Advent 2016

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Advent & Christmas

Available from the Monastery

voucher Brother Benjamin's Feeding Project

 Vouchers for Benjamin's Feeding Project in Zimbabwe are available from the Monastery Reception priced £10.  A £10 voucher buys a bag of maize which will feed a child-headed household or a group of AIDS orphans for a Month.


Available from the Parish Office (during office hours)

Christmas cards, Advent Calendars, and all other repository items. 

Available in the porch

Copies of Advent Extra will be available at a price of £1.30

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Used postage stamps

Please remember there is a box in the sacristy for used postage stamps. They will be sold and the proceeds sent to Redemptorist  Mission Action.  


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You can donate food at the monastery during office, the SVP will deliver it to the Foodbank on a weekly basis.  The Knights of St Columba are encouraging people to do a food Advent Calendar, where one item is put aside each day and then donated to a Foodbank.

For further information on what is urgently needed click here



St Mary's has produced a leaflet of all their Advent & Christmas Services.  Click here to acccess a copy.

Liverpool Phoenix Voices Carol Concerts:The Snowflakes’ at St Stephen’s’ Church Belle Vale on Saturday 10 December at 7:30pm and at Hope University Chaplaincy on Monday 12 December at 7:00pm.Tickets £5.00 or £2.00 for students and concessions. E-mail: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.



SVP  Healing Mass

The SVP Healing Mass will be held at Bishop Eton Church at Noon on Saturday 10th December

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Mince Pies and Mulled Wine @ ’St Mary’s Parish Hall starting at 7.30pm on 7th December

St Mary’s and Bishop Eton Ladies Group: Coach trip to Bents Garden Centre on Wednesday 7 December. The coach will leave from the main gate at Woolton Woods at 9:30am and return at 4:00pm. Coach fare £7.00. To book your place please call Geraldine on: 0151-428-5897.


Bishop Eton School - Christmas Fair

At Bishop Eton School from 1pm to 3pm on Sunday 4th December. Santa's grotto, stalls, games, prizes, food & drink

Cathedral Appeal for a women's refuge

Every year the Cathedral appeals for toiletries, nigtwear, children's toys, chocolates etc for the Women's Refuge.  If you can help contact Cathedral house.


SVP Christmas collection

The SVP will be taking their Christmas collection to help the needy.  The collection will take place after all Masses on Sunday 4th December. Please remember that the SVP  accept food donations for the food bank year round.   


Redemptorist Youth Ministry (RYM) welcomes you on Tuesday 29th November 2016 to our Young Adult Group at 7.30pm in Bishop Eton.

We meet for a time of prayer and then Paul will give a brief outline and talk about his recent visit to meet Lay Redemptorists in Porto.



Tuesday 13th December - meet at Liverpool Metropolitan Cathedral 7pm

Each year we gather before Christmas in the City Centre to try and provide for those we encounter who are homeless.

We ask if you can donate a few pounds each (possibly £3-£5) on the night and we then walk around the streets in groups and buy hot drinks and sandwiches etc for those people we see who are in need!

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Mass for Peace and Justice in the Holy Land

Friends of the Holy Land will be holding their monthly Mass for Peace and Justice in the Holy Land in Bishop Eton Church at noon on Saturday 3rd December.

The One World Group are holding a Wine Tasting Evening in the Fisher More Hall on Friday 2 December. Tickets are £12 including a Cheeseboard Platter. Available from Cath 07866 798158 Sara 07947 120371.



 Parish Carol Service

On 20th December at 7pm with Allerton Brass and parish musicians.



There will also be a traditional Carol Service on Saturday 17th December led by Andrew Sharples.


Advent Rosary 

Come and pray for World Peace at 2pm on the 2nd Decmber at the Liverpool City Centre Crib Clayton Square.

lpoolcrib With You Always Nativity Celebration

On Sunday 18th December the children taking part in this years With you Always programme will take part in a Nativity and Christmas Celebration at 3.00pm in Bishop Eton Church


Reconciliation Services

12th December - St Mary's Woolton at 7.30pm

13th December - Bishop Eton at 7.30

19th December - Pastoral Area Servce at Our Lady of the Assumption Gateacre at 7.30pm




Christmas Wreath Evening.

This popular evening will take place in the Fisher-More Hall on Sunday 11 December from 7.00pm. To book please contact the  parish office giving your name, contact number and if you want a wreath or table decoration. Tickets £8 (To also include one raffle ticket). This year, as a one off, we will hold a raffle for PSP (Progressive Supranuclear Palsy).

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at St. Matthew & St James Mossley Hill from 6pm to 8pm on Friday 16th December

For full details click here

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On the 14th December at 7:45pm, Convent of the Sisters of Notre Dame

The group meets every month in the parpour of the Convent of the Sisters of Notre Dame, Woolton Road. All welcome



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