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Fads and Gadgets

It really isn’t far from a Victorian parlour to a Virtual Reality headset. Three-dimensional images have been around for a long time, and some are represented in the collections of the Archdiocesan Archives.

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St Teresa of Avila, St Helens – a Parish that made history in 1965


The Parish of St Teresa of Avila will celebrate its Centenary in Jan 2025.

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Metanoia Presentation by All Hallows, Penwortham - SVP Conference


David Fraser of St Mary Magdalens and St Teresa’s SVP Conference accompanied Jen Murphy of the Metanoia Project in visiting All Hallows Secondary School, Penwortham.

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Benemerenti for Tom Walsh MBE


There was great rejoicing at St Patrick’s Church, Wigan, on Gaudete Sunday as Tom Walsh MBE received the Benemerenti Award.



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St Mary’s, Astley celebrates the retirement of Brother John Dawson


St Mary’s High School in Astley has said a sad farewell to Brother John Dawson at a celebration Mass.



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Fr. Hugh Donleavy’s Inaugural Mass at St. Patrick’s Catholic Church, Wigan


St Patrick’s Church, part of St William’s Parish in Wigan, welcomed Fr. Hugh Donleavy with open arms as he celebrated his first Mass.


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Obituary for Sister Paulinus McMahon


A Memorial Mass was celebrated just before Christmas for Sr. Paulinus McMahon OSC at Our Lady of Compassion Church, Formby.


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Archdiocese employees take on 17-mile sponsored walk


A group of five archdiocesan employees recently embarked upon a sponsored walk from the Metropolitan Cathedral to the church of St Oswald’s and St Edmund Arrowsmith.




Knights welcome five new members


Saint Mary’s, Little Crosby, was the venue for a joyful celebration when five new members were installed during the 11.15am Mass at this beautiful and historic church on Sunday 3 December.

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Walking the journey


Walking the journey of life with people is the privilege of those whose ministry is spiritual direction, more often referred to these days as spiritual accompaniment.

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Liverpool Called awaits Confirmation candidates

Father Simon Gore from Animate Youth Ministries explains the process of applying for the 2024 Confirmation programme.


Lister Tonge ordained as deacon


The Reverend Lister Tonge was ordained to the Order of Deacon in the Archdiocese of Liverpool.

News from around the Archdiocese of Liverpool


2024: The Year of Families of Parishes

In November 2023, over 250 people came to one of the Family of Parishes Roadshows. People from all across the archdiocese joined in.

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