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
17 June 2018
ELEVENTH SUNDAY OF ORDINARY TIME (B)
8.30am, 10.00am, 11.30am, 6.00pm
Monday - Friday 7.00am, 12.00 midday
Novena Service in honour of our Lady of Perpetual Succour
7.00pm daily from Tuesday 19 — Wednesday 27 June
Preaching from Fr. Charles Corrigan C.Ss.R and the Redemptorist Students
WEDNESDAY EXPOSITION: 11.00am—12noon and 6.00pm to 6.45pm
Rosary: 11.30am Monday—Tuesday, Thursday—Saturday.
No Rosary before funerals.
Sacrament of Reconciliation:
On Saturday from 4.00pm to 5.00pm after all the Evening Novena Services 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. To download a registration form click here.
FROM FR TIM
THE NOVENA FOR OUR LADY OF PERPETUAL SUCCOUR: This Sunday Fr Charles Corrigan and the students will speak at all the Masses both here and at St Mary’s about their plans for the nine days, which begin this Tuesday 19 June. I am sure you will do all you can to make this special event truly blessed. At the same time, as I preach the Novena in my hometown of Clapham, I will be very conscious of our united prayer that our Blessed Lady will help us become more and more faithful disciples of her Son.
Please note that the second period of Adoration on Wednesday will end earlier than usual to accommodate the Novena Service
THE EUCHARISTIC CONGRESS: For anyone interested, it is now possible to book directly to be a delegate at the Eucharistic Congress. Please go to the website:
Please note there is a dedicated page on the Archdiocesan website - which has lots of useful information and links. http://liverpoolcatholic.org.uk/adoremus
If you would like to read Fr Tim's talk on the Eucharist and St Alphonsus that he gave at the Carmelite convent click here.
COMINGS AND GOINGS:
Over the next ten days Fr Andrew Burns will also be away, attending a European Council meeting for Marriage Encounter in Italy.
Please give Fr Charles Randall all your support as he tries to ensure the smooth running of the Novena and the parishes.
Fr Tony Hunt has been in and out of hospital again and Fr John Milcz continues to need a fair amount of support.
On the happier side of things, please note that Fr Kevin Callaghan is soon to celebrate his Diamond Jubilee of Priesthood.
Life Day: This Sunday has been especially designated as a Day of Prayer for Life, with the emphasis this year on the tragedy of human trafficking. Leaflets available in the porch. Listen to the below to hear of some of the work Caritas is doing to help those trafficked.
Fathers’ Day: A very happy day to all our fathers.
Please remember in your prayers the repose of the soul of Dan Looker, who sadly died so young. And please pray for his wife and children.
The Funeral of Teresa Silver RIP will take place on Thursday 21 June at 10.30am.
Parish Garden Party today from 1.00pm. Pay on the door, Adults £3; Family ticket £6. Please try and come along there will lots of activities, food and music to enjoy.
Then on Sunday 24th June - they will be attending Mass, having Sunday lunch and watching football.
Meet at Bishop Eton for 11:30 Mass, then we will go to the Halfway House afterwards for food and watch the England v Panama game at 13:00. Please note that as Mass will finish just 30 minutes before kick off, there's a chance we may not get a seat and will have to resort to a plan B and go elsewhere or abandon our lunch plans. But it's Mass that's the important part, right?
Bereavement Support Group meeting will be on Tuesday 19 June from 2.00pm—4.00pm in the Hughes Room.
Parish Pastoral Group. The next core group meeting will take place on Wednesday 20 June at 8.00pm. Any items for the agenda parishioners would like discussed should be emailed to the parish office by Tuesday 19 June.
Organ Recital on Saturday 23 June, after the noon Mass.of Popular Organ Music by Peter Morrison. Admission free, retiring collection. All welcome.
This will take place at Liverpool Hope University from Friday 22 June to Sunday 24 June 2018. The theme is ‘I am with you always, yes, to the end of time.’
Speakers: Fr Eamonn Mulcahy, Michelle Moran, Gary Stephens, Fr Pat Deegan
Enquiry line is 07543 800812 For day (all weekend) delegates contribution is £30.00, (Saturday only £15.00) Full Board accommodation is £148.00.
As part of the Conference, there will be a youth event.
This will take place on Saturday 23 June at HOPE university, from 10.00am to 4.00pm. There are 3 groups for youth 0-4, 5-10 & 11-18. The event is free, bring a packed lunch. Under 11's need to be accompanied by an adult. The 11-18 age group can attend alone but will need to bring along a consent form. Forms can be obtained from Bishop Eton.
The 11-18 event will start with a motivational talk from Gary Stevens incorporating a boxing ring! In the afternoon we'll be skyping a missionary in Africa & giving details of bursaries available to young people who wish to do missionary work abroad - come along & take part!
Childwall in Bloom: Open Garden with music provided by our parish band, Benchmark, with donation made to Project Zimbabwe. Sunday 24 June 2.00pm—4.00pm at Hope University, Childwall Campus. All welcome.
Brother James: Please hand in any outstanding sponsorship payments to the parish office in an envelope marked “Bro. James - sponsored”.
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.
Adoremus National Eucharistic Pilgrimage & Congress 2018: For latest news please see our website.
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Items not in the Paper Version of the Bulletin.
Pope Francis: Reflections on The Joy of Love (Amoris Laetitia)
Each week we will be providing an excerpt on the Pope's letter for you to read and reflect on. The reflections have been made available by the Archdiocese’s Adult Faith Formation department.
"Christ proposed as the distinctive sign of his disciples the law of love and
the gift of self for others"
(Amoris Laetitia 27)
In your particular family setting consider the local, national or international news of the week. Include in your family prayer the refugee, the homeless, the families who have lost a loved one, poor families
In what other ways can your family be mindful of the needs of others?
To read the latest updates from CTMH click here
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
VISIT OF THE SLIPPER CHAPEL STATUE OF OUR LADY OF WALSINGHAM:
Preparing for the rededication of England as the Dowry of Mary, the statue will be on display at various times at every English Catholic Cathedral between 2018-2020. It will be at Liverpool Metropolitan Cathedral 21-23 June 2018. See the schedule below: for more details visit www.dowrytour.org.uk
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
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.
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 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.
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.
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
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.
Role of Religion in Juries:
A student studying Forensic Psychology at Teesside University has asked for appropriate and willing participants to help with some research by answering a questionnaire. www.surveymonkey.co.uk/r/LCD5HL3 . Your help would be greatly appreciated!
Perfumed Rosary Beads
St John Vianney’s Parish Sister, Sister Mary, who is now housebound, makes ‘real’ Rosary beads from real rose petals thus producing perfumed beads. She buys the accessories from overseas and then takes a couple of months preparing the crushed rose petals, until ready for beading. Sister then hand assembles the beads, the chains and crucifix complete with their presentation box, they are so blessed! Sister produces these to help raise much needed funds for those in Bangladesh who have had their villages and churches destroyed by floods. A set costs £10 and are available by ringing the Parish Office of St John Vianney, Halewood.
Year 5 boys and girls Taster Day, Thursday, 21 June, 10.00am- 3.00pm. To register call 924 3926.
Cathedral Concert 20th June
CATHEDRAL WALKING GROUP
LAY FUNERAL MINISTER COURSE
Do you feel called to be a Lay Funeral Minister? If so, please register your interest with Fr Tim through the parish office. A training course will be provided at LACE on 21 & 22 November 2018.
BEREAVEMENT CARE TEAMS
Would you like to be a part of the parish Bereavement Care Team? Training will be provided on 17 & 18 October 2018 at LACE 1:30pm-4:30pm. Once again, please register your interest with Fr Tim through the parish office.
EUCHARISTIC MINISTERS TRAINING
Saturday 7 July and Saturday 6 October 2018. Both these training days take place at Irenaeus, 32 great Georges Road, Waterloo, L22 1RD. If you are interested, please contact the parish office
ACTA: Open invitation to ACTA Summer Retreat-
The Internet should tell the truth not lies
Mersey Wave Music: Summer:
St Ambrose Church, 7 pm Fri 6th July. Summer Concert with accomplished pianist Jason Ellis, mezzo-soprano Kathryn Rudge and Owen Roberts. Tickets £7—(concession £5)
“Faith to Move Mountains”-
Latest updates on choirs in the Vatican
ST. MARY'S PARISH WALK
St Mary's Parish Walk will take place in the Lake District on Saturday 7th July
Suitable for all ages with an optional meal to follow. Details in St Mary’s and Bishop Eton church porch. Contact Chris/Carol on 07773 228706 to book the walk and meal by Friday 29 June. All welcome!
ST MARY’S PARISH PILGRIMAGE TO ROME AND ASSISI 2019
St Mary's are organising a Pilgrimage to Rome and Assisi from 28 OCTOBER 2019 - 2 NOVEMBER 2019:
This a five day/night tour staying three nights at the Domus Carmelitana Hotel in Rome and 2 nights at the Frate Sole Hotel in Santa Maria degli Angeli, Lower Assisi. Price depends on the number of people travelling and includes return flights from Manchester to Rome, internal transfers, breakfast and evening meal at both locations and a great itinerary. If you would like to join this wonderful pilgrimage, please register your interest at the parish office where you can find out more information and pick up a booking form. Places are limited so please let us know as soon as possible to avoid disappointment. All welcome!
ST MARY'S PARISH AFTERNOON TEA AND SING ALONG:
Building on the success of the session last month St Mary's will be hosting another afternoon tea with entertainment and a sing-a-long on Friday 29 June 2:00pm-4: 00 pm in the parish hall. The event is open to all and particularly those people living with dementia and their carers. There will be no admission fee but donations will be gratefully received. All welcome!