News from around the Archdiocese of Liverpool



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Sunday 14 August
Solemnity of the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary

Friday 26 – Monday 29 August
The Search for Happiness at the Christian Heritage Centre, Stonyhurst
Explore the four pillars of the good life – the Cardinal virtues – and how they structure our search for happiness, through the philosophy and theology of St Thomas Aquinas.  In partnership with CEPHAS, this course offers a fascinating engagement with this foundational theme for the Christian life through the thought of the Church’s greatest theologian. https://christianheritagecentre.com/events/the-search-for-happiness/

Monday 29 August
Pilgrimage Mass in honour of Blessed Dominic Barberi CP

12.00 noon at St Anne and Blessed Dominic, Monastery Lane, Sutton, St Helens, WA9 3ZD.  Celebrant: Father Jim Sweeney CP.

Looking ahead:

Friday 16-Sunday 18 September
‘The Call of Creation’

Women’s Weekend at the Irenaeus Centre, 32 Great Georges Road, L22 1RD or join by zoom.  Residential places available.  Details contact Jenny Tel: 0151 949 1199  Email jenny@irenaeus.co.uk

Saturday 10 September and Sunday 11 September
Heritage Open Days

1.00 pm to 4.00 pm each day at Holy Cross and St Helen church, Corporation Street, St Helens, WA10 1EF.

Saturday 17 September
Heritage Open Day

1.30 pm to 4.30 pm at St Patrick’s church, Park Place, Liverpool, L8 5RA.

Sunday 18 September
Heritage Open Day

1.00 pm to 4.00 pm at Holy Cross and St Helen church, Corporation Street, St Helens, WA10 1EF.

Saturday 24 September
Cursillo 50th Anniversary

Mass of thanksgiving and exhibition, reflections and witness talks in the Gibberd Room of the Metropolitan Cathedral of Christ the King to celebrate 50 years of Cursillo in England and Wales.  10.00 am – 4.00 pm with Mass at 12.00 noon celebrated by Bishop Tom Williams.

Friday 30 September and Saturday 1 October
Living Christ Retreat

Take time out to do something special for yourself listen to talks about people’s experience of Christ in their lives, and share prayerful conversation, in safe company, share as much as you are comfortable with.  7.00 pm to 9.00 pm (Friday) and 9.30 am to 5.00 pm (Saturday) including Mass at St John Stone Parish Hall, 1 Sandbrook Way, Ainsdale, PR8 3RN.  Food provided.  No Charge - Donations welcome.  Details and booking: Tel: 01704 577722.  Email: heartstone@rcaol.org.uk

October 2022

Saturday 15 October
Exploring Gospel Non-Violence

A Pax Christi day of  prayer, reflection and sharing, to explore how we might 'live in the Light of Christ's peace' in these troubled times.  There will be  information about  developments in the Catholic understanding of nonviolence and justpeace.  9.45 am for 10.00 am at the Irenaeus  Centre , 32 Great Georges Rd  L22 1RD.  Please bring your own lunch; tea and coffee are provided.  Suggested offering £10  or £5 unwaged.  Information and booking: Jan Harper  Tel: 07591 082195.  Email : janharper1@yahoo.co.uk

What's On – August 2022