About the Archdiocese

The Archdiocese of Liverpool

The Archdiocese of Liverpool extends from the Mersey to the Ribble and encompasses parts of Lancashire, north Cheshire, Greater Manchester and the Isle of Man. 

The Catholic population of this area is 574,150 (November 2013) and mass attendance figures stand at 54,772. It is divided into 24 separate administrative or pastoral areas which are each overseen by a Dean and a sub-Dean:
  • Liverpool North
  • Liverpool South
  • Woolton and Halewood
  • Huyton
  • Stoneycroft
  • Croxteth and Walton
  • Bootle Litherland
  • Liverpool Central
  • Crosby
  • Southport
  • Leyland
  • Chorley
  • Upholland
  • Ormskirk and Maghull
  • Kirkby
  • Prescot
  • St Helens
  • Widnes
  • Warrington
  • Ashton-in-Makerfield
  • Leigh
  • Wigan
  • Isle of Man.
Key contact details and mass times for each pastoral area can be found by clicking here.

Our Mission Statement

"Taking to heart the last works of Lord Jesus, we will go into the world to proclaim the good news to the whole of creation."