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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

28 May 2017

 Solemnity of the Ascension of the lord

 

Sunday Masses:

8.30am, 10.00am, 11.30am, 6.00pm

Bank Holiday Monday:

12.00 midday

Tuesday—Friday Masses: 

7.00am, 12.00 midday

Saturday Mass:

12.00 midday

WEDNESDAY EXPOSITION:

7.30am to Noon, 6.30pm to 7.30pm

Wednesday 7.30pm:

Novena in honour of our Lady of Perpetual Succour

Rosary: 11.30am Monday, Tuesday, Thursday-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

Manchester: Understandably the events of last Monday evening have consumed the nation and rightly the solidarity of the people of the city in their mutual support has been the subject of much acclaim. We unite our prayers with theirs and beg the Lord never to let us grow weary of praying and working for peace across the world.

 Cardinal Nichols statement on the Manchester attack


Bishop John Arnold speaks after the Manchester attacks


Half Term. Let us hope that this wonderful spell of weather will continue so that our staff and pupils can enjoy the break. Meanwhile we wish every success to our students taking public exams during this period and assure them or our prayers.

Pastoral Area. During the week, the priests of our Pastoral Area went away to discuss Archbishop Malcolm’s request that we all plan carefully for the future. Obviously, the conversation is, as far as possible, to include everyone. We had a remarkably helpful meeting and the first fruit of our discussions is summarised in the invitation below.

Invitation to Prayer:

Archbishop Malcolm has asked the priests and people for guidance and help regarding the future of the Church and our mission in the local area. The priests of the Pastoral Area met together this week, and we believe that our first response must be one of prayer. We will meet to pray together on Wednesday 7 June at 6.00pm at Hope University Chapel. There will be tea and coffee afterwards and we will be finished by 7.00pm. WE INVITE YOU TO JOIN US.

Comings and Goings. At the end of this week Fr Andrew and I will be in London for Provincial Council meetings. 

Today is World Communications Day. There will be a retiring collection after all Masses. There are copies of a letter from the Bishops of England and Wales regarding the forthcoming General election. Please take a copy. Please click here to learn more.

Metropolitan Cathedral of Christ the King—Golden Jubilee 2017. The Catholic Pic have issued a Commemorative Edition to mark the occasion, with a diary of celebrations over the coming months. Please take your free copy and extra copies to any housebound parishioners you visit. We have ordered plenty of copies!

Women’s Group will meet on Tuesday 30 May at 12.30pm in the Fisher-More Hall.

J&P Youth Group will be meeting on Friday 2 June at 6.00pm in the Fisher-More Hall.

Holy Hour Adoration at 7.30pm on Friday 2 June. 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 3 June at 12.00 midday.

Parish Quiz Night next Saturday 3 June 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. All welcome.

The One World Group are holding a Wine Tasting Fundraiser on Friday 9 June at 7.30pm in the Fisher-More Hall. Tickets £12 (inc light refreshments) from Cath 07866 798158 or Sara 07947 120371.

The SCA with Chance for Childhood Ladies Evening planned for 16 June, has been postponed until the autumn.

Would you like to act as a Cantor at 11.30am Mass. Full training given and approximately one duty each month only.  Please contact Andrew Sharples on 722 4407 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Veronica Drury would like to thank all parishioners for the cards and Masses sent on the recent death of her husband Dr Peter Drury RIP. Mass will be said for your intentions.

The Archdiocesan Pilgrimage takes place from 21—28 July. You can join in spirit by becoming an associate member by reciting the prayers on the leaflet and writing their names on the blue card held at Reception. At the same time if you are able to contribute to the Assisted Funds please hand in your donation at Reception.

Annual "Right to Life Walk." If you are interested in supporting those who work for the sanctity of life, details and sponsorship are at the back of church.

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

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

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ITEMS NOT IN PAPER VERSION OF BULLETIN

CHURCH PARKING:

Please can everyone using the car park take extra care and adhere to the NO PARKING signs. Cars are regularly blocking access routes and parking on double yellow lines obstructing the free flow of traffic and pedestrians.

ALSO,

  • recently the concrete bollard which had only just been replaced was bumped into;
  • the wooden flower beds outside the Monastery was severely damaged, after so much hard work had gone into replanting them,
  • cars are constantly being scraped.

In most of these cases NO-ONE has informed the monastery that they have caused any damage. Please park responsiblyand manoeuvre carefully to avoid damaging any property.  


The Hope charter in conjunction with Nugent

 


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

For a paper copy of the survey please call 0151 233 5407 any time on Monday to Friday between 9:00am and 4:30pm.  If you have any questions about this survey please email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.;and further information on the Pharmacy Needs Assessment can be found at https://liverpool.gov.uk/council/strategies-plans-and-policies/adult-services-and-health/pharmacy-needs-assessment/


ECUMENICAL NEWS

For the latest from the Merseyside Ecumenical Office please click here 


CATHEDRAL BOOK CLUB

The date for the next meeting of the Cathedral Book Club will be Thursday 8 June at 7pm in the Gibberd Room when the book discussed will be The Trouble with Goats and Sheep by Joanna Cannon. Even if you don’t get round to reading the books do come along. The Car Park will be open. All welcome. Any queries just get in touch with Claire at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.


Facebook Campaign

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.


 

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 Aigburth for 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.


JOHN'S GOSPEL - THE RAISING OF LAZARUS 

( led by Donna Worthington & Sandra Mc Grath)

Journey with John's Gospel to the tomb and resurrection....

Through presentation, theology, discussion, labyrinth prayer walk, we explore this profound Scripture.

10 - 4pm Saturday June 10th 2017

 At: St Joseph's Prayer Centre, Blundell Ave. Formby. L37 1PH

£20 includes lunch  Contact: 01704 875850


 Knights of St Columba - Young People's Seminar

Youngpeopleseminar


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.


Archdiocesan vacancies

For the latest Archdiocesan vacancies please click here.


Youth Poll on Life, faith and vocational discernment

Next year Pope Francis will be holding a Synod about the youth in the Church. As part of their preparation fo this the Catholic Church in England and Wales have produced a poll on life, faith & vocational discernment. If you are aged between 13 and 29 your views are needed.

To learn more and fill in the survey click here

If you're a parent, teacher, chaplain, youth worker or priest who regularly work with young people aged between 13 and 29 years old, please contact  This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.  asking to be sent the poll that applies to you.


 

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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 activitiesIf you are interested please contact Fred Pye on: 07757 748157.


WALSINGHAM PILGRIMAGE

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.


VMM

VMM: Liverpool-based Volunteer Mission Movement www.vmminternational.org  is looking for volunteers (18-80+ years) to become members of our local support group. The group aims to help raise funds and also to recruit new volunteers to serve for periods of 2 weeks to 2 years in East Africa. It is a fun, worthwhile and rewarding group which provides a sense of satisfaction for its members. Please contact Van at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or phone 0151 291 3438. 

 Also


NUGENT VOLUNTEER VACANCIES

Nugent  are looking for a volunteer van driver and driver's assistant


 

Metropolitan Cathedral – Golden Jubilee Celebrations


LINDISFARNE PILGRIMAGE

 

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