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News from around the Archdiocese of Liverpool

March2019

Metropolitan Cathedral of Christ the King

 

Ash Wednesday, 6 March 2019

Masses at 8.00 am (Blessed Sacrament Chapel); 12.15 pm (Crypt); 5.15 pm (Blessed Sacrament Chapel)

7.30 pmService of the Word and distribution of Ashes (Blessed Sacrament Chapel)

 

Holy Saturday Walk of Witness – 20 April 2019 – 2.00 pm

Archbishop Malcolm McMahon will be joining Merseyside’s other church leaders on Holy Saturday for a Walk of Witness through Liverpool City Centre.  The Walk begins on the Piazza at the Metropolitan Cathedral of Christ the King concluding at Liverpool Parish Church with prayers and refreshments.

All are welcome to meet on the Metropolitan Cathedral Piazza at 2.00 pm.

 

 

Friday 1 March to Sunday 3 March

‘Seek ye first the Kingdom of God.’  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

 

Friday 1 March

Women’s World Day of Prayer.

 

Saturday 2 March

Liverpool Hope University Cathedrals Group Choir Festival

7.00 pm in the Metropolitan Cathedral of Christ the King.  Featuring Choirs from the University of Winchester, University of Chichester, Canterbury Christ Church University and Liverpool Hope University.  Tickets from TicketQuarter.

 

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.

 

Tuesday 5 March

Redemptorist Youth Ministry 18-40 young adult group

Talk about the Church's belief in purgatory.  7.30 pm in the Fisher More Hall, Bishop Eton, Woolton Road, L16 8NQ.  Spiritual discussion and activities followed by social time.

 

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

 

‘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: m.knight@rcaol.co.uk

 

Thursday 7 March

‘If anyone has ears to hear…’  Reflections on the Book of Revelation.  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

 

Classical Guitar Concert by John O’Connell

1.00-2.00 pm in the Metropolitan Cathedral of Christ the King.  Admission free.

 

Saturday 9 March

‘A Journey of Transformation through St Teresa’s Interior Castle’

Led by Father Matt Blake ODC and Gillian Coxhead.  10.30 am - 4.00 pm at St Joseph’s Prayer Centre, Blundell Avenue, Freshfield, Formby, L37 1PH.  Bookings: Tel: 01704 875850 or 07712 178670.  Email: theprayercentre.stj@psmgs.org.uk  Website: www.stjosephsprayercentre.com

 

Liverpool Bach Collective

Johann Sebastian Bach ‘St John Passion.’  7.00 pm at the Church of Our Lady and St Nicholas (Liverpool Parish Church), Old Churchyard, Liverpool L2 8TZ.  Singers and Players directed by Philip Duffy.  Admission will be by ticket only (for which there is no charge).  Tickets are available at www.eventbrite.co.uk  (Search for ‘St John Passion’ or by date on the home page.)  Any unallocated tickets will be available at the door.

 

Sunday 10 March

First Sunday of Lent

 

Rite of Election and Call to Continuing Conversion

3.00 pm at the Metropolitan Cathedral of Christ the King.

‘Man shall not live on bread alone.’  Youth Alive Mass.  6.30 pm at St Teresa’s, 23 College Road, Upholland, WN8 0PY.

 

Monday 11 March

Interdenominational Youth Gathering  Are you a young adult 18-35 who would like to meet with youth from denominations across Merseyside in an informal setting to reflect on and discuss life as a Christian today?  6:30 - 8:30 pm at the Quaker Meeting House, 22 School Lane, Liverpool L1 3BT.  Refreshments included.  Bookings contact: Elisabeth/Veronica Email: office@ctmr.org.uk Tel: 0151 709 0125 by Sunday 10 March.

 

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

 

Wednesday 13 March

UCM bi-monthly Mass

7.30 pm at St Mary’s, Church Road, Woolton, Liverpool, L25 5JF.

 

Thursday 14 March

‘If anyone has ears to hear…’  Reflections on the Book of Revelation.  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

 

Sunday 17 March

Second Sunday of Lent

 

Tuesday 19 March

Solemnity of St Joseph

 

Metropolitan Cathedral Chapter Mass

12.15 pm in the Blessed Sacrament Chapel of the Metropolitan Cathedral.

 

Redemptorist Youth Ministry 18-40 young adult group

A talk on Confession, with short reconciliation service, followed by social time.  7.30 pm in the Fisher More Hall, Bishop Eton, Woolton Road, L16 8NQ.

 

Wednesday 20 March

‘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: m.knight@rcaol.co.uk

 

Thursday 21 March

Newman Circle Talk: ‘The Changing Ethics of Family Law.’

Speaker: Judith Daley, Family Court Judge.  7.30 pm at St Helen's Parish Centre, Alexandra Road, Crosby, L23 7TQ.  Details: John Potts Tel: 07889 841096

 

Sunday 24 March

Third Sunday of Lent

 

Monday 25 March

Solemnity of the Annunciation of the Lord

 

Tuesday 26 March

‘Life and Soul.’

An evening of adoration of the Blessed Sacrament with praise, worship, music, spiritual reflection and the Sacrament of Reconciliation.  7.00-8.00 pm at St Benedict’s Priory, Rhodes Street, Warrington, WA2 7QE.  Details: www.animateyouth.org

 

Wednesday 27 March

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.)

 

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

 

Sunday 31 March

Fourth Sunday of Lent (Laetare Sunday)

 

 

Looking ahead:

 

April 2019

 

Friday 5 April to Sunday 7 April

‘Bread Blessed and Broken.’

Silent Lenten Retreat led by Sister Moira Meeghan 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 6 April

Journey to Holy Week and Easter, organised by Pax Christi

10.00-4.00 pm at the Cenacle Retreat House, Tithebarn Grove, Lance Lane, Liverpool, L15 6TW.  Discussion and reflection following a showing of the award-winning film: 'Of Gods and Men.'  Suggested Offering £10 (subsidies available).  Please bring food for a shared lunch.  Bookings: Jan Harper Tel: 0774 6919915  Email: janharper1@yahoo.co.uk

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