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Jesuits bid farewell to Liverpool

There was, inevitably, sadness but there was also a strong sense of gratitude when the Jesuits said their farewell to Liverpool Archdiocese in April.

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Alice returns to Malawi


To mark the 10th anniversary of Network for a Better World (N4BW), its founder, Alice Davidson OBE, aged 85 years, took a visit to Malawi to reflect and plan for future projects.


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Pointing the way forward 


To celebrate the Coronation of King Charles III, we’ve explored back issues of the Pic to see how his visits to Liverpool as Prince of Wales have been portrayed in our pages. 

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Obituary of Rev Michael O'Dowd


Father Michael O'Dowd, Parish Priest of St Agnes, Eccleston for almost 30 years, died peacefully on the afternoon of Wednesday 29 March.

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RCIA - 'we are all welcome'


Elizabeth Parsons reflects on the 'Rite of Election' liturgy.



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Obituary of Rev Vincent McShane


Father Vin McShane, first parish prest of St John Vianney, Liverpool and dedicated member of the Archdiocesan Lourdes Association died on Tuesday 4 April.




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Warm and Cosy


During the last month the 'Warm and Cosy' scheme in the archdiocese has been getting underway, providing help and comfort to those trying to cope with the cost-of-living crisis and the colder weather and things are expanding already


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News from the Spanish speaking community


At the monthly Spanish Speaking Mass in November, it was decided by the community to transfer the Mass to the Church of Our Lady of Victories, on Sandy Lane, Hightown.



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A structure fit for the future


Throughout the Church's long history in England and the Isle of Man, there have been many changes in how the Church is structured, how it owns property and organises affairs.

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Bishop John Perumbalath to be Bishop of Liverpool


On 18 October it was announced from Downing Street that the current Bishop of Bradwell in the Diocese of Chelmsford, Bishop John Perumbalath, is to be the ninth Bishop of Liverpool

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A rich heritage

St Wilfrid was Bishop of York from 664 to 678. During that time, he twice appealed to the pope to resolve disputes in the English Church


Worth a visit - Derwent Pencil Museum  


For those Pic readers visiting the Lake District this summer, why not draw up a plan to visit the Derwent Pencil Museum in Keswick?

News from around the Archdiocese of Liverpool

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A pilgrimage to remember

The 2023 Liverpool Archdiocesan Pilgrimage to Lourdes was a celebration of not just 100 years of the pilgrimage but also the special status of its assisted pilgrims. 

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