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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

Parish Office E-mail: .uk 

Parish Safeguarding E-mail :

Web: Twitter: @Bishop_Eton Facebook: bishopeton

Parish Priest: Fr T Buckley C.Ss.R. 

Deacons J Keeley,  Gergely Juhasz

21st July 2019


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: 11.00am to 11.45  and 6.00pm to 7.30pm 

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 registration form. These can be found in the porch (or click here ) along with a Parish Directory. Hand your completed form into the parish office. 



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Please note that while we usually make an appeal for the education of our students on this day, Fr Provincial has asked that we try to raise some support for the dire circumstances in which our confreres in Zimbabwe now find themselves, particularly with regard to having enough energy to keep the houses operational.


We wish the staff and pupils of all our schools a very enjoyable summer holiday and thank them for all the hard work and effort they have put into the past academic year. A special word of thanks to some long-serving teachers who are retiring.


Please remember that this is the last week for the 7.00am Mass: it will resume five weeks later at the beginning of the new term on 2 September

Deacon Gergely Juhasz:

We welcome Deacon Greg to the 6.00pm Mass today. There will be an informal reception afterwards in the Fisher-More Hall.

From Deacon Greg:

I would like to thank you for all the overwhelming acts of kindness and love, cards, gifts, support, care, practical help and prayers at the occasion of my diaconal ordination. I am very grateful and feel privileged for belonging to this parish and I am looking forward to serve you as a deacon.

Little Church and Children’s Liturgy:

It is a celebration of the Liturgy of the Word for children aged 3-11 years.

Parents may attend for the first 2/3 sessions to help their children settle into the group.

Any parent wishing to attend the group regularly, apart from if they are attending solely to assist their child who has a disability, must become a leader or a designated helper and apply for DBS clearance in accordance with the Archdiocesan Safeguarding procedures.

These procedures have been set by the Archdiocese for the protection and safety of the children.

J&P Youth Group Appeal

The J&P youth group are collecting NAPPIES (all sizes) BABY WIPES and BOXES of CEREAL on behalf of NUGENT for families who will be struggling over the summer holidays. Children on free meals can miss out as families who are struggling often have to choose to buy nappies or food. Please leave in the barrels at the back of church if you can help.

Project Zimbabwe:

A huge thank you for all of the support, there are less than 100 tiles still to be sold. There will be no sales today after Mass but tiles will be available to buy from the Monastery reception all week and after all Masses next weekend.  Click here to read the background to this appeal

Quiz Night:

Please note there will be NO QUIZ NIGHT in August. It will resume in September.

NUGENT – Charity shop appeal

St Mary’s Parish Pilgrimage To Rome and Assisi

All places have now been filled for this wonderful Pilgrimage to Rome and Assisi.

Travel details and dates for outstanding balances will be sent directly to pilgrims from Joe Walsh Tours within the coming weeks.

They also have a provisional booking with Ashcroft Travel in Widnes for a RETURN COACH TRANSFER TO AND FROM MANCHESTER AIRPORT. Pick up from St Mary’s Church on Monday 28 October at approximately 5.00am and returning from Manchester Airport at approximately 3:15pm on Saturday 2 November.

Precise pickup times will be confirmed nearer the departure date.

The cost of the return coach transfer per person is £11.60 providing we have fifty people. If you would like to reserve seats on the COACH PLEASE CONTACT ANN AT ST MARY'S PARISH OFFICE TO BOOK YOUR PLACE. E-mail: or call 428 2256. Thank you

KSC Centenary Mass Province 2.

Province 2 Knights of St Columba with Archbishop Malcolm and Bishop John Rawsthorne celebrated Mass in the Holy Ground of Harkirk, Little Crosby where many priests were buried from 1616 to 1745.

Afternoon Tea and Sing-Along

The monthly Afternoon Tea and Sing-along will take place at St Mary’s parish hall next Friday 26 July, 2.00pm—4.00pm. All welcome especially those living with or caring for someone living with dementia.

 Dementia friendly afternoon tea

New Parish Safeguarding email:

If you have any queries or concerns about safeguarding in the parish please email  (The Archdiocesan safeguarding email address is )


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.

For Redemptorist Community & vocations News


Twitter @RedemptoristsGB .

Email :  or  

Items not in the Paper Version of the Bulletin.    


Fr Richard Reid C.Ss.R has updated our Redemptorist Vocation Prayer Card and copies are available at the back of the church. Please join us in praying for a blessed future.

If you feel you have a vocation to be a Redemptorist Priest of brother visit :

or email

If you feel you have a vocation to be a Redemptoristine nun visit 

SYNOD 2020

synod 2020 logoThe collated parish SYNOD responses have been submitted to the Archdiocese. Thank you to all those who submitted responses.

Hope University is analysing all the data for the SYNOD working party.  The working party comprises  the SYNOD Moderators (Fr Philip Inch, Fr Matthew Nunes), Mrs Maureen Knight, (Pastoral Formation) Mrs Debbie Reynolds (SFX pastoral worker), Sr Rachel Duffy FCJ, (religious) Miss Kate Wilkinson (school chaplain), Fr Mark Beattie, Fr Stephen Pritchard and Fr Dominic Curran (Parish Priests).

The working party will meet from the 15th-17th August under the guidance of Fr Eamonn from the Limerick Diocese. Fr Peter McGrail will present the data from the listening process and after a period of discernment, it is hoped themes will emerge which will indicate the way forward. 

The SYNOD members will be presented with the these at the September SYNOD 2020 gatherings, and presented to the Archdiocese in October on ‘SYNOD Sunday’.  There will then be a further listening process.

 It is asked that we pray for the SYNOD journey and especially for the meeting of the working party that takes places between the 15th to 17th August.

SYNOD talks

As we move towards the next phase of our Synod journey a series of talks that will help us to better understand some of the pressing concerns of the Church has been announced.

The first talk “The Quiet Revolution of Pope Francis: A Synodal Catholic Church by Fr Gerry O'Hanlon SJ will take place on Monday 7 October.

An optional night prayer follows at 9.00pm. Each talk includes time for questions

SYNOD talks

All are welcome. Please encourage others to attend what promises to be an inspirational and enriching series.


The 10am Mass on the feast of St Peter's and Paul's thanked God for creation. To read more click here.

Tim Walsh spoke before the Mass and hopes to set up a 'green team' in the Parish to reduce our carbon footprint. If you would like to be a member please contact him at  

Redemptorist Lay Associates

You can read an article on the recent gathering of Redemptorist Lay Associates at Bishop Eton on the Province website - just click here

Nugent say Thank you to our Justice and Peace Group


Fr Michael has painted another four paintings, the sale of which will go to Project Zimbabwe. To view all the paintings you can purchase click here.


The latest updates from CTMH are available by clicking here.

Please note that  CTMH bulletin will only be updated every other week during the summer.


Brother James - Sponsored Cycle

From Brother James chaplain and teacher at SFX, you may also see him in the 6pm music group. Please support him if you can.

"This year I'm not doing a multi-day sponsored cycle, rather a one-day challenge of an ecumenical nature!

On Aug. 4th, I'm doing a 100 mile sponsored cycle on the 2012 Olympic Road Race route: the Prudential Ride London-Surrey 100 Sportive a few hours before the world's top professional riders race on a very similar circuit. I will be part of a team raising money for The Salvation Army (#TeamSally). In my case, I'll be riding for their mission in Rhyl, N. Wales, which is led by a musician friend of mine, Major Chris Davidson. I will be looking to complete the ride in between 6hrs-6hrs30, which for an amateur rider of my "profile" would be good going. Any donations would be very gratefully received. God bless. 🙏😇🚴‍♂

Here's the link for donating: 

"The Salvation Army provide unconditional friendship, support and very practical help to people in crisis and need and work with children, older people, homeless people, all adult victims of modern slavery and those dealing with drug and/or alcohol addiction.""

 Marriage Matters Reflections for this week

A Reflection from Marriage Matters ( for this Sunday    

Please note in most churches today is the Sixteenth Sunday in Ordinary time. However, Redemptorists the world over celebrate their titualar feast 'The Solemnity of the Most Holy Redeemer' on the third Sunday of July.

Sixteenth Sunday in Ordinary Time (Genesis 18:1-10; Colossians 1:24-28; Luke 10:38-42)

Choosing ‘the better part’ is listening

The Gospel relates the different ways Martha and Mary behaved.  We too can fall into such patterns of behaviour. It’s human nature to “worry and fret over so many things”.  Today’s Scripture calls us to really listen, then, like Mary, we can choose “the better part”. Let us recommit today to deepening our level of listening in our marriage.


Dementia Friends Champion

If anyone would be interested in becoming a Dementia Friends Champion, which means you would be able to present the one hour Dementia Information Session in your parish or group Training at LACE on Tuesday, 23 July from 10.00am–4.00pm and there are very few places left. To book please telephone 0151 522 1040.


A very useful resource for people living with dementia can be found at:


The Senior Caregivers Alliance have suggested the following website which carers may find useful:

Formation Fund 

Are you interested in developing your faith and becoming more skilled in service of the community?

The Diocese is particularly seeking to develop Lay Ministry and Leadership and would be keen to support people looking to develop their faith and skills in this area. For more info please contact the Pastoral Formation Department on 522 1040.

 Dementia Fund Appeal

Many Dementia patients are passed to the social care system, leaving them with catastrophic care costs. The Dementia fund petition aims to address this, 

More details and petition at 


At the Shrine of Our Lady of Walsingham on Sunday 21 July 2019, in the Basilica of Our Lady of Walsingham, Little Walsingham NR22 6AL. All welcome. 

Pope's Prayer Request for July

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The next date for the Cathedral Walking Group will be on Sunday 18 August 2019. Meet at 12.30pm at the Cathedral Car Park. Previous walks have been excellent! Further details from

 New walkers are always welcome.


The next meeting of the Cathedral Book Club will be Thursday 8 August at 7.00pm in the Gibberd Room. The book this month is Small Island by Andrea Levy. Small Island explores a point in England’s past when the country began to change. In this delicately wrought and profoundly moving novel, Levy handles the weighty themes of empire, prejudice, war and love with a lightness of touch and a generosity of spirit that challenges and uplifts the reader.

 New readers are always welcome.

A message for business owners from the Medaille trust


Our team of retired and semi-retired teachers provide a tremendous resource for schools and colleges visiting the Cathedral. We are looking for new staff who would like to work with young people, one afternoon or morning per month.

Contact Sean Murphy for more details at  

Life – youth event

NSPCC video series on keeping safe on line

The NSPCC are creating an online video series to help parents keep their children safe on-line

To learn more click here


Bishop Baron’s homily for the 16th Sunday of Ordinary time

Living with Dementia and Driving

Open Evening at St Julie’s

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 state of the art facilities on Thursday 19 September from 4pm to 6pm. Come and find out what it means to be part of the Notre Dame community of schools.

Events at the Christian Heritage Centre

The Christian Heritage Centre is based at Stonyhurst College. Both events can be booked online or by calling. 01254 827329

1) Book Launch Margaret Clitherow by John and Wendy Rayne-Davis.

30th August 7.30pm to 10pm.

The authors will be presenting their latest book on St Margaret Clitheroe. Overnight accommodation is available including breakfast. For more information click here

2) Imagining Reality: Beauty, Goodness & Truth in English LIterature

20th September to 22nd September :

A study weekend exploring the connection between reading, imagination and character formation through the lens of English Literature For more information click here

“A Spiritual Spa Day for Women” 

Taking place on 28 September, the day gives women the opportunity to come and be refreshed in the Living Water, to experience the renewing love of God through inspirational teaching, quiet adoration, prayer, spending time in the grounds of St Cuthbert’s, Wigton and in fellowship with other women. Ring 016973 45623 for more info.

Blessed John Henry Newman 

Blessed John Henry Newman will be canonised by Pope Francis on Sunday, 13 October.

Archdiocesan Pilgrimage

The 89th annual Liverpool Archdiocesan Pilgrimage to Lourdes

has now departed. Archbishop Malcolm, will be over 1,200 pilgrims. The theme of this year’s pilgrimage is ‘Blessed are the poor,for the Kingdom of God is theirs’ (Luke 6:20).  Please pray for all the pilgrims.


The Archbishop Romero Trust is pleased to share four excellent documentaries to view online about St Oscar Romero and the Church in El Salvador. For further information go to:


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