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
20 May 2018
PENTECOST SUNDAY (B)
8.30am, 10.00am, 11.30am, 6.00pm
Monday - Friday 7.00am, 12.00 midday
WEDNESDAY EXPOSITION: 11.00am—12noon and 6.00pm to 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.
FROM FR TIM
PENTECOST: A very happy Feast to you all, and may the Holy Spirit renew our lives with those gifts which make it possible for us to be faithful children of God and ministers of the Gospel of the Lord Jesus Christ.
FIRST COMMUNIONS: Congratulations to all the children who are making their First Holy Communion this weekend and every blessing to them and their families. We thank our utterly committed With You Always team and the staff of our schools for their support.
NOVENA (OUR LADY OF PERPETUAL SUCCOUR): This year Fr Charles Corrigan and our students will preach for nine days in preparation for the Feast on June 27 and there will be an extra weekday Mass at 7.30pm during that time.
COMINGS AND GOINGS:
Fr Andrew left us last Wednesday for the Marriage Encounter World Council meeting in Madrid and Fatima. He returns on Monday, 28 May.
Fr Charles Randall is due to rejoin us this coming Tuesday after attending a Redemptorist meeting in America and then, with Fr Charles Corrigan, preaching a Parish Mission in Gravesend.
Meanwhile, I thank the other members of the community who have continued to make it possible, not only to cover the regular timetables in both our parishes, but Christopher Grange as well.
We ask your continuing prayers for Fr Barrie O’Toole who remains in Ripon for the time being and for Fr John Milcz, whose health is also giving cause for concern.
SCA Ladies Afternoon: Tuesday 22 May at 12.30 in the Fisher-More Hall. There will be a sale of handbags, jewellery and ladies accessories also a lucky dip, mystery bookstall and homemade cakes. Proceeds in aid of Street Child Africa with Chance for Childhood.
The SVP group Healing Mass will be at 12 noon on Saturday, May 26 at which there will be an opportunity to receive the sacrament of the sick. All are welcome. We are hoping to arrange some light refreshments afterwards in the Fisher-More Hall. If you need transport or know of someone who might want to attend but need transport, contact Bryan on 07866 307 511.
Parish Garden Party on Sunday 17 June from 1.00pm—5.30pm. Please take a copy of the hand-out at the back of church today. Tickets are £3 each or £6 for a family ticket and will be on sale after Masses next weekend.
DEMENTIA AWARENESS WEEK 21-27 MAY 2018:
Pentecost Celebrations: The Ecumenical celebration and walk will take place TODAY, 20 May from 3.00pm to 5.00pm. Starting at Liverpool Cathedral with a short act of worship the procession will go along Hope Street. During the procession choirs from our two cathedrals will fill Hope Street with music. The proceedings will culminate in a mass choral performance and singing of the Halleluiah chorus on the steps of the Metropolitan Cathedral.
Bro James is doing another sponsored cycle at half-term, this time for Nugent. There will be a sponsor form in the porch or you can donate at: https://uk.virginmoneygiving.com/BrotherJamesHayes.
Liverpool Metropolitan Cathedral will host the live screening of a special service on Tuesday 22 May to mark and reflect on the first anniversary of the Manchester Arena terror attack. Members of the public are invited to attend the screening, which takes place from 2.00pm to 3.00pm.
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.
Vocations Weekend and Retreat for Women
Adoremus Youth Congress
Adoremus Youth Congress: Saturday 8 September, Echo Arena-Auditorium. Join 1000 young people aged 13-20 in a unique experience of being the young church. Contributions from Katie Prejean, Jo Boyce, Rise Theatre, Cafod, Animate, Salesians, OneHope, Joel’s Bar, CardinalNichols, Archbishop McMahon and much more. Cost only £10. Booking forms available www.adoremusyouth.co.uk.
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Upcoming RYM events
Youth Retreat late June 2018
Please watch the following video of Fr. Peter to learn more
European Redemptorist Youth Ministry Gathering
The Redemptorist Youth Ministry gathering will take place in Granada in July.
Click on the image below for full details. Places are limited
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) or from Marie Reynolds at Nugent
A Message from MEDJUGORJE IRISH CENTRE PILGRIMAGES
This will take place at Liverpool Hope University Friday 22 June to Sunday 24 June 2018. The theme is ‘I am with you always, yes, to the end of time.’
The Call - Our Lady of the Assumption Gateacre
THE IRENAEUS PROJECT: will be providing a series of talks entitled ‘THE CALL’, with the opportunity for one to one prayer support at Our Lady of the Assumption Church, Gateacre, and every Wednesday evening at 7:00 pm from 25th April - 27th June. For further details please contact OLA parish office on 0151- 487- 9372
DEMENTIA FRIENDLY MASS:
Pentecost Sunday 20 May at 3:00 pm in Holy Rosary Church, Altway, Aintree L10 2LG. For more details please contact 0151 522 1040. All welcome.
KNIGHTS OF ST COLUMBA:
The Knights meet every second Thursday of the month at 8:00 pm at St Francis of Assisi meeting rooms, Earp Street Garston L19 1RT. For further information contact Aidan Carney on 0151- 427- 7126.
Choirs in the Vatican
THY KINGDOM COME:
The Woolton churches ten-day prayer journey, comes to an end today with a Pentecost Prayer Event ‘Harmony Café’ at St James church at 6:00 pm for a 6:30 pm start
All very welcome
National Shrine of St Pio at Pantasaph
Every year, Pantasaph welcomes hundreds of pilgrims who come on non-residential Saint Pio Days.
This year these days are being held on Sunday, 10 June, Sunday, 12 August and Sunday, 23 September. This Shrine is open to visitors throughout the year where they also have a café and shop. Telephone 01352 711053 for more info Pre-booking is essential. Full details are available on the Pantasaph website please click here for more information.
Cathedral Walking Group
The next date for the Cathedral Walking Group will be Sunday, 3 June where once again they will meet at 12.30pm at the Cathedral car park. Details of the walk to be confirmed.
Cathedral Art Studio
A little-known area of our Cathedral is the Art Studio where volunteers meet three times a week to make and repair hangings, banners, vestments and stoles. New volunteers are always welcome.
Anyone wishing to visit the Studio should contact Cathedral House to make an appointment and groups are most welcome. Telephone 709 9222.
CATHEDRAL BOOK CLUB
Diocesan Children’s Mass:
Sunday 1st July Notre Dame High School, Everton. Archbishop McMahon will celebrate Mass with children from throughout the diocese. There will be games, activities and fun for the children. Mass and then food.
Are there any budding artists in the parish
APF Annual Summer Mass
This year the Annual Red Box Summer Mass for supporters is at St Helen's church, Crosby on Saturday 16 June at 12.00 noon. All welcome!
PUGIN SOCIETY July 31 – August 3 2018
The Gothic Revival in Liverpool and the Wirral
Hope Chaplaincy Assistant Vacancy
A day for those in bereavement ministry and dementia champions
All funeral ministers, bereavement.care teams and dementia champions. Wednesday, 11 July,2.00pm-4.00pm at LACE,‘Strawberry Cream Tea afternoon’. The topic this year is mental health. Kathy Devlin from Beacon Counselling Trust is the speaker and will speak once people have enjoyed their cream tea and had the opportunity to walk around the market place of stalls to do with mental health. There will also be a time of prayer and reflection. To4book a place or for further information please contact Maureen Knight on 522 1046.