Columban Missionary Appeal

We are delighted to welcome Fr Tom Ryan who will be here this weekend on behalf of the Columban Fathers to tell us all about their work and make an appeal. Fr Tom will also be saying Mass on Monday and Tuesday morning

Marriage & Family Life Annual Mass

The annual celebration for Marriage and Family Life will be held in the Metropolitan Cathedral at 11.00am on 8th February, Archbishop Malcolm McMahon will be the main celebrant. The invitation is open to everyone, we hope as many people as possible will attend this joy filled, happy celebration.  
Date for your diary

Mass in honour of Our Lady of Lourdes 7.30pm Wednesday 11 February 2015 with Bishop Tom Williams at the church of Christ the King, Childwall. Everyone is welcome.

Considering a career in teaching?

 St John Bosco Teaching School is currently recruiting graduates to train to become teachers through Schools Direct. The Schools Direct Programme allows the participants the opportunity to work closely with schools to gain their teaching qualification. With training over a wide range of subjects, if you require more information about Schools Direct call Mary Houghton on 0151 235 1620 or email or visit the school website on

Preparing for Baptism    

The next preparation meeting will be at 7.00pm on Wednesday 4th February 2015 for those families planning to have a child Baptised. Pick up a form from the priests house to fill in, please make sure that you bring a copy of the baby’s birth certificate to the meeting.

Parish Lottery

Winning numbers for draw on 21st January 2015


4; 5; 8; 10


Two consolation prizes of £25 each; 384267; 384863


No winner of the Jackpot of £300 (subject to re scrutiny). Estimated Jackpot for the next draw is £520. Many thanks to all who support our Parish Lottery and to the Team who run it for us. Your support is really appreciated!


Hearing and Proclaiming the Word


Just to be clear, the day with Dr Marian Tolley on Saturday 14th February is not just for readers: although we do hope that all our readers will be there. It would also be great if some people came along who might like to become readers, but it is also open to anyone who wants to get to know Jesus better and to grow in their ability to  listen and respond to the readings we hear every week.



Divorced or separated? Know someone who is? The Church does offer support.


Pope Francis describes the Church as  “the house of the Father, where there is a place for everyone, with all their problems”.


Divorced/separated support from the Archdiocesan Marriage and Family Life Department, (Pastoral Formation). Meetings to offer pastoral support to people who are divorced or separated, or experiencing the breakdown of a marriage or a long term relationship, start in February.  See poster in church for details or contact. Frances Trotman on 0151 727 2195.




For the city of Liverpool and the county of Merseyside, celebrated by Archbishop Malcolm McMahon OP Archbishop of Liverpool at 11.00am in the presence of the Lord Mayor of Liverpool Councillor Erica Kemp.

All are welcome to attend.





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