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
14 May 2017
FIFTH SUNDAY OF EASTER (A)
8.30am, 10.00am, 11.30am, 6.00pm
7.00am, 12.00 midday
Novena in honour of Our Lady of Perpetual Succour
WEDNESDAY EXPOSITION—7.30am to Noon
No 12.00 midday
Rosary: 11.30am Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday. No Rosary before funerals.
No Sacrament of Reconciliation on Saturday 20 May
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. Also if your address, name or any other details have changed since you last filled in a form can you fill in another returning it to the parish office - mark it with updated details.
FROM FR TIM
Fr Tim returns later this week ready for the First Holy Communions which will be held at 10.00am and 3.00pm Saturday and 3.00pm Sunday.
PLEASE NOTE: there will be no 12.00 noon Mass on Saturday 20 May and no Sacrament of Reconciliation in the afternoon in order to accommodate the two First Communion Masses.
Catholic Pic. Please take a free copy of the Catholic Pic. In this May edition there is a profile (written by a parishioner) of Dennis Hardiman, one of our parishioners, who collected his MBE in Liverpool on 11 May. Many congratulations Dennis.
The SVP monthly collection will take place after all Masses today. Thank you for your generosity.
SVP food collection. Please leave your donations at the Monastery weekdays 10.00am—6.00pm. Cans, pasta, rice and non-perishables gratefully accepted. Thank you.
6.00pm Sunday Mass. We have started trialling the use of the thurible during 6.00pm Mass in order to train our younger altar servers in its use. This will be dependent on there being enough altar servers, so the thurible may not be used each week.
RYM trip to Showcase Cinema. The group will meet this evening, in the Showcase Cinema (340 E Lancashire Rd, Liverpool L11 9YJ) at 6:00pm to buy tickets and then get a bite to eat adjacent for 7:30pm showing of Beauty and the Beast.
For lifts, contact Patrick Hart or Fr Charles at the monastery.
The next Tuesday RYM meeting will be a prayer meeting on Tuesday 23rd May
BENCHMARK GIG. Our own home-grown band will be performing on Friday 26 May in the Fisher-More Hall in aid of Project Zimbabwe.
Tickets will go on sale this Sunday after Masses.
£5 for adults; £2.50 for under 18’s.
Bring your own refreshments, but there will be a tuck shop and a raffle!
Bereavement Support Group meeting will be on Tuesday 16 May from 2.00pm—4.00pm in the Hughes Meeting Room.
Each Friday the Divine Mercy Prayer group meet at 7.30pm in the Hughes Room and everyone is welcome.
Women’s Group will be holding a Gin Tasting night on Friday 19 May in the Fisher–More Hall.
Project Zimbabwe. Anyone who took a ‘Smarties’ tube at the recent ABBA night can pass their coin filled tube to the parish office.
Liverpool Archdiocese Annual Mass for Healing at the Liverpool Metropolitan Cathedral on Friday 26 May 2017 Starting 7.00pm.Celebrant: Bishop Tom Williams. All Are Welcome.
CTMH: Classical Extravaganza! Tuesday 16 May at 8.00pm, Liverpool Hope University Chapel, Taggart Avenue, Liverpool, L16 9JD. Baroque, Classical, Romantic & 20th Century. Tickets £4 (includes post-concert buffet & drinks) Conducted by Dr Robert Howard for more details email www.south-liverpool-orchestra.co.uk.
FRIDAY NIGHT IS FILM NIGHT: Friday 26 May 7.00pm for 7.30pm start, at Elm Hall Drive Methodist Church. A 2016 American musical romantic comedy about a musician & an aspiring actress.
PENTECOST FAMILY CRAFT EVENT at Elm Hall Drive Methodist Church SATURDAY 27 MAY 4.00pm.
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
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- Twitter: @RedemptoristsGB
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For OMPS Novena Resources : /www.novena-at-home.redemptorists.co.uk/
ITEMS NOT IN PAPER VERSION OF BULLETIN
CTMH Update 11.5.2017
Please click here for the latest from CTMH
Youth Justice & Peace Group
Next meeting Friday 19 May in St Mary’s parish hall from 6pm-8pm.
The Cathedral in the Tablet
The Metropolitan Cathedral is celebrating its Golden Jubilee this year. This weeks Tablet 13th May 2017 has an article entitled 'The People's Cathedral' written by Frank Cottrell-Boyce
Liverpool Health and Wellbeing Board Consultation
Liverpool Health and Wellbeing Board is consulting on the pharmacy needs of the local population.
The Pharmaceutical Needs Assessment is a statutory document that assesses the pharmacy needs of the local population and will be used as the framework to inform commissioning pharmacy services for the next three years. This includes dispensing chemist services as well as public health and other services that pharmacies may provide.
Have your say by filling in a short survey by May 31st 2017 at https://www.surveymonkey.co.uk/r/pnapatient2017
All are welcome to spend sometime in the 40 hours devotion to the Blessed Sacrament at St Teresa of the Child Jesus Church, Norris Green starting with 6pm Mass on Saturday 27 May.
CATHEDRAL BOOK CLUB
A campaign to make the Official Facebook page for the Shrine to OMPS in Rome better known. If you are on Facebook consider liking and sharing.
Miracle attributed to OMPS
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
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 Aigburth for 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
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
Knights of St Columba - Young People's Seminar
Caterpillar Music and Singing for Toddlers:
For the latest Archdiocesan vacancies please click here.
Youth Poll on Life, faith and vocational discernment
To learn more and fill in the survey click here
Cathedral Flower Festival volunteers
Chemin Neuf -Festival in France
WOOLTON COMMUNITY LIFE
Woolton Community Life: Are looking for volunteers. Contact WCL on 07906 151 305.
MERSEYSIDE YOUTH CHALLENGE TRUST
Merseyside Youth Challenge Trust: Are looking for volunteers of any age to help with activities. If you are interested please contact Fred Pye on: 07757 748157.
Walsingham Pilgrimage: 21/24 October 2017 from St Mark’s Halewood. There are still seats available and if interested, contact either Monica Lowe 0151- 428- 4332 or Margaret Lloyd 0151 -280- 2775.
Short term volunteer options from 4 weeks to 6 months in Uganda, Malawi and Ghana. See https://t.co/FaOa0qJEQ4 for more info— VMM International (@VMMtweet) May 11, 2017
NUGENT VOLUNTEER VACANCIES
Nugent are looking for a volunteer van driver and driver's assistant
Parishes Learning From Each Other
Tuesday, 23 May 2017, 10.00am- 3.00pm, St Joseph’s Prayer Centre, Blundell Avenue, Formby, 01704 875850, donation £20 to include lunch. Father Tony Sligo will lead 4 participants in reflection on Pope Francis’ call for Missionary Parishes. Parishes learning from each other on how to adapt to the changing mission on the West Coast of the Diocese.
Metropolitan Cathedral – Golden Jubilee Celebrations
March for Life UK - Lifefest
Lifefest will be held on 20th May in Birmingham. For full details vist the dedicated website - click here.
Watch the promotional video below