Our Lady of the Annunciation, Bishop Eton, Woolton Road, Liverpool L16 8NQ

Served by the Redemptorists. 

Archdiocese of Liverpool. Registered Charity No. 232709

Tel: 722 1108

E-mail: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. Web: www.bishopeton.org.uk

Twitter: @Bishop_Eton Facebook: bishopeton

Parish Priest: Fr T Buckley C.Ss.R. 

Assistants: Fr B O’Toole C.Ss.R. & Fr C Randall C.Ss.R. Deacon J Keeley

19th February 2017

SEVENTH SUNDAY  (A)

Sunday Masses:

8.30am, 10.00am, 11.30am,  6.00pm

Weekday Masses: 

7.00am, 12.00 midday

Wednesday 7.30pm:

Novena in honour of our Lady of Perpetual Succour

WEDNESDAY EXPOSITION - 7.30am to Noon

Saturday Mass:

12.00 midday

Rosary: 11.30am Monday, Tuesday and Thursday to Saturday. No Rosary before funerals.

Sacrament of Reconciliation:

On Saturday from 4.00pm to 5.00pm and at call

Are you new to the parish? welcome! :If you live within the parish or attend here regularly you should be registered with us by filling in a census form. These can be found in the porch along with a Parish Directory. Hand your completed form into the parish office

FROM FR TIM

Vocations: Next weekend at the 5.30pm Mass on Saturday in St Mary’s and 6.00pm Mass at Bishop Eton on Sunday,Fr Charles will speak about vocations to religious life and the priesthood. There will be informal receptions afterwards for everyone in the respective parish centres and we hope there may be among you some young people who will form a group to support one another to discern and pray about vocations. Fr Charles has been asked by the Redemptorist Provincial Council to look after this work for us in the north-west of England.

Half-term. We wish the staff and pupils of our schools a good break before returning for the rest of the term which, because it covers Lent, provides us all with extra spiritual opportunities.

Altar Servers: Please note we are planning a gathering of ALL our servers at the noon Mass on Saturday 18 March, followed by a get-together in the Fisher-More Hall. Servers who have faithfully completed their first year will receive their Guild of St Stephen medals.

The Funeral of Lina Cino RIP will take place on Wednesday 22 February at 12.00 noon.

Bereavement Support Group meeting will be on Tuesday 21 February from 2.00pm—4.00pm in the Hughes Meeting Room.

SCA Irish Night Friday 10 March in the Fisher-More Hall with the George Ferguson Irish Dancers, quiz, singing and hot pot supper. Tickets  £12 from Cath on 722 3286. All proceeds in aid of Street Child Africa with Chance for Childhood.

The Justice and Peace group: a reminder that  we will be  holding a table sale on Saturday 11 March in Fisher-More Hall to raise money for Project Zimbabwe. If anyone wants to book a table for £10 please ring 722 1108. Please donate any saleable goods, unwanted Christmas presents, etc at the back of church. Thank you if you  have already donated.

ALSO….

A Youth retreat day will be held on Sunday 2 April at St Mary’s, Woolton. The theme-OUR VALUES, OUR VALUE. We meet at 11.00am for Mass at the church - this is optional. 12 noon we will be in the church hall to have ice-breaker games and lunch, All young people will be asked to bring their own packed lunch, but there will be snacks and juice available.

There will be a carousel of three workshops and the day will end with a short service and tea and cake at about 4.30pm.

We would ask for a small donation of £1 towards the costs.We hope as many young people as possible will be able to come and share this wonderful day. Contact Sarah  on 07879 633 262 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. for details and to book.

The OWG are holding their next Sunday Lunch at 60 Hope Street on Sunday 2 April at 12.30pm. Tickets £24 from Cath 07866 798 158 or Sara 07947 120 371. A  portion of the ticket money goes directly to the charity to fund its projects.

Sunday 5 March ACTA: Conversations in Lent - 'All is Grace' - an invitation to share and celebrate moments of grace in our everyday lives with Fr Daniel O'Leary, parishioners and friends. Fisher-More Hall from 1.30pm-4.00pm. See poster for more details or contact Kathy 722 7258  or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Knights of St Columba Council 9. St. Patricks charity Irish social evening at Our Lady of Mount Carmel club, High Park Street, Liverpool, L8 8DX, on Saturday 11 March at 8.30pm. Featuring Michael Coyne, Bingo, Raffle. Tickets £5 from Pat McGann 07825 236 064 or from the club or pay at the door. If you have a raffle prize it would be appreciated.

THE CATHOLIC CHAPLAINCY AT THE ROYAL LIVERPOOL HOSPITAL is looking for new volunteers to join our successful team. Some of our volunteers have been with us for as long as 25 years! We offer a lot of training and support. You don't have to be an Extraordinary Minister of Holy Communion to join our team. The duties of the volunteers include visiting patients on the wards, talking and listening to them, helping to meet any spiritual needs they may have during their hospital stay and sometimes praying with them. Volunteers who are Extraordinary Ministers of Holy Communion may also administer Holy Communion to our patients. If you are interested in this very rewarding work, please call Natasha on 0151 706 2828 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

FORTHCOMING EVENTS:

Please check out all the posters in the porch for extra events, courses and information.

Also check out the parish website for many more links.

FOR Redemptorist Community & Vocations News

www.redemptorists.co.uk 

Facebook Redemptorist Vocations GB

or Twitter @RedemptoristsGB .

For OMPS Novena Resources : /www.novena-at-home.redemptorists.co.uk/

Items  not in the paper version of the bulletin 

Redemptorist Vocations weekend: 

 

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CTMH Update 15/02/2017

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Talking Newspaper

The Liverpool talking newspaper is a facility for the blind whereby audio memory sticks are created and distributed every month by post to members of the blind community in Liverpool. It relies on the help of volunteers and is looking for new members to attend a recording studio in Speke to read items of information to include on the memory stick. There is also a need for new recording technicians. Training will be provided for anyone interested in helping. Please phone David Keane on 428 -2509 for further information


Audio Copy of the Catholic Pic

The student, technicians and Chaplain of All Hallows RC High School Penworthan  are compile an audio version of the Pic. If you or anyonw you know would like to receive an audio copy contact - Dan Antonio on 01772 746121


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RYM Homeless Mission 7th February 2017

To read about the RYM Homelss Mission on 7th February, please click here

The next Homless Mission will take place on Tuesday 7th March


RYM Night Chapel 21st Ferbruary 2017

Fancy some quiet time before the Lord - away from the hectic nature of life?

Come along to 'Night Chapel' - Redemptorist Youth Ministry (RYM) for 18-35 on Tuesday 21st February 2017 at Bishop Eton Church in Liverpool.

A simple evening inspired by the 'Evening Chapels' run by St Alphonsus (founder of the Redemptorists)

Come along from 7pm-8pm for a time of 

-- Adoration
-- Silence
-- Scripture
-- Reflection
-- Music

We will go for a meal / drink afterwards at HalfWay on Woolton Road

Please INVITE A FRIEND - spread word!

Contact Paul on paul.murphy@redemptorists.co.uk


RYM HOMELESS MISSION 7th MARCH

Following the incredible response to our 3 recent Homeless Missions and the demand from people to have another - Redemptorist Youth Ministry (RYM) in Liverpool welcomes you to our next Homeless Mission Night.

We will meet outside Metropolitan Cathedral at 7pm on Tuesday 7th March 2017! 

We will gather to walk around the City Centre to try and provide for those we encounter who are homeless.


If you can help by offering 

- your time
- spread word and invite a friend 
- making sandwiches to distribute
- bring bottled water or crisps 
- bring any spare scarves, hats, gloves, sleeping bags, toothbrushes, toothpaste
- make a monetary donation to buy hot drinks 
- bring flasks with hot water, tea bags, coffee 
- encourage others to help on night or prepare
- if you can't attend - pray for our Mission

On the night we split into groups and walk around the streets in groups and buy hot drinks and distribute sandwiches and clothing etc for those people we see who are in need!

We will gather at 7pm (sharp) in
outside Liverpool Metropolitan Cathedral. We will leave at 710pm at latest to start the mission!

We will begin with a short prayer and some instructions for the evening!

Come along if you can, invite a friend, and be assured of a special night of witness and service to our brothers and sisters in need! 


FAITH IN ACTION!

Contact Paul on paul.murphy@redemptorists.co.uk for more information


Mass for the Deaf Community

A Mass for the deaf community is held at Christ the King Church, Queens 5 Drive every 1st and 3rd Sunday of the month at 4.30pm. All welcome.


CATHEDRAL GUILD OF GUIDES

Would you like to be a Cathedral Guide. There is currently a vacancy for Monday afternoon 1-4pm. Full training will be given. If you are interested . Contact: Cathedral House on 0151 709 9222 ext 201 or 203, or via email onThis email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.


Samuel Group 

For those aged 18-30. A programme led by Fr. James Preston, Sr Catherine Skelton & Sr MaryAnne Francalanza. A monthly meeting at St Charles Church Aigburthfor those who wish to deepen their faith or discern their vocation.

For more information email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.


St  Joseph's Prayer Centre Retreat

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Dementia Friendly:

We aspire to be a Dementia Friendly parish, the Archdiocese has arranged a one day conference by Professor June Andrews, author of Dementia The One Stop Guide. This will take place at L.A.C.E on May 19th May 2017. You can read about the five point action plan for the Archdiocese on the Dementia Action Alliance website  by clicking here

For further information about how to support people and families living with dementia contact Maureen Knight at the Pastoral Formation Team 0151 522 1046 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..


ANNUAL CIVIC MASS

The annual civic Mass will take place at the Metropolitan Cathderal on Sunday 26 February 2017 at 11.00am. All are warmly invited to this special occasion in our calendar. Please note that parking will be restricted and it will be passes only. 


Bishops call for action - on the Holyland

The Bishops of the 2017 Holy Land Co-ordination have released a final communiqué calling for prayer, awareness and action after 50 years of occupation in the West Bank, East Jerusalem and Gaza. Click here to read the full communique.


MEDJUGORJE IRISH CENTRE PILGRIMAGE 2017

20th - 27th May 2017

7 Nights Half Board in 4 Star apartments and Airport Transfers: 371 Euro

Book early for low cost flights from Manchester to Zadar (Extra)

Tel: Jackie 020 3239 8662 / Colette 0151 220 0665

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Friends of the Holy Land Update

To read the latest news from the Friends of the Holy Land please click here


 Knights of St Columba - Young People's Seminar

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VMM Newsletter

For the latest VMM Newsletter click here 


Barn Dance

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 Divorced and Separated Catholics: 

The next series of support meetings for Divorced and Separated Catholics will start in mid-February 2017. To book a place on the South Liverpool course please call: Frances Trotman 0151 727 2195. To book a place on the Ormskirk course please call: Maureen O’Brien 07967 753371. For full details see poster in porch.


National Novena to St Joseph:  

The APF/Mill Hill Missionaries’ National Novena to St Joseph takes place 10 - 19 March at Herbert House, Freshfield


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On Allerton Road are in urgent need of stock. Donations can be dropped off or the charity shop can collect on them on a Thursday. Contact: 0151 737 2951 for details.  

 


 Caterpillar Music and Singing for Toddlers:

In St Mary's  parish hall every Tuesday morning: 10-10.40am for children 18mths plus and 11:00-11:40am for two year olds and under. For more details e-mail: Emma at: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

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