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Advent and Christmas at the Metropolitan Cathedral
Carol services, concerts and recitals during Advent and all the Christmas services at Liverpool's Metropolitan Cathedral.

Sunday's Gospel

The Gospel reading for the Second Sunday of Advent comes from Matthew 3:1-12.

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Bishops' diary

Find out what appointments the week holds for Archbishop Malcolm and Bishop Tom.

Holy Land Christmas card list 2019

When Father Mark Madden spoke to a gathering of priests in the Holy Land, they asked if we could organise ourselves so that all parishes in Palestine and Jordan received Christmas cards this winter.  

For more information on the pairing of parishes and the correct procedure:  Click here

Diploma in Pastoral Ministry and Leadership

This unique opportunity is available from February 2020 to dioceses in the North of England and others. This Certificate in Pastoral Ministry is being offered by Loyola University Chicago and has the support of local dioceses.
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Pastoral Letter for Synod Sunday

'We journey together to become the Church God is calling us to be'

Pastoral Letter
for Synod Sunday

13 October 2019

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Certificate in Pastoral Ministry

The Certificate in Pastoral Ministry is a customised Professional Development Programme offered by Loyola University Chicago in partnership with the Archdiocese of Liverpool and dioceses in the North of England.
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December liturgy

'In my beginning is my end': Canon Philip Gillespie muses on the early weeks of Advent.

Priest, prophet, king

Monsignor John Devine looks at the Biblical role of priests, prophets and kings.

December reflection

Father Chris Thomas reflects on the God who became flesh and lived among us.

St Joseph's Hospice

St Joseph’s Hospice is calling on Merseysiders to buy its 2019 charity Xmas cards.

'All called and gifted'

An exhibition at St Edmund's, Waterloo showed how we are 'all called and gifted by God'.

Light up a Life

Nugent's Light up a Life service aims to help the bereaved during Advent.

New Lay Governance Roles advertised

Interested in

new Lay

Governance Roles


     Liverpool Archdiocese?

Details available here

The Word of the Lord

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St Bernard's new use

How St Bernard’s church in Toxteth has been turned into 16 new affordable homes.

Synod 2020: Everything you need to know

Visit the Synod 2020 website in preparation for the landmark event taking place next year in the Archdiocese of Liverpool.

This mine of content includes the latest Synod-related news, Archbishop Malcolm's pastoral letters, as well as important liturgical resources.

Sunday reflection

Take time to read our special weekly reflection for every Sunday of the liturgical year.

Safeguarding e-learning

The Catholic Church in England and Wales has worked with EduCare to create an e-learning package that raises awareness in the Catholic community.

It is part of the Church’s commitment to safeguarding, and is available for free.

Lowdown on GDPR

Everything you need to know about the Archdiocese of Liverpool and GDPR.

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Bring the merciful love of Christ as a life-giving balm to those troubling new forms of poverty and vulnerability increasingly evident in contemporary society

Pope Francis speaking ahead of ‘The Day of Life.’

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