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Archbishop's tribute to late Cardinal
Archbishop Malcolm McMahon pays tribute to Cardinal Cormac Murphy-O'Connor, who has died at the age of 85.

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Reflections during Creation Time 2017

Praying with the Gospels, stories from our time and Laudato Si' This resource from CAFOD and our diocesan Justice & Peace Commission gives parish and other groups a chance to reflect on the Gospel readings for Creation Time in the light of Pope Francis' encyclical Laudato Si' (advert and poster)

Bishops engagements

The 'Living Fully' study day at LACE looms large on a busy agenda for our bishops.

Sunday's Gospel

Matthew's Parable of the Unforgiving Servant invites us to forgive and to follow Jesus.

Archbishop writes...

Archbishop Malcolm on putting the idea of Communion into practice in our daily lives.

Body of Christ

Monsignor John Devine links an old terracotta crucifix with TV drama series Broken.

Practise discernment

The spirituality of St Ignatius of Loyola helps us to discern God's plan for us.

Season of Creation

How Pope Francis wants us to mark Creation Time from 1 September to 4 October.

Fr Harnett mourned

Father Patrick Harnett died recently aged 88 and in his 63rd year of priestly ministry.

September at the Met

Cathedral dean Canon Tony O'Brien looks forward to the September schedule.

Must-see exhibitions

Don't miss 'A New Cathedral 1960' and 'Workhouse to Worship' before they close!

Faith in Action

Sign up as the national Faith in Action scheme starts a second year in our diocese.

Register for Embrace

The Embrace Liverpool Catholic Youth Conference takes place on 25 November.

Living Fully event

Living Fully: a 23 September study day at LACE will explore how all life is a gift from God.

Jubilee events

Celebrations for the Golden Jubilee of the Metropolitan Cathedral are ongoing.

Come and See 2017

The Come and See event in Southport will be about prayer, spirituality and reflection.

CD celebrates Jubilee

'Angels, Saints and Nations Sing' is the Cathedral Choir's new CD marking the Jubilee.

Knights' holy mission

How the Knights of the Holy Sepulchre are supporting Christians in the Holy Land.

Lesson in trust

For all our suspicions, at some point we must learn to trust or we risk becoming isolated.


Catholic mothers

September is a wonderful month of devotion to Our Lady with two feast days celebrated.

Catholic school direct

Wigan & West Lancs Catholic School Direct prepares student teachers to impart the faith.

Pastoral ministry

A new Certificate in Pastoral Ministry is being made available to northern dioceses.

Is God calling you?


vocation to the priesthood or religious life is an 'exodus' giving new joy and meaning.

Sunday reflection

Take time to read our special weekly reflection for every Sunday of the liturgical year.

The Word of the Lord

Listen to this Sunday's Gospel reading by visiting the website

Safeguarding e-learning

The Catholic Church in England and Wales has worked with EduCare to create an e-learning package that raises awareness throughout the Catholic Community.

It is part of the Church’s commitment to safeguarding, and is available for free.

Can’t Find What You Are Looking For ?

Bring the merciful love of Christ as a life-giving balm to those troubling new forms of poverty and vulnerability increasingly evident in contemporary society

Pope Francis speaking ahead of ‘The Day of Life.’

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