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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 

24 September 2017


Sunday Masses:

8.30am, 10.00am, 11.30am,  6.00pm

Weekday Masses: 

Monday - Friday 7.00am, 12.00 midday

Saturday Mass:

12.00 midday


Due to 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.

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


Celebrations: The Redemptorist Community would like to thank you for your good wishes to mark the many celebrations we have had in recent weeks. We are also grateful to those of you who arranged the reception after the 11.30 Mass last Sunday. There should be fewer comings and goings in the immediate future, although Fr Andrew and I will be away at the end of this week on Provincial Council duty and Fr Andrew will be away a couple of times in October with ‘Marriage Encounter’. Fr Charles has returned from his meetings and a short break in Scotland.

Aid to the Church in Need:The parish core team agreed that we should invite Rachel Buckley to speak about Aid to the Church in Need and she will speak at the end of the Masses this Sunday.

Altar Servers: I am happy to say that a number of children in Year 5 have shown interest in becoming servers. Fr Charles and I will arrange a training programme soon and we will come to the school to see who may be interested. If you are not at Bishop Eton School, please contact the parish office with your details and your parents’ support.

RCIA: For those interested in becoming Catholics, our new course starts on TuesdaySeptember at 7:30pm in the Hughes Room. This will be an introductory session so come along if interested.

Days of Recollection for those in ministry: Please remember to sign up in the sacristy for these days. We hope everyone who possibly can, will join Fr Charles for these days:

Saturday, 30 September:Readers,

Saturday 21 October: Sacristans;

Saturday 28 October: Eucharistic Ministers.

SVP monthly collection will take place after all Masses next weekend, including food bank collection. A box will be available in the Church entrance for donations. Thank you for your generosity.

Parish Coffee Morning next Sunday after the 10.00am Mass.  Also, the Repository with all profits going to Project Zimbabwe.

CAFOD Harvest fast day Friday 7 October: This Harvest Fast Day, we are standing with Edelmira, a farmer in El Salvador, as she works to sustain her family with good crops and harvests. With your help, CAFOD is giving her fruit trees, training and strong seeds. Please pick up a Fast Day envelope, fast this Friday and give what you can.

The World’s Biggest Coffee Morning—Friday 29 September at the Fisher-More Hall from 10.00am to 2.00pm. All proceeds in aid of Macmillan Cancer Support.

Bishop Eton School will be holding a meeting for all   prospective parents/carersapplying to school for a Reception place in September 2018, on 10 October 4.00pm - 5.00pm in the school hall.

Eucharistic Ministers: Training for new Eucharistic ministers will be held on Saturday 21 October at the      Irenaeus Project32 Great George’s Road. Please contact the Parish Office if you are interested.

Open Evening: St Julie’s Catholic High School. We are delighted to invite girls in Years 4, 5 and 6 and their parents to take a tour of our brand new state of the art facilities on Thursday 5 October from 3.30pm to 6.00pm. Come and find out what it means to be part of the Notre Dame community of schools.

Responding to the Call—Vocation Discernment Group. The next day of recollection will take place on Saturday 7 October at St. Charles’ Presbytery, 224 Aigburth Road. For further information, please contact Fr James Preston at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or phone: 727 2493.

Nugent Sunday 1st October 2017 3.00pm at the Metropolitan Cathedral.  A Celebration Mass for and with  people living with a disability. Principal Celebrant Archbishop Malcolm McMahon OP, all Welcome. For more information contact Mary Beatham on 07341 864 180 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Knights of St. Columba Annual Charity Walk for Nugent Crisis Fund. The walk will start at 2.00pm prompt today (24 September) from the Albert Dock main gates (opposite the Hilton Hotel), then proceed along the riverside, finishing at Liverpool Cricket Club.Sponsorship money will be collected next weekend.


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 : /



Jubilee Celebrations at Bishop Eton

Marie Curie - Memorial Service

Today (24th September) at 3pm at St. Mary's Woolton

Fr. Richard - as a guest speaker


RYM:We need musicians to accompany a Mass to re-launch the RYM (Redemptorist Youth Ministry) in Bishop Eton on Tuesday 10 October at 7.30pm. If anyone can help contact the RYM e mail This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. orThis email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.  Follow us at @RYMGB

The next RYM meeting will be on Tuesday 26th September at 7.30pm in the Fisher-More Hall.  We will have a guest speaker from Nugent.

Dates for your diary  

10th Oct - Mass and Social

A very special Mass - our first with our new group leaders. We'll meet at church at 7.30pm and pray together, and Mass will begin at 7:45 prompt. 

We will then have refreshments - either in the hall, or we'll go out for a meal

28th Oct - Retreat Day at Pantasaph

18-40 year olds (or thereabouts!) are welcome to join us for a quiet retreat day in the beautiful north Welsh countryside, just one hour's drive from Bishop Eton. We will be able to pray together, spend time in silence, go to Mass, have lunch and get to know each other a bit more. 

We will be attending the vigil Mass at 4pm. Confessions available at 11.30, and we'll have lunch in the cafe on site together around 12:30. 

The theme of the retreat is surrender to God. 

The day is free of charge - just bring money for lunch, petrol contributions and donation for the collection at Mass! However, we will need to know numbers as soon as possible, to ensure we've got enough car space for everyone, so if you're interested let us know. We'll be departing from Bishop Eton at 10am, and if you can offer space in your car, or will require a lift from someone else, please let us know.

Embrace Youth Conference needs volunteers

Missioners' meeting Kinnoull

Did you wonder where Fr. Charles has been this week. Well know you know. Earlier in the week Kinnoull monastery was evacuated and the fire service arrived. Fortunately it was a false alarm and everyone is OK. 


The September edition of the Irenaues Newsletter is available Just click here

Irenaeus are also in need of volunteers - could you help?

Irenaeus Volunteer

Facebook :

If you are a member of Facebook you may wish to like or follow the following

Our Parish Page.  click here
Redemptorist Vocations click here
Redemptorists of Zimbabwe click here
The Met Cathedral click here

Vacancies at Nugent 

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For the latest from Churches together please click here

If there is anything you would like advertised in the CTMH Bulletin contact Peter Franklin on This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. . Please remember that the previous e-mail address will cease to work early in September.

Please note there is no longer a CTMH website

Pastoral Formation Newsletter September 2017

The latest version of the Pastoral Formation newsletter is available - please click here

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

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.

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.

Metropolitan Cathedral – Golden Jubilee Celebrations

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.


CSSR Around  - Facebook page

 Irenaeus Events

Irenaeus have a scripture weekend, and a women's weekend scheduledfor the next few months

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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.

To book a place on the South Liverpool course please call: Frances Trotman on 0151 727 2195. to book a place on the Aintree course please call: Maureen O’Brien on 07967 753371. For general enquiries contact Maureen O’Brien on 0151 522 1044 or e mail This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

KNOCK Pilgrimage 

 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

A Festive Floristry Demonstration and Amusing Talk hosted by Muir Simpson,  The afternoon will include hints, tips and advice about how to design and make your own:- Christmas table arrangement.  For morre details click here Tickets are £15 which include the demonstrations, tea and scones. Get yours from Cathedral House orby emailing This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

 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! 

Jubilee Event: Mozart’s Requiem at the Metropolitan Cathedral

Wednesday 15th November 7.00pm - 9.00pm

Joining together in concert for the first time ever, the choirs of Westminster Cathedral and Liverpool Metropolitan Cathedral combine to perform Mozart’s sublime Requiem.  Directed by the Cathedral Director of Music, Christopher McElroy, the choirs will be accompanied by the Liverpool Mozart Orchestra.

Tickets are priced at £20 for premium seats and £15 for standard seats. Available from or the Cathedral Shop.

Pilgrim Statue of Our Lady of Fatima to Visit the Cathedral

The National Pilgrim Virgin Statue of Our Lady of Fatima, along with Relics of Saints Jacinta and Francisco will visit the Cathedral on Friday 6 and Saturday 7 October 2017.

A full programme of events is planned. Please click here for more information



Invitation to Prayer

The next Pastoral Area Invitation to Prayer will take place on Wednesday, 4 October 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.

Rosary Sunday Nugent Appeal

Support Nugent by donating your old £1 coins

Romero—The Play:

Performed by the RISE Theatre Company on the 10th October at St. Wilfred’s Pastoral Centre, Widnes WA8 8PR. Based on the life of Oscar Romero. See notice board for further information.

Bellerive Open Evening

Bellerive welcomes students from all areas of Liverpool and beyond. Parents/carers of girls living in our Parish interested in joining Bellerive’s Year 7 in September 2018 (all parents are welcome to look around, irrespective of when your daughter is transferring to secondary school), are invited to the Open Evening on Tuesday, 3 October between 6.00pm-8.00pm.  Entrance is via reception at 1 Aigburth Drive, L17 3AA.

St Mary’s College, Crosby Open Evenings

Open Evening for College and Prep, Thursday, 28 September, 4.00pm-7.00pm.
Open Morning for College and Prep, Saturday, 30 September, 10.00am-12.00 noon.


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