warren Road, Blundellsands L23 6UE.  Singers and Players directed by Philip Duffy.  www.liverpoolbach.com  Email: liverpoolbach@icloud.com

 

Monday 10 December

Time out for Advent: Waiting in Hope

An opportunity to open our hearts for Christmas.  led by members of Christian Life Community.  7.15 pm at the Cenacle, Tithebarn Grove, Lance Lane, Liverpool, L15 6TW, followed by refreshments.  Details: Sister Winifred Tel: 0151 722 2271.  Email: winniecenacle@mail.com  No charge, donations welcome.

 

Tuesday 11 December

Time Out on Tuesdays

10.00 am to 4.00 pm at the Cenacle, Tithebarn Grove, Lance Lane, Liverpool L15 6TW.  An opportunity for quiet time, away from the daily rush of life.  Offering £10 per person (bring your own lunch).  For further details contact: Sister Winifred.  Tel: 0151 722 2271, Email: winniecenacle@mail.com

 

Life and Soul: An Evening of Praise and Worship before the Blessed Sacrament led by Animate Youth Ministries 7.00 pm to 8.00 pm at St Joseph and St Laurence, Bewley Drive, Kirkby, L32 7PZ.

 

Cafod Carol Concert

7.30 pm at St Theresa’s Church, College Road, Upholland, WN8 0PY, followed by mince pies and wine.  All welcome, proceeds to support Cafod’s work overseas.

 

Wednesday 12 December

Schools Advent Service

1.30 pm at the Metropolitan Cathedral of Christ the King.  The annual Advent Service for pupils and teachers from archdiocesan schools.

 

‘Songs we Remember.’

Singing and enjoyment for anyone who likes to sing but particularly geared towards those living with dementia and their carers.  2.00 pm to 3.30 pm at St Thomas of Canterbury Parish Hall, Great Georges Road, Waterloo, L22 1RD.  Details: Irenaeus  Tel: 0151 949 1199.  Email: jenny@irenaeus.co.uk Website: www.irenaeus.co.uk

 

Thursday 13 December

Schools Advent Service

1.30 pm at the Metropolitan Cathedral of Christ the King.  The annual Advent Service for pupils and teachers from archdiocesan schools.

 

SAMM Merseyside Annual Remembrance Service

(Support after Murder and Manslaughter)  7.30 pm at the Metropolitan Cathedral of Christ the King.

 

Friday 14 December

Dementia Friendly Carol Service led by Archbishop Malcolm McMahon OP

2.00 pm at the Metropolitan Cathedral of Christ the King.  Featuring the students from St Benedict, Netherton and Holy Family, Liverpool Catholic Primary Schools plus the ‘Songs we Remember’ Choir.  Further details: Pastoral Formation Department  Tel: 0151 522 1046 Email: m.knight@rcaol.co.uk

 

Sunday 16 December

Animate Youth Ministries Youth Alive Mass

6:30 pm at St Oswald’s, Padgate Lane, Warrington, WA1 3LB.

 

‘O Night Divine: An Evening of Christmas Music.’

7.00 pm at St Edmund of Canterbury church, Oxford Road, Waterloo, L22 8QF.  Classic songs, carols and new arrangements of Christmas favourites including ‘O Holy Night’, ‘Do you hear what I hear?’, also celebrating 200 years since ‘Silent Night’ was first performed.  Mulled wine and mince pies will be served.  Tickets: £10 available from the Parish office in person or www.stedmundschoir.com/concerts

 

Monday 17 December

Time out for Advent: Waiting in Hope

An opportunity to open our hearts for Christmas.  led by members of Christian Life Community.  7.15 pm at the Cenacle, Tithebarn Grove, off Lance Lane, Liverpool, L15 6TW, followed by refreshments.  Details: Sister Winifred Tel: 0151 722 2271.  Email: winniecenacle@mail.com  No charge, donations welcome.

 

Tuesday 18 December

Nugent ‘Light up a Life Service’ with Bishop Tom Williams

12.30 pm at the Metropolitan Cathedral of Christ the King.  Dedicate a light to celebrate the life of a loved one.  Details Tel: 0151 261 2000  www.wearenugent.org

 

Wednesday 19 December

Christmas Carol Concert presented by Sacred Heart Catholic College, Crosby

7.00 pm at the Metropolitan Cathedral of Christ the King.  Sacred Heart Catholic College Choir, Chamber Choir, Staff Choir, Former Pupils Choir, Ursuline, Great Crosby, St Anne’s Primary School.  Choirs, St Edmund’s Church Choir and the St Nicholas Singers.  Guest Soloist: Danielle Thomas.  Crosby Schools and the local community come together to show their support and raise funds for treatment for a much-loved local teacher.

Tickets £5 from school reception.  Tel: 0151 931 2971  Email: sacredheart.sefton.sch.uk

 

Sunday 23 December

Ecumenical Carol Service for Our Lady’s and St Mary’s Parish Church, Prescot

6.30 pm in St Mary’s Parish Church, Church Street, Prescot, L34 3LA.

 

Thursday 27 December

Cafod’s 35th Annual Fun Run at Wavertree Sports Centre, Liverpool L15 4LE

Registration from 12.00 noon and the 6k/3k run and 2k walk will begin at 1.00 pm.  Entry: £5 children, £10 adults or £20 family.  Sponsorship forms and details: Email: liverpool@cafod.org.uk  Tel: Cafod Liverpool 0151 228 4028.

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