News and services this week

Church Lottery

Winning numbers for draw on 26th June 2013:

2; 3; 8; 21  – Two consolation prizes of £25 each;  240777; 240210

No winner of the Jackpot of £1830 (subject to re scrutiny). Estimated Jackpot for the next draw is £2150! You’ve got to be in it to win it! Don’t forget to buy your tickets!!

Many thanks to all who support our Parish Lottery and to the team who run it for us. Your support is really appreciated.

Congratulations To Mark Farrell  & Kate Williams who were married in our church recently. We send them  our very best wishes for their future lives together.

Liverpool Loyola Metro  “Living Theology 2013”

Understanding your everyday beliefs Liverpool Hope University, Everton Campus, L3 8DR. Monday 22nd July—Friday 26th July 2013. A summer school on Christian Faith. For details ring SFX  Parish Office: 0151 298 1911  or email

Love Norris Green Celebration

Saturday 13th July. St Christopher’s Church, Lorenzo Drive. 11am –3pm. BBQ, café, fix your bike, grow your own herbs. Lots of Fun things to do, see, hear & taste. Plus table top sale! Call Philip 0151 226 1637 or Barbara 226 3534 to book.

Ways to Evangelise Effectively

Don’t imagine you have a duty to share the gospel with everyone you meet you could quickly become someone to be avoided. No one is solely responsible for leading someone else to God. Be part of a team effort or a volunteer organisation made up of like-minded people. Be creative and unique. We are all different and we all have different skills, so  forget any specific methods you’ve been taught and use your own God given ideas. Some of us aren’t made to recruit; we’re made to respond. Be ready to share what you know when others ask or need your help. Avoid the kind of rhetoric that might put non-believers off! Be God’s shop window! In other words, be someone that other people aspire to emulate. Example is always the best way to evangelise.

Saint Thomas the Apostle  –  3rd July

‘Thomas shares the lot of Peter the impetuous, James and John, the “sons of thunder”. Philip and his foolish request to see the Father—indeed all the apostles in their weakness and lack of understanding. We must not exaggerate these facts, however, for Christ did not pick worthless men. But their human weakness again points up the fact that holiness is a gift of God, not a human creation; it is given to ordinary men and women with weaknesses; it is God who gradually transforms the weaknesses into the image of Christ, the courageous, trusting and loving one.’

American Catholic

Saints Peter and Paul   –  29th June

Peter and Paul represent two strikingly different approaches to discipleship. Peter had to learn slowly, make many mistakes along the way, but always experienced the compassionate forgiveness and encouragement of Jesus . Paul, on the other hand, came to the Faith immediately and never backed away from his zeal for Christ after that. We aim to imitate these two great apostles in our own lives. Like Peter, we know we are likely to fail and to get things wrong, yet like Peter we aim to persevere. Like Paul, we must always be on fire for the Lord, and proclaim Him to everyone and in every situation, no matter how difficult it can sometimes be to do so.

Our Scripture Group

The next meeting  will be on Wednesday  at  7.30pm in the presbytery.  All are welcome.

Debt Advice Service

Do you have debt problems? Have you got financial worries?  If you would like help confidentially, then why not call into the Priests house on Tuesday’s from 10am to 2pm.  Drop in or ring 270 1688 to arrange an appointment.


Many thanks to those who continue to contribute to our Foodbank appeal.  We are still collecting and need your help! Food can be dropped off at the priests house. All this food goes out to people in our community.

Services this week

Monday 1st July




Eucharistic Service  & Rosary 


Tuesday 2nd July






 Eucharistic Service & Rosary



Wednesday 3rd July

St Thomas





 Mass & Rosary

Baptism Preparation meeting.

Scripture Meeting

Thursday 4th July




Mass & Rosary


Friday 5th July




Mass & Rosary


Saturday 6th July






Eucharistic Service & Rosary



Sunday 7th July

























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