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Metropolitan Cathedral of Christ The King Mount Pleasant, Liverpool L3 5TQ
Constructured 2001
Parish No 200
Population 900
Tel. 0151 709 9222
Architect Sir Frederick Gibberd; Sir Edwin Lutyens (Crypt) Cathedral and crypt separately listed Grade ll*

Priests Rev Canon Anthony O'Brien VF Cathedral Dean,

Rev Mgr Provost Peter Cookson, Rev Stephen Lee, Rev Dominic Risley

Deacons Dcn Noel Abbott, Dcn Paul Mannings


Sundays 1st M prev 6.30 pm (Crypt); 8.30 am, 10 am (Crypt, Family Mass),

11 am (Solemn), 1 pm (Crypt, Polish), 7 pm (Crypt)
Holydays 8 am, 12.15 pm (Crypt), 5.15 pm (Sung)
Weekdays Mon-Fri 8 am, 12.15 pm (Crypt), 5.15 pm (Mon & Tue sung); Sat 9 am


Sacrament of Reconciliation (Confessions) Weekdays after 12.15 pm Mass;

Sat 11 am- 12 noon, 3.30-4.30 pm
Morning Prayer (recited) Mon-Fri 7.45 am; Sat 8.45 am
Choral Evening Prayer Sun 3 pm (occasionally replaced by a special celebration)
Wed, Thu & Fri 5.45 pm (during term time)
Baptisms and Marriages by appointment 


Opening times Daily 7.30 am-6 pm (except Sundays in winter 5 pm) or after last service
Guided tours and group visits are provided by the Cathedral Guild of Guides and may be arranged in advance with the Guild of Guides, c/o Cathedral House
Educational visits by arrangement with the Education Service, c/o Cathedral House
Golden Book Office Mon-Fri 10 am-3.30 pm Tel 0151 707 2107
Visitor Centre Gift Shop 10 am-4 pm Tel 0151 707 3525
Piazza CafĂ© Mon-Sat 9 am-5 pm; Sun 10 am-4 pm Tel 0151 707 3536
Schools PS 51, HS 228, 229 & 231
Archdiocesan Archives housed in the cathedral crypt; consultation by appointment only M
Archivist Mr Neil Sayer BA MArAd Tel 0151 709 9222 ext 242
The registers of the Brownlow Hill Institution, St Nicholas' Pro-cathedral and the Oratory of St Philip Neri are in the charge of the cathedral dean.

In Parish

Catholic Chaplaincy to Liverpool University and Liverpool John Moores University

Philip Neri House, 30 Catharine Street, Liverpool L8 7NL and The University Church of St Philip Neri - listed Grade ll*
Tel 0151 709 3858 Email Website
Chaplain Rev Neil Ritchie
Masses during term-time: Sun 6 pm and weekdays as announced
Faith Express Faith Information Centre for the University of Liverpool supported by the 
Roman Catholic, Anglican and Methodist Churches, open Mon-Fri 11 am-3 pm
Foundation Building, Brownlow Hill, Liverpool L69 7ZX Tel 0151 795 2227
Chemin Neuf Community For young adults to experience common life and to share Christian faith
Christ the King Student House, Mount Pleasant, Liverpool L3 5TQ Tel 07482 713009
Royal Liverpool Hospital Prescot Street, Liverpool L7 8XP
Mass Sun 4 pm, Holydays 12 noon
Also in parish Rodney Street Nursing Home, Rodney House Home