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
3 September 2017
TWENTY SECOND SUNDAY OF ORDINARY TIME (A)
8.30am, 10.00am, 11.30am, 6.00pm
Monday - Friday 7.00am, 12.00 midday
NO WEDNESDAY EXPOSITION:
Due to works to the Church, there will be NO EXPOSITION until further notice.
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
Comings and Goings:
Fr Michael Henesy and Bro Michael Duxbury have had to delay their arrival by a couple of days, but should be with us before the end of the weekend.
Fr Andrew and Fr Charles leave for Perth this Sunday to be present at the next phase (European Meeting) of our General Chapter. Fr Andrew is our elected representative and Fr Charles has been co-opted to help with the minutes (and probably some translating).
Fr Andrew should be back next weekend, but Fr Charles has other meetings (including one for vocations) and will not be back until towards the end of the month.
Fr James Smale is preaching for Zimbabwe in Plymouth this weekend.
Fr John Milcz: Fr John was very touched by your generosity and messages of good will and wants to thank you all and assure you of his prayers.
Days of Recollection for those in ministry: Fr Charles has kindly offered to do something I have long wanted to do, namely organise days of recollection for some key lay ministries. I hope all the ministers will make every effort to take part..
Back to School: We welcome back the staff and pupils of all our schools as they begin a new academic year. We hope and pray that they will be successful on every front.
Dementia Friendly Parishes: Ann O’Neill, spurred on by the challenge of trying to help parishioners in difficulty, has now prepared a comprehensive display at the back of St Mary’s church, with fact sheets and contact numbers for those seeking support. We will try and find a way of making this information available at Bishop Eton too.
The Alzheimer’s Society can provide advice - they can be contacted on 0300 222 1122. Alternatively, you can download information/ facts sheets from their website at: www.alzheimers.org.uk
SVP monthly collection will take place after all Masses today, including food bank collection. A box is available in the Church entrance for donations. Thank you for your generosity.
Parish Coffee Morning after 10.00am Mass. Also, the Repository with all profits going to Project Zimbabwe.
Days of Recollection with Fr Charles in St Mary’s Parish Hall between 10am and 2pm The day will include Mass, a time for prayer and reflection and will deal with any practical issues
- Readers: 30 September, 10.00-2.00pm;
- Sacristans: Saturday 21 October, 10.00-2.00pm;
- Eucharistic ministers: Saturday 28 October, 10.00-2.00pm.
Please sign up in the sacristy to indicate your participation so we can know numbers. Please bring a packed lunch (teas and coffees provided). Fr Tim hopes all the ministers will make every effort to take part.
The Annual Knights of St Columba: Steve Dooley Memorial Walk will take place at 2.00pm Sunday 24 September from Pump House along the Mersey to Liverpool Cricket Club. Our Charity this year is Nugent Crisis Fund.
RYM: Are you age 18-40 (or thereabouts)? Would you like to meet with likeminded Catholics to explore your faith? The Redemptorist Young Adult group encourages young Catholics to grow in their faith. Sessions are informative, fun and diverse, and include a spiritual aspect and social aspect (drinks, meal, quiz, bowling, walks). We meet alternate Tuesdays at 7.30pm, in the Fisher-More Hall. See poster in the porch for more details.
- 12th Sept
- 26th Sept
- 10th Oct
- 24th Oct
- 7th Nov
- 21st Nov
An afternoon for families on Sunday 17 September at Hope University Eden building at 1.00pm-4.30pm. See poster in the porch for more details.
The next series of support meetings for the Divorced and Separated start this month. Please see poster in the porch for more details.
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. 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.
CTMH Ecumenical Prayer Meeting 7.30pm-8.30pm on Wednesday 13 September, in the parlour of the Notre Dame Convent at Hope University Campus. All welcome.
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 REDEMPTORIST COMMUNITY & VOCATIONS NEWS
- Website : www.redemptorists.co.uk
- Facebook: Redemptorist Vocations GB
- Twitter: @RedemptoristsGB
- Youtube: Redemptoristsuk
For OMPS Novena Resources : /www.novena-at-home.redemptorists.co.uk/
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Cardinal Cormac Murphy-O'Connor RIP
Please pray for the repose of his soul
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CTMH UPDATE 23.8.17
For the latest from Churches together please click here
Please note that from early September the dedicated CTMH website will cease to exist.
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 www.catholicsingles.org.uk or tel. 0161 941 3498
The Archdiocese is looking for a Marriage Preparation coordinator.
Enabling every child and adult to encounter Jesus
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 www.thedramaofthemass.com 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 www.heavensroadfm.com 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.
Metropolitan Cathedral – Golden Jubilee Celebrations
JOSPICE EMERALD BALL
Looking for Spiritual Enrichment
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
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
DISCERNMENT DAY AT KINNOULL
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 Workhouse 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.
Irenaeus have a scripture weekend, and a silent retreat coming up soon.
Heritage Open Days at the Metropolitan Cathedral
Every September events are organised to celebrate England’s rich history and culture. All are free to explore.
This year the Cathedral is delighted to support David Peglar from the Cathedral Art Studio as he opens the doors of this bustling department to visitors for 3 days.
The Art Studio, which is responsible for the vast array of hangings and banners that adorn the Cathedral, will be open from Thursday 7th to Saturday 9th September from 10.00am – 3.00pm and visitors are warmly encouraged to ‘drop-in’. The cathedral guides will be delighted to point you in the right direction. An exhibition of Cathedral Textiles will be on display, as well as other items created by the Sewing for Pleasure class. Workshops will take place throughout the 3 days and refreshments will be on sale.
Learn more about the Redemptorist Logo
A seed of love
An Invitation to Prayer
The next Pastoral Area Invitation to Prayer will take place on Wednesday, 6 September between 6.00pm-7.00pm at Hope University Chapel when we will continue to pray for guidance and help regarding the future of the Church and our mission in the local area.
Marriage and Family Life Ministry:
The next series of support meetings for divorced and separated will start in mid September. We welcome Catholics and other Christians who are divorced or separated (recently or in the past) or who are experiencing the breakdown of a marriage or long term relationship. The small groups are informative, affirming, free and confidential.
Fully escorted 5 Night Pilgrimage to Knock Shrine, Ireland, 15th October 2017.
£699.00 per person sharing.
Price includes flight with 15kg checked in bag, all taxes, luxury transfers, 5 nights’ in newly refurbished Knock House Hotel with full Irish Breakfast each morning and 4 Course Dinner each evening. All entertainment, excursions and guided tours included. We will also visit Ballintubber Abbey, Westport, Foxford Woollen Mills.
Wheelchair accessible rooms in the hotel.
Limited single rooms at supplement of £60.
Groups and Individual bookings welcome.
Annual Steve Dooley Sponsored Walk for Nugent
The Knights of St Columba Council 9 Annual Steve Dooley Sponsored Walk will take place on Sunday 24th September from along the Mersey from Albert Dock to Liverpool Cricket Club.
Their Charity this year is Nugent Crisis Fund.Sponsored envelopes will be given out at churches in South Liverpool in September.
Princess Diana Condolence Book to go on Public Display
The Metropolitan Cathedral has announced that during the month of September 2017 the Cathedral's Condolence book for Princess Diana will be on public dsplay in the crypt.
For full details click here
Festive Floristry Talk at the Cathedral 18.11.17
Metropolitan Cathedral FRIENDS EVENT
Sportsmans Dinner at Our Lady of the Assumption Gateacre's Club, Saturday 16th September at 7.00pm. Speakers are Graeme Sharp, Kevin Radcliffe & Phil Neal, Alan Kennedy. Tickets £25 including food from Our Lady of the Assumption Gateacre's Club, Tel. 487 3799.
An evening with Bach
An evening with Back will be held on Sunday 10th September 2017, 6.30pm. Evensong and Cantata at St. David’s Church, Rocky Lane/ Queens Drive, L16 1JA.
Planning a funeral
Who is Cardinal Bo of Myanmar
Fr. General on World Day of Prayer for Creation
RADS present Murdered to death
The Reformed Allerton Dramatic Society (RADS)
RADS group of talented amateurs’ next production is Murdered to Death - a comedy thriller by Peter Gordon - a hilarious spoof on the Agatha Christie genre. An assembled cast of delightful characters turn up following the mysterious death of the owner of a country Manor House. Will they all die before the bumbling local police inspectors and/or the well-meaning local sleuth unmask the murderer?
The venue is the hall of the Allerton United Reformed Church (corner Mather Ave/Booker Ave)L18 7HD.
Running from Wed 16th November - Sat 18th Nov 2017 inclusive, tickets (on the door) are £7, £6 concessions, and £3 children.
Doors open 7pm for curtain up at 7.30.
Refreshments and play programme are free. Be early!