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FHL logoFriends of the Holy Land. On Sunday 11 January  Cardinal Vincent will be in Gaza with a delegation of Bishops including Fr Mark Madden and Archbishop Kelly. Please keep them all in your prayers. Thank you to everyone who sent cards to the Holy Land and also the kind donations to help families in need.

ALSO…. on Sunday 18 January Holy Mass will be celebrated at Hope, at 2.00pm by Fr John McLoughlin for peace and justice.

Project Zimbabwe Gift Cards, £10, are available at the Monastery Reception. Christmas Cards, Calendars etc are also available—all profits going to Project Zimbabwe.

Used Stamps. Don’t forget to collect all your used stamps and bring them to the Sacristy. The proceeds go to ‘Redemptorist Mission Action’.

  • Advent Extra on sale—still only £1.
  • Year of St Mark Diary available—cost £3.

Sacrament of Reconciliation: There will be an opportunity to go to confession after all the weekday Masses between now and Christmas. There will be Services of Reconciliation at which absolution will be given and after which priests will be available for those who wish to make a personal confession of their sins:

  • St Mary’s: Monday 15 December at 7.30pm.
  • Bishop Eton: Tuesday 16 December at 7.30pm.

Singing at Midnight Mass & Christmas Day Mass 11.30am. If you would like to sing at one of these, our organist Andrew Sharples would be delighted to hear from you. Please contact him on This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.  or 722 4407. Carols to be sung include 'O Holy Night' and ‘In the bleak mid winter' and there will be short rehearsals the previous week.

Christmas Tree Festival at Elm Hall Drive Methodist Church from 12—14 December. Click here for full details.

New Lighting. We are required to upgrade some of our lighting to conform with health and safety regulations. The work in the church will be in the New Year, but during the next couple of weeks electrical engineers will be working outside. Please be prepared for some areas being cordoned off, though we anticipate only minimal disruption.

To read November's FHL Update click here.

Today is National Youth Sunday and there will be an obligatory retiring collection after all Masses.

CTMH 1 IconLIVERPOOL AND CHRISTMAS on Friday 28 November 7.30pm – 9.00pm Allerton URC. A Presentation by Radio Merseyside’s local historian Ken Pye. Information and tickets from Charles Lasham 726 0376 or email at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.


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