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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   

22 February 2018

Second Sunday of lent (B)

 

Sunday Masses:

8.30am, 10.00am, 11.30am, 6.00pm

Weekday Masses: 

Monday - Friday 7.00am, 12.00 midday

Saturday Mass:

12.00 midday

WEDNESDAY EXPOSITION: 6.00pm to 7.30pm 

Wednesday 7.30pm:

Novena in honour of our Lady of Perpetual Succour

Rosary: 11.30am Monday—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 

ARCHBISHOP MALCOLM will make an official visit to the parish on Sunday, 18 of March. This should be a wonderful occasion for the parish. I hope we will have a good team of servers at each Mass, including a couple to help with the crozier and mitre. Also, please do take the opportunity to welcome the Archbishop after Mass over a cup of tea or coffee.

LEARNING TO SIGN THE MASS: Some of our young people will be learning to sign parts of the Mass before the evening Mass at St Mary’s on Saturday 10th March. If you wish to take part please go to the Parish Centre at St Mary’s at 4.00pm on that day.

COMINGS AND GOINGS: Fr Andrew is in Belgium for a Marriage Encounter meeting. Fr Barrie has been visiting his sister in Ripon for a couple of days, but should be back over the weekend. I am visiting Douai Abbey in Berkshire at the beginning of the coming week for a symposium on priests in religious orders working in parishes.

Gift Aid Envelops for 2018/19 will be available in the porch on Sundays 4 and 11 March. In recent years the offertory gift aid scheme has benefitted the parish by more than £20,000 annually, at no additional cost to the “members”. If you are a taxpayer and would like to participate please ask for details as you leave church today.

The Funeral of John McGrath RIP will take place on Friday 2 March at 12.00 noon.

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

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

Parish Quiz Night next Saturday 3 March 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. 

Also, the Repository will be selling St Patrick’s Day, Mother’s Day and Easter cards. There will also be a selection of First Communion cards, Rosaries and Missals.  Because of Easter there will only be one further Repository in May for the sale of First Communion items, but a selection will be available at the Monastery reception after Easter. All profits going to Project Zimbabwe.

RYM will be standing outside Bishop Eton Church at 3.00pm each day this week of Lent, inviting parents and children to pop into church & light a candle after school.

Community Resettlement Programme:

Naomi MacLeod-Jones is running her first ever half marathon for Bishop Eton project next week.If you are able to support her please donate at https://www.justgiving.com/crowdfunding/nmjbathhalf4be.

St Mary's and Bishop Eton Women's Group meet Tuesday 27 February at 12.30 in the Fisher-More Hall.

Irish Evening in aid of Street Child Africa with Chance for Childhood on Friday 9 March at 7.30pm in the Fisher-More Hall. Entertainment and a hot supper. Tickets £12.50 from Jean on 722 9833 or Cath on 722 3286.

RYM Fundraiser for 'Christmas meal' for those who will spend Christmas alone. 20.4.18

St Mary's , Bishop Eton, St Peter's and St James in collaboration with Woolton Community Life are hosting a meal on Christmas Day for people in the local community who will spend Christmas Day alone.will be a fundraising event in St Mary's Hall on Friday 20 April, 7.00pm! Tickets will be £10 per adult and £8 for children. Includes music from Benchmark and a hot meal and dessert. There will be lots of exciting raffle prizes including an Everton shirt signed by Wayne Rooney. More details of prizes will follow. Tickets available from St Mary's and Bishop Eton, Woolton Community life. For more details email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

SVP food collection via the Monastery weekdays 10.00am—6.00pm. Cans, pasta, rice and non-perishables gratefully accepted. Thank you. 

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.

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Items not in the Paper Version of the Bulletin. 

Stations of the Cross

St Mary's church will be open on Saturday 3rd March at 11am for anyone wishing to make a personal stations of the cross. In addition Our Lady of the Assumption in Gateacre is holding stations on the cross each Friday in Lent at 11.30.


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Upcoming RYM events

RYM young adult group - Reflecting with Mary 6.3.2018

Join us for the second of our Lenten themed RYM sessions. This session will be a quiet candlelit reflection on Mary's journey with Jesus towards the cross. We will focus on the sorrowful mysteries, accompanied by appropriate and beautiful art, music, words and silence. 

Please note, we're trying out a new venue - the Hughes room (about twenty steps away from our usual venue!)

Afterwards, we're going to have board games again

Reflection at the foot of the cross 20.3.18

Join us for the third of our Lenten themed RYM sessions. Our last session before Easter will be a short candlelit reflection at the foot of the cross. It will take place in Bishop Eton church.

Afterwards, we will go for a meal and drinks at the newly refurbished Childwall Abbey!

 

Youth Retreat late June 2018

We're planning a young adult retreat there in summer and I would HIGHLY recommend it! We'll be organising it and giving more information over the coming weeks, but in case you want to put it in your diaries now, it'll be Fri 29th June - Sun 1st July. If you are interested, please let Natasha or Anita know This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. 


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Women’s World Day of Prayer services (2nd March)

Bethel Welsh Church at 1.3-pm

All Welcome to join us at our Women’s World Day of Prayer Service at Bethel Welsh Presbyterian Church, Heathfield Road/Auckland Road.  The service has been prepared by the Christian women of Suriname entitled “All God’s Creation is Very Good

St Mark's Halewood

This will take place on Friday, 2 March at 1.00pm in St Mark’s Church. Refreshments will be served in the Parish Club after the service and everyone is welcome. Please access the Club using the side entrance only as a funeral breakfast will be taking place in the main function room.


Readers Session at Our Lady's Gateacre

Fr Charles Randall  will be leading a ses-sion for all readers on Saturday 3rd March 9.30am to 11.30am in the Romero Room at Our Lady of the Assumption in Gateacre. This is for all existing readers and all those who have come on board in recent times. Fr Charles will explore the importance of the ministry as well as give plenty of practical support. This is open to all in the Pastoral Area


Events at St Joseph's Prayer Centre(Formby L37 1PH)

Saturday 3 March 10:30am-3:30pm’ Into the Wilderness with Jesus’ with Donna Worthington Wednesday 14 March 10:30am-3:30pm ‘Spirituality for the Autumn of Life’ an inspiring DVD course for the over sixties.

Lunch is included (Donations welcome).


Healing Mass 

There will be a healing Mass onFriday 2 March at St Joseph’s Oakhill Park at 8:00pm.   (also known as St Emilie's Prince of Peace


.Pastoral Area Reconciliation Service

The next Pastoral Area Reconciliation Service is on Wed 21st Mar 6.30pm at Hope Chapel. Hope University. All Welcome.


Halewood Reunion

Anyone who has been to Lourdes or Walsingham with Margaret Lloyds Halewood Group in the last 20 Years. There is a Reunion in St. Marks Club on 23rd March. All welcome!


 St Gerard's Family League


 Dementia Awareness at World Museum Liverpool 

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22 March Museum of Liverpool , 10.30am - 2.30pm Book now

 For more information visit https://houseofmemories.co.uk/dementia-training/about-the-workshops/ 


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 Orchard Residential Home looking for volunteers.

THE ORCHARD RESIDENTIAL HOME: on Woolton Road, L25 7UL is home to 27 disabled adults and is part of the Leonard Cheshire Disability Charity. They are looking for volunteers to support their clients in the social aspects of their lives; it could be anything from spending an hour a week having a chat over a cuppa or to going along and helping staff to support a group out on a social trip. They are looking for everything from befrienders to drivers, the list is endless! Please contact John on: 0151 421 2705 or 07793803659 for more information. on Woolton Road, L25 7UL is home to 27 disabled adults and is part of the Leonard Cheshire Disability Charity. They are looking for volunteers to support their clients in the social aspects of their lives; it could be anything from spending an hour a week having a chat over a cuppa or to going along and helping staff to support a group out on a social trip. They are looking for everything from befrienders to drivers, the list is endless! Please contact John on: 0151 421 2705 or 07793803659 for more information.


LOURDES

This year Lourdes celebrates 160 years since the 1st Apparition to Bernadette Soubirous, on 11th February 1858. The celebrations in Lourdes are expected to attract a huge increase in pilgrim numbers this year. Leisure Time Travel have flights from Manchester, with seats purchased, on the following dates. 14 May, 29 May, 4 June, 23 July, 30 July, 3 September and 24 September. All dates are 5 days / 4 nights and do not include a Sunday. Prices start at £569.00 per person (Twin / Double). If you would like more information please contact Michael Langan Leisure Time Travel, 275 County Road, Liverpool,L4 5PQ. Tel: 0151 287 8000 or 0208 287 8080 and the E mail address is: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..


THE PRIESTS LIVE IN CONCERT

Supporting the work of Nugent and Friends of the Cathedral.

Singing at the Philharmonic Hall with guest mezzo soprano Danielle Thomas. Friday 1 June 2018. Tickets from £16 from the Cathedral Gift Shop or the Liverpool Philharmonic Hall box office (709 3789) or www.liverpoolphil.com  (Booking fee may apply). 


Netherley Youth & Community Foodbank

Volunteers are needed to help with Netherley Youth and Community Food Bank based at the former St Gregory’s church. Help is needed each Wednesday morning 10am to 1pm. Speak to Sharon Williams or email Sharon on This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.


 WANT TO BE PART OF SOMETHING AMAZING?

In February 2017, a group from St Peter’s Church – Woolton visited a project in Curitiba, Brazil that they support. Encontro com Deus (ECD) works to rebuild lives and families impacted by, or at risk from domestic violence and abuse. Another trip is being planned for February 2019 and this time the intention is to build a group that includes people from other churches in the area. If you are interested and would like more details, please  call Ann in St Mary's parish office on 0151-428-2256


 

SVP HEALING MASS:

At St Mary's on Saturday 17 March at 12noon followed by lunch in St Mary's parish hall. Transport will be provided where required; further details will be given nearer the time.

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