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News from around the Archdiocese of Liverpool

March2019

Saturday 2 February

Feast of the Presentation of the Lord

 

Sunday 3 February

Service to Inaugurate Synod 2020  3.00 pm at the Metropolitan Cathedral of Christ the King.  Archbishop Malcolm will officially and liturgically inaugurate the Synod and commission the 500 members.  All welcome.

 

Redemptorist Youth Ministry 18-40 young adult group

6.00 pm Mass at Bishop Eton (arrive 5:50 pm), followed by food and drinks.  Details: redemptoristyouth@hotmail.com

 

Liverpool Bach Collective

Johann Sebastian Bach Cantata 82: ‘Ich habe Genung.’  (‘It is enough.’)   6.30 pm at Birkenhead School Chapel, Beresford Road, Birkenhead CH43 2JD (The entrance to the chapel is on foot via the gate almost opposite no 121 Beresford Road.)  Singers and Players directed by Philip Duffy.  www.liverpoolbach.com  Email: liverpoolbach@icloud.com

 

Tuesday 5 February

Redemptorist Youth Ministry 18-40 young adult group

Talk on Our Lady by John Hesketh.  7.30 pm in the Fisher More Hall, Bishop Eton, Woolton Road, L16 8NQ.  Spiritual discussion and activities followed by drinks.

 

Wednesday 6 February

‘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

 

Friday 8 February

Day of Prayer for Victims of Trafficking (Feast of St Josephine Bakhita)

 

Saturday 9 February

Jupiter Concert

Music by Haydn and Mozart, with the Metropolitan Cathedral Orchestra and Cantata Choir.  7.30 pm in the Metropolitan Cathedral of Christ the King.  Tickets and details Tel: 0151 707 3525 or www.cathedralconcerts.org.uk

 

Monday 11 February

World Day of Prayer for the Sick and those who care for them (Feast of Our Lady of Lourdes).

 

Tuesday 12 February

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

 

Friday 15 February to Sunday 17 February

Follow Your Heart - Discernment and Vocation

A weekend retreat for young women, reflecting on the vocation to religious life with the Faithful Companions of Jesus (FCJ) Liverpool Community.  Details: Sister Lynne FCJ.  Email: lynnefcj@hotmail.com  Website: www.fcjsisters.org

 

Sunday 17 February

Racial Justice Day

Resources available at: www.catholicnews.org.uk/racial-justice-sunday-2019

 

Annual Marriage and Family Life Mass

11.00 am in the Metropolitan Cathedral of Christ the King.  Celebrant: Archbishop Malcolm McMahon OP.  The Mass will include a special blessing for those celebrating significant anniversaries.

 

Barn Dance/Ceili

In aid of the pilgrimage to the Shrine of the Virgin of the Poor, Banneux Notre Dame, Belgium

2.00 pm at St Michaels Irish Centre, 6 Boundary Lane, L6 5JG.  Bar and refreshments available.  Admission £6  Children £3.  Coach available from Crosby but must be booked and paid in advance.  Details and Bookings: Sister Catherine Tel: 07486 131930  or  07703 769903 (Phone or text)

 

Wednesday 20 February

‘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 21 February

Scripture Morning

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

 

Saturday 23 February

Quiet Day

10.30 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

 

UCM Business Meeting

1.00 pm in the Gibberd Room of the Metropolitan Cathedral.

 

Tuesday 26 February

‘The Spirituality of Pope Francis’ led by the Right Reverend John Arnold, Bishop of Salford

10.00 am - 3.30 pm at St Joseph’s Prayer Centre, Blundell Avenue, Freshfield, Formby, L37 1PH.  £22 including lunch.  Bookings: Tel: 01704 875850.  Email: theprayercentre.stj@psmgs.org.uk  Website: www.stjosephsprayercentre.com

 

Redemptorist Youth Ministry 18-40 Young Adult Group homeless mission

Meet at the bottom of the Metropolitan Cathedral steps at 7:30 pm, dress warm, no need to bring anything.  Details: Email redemptoristyouth@hotmail.com

 

Wednesday 27 February

Taizé 18–35

A time of prayer, Scripture reading, singing, silence and discussion for

young people 18 -35.  7.30 pm at St Margaret Mary’s Parish House, Pilch Lane, Liverpool, L14 0JG.  Details: Father Ian: ipmcparland@gmail.com  (the 15 bus stops outside the church/house.)

 

Thursday 28 February

Scripture Morning

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

 

Spring into Easter 2019’ Workshops with Muir Simpson

 

Week 1: ‘Welcome to Spring’Tuesday 5 March

Week 2: ‘A Spring Posy’Tuesday 12 March

Week 3: ‘Hare’ TodayTuesday 19 March

Week 4: ‘Twigs and Spring Flowers’Tuesday 26 March

Week 5: ‘Jewellery’Tuesday 2 April

Week 6: ‘The Great Easter Egg Hunt’Tuesday 9 April

 

Following on from the success of the ‘Creative at Christmas’ Workshops the Metropolitan Cathedral are delighted to announce that they are running a course for Easter.  The workshops begin on Tuesday 5 March 2019 from 1.00 pm to 4.00 pm in the Gibberd Room of the Metropolitan Cathedral of Christ the King, Mount Pleasant.  The cost for the six workshops is £60 per person (no refunds are available for any missed sessions) and includes parking and refreshments.

Advance booking for the full course is essential and no places area available on the day.  After booking participants will be sent a list of ‘ingredients’ needed for Week 1, and then each week will be given a list for the following week.

Muir Simpson is the President of the North West Area of NAFAS (National Association of Flower Arrangement Societies) and has over 25 years’ experience of working with flowers and foliage.  The workshops will enable you to make unique and beautiful arrangements.

Bookings: Email c.hanlon@metcathedral.org.uk  Tel:  0151 709 9222, Ext: 201.  Cheques payable to ‘Friends of the Metropolitan Cathedral’.

 

 

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March 2019

 

Friday 1 March to Sunday 3 March

Scripture Weekend at lrenaeus

32 Great Georges Road, Waterloo, L22 1RD.  Details Tel: 0151 949 1199.  Email: jenny@irenaeus.co.uk  Website: www.irenaeus.co.uk

 

Sunday 3 March

Day of Prayer for the Unemployed.

 

Annual Civic Mass

11.00 am in the Metropolitan Cathedral of Christ the King.  Celebrant: Archbishop Malcolm McMahon OP.

 

Wednesday 6 March

Ash Wednesday

 

Liverpool Pax Christi walk of repentance for possession of trident nuclear weapons

12.00 noon at St Luke’s church, Berry Street, Liverpool City Centre.  Prayer, procession and liturgy with ashes.  Details: Jan Harper  Tel: 07746 919915  Email: janharper1@yahoo.co.uk

 

Thursday 7 March

Scripture Morning

10.30 am at lrenaeus, 32 Great Georges Road, Waterloo, L22 1RD.  Details Tel: 0151 949 1199.  

Email: jenny@irenaeus.co.uk  Website: www.irenaeus.co.uk

 

Tuesday 12 March

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

 

Thursday 14 March

Scripture Morning

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

 

Saturday 30 March

Quiet Day

10.30 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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