Cardinal Cormac Murphy-O'Connor 1932–2017
Holiness, humility and humour defined Cardinal Cormac Murphy-O'Connor, whose death prompted a flood of tributes.
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Pastoral Letter: Sunday 1 October 2017
Listen, read or download
Archbishop Malcolm's Pastoral Letter
for Sunday 1 October 2017
Twenty-sixth Sunday of Ordinary Time
Archbishop Malcolm has paid tribute to the late Cardinal Cormac Murphy-O'Connor.
Matthew's Gospel makes clear we cannot give to Caesar that which belongs to God.
Lourdes, London, Glasgow and the Isle of Man feature on our bishops' itineraries.
Rev Gerald Hurst
Father Hurst, a long-time parish priest at St Mary's, Castletown, has died aged 88.
From the Archbishop's desk: OctoberA recent trip to Portugal got Archbishop Malcolm thinking about the importance of the saints, as he explains in his October column in the Catholic Pictorial:
"These heroes of our faith are our friends and have an active role in heaven of interceding for us," he writes.
On a liturgical note
October sees the feast of the Holy Guardian Angels, who watch carefully over our lives.
Risk following Him
To follow Jesus means letting go of our desires and needs – and, crucially, of our egos.
This month a special Novena is taking place on the Isle of Man to Mary, Untier of Knots.
Black History Month
How to read about Liverpool's black community in back issues of the Catholic Pictorial.
The Cathedral hosts a special performance of Mozart’s unfinished masterpiece.
CD celebrates Jubilee
'Angels, Saints and Nations Sing' is the Cathedral Choir's new CD marking the Jubilee.
Faith in Action
Sign up as the national Faith in Action scheme starts a second year in our diocese.
Register for Embrace
The Embrace Liverpool Catholic Youth Conference takes place on 25 November.
Volunteer for Cafod
This year the Archdiocese of Liverpool has 12 students studying for the priesthood.
Catholic school direct
Wigan & West Lancs Catholic School Direct prepares student teachers to impart the faith.
A new Certificate in Pastoral Ministry is being made available to northern dioceses.
Read a Justice & Peace progress report on an initiative to welcome Syrian refugees.
Cafod fun run
Volunteers are being sought in preparation for the annual Cafod Liverpool Fun Run.
A special Ball marked the 55th anniversary of the founding of St Joseph's Hospice.
Shutting out gossip
Proverbs 26:20: "Without wood a fire goes out; without gossip, a quarrel dies down."
Is God calling you?
A vocation to the priesthood or religious life is an 'exodus' giving new joy and meaning.
Take time to read our special weekly reflection for every Sunday of the liturgical year.
The Word of the Lord
Listen to this Sunday's Gospel reading by visiting the website www.sundaygospel.co.uk.
Safeguarding e-learningThe Catholic Church in England and Wales has worked with EduCare to create an e-learning package that raises awareness throughout the Catholic Community.
It is part of the Church’s commitment to safeguarding, and is available for free.