Our Lady of the Annunciation, Bishop Eton, Woolton Road, Liverpool L16 8NQ
Served by the Redemptorists
Archdiocese of Liverpool. Registered Charity No. 232709
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
26th February 2017
EIGHTH SUNDAY (A)
8.30am, 10.00am, 11.30am, 6.00pm
7.00am, 12.00 midday
Ash Wednesday Masses:
7.00am, 12.00 midday and 7.30pm (With Novena Prayers)
WEDNESDAY EXPOSITION - 7.30am to Noon
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
LENT: I have written what I hope will be some encouraging thoughts about Lent in the March edition of BE Alive, and I invite you to begin on Wednesday by making every effort to attend one of the Masses and receive the ashes.
ASH WEDNESDAY: There will be three Masses: 7.00am, 12 noon and 7.30pm. The Novena Prayers will be said at the evening Mass.
Shalom World TV: You may be interested to know that I recorded some thoughts on Our Lady of Perpetual Succour for this company last Wednesday. If you are interested in their mission you can visit their website: www.shalomworld.org
Comings and Goings: Fr Andrew Burns has been away these last two weekends with Marriage Encounter; this weekend at an international congress in Spain. At the end of the coming week we will both be in London for a Provincial Council meeting.
Schools: Welcome back to the staff and pupils of our schools for what is always an important half-term covering the Lenten period. We hope you are refreshed and did not get too battered by Doris on Thursday.
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 hall. Servers who have faithfully completed their first year will receive their Guild of St Stephen medals.
Lent Extra available in the porch, price £1.60. Also FREE children’s Lenten calendars.
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 Table Sale will be held on Saturday 11 March in Fisher-More Hall to raise money for Project Zimbabwe. TABLES £10—to book a table 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.
Holy Hour Adoration at 7.30pm on Friday 3 March. Please come and join us.
Friends of the Holy Land Mass for peace and justice for our fellow Christians in the Holy Land will take place on Saturday 4 March at 12.00 midday.
Parish Quiz Night next Saturday 4 March at 8.00pm for 8.30pm start. All welcome.
SVP monthly collection will take place after all Masses next weekend. Thank you for your generosity.
Parish Coffee Morning next Sunday after the 10.00am Mass. Also, the Repository selling cards for St Patrick’s Day, Mother’s Day and Easter; also First Communion items—all proceeds in aid of Project Zimbabwe.
OWG Sunday Lunch fundraiser at 60 Hope Street on Sunday 2 April at 12.30pm. Tickets £24 from Cath 07866 798 158 or Sara 07947 120 371. £6 of the ticket money goes directly to the charity to fund its projects.
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.
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Items not in the paper version of the bulletin
Redemptorist Vocations weekend:
CTMH Update 23/02/2017
For the lastest from CTMH please clck here
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
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 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 firstname.lastname@example.org 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.
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.
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
Metropolitan Cathderal Jubilee
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
Petition to exempt charities from Insurance Premium Text
Knights of St Columba - Young People's Seminar
National Novena to St Joseph:
The APF/Mill Hill Missionaries’ National Novena to St Joseph takes place 10 - 19 March at Herbert House, Freshfield
Nugent Charity Shop:
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:
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.