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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: 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

13 AUGUST 2017


Sunday Masses:

8.30am, 10.00am, 11.30am, 6.00pm

Weekday Masses: 

Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday: 12.00 midday

Tuesday, Solemnity of the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary, Mass:

7am, 12.00 midday, 7.30pm

Friday: 11.30am


Due to summertime and works to the Church, there will be NO EXPOSITION until further notice.

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


Tuesday 15 August is the Solemnity of the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary. Please note there will be extra Masses as follows: Monday 7.30pm vigil at St Mary’s and Tuesday 7am and 7.30pm at Bishop Eton.

Work begins in the Lady Chapel and North aisle of the Church on Monday. This is crucial work that needs to take place so please bear with us and observe any restrictions put in place for everyone’s safety. The Novena petition box has been moved to St Joseph’s altar as has the Remembrance book. There will be a picture of Our lady of Perpetual Succour on this altar during the closure of the Lady chapel but for safety reasons there will be no candles. PLEASE do not bring any candles from outside as these will be removed.

Mission Appeal today. Sr Adelina of the Holy Spirit Missionaries will make the statutory annual appeal at all the Masses in both parishes, except the 10.00am at Bishop Eton. Maybe we could still take a collection for her order’s work after the Mass!

The Funeral of John (Des) O’Hare RIP will take place on Wednesday 16 August at 12.00 noon.

The Funeral of Anthony (Tony) Doyle RIP will take place on Friday 18 August at 11.30am.

Organ Recital following the noon Mass on Saturday 26 August given by our parishioner Dylan McCaig.  Dylan is about to take up the Organ Scholarship at.Chad's Cathedral, Birmingham. All welcome, refreshments follow in the Fisher-More Hall.

A further note of thanks from Bishop Eton SVP:
Thank you for all your donations to last Sunday’s collection of food for South Liverpool Food Bank and the Missionaries of Charity (Seel Street). As a result, it was possible to take significant amounts to both good causes. Please be assured that your support is very much appreciated.

A further collection will take place on Sunday 3 September and, for those who might find it more convenient, a box for food donations will continue to be available in the monastery.

Archdiocesan Autumn Courses:

  • A morning of reflection for Extraordinary Ministers of Holy Communion – on Saturday 30 September from 9.30am-1.00pm at LACE.
  • Initial training for Bereavement Teams – on Wednesdays 18 & 25 October from 1.30pm-4.30pm at Holy Rosary Parish Centre.
  • An introduction to the Ministry of Catechesis for new catechists and those wanting to refresh/reflect on their ministry. There are two courses; one is September and one in October.

For full details see the posters in the porch and contact the Department for Pastoral Formation at LACE. The parish is always in need of new people to come forward to train for the various ministries and welcomes any enquiries from parishioners wanting to know more. PLEASE NOTE THAT A CURRENT DBS IS REQUIRED FOR ALL THESE POSTS before taking up the position.

ALSO… Initial Training for Funeral Ministers will be reviewed in September. If you wish to be considered as a candidate for this Ministry please speak to Fr Tim or the parish office. If current Ministers have any views on the previous training please contact Mrs Maureen Knight on 522 1046 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. with your thoughts.

Nugent Charity Shop is in urgent need of stock consisting of clothing, books, bric-a-brac, shoes and handbags. If you have any unwanted items please consider donating them to our Charity Shop and these can be dropped off at Nugent Charity Shop, 73 Allerton Road, L18 2DH from 9.00am – 5.00pm, Monday to Saturday. 


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.

ATTENTION: please keep all bags and valuables with you at all times. Unfortunately, churches are an easy target. 


For OMPS Novena Resources : /



Catholic Singles 

Catholic Singles is an organisation which helps single Catholics of all ages (over 18 years) meet other single Catholics, either one to one or through social events. For further information visit or tel. 0161 941 3498

Archdiocesan Vacancies

The Archdiocese of Liverpool are looking for Parish Administrators for Our Lady's Gateacre, St Gregory''s Lydiate and St Margaret Mary's 

LACE are also looking for an administrator, and a Senior Accountant and Head of Parish Centres are also requied.

For more details please click here

Enabling every child and adult to encounter Jesus 

Living Fully: …enabling every child and adult with a disability to encounter Jesus in the life of the church today.  A day of study, worship and workshops exploring how all life is a gift from God and how every person has a valuable and dignified place within the Body of Christ will take place on Saturday 23 September 10:00am-4:00pm at LACE,  with guest speaker  Cristina Gangemi – disability Advisor to the Bishop’s Conference. For further details please call the Formation Department at LACE on: 0151-522-1040 or e–mail: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Living Fully


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.


  • 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 responsibly and manoeuvre carefully to avoid damaging any property.  

The drama of the Mass

A new website has been created by the artistic creator of the 1967 opening celebrations of the Metropolitan Cathedral.

The website includes photos, videos of the events leading up to the opening and the opening itself.

Fundraiser at Zoe's Place


Heavens Road Catholic Radio

This is an online radio station, why not tune in and enjoy features like prayers, interviews and music to appeal to a Catholic audience. The radio station is run by volunteers so any financial donation, however small would be very welcome. Please visit  to listen in and/or to make a donation.


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: Liverpool-based Volunteer Mission Movement  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. 

 Metropolitan Cathedral – Golden Jubilee Celebrations



Looking for Spiritual Enrichment 



The July/August 2017 issue of the Irenaes Newsletter is now avalable - click here to read it.

European Redemptorists Youth Gathering

Dates announced for next year's European Redemptorists Youth gathering in Grenada Spain 25th-29th July 2018

Fr. Charles has recently attended a planning meeting in Grenada - and has written a report on it which you can read by clicking here

Rosary for Peace

 For further information please speak to Patrick McColeRosaryforpeace


Exhibition at the Metropolitan Cathedral

In 1960 an architectural competition to design Liverpool Metropolitan Cathedral attracted international attention, with 299 entries from around the world. This  fascinating exhibition brings togethera selection of the architectural submissions and newly commissioned physical models of key schemes.

The exhibition will run from 27 July – 10 September 2017 in the main entrance hall of the Cathdral. Opening times 10am - 4pm Entrance is free.

 New webite for Catholics going to University 


From Workshop to Worship 

From 1st August to 29th of September there will be an exhibition at the Hornby Library (part of Central Library) entitled  Workho.use to Worship.

This new exhibition focuses on the Brownlow Hill Workhouse which occupied the Mount Pleasant site prior to the construction of the Metropolitan Cathedral of Christ the King.

This exhibition is free and features architectural plans, paintings, maps, photographs, apprentice indentures, Christmas invitations and many more items related to the workhouse


You can now register online for the Embrace Youth Event  at click here

This is the third Embrace event to be held. If you are not sure if this event if for you, take a look at the Embrace website just click here.

 Cathedral Book Club

The next Cathedral Book Club will be on Tuesday 19 September at 7pm in the Gibberd Room. This months book is Eleanor Oliphant is completely fine by Gail Honeyman.

 Any queries just get in touch with Claire at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

 Irenaeus Events

Irenaeus have a scripture weekend, and a silent retreat coming up soon.


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