Masses in August
Masses: Please remember that during the month of August there will be no 7.00am Mass. This will commence on Monday 30 July.
Liverpool Catholic Ramblers Association 50th Anniversary of Plane Crash
The 9 August 2018 marks the 50th anniversary of a plane crash in Bavaria which killed 13 from Merseyside, 6 belonging to the same extended family from Halewood. All will be remembered at a special Mass held in Langenbruck near Munich where there is a memorial to those who lost their lives in the tragedy and at the Clubs Annual Mass at the Cathedral Crypt on Sunday, 23 September at 11.30am. For more info visit
Dovedale Baptist Church
As some may have already heard, it is with great sadness that the members at Dovedale Baptist Church, have decided that the church will be closing in September.
The church on Dovedale Road will be open as part of the Heritage Open Days 2018 Weekend on Saturday 15th Sept 10am-4pm and Sunday 16th Sept 10.30am – 3 pm.
All will be welcome to the open days, and especially to join the congregation in a special service on Sun 16th Sept at 3.30pm to celebrate and give thanks for the work of the church over the 112 years since it was founded.
Please support the congregation and all who are served by Dovedale Baptist Church in your prayers over the coming weeks and by joining them on the weekend of 15th and 16th September.
Archdiocesan Training Courses:
- Bereavement Care Team/Ministry of Consolation - training 17 & 18 October.
- Lay Funeral Minister Training - 21 & 22 November. Do you feel called to be a Lay Funeral Minister?
Please register your interest for any of the above and or to book with the Parish Office 737 4110.
SUPPORT MEETINGS FOR DIVORCED AND/OR SEPARATED CATHOLICS:
The next series of meetings start in February 2018. To book a place on the course in south Liverpool contact Frances Trotman 0n 0151 727 2195. Please see the poster in the porch for further details.
National Shrine of St Pio at Pantasaph
Every year, Pantasaph welcomes hundreds of pilgrims who come on non-residential Saint Pio Days.
This year these days are being held on Sunday, 10 June, Sunday, 12 August and Sunday, 23 September. This Shrine is open to visitors throughout the year where they also have a café and shop. Telephone 01352 711053 for more info Pre-booking is essential. Full details are available on the Pantasaph website please click here for more information.
Perfumed Rosary Beads
St John Vianney’s Parish Sister, Sister Mary, who is now housebound, makes ‘real’ Rosary beads from real rose petals thus producing perfumed beads. She buys the accessories from overseas and then takes a couple of months preparing the crushed rose petals, until ready for beading. Sister then hand assembles the beads, the chains and crucifix complete with their presentation box, they are so blessed! Sister produces these to help raise much-needed funds for those in Bangladesh who have had their villages and churches destroyed by floods. A set costs £10 and are available by ringing the Parish Office of St John Vianney, Halewood.
At the Whitechapel Centre, homeless people are able to take a shower and wash their clothes. However, a lot of the time their underwear, socks and trainers have to be thrown away. The Whitechapel Centre would be very grateful for any donations of men's and women's underwear (smaller sizes), socks and trainers especially size 5/6 women or size 9 men).
Also although we all enjoy the sunshine it can lead to dehydration, heat exhaustion and sun stroke for people who are rough sleeping. The Whitechapel centre would welcome donations of bottled water and sun cream for us to distribute to their clients. Thank you!
Whilst you’re all on your holidays could you send Mr Jones as postcard from wherever you are please? Could you add with a few words of the local language too. Mrs Wah and Mr J are adding to the wonderful collection we already have. MrJ— Bishop Eton Primary (@BishopEton) July 19, 2018
The next BEAP production will be Mary Poppins.
12/13/14 April Beap performance dates for BE year 4/5/6. Hope you can all join us it will be Supercali...— mary poppins (@beapaladdin) July 14, 2018
Looking to run week long Easter course for those in yr 7/8/9 to put on Beap production in a week. Dates tbc but looking at 8-12 April with performance 15 April. Open to all past Beapers and any new children from any secondary school. More info to come let us know what you think— mary poppins (@beapaladdin) July 14, 2018
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