Christmas services in the Archdiocese of Liverpool

Sunday 24 December to Tuesday 26 December 2017

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LIVERPOOL CENTRAL PASTORAL AREA

Metropolitan Cathedral of Christ the King:

Christmas Eve – 8.30am Mass (Blessed Sacrament Chapel); 10am Family Mass (Crypt); 11am Solemn Mass (Cathedral); 1pm Polish Mass (Crypt); 4pm Mass (RLU Hospital); 8pm Mass (St Vincent de Paul); 11.30pm Christmas Midnight Mass (Cathedral)

Christmas Day – 8.30am Mass (Blessed Sacrament Chapel); 10am Family Mass (Crypt); 11am Solemn Mass (Cathedral)

Boxing Day – 9.45am Morning Prayer, 10am Mass (Blessed Sacrament Chapel)

Masses for Polish Community: Christmas Eve – 10pm (St Patrick’s) Christmas Day – 12 noon (St Patrick’s) Boxing day – 12 noon (St Patrick’s)


LIVERPOOL NORTH

St John the Evangelist, Kirkdale:

Christmas Eve – 11.15am Mass; 5.30pm Children’s Mass; 7.30pm ‘Midnight’ Mass (preceded by Carols)

Christmas Day – 10.30am Christmas Mass

Boxing Day – 10.30 Mass (Feast of St Stephen)



ST JOHN ALMOND – LIVERPOOL SOUTH PASTORAL AREA

St Anthony of Padua, Mossley Hill:

Christmas Eve – (6pm Saturday 23rd); 9.30am Mass; 11am Mass; 7.30pm Carol Service, 8pm First Mass of Christmas

Christmas Day – 9.30am Christmas Mass at Dawn; 11am Christmas Mass of the Day

Boxing Day – 12 noon Mass of St Stephen

St Charles and St Thomas More, Aigburth:

Christmas Eve – 4.30pm Carols, 5pm Mass; 12am Midnight Mass

Christmas Day – 9.30am Christmas Mass; 11am Christmas Mass

St Wilfrid, Garston:

Christmas Eve – 11.30pm Carols and Readings, 12am Midnight Mass

Christmas Day – 9.30am Christmas Mass; 11.15am Christmas Mass



ST EDMUND ARROWSMITH – ASHTON-IN-MAKERFIELD

Holy Family, Platt Bridge:

Christmas Eve – 10.30am Mass; 6pm Vigil Mass

Christmas Mass – 10.30am Christmas Mass

Sacred Heart, Hindley Green:

Christmas Eve – (5.30pm Saturday 23rd); 9am Mass; 9pm ‘Midnight’ Mass

Christmas Day – 9am Christmas Mass

St Mary and St John, Newton-le-Willows:

Christmas Eve – 6pm First Mass of Christmas (Family Mass)

Christmas Day – 9am Christmas Mass

St Patrick, Newton-le-Willows:

Christmas Eve – 6pm First Mass of Christmas

Christmas Day – 10am Christmas Mass

St David, Newton-le-Willows:

Christmas Eve – 8pm First Mass of Christmas

Christmas Day – 11am Christmas Mass



ST JAMES AND ST AMBROSE BARLOW – BOOTLE AND LITHERLAND

Our Lady of Walsingham, Netherton:

Christmas Eve – 10am Mass; 6.30pm Blessing of Crib and Vigil Mass for Christmas

Christmas Day – 10am Christmas Mass

Boxing Day – 10am Mass, St Stephen’s Day

St James, Bootle:

Christmas Eve – 7.30pm First Mass of Christmas

Christmas Day – 10.30am Christmas Mass



BLESSED ROGER WRENNO – CHORLEY

St Joseph, Chorley:

Christmas Eve – 8.30am Mass; 10.30am Mass; 6pm Vigil Mass; 11.45pm Midnight Mass

Christmas Day – 8.30am Christmas Mass; 10.30am Christmas Mass

St Mary, Chorley:

Christmas Eve – 7pm Carols and poems, 7.30pm First Mass of Christmas

Christmas Day – 8am Mass; 10.30am Mass with Children’s Tableau; 2pm Polish Mass

Boxing Day – 12pm midday Mass



ST THOMAS OF CANTERBURY – CROSBY

Our Lady of Compassion, Formby:

Christmas Eve – 11.30pm Carols and Readings, 12am Midnight Mass

Christmas Day – 9am Christmas Mass; 11am Christmas Mass

Our Lady, Star of the Sea, and St Thomas of Canterbury, Seaforth and Waterloo:

Christmas Eve – 5pm Christmas Vigil (Our Lady); 7.30pm Christmas Vigil (St Thomas); 11.30pm Carols, 12am Midnight Mass (Our Lady)

Christmas Day – 9.45am Christmas Mass (Our Lady); 11.15am Christmas Mass (St Thomas)



ST PAUL AND ST RAPHAEL – CROXTETH AND WALTON

Blessed Sacrament, Aintree:

Christmas Eve – 10am Fourth Sunday of Advent Mass; 6pm Children’s Vigil Mass for Christmas; 11pm Carols and Midnight Mass

Christmas Day – 10am Christmas Mass

Holy Name, Fazakerley:

Christmas Eve – 11am Mass; 8.30pm Carols and Readings, 9pm First Mass of Christmas

Christmas Day – 11am Mass

Our Lady and St Philomena, Fazakerley:

Christmas Eve – 9.30am Mass; 6pm Vigil Mass of Christmas

Christmas Day – 9.30am Mass

St Teresa of the Child Jesus, Norris Green:

Christmas Eve – (6pm Saturday 23rd); 10am Mass; 5.30pm Carol Service, 6pm Mass of the Nativity

Christmas Day – 10am Mass – Nativity of the Lord

Boxing Day – 10am Mass and Exposition



ST JOHN PLESSINGTON – KNOWSLEY

Our Lady Help of Christians, Portico:

Christmas Eve – (6.30pm Saturday 23rd); 10am Mass for Fourth Sunday of Advent; 6pm First Mass of Christmas; 8pm Christmas Mass

Christmas Day – 9am Christmas Dawn Mass; 10.30am Christmas Day Mass

NB These Masses will take place at St Matthew’s C of E Church, St Matthew’s Grove, St Helens WA10 3SE.

Our Lady Immaculate and St Joseph, Prescot:

Christmas Eve – (6.15pm Saturday 23rd); 11am Fourth Sunday of Advent; 12am Midnight Mass

Christmas Day – 11am Christmas Mass

Boxing Day – 12 noon Mass

St Albert the Great Stockbridge Village:
Christmas Eve : 7.00 pm First Mass of Christmas; 12.00 am Midnight Mass
Christmas Day : 10.00 am Christmas Mass
Boxing Day : 12.00 noon Mass

St Luke the Evangelist, Whiston:

Christmas Eve – (5.30pm Saturday 23rd); 10am Sunday Mass; 11.30am Hospital Mass; 5.30pm Carol Service, 6pm First Mass of Christmas; 11.30pm Carol Service, 12am Midnight Mass

Christmas Day – 10am Christmas Mass

Boxing Day – 12 noon Mass



LEIGH PASTORAL AREA

St Edmund Arrowsmith, Leigh:

Christmas Eve – 5.30pm Mass (Twelve Apostles); 5.30pm Carols, 6pm Mass (St Joseph’s); 11.30pm Mass (Sacred Heart)

Christmas Day – 8.30am Mass (St Joseph’s); 9.30am Mass (Sacred Heart); 10.30am Mass (St Joseph’s); 11.15am (Our Lady of the Rosary)

St Margaret Clitherow, Leigh:

Christmas Eve – 6pm Mass (Holy Family); 6pm Mass (St Richard’s); 8pm Mass (St Ambrose Barlow); 11.30pm Mass (Holy Family)

Christmas Day – 9am Mass (Holy Family); 9.30am (St Richard’s); 11am Mass (Holy Family); 11am Mass (St Ambrose Barlow)



ST JOHN FISHER AND ST THOMAS MORE – LEYLAND

St Catherine Labouré, Farington:

Christmas Eve – 11pm First Mass of Christmas

Christmas Day – 8.30am Christmas Mass; 10am Sung Mass in Traditional Form

St Mary, Euxton:

Christmas Eve – 9.30am Fourth Sunday of Advent; 5.30pm Carols, 6pm Christmas Vigil Mass; 12am Midnight Mass

Christmas Day – 10.30am Christmas Mass

St Mary Magdalen and St Teresa, Penwortham:

Christmas Eve 5pm Vigil Mass (St Teresa); 5pm Vigil Mass (St Mary Magdalen); 10pm ‘Midnight’ Mass (St Teresa)

Christmas Day – 10am Christmas Mass (St Teresa)

St Oswald, Longton:

Christmas Eve – 6.30pm Vigil Mass

Christmas Day – 8.30am Christmas Mass



ST IGNATIUS – ORMSKIRK AND MAGHULL

Holy Rosary, Aintree/Old Roan:

Christmas Eve – 7pm Family Mass; 9pm Carols, 9.30pm Midnight Mass

Christmas Day – 10.15am Carols, 10.30am Mass of Christmas Day

Boxing Day – St Stephen’s Day, 12 noon Mass

Most Holy Redeemer and St Kentigern, Melling:

Christmas Eve – 10pm Mass

Christmas Day – 10.30am Family Mass

Our Lady, Lydiate:

Christmas Eve – 7.30pm Carols, 8pm Mass

Christmas Day – 9.30am Christmas Mass

St Anne, Ormskirk:

Christmas Eve – 9am Mass; 10.30am Mass; 6pm Vigil Mass for Christmas; 11pm Midnight Mass

Christmas Day – 9am Dawn Mass; 10.30am Day Mass

Boxing Day – 10am Mass

St Elizabeth, Scarisbrick:

Christmas Eve – 9.30am Morning Mass; 7pm Vigil Mass for Christmas

Christmas Day – 9.30am Mass

Boxing Day – 9.45am Morning Prayer, 10am Mass

St George, Maghull:

Christmas Eve – (6.30pm Saturday 23rd); 9.30am and 11.30am Sunday Masses; 9pm Vigils of carols and readings, 9.30pm First Mass of Christmas

Christmas Day – 9.30am and 11.30am Masses

Boxing Day – 10am Mass

St Gregory the Great, Lydiate:

Christmas Eve – 5.30pm Carols, 6pm Children’s Mass

Christmas Day – 8am Christmas Mass; 11am Christmas Mass

St John the Evangelist, Burscough:

Christmas Eve – 6.30pm Vigil Mass; 9.30pm Service of Blessing of the Crib and Carols, 10pm Night Mass

Christmas Day – 9.30am Dawn Mass; 11am Day Mass

Boxing Day – 10am Mass for Feast of St Stephen

St Mary, Aughton:

Christmas Eve – 5pm carols followed by 5.30pm Vigil Mass

Christmas Day – 9am Family Mass



ST MONICA – ST HELENS

Corpus Christi, Rainford:

Christmas Eve – (5.30pm Saturday 23rd); 9.30am Sunday Mass; 11.30pm Carols, 12am Midnight Mass

Christmas Day – 8.30am Christmas Mass; 10am Christmas Mass

Holy Cross and St Helen, St Helens:

Christmas Eve – (5.45pm Saturday 23rd); 9.30am Sunday Mass; 4pm Carols, 4.30pm Vigil Mass for Children; 11.30pm Carols, 12am Midnight Mass

Christmas Day – 10am Christmas Mass

St Anne and Blessed Dominic, Sutton:

Christmas Eve – 5.30pm Vigil Mass of Christmas

Christmas Day – 9.30am Christmas Mass (St Vincent de Paul)

St Austin, Thatto Heath:

Christmas Eve – (6.30pm Saturday 23rd); 9.30am Sunday Mass; 6.30pm Vigil Mass of Christmas (Signed Mass); 11.30pm Carols, 12am Midnight Mass

Christmas Day – 9.30am Christmas Mass

St Bartholomew, Rainhill:

Christmas Eve – 5pm Mass for Children and Families; 8.30pm Carols, 9pm Mass

Christmas Day – 9.30am Christmas Mass

St Julie, Eccleston:

Christmas Eve – 7pm Christmas Vigil Mass

Christmas Day – 9am Christmas Mass

St Mary, Billinge:

Christmas Eve – 8am Sunday Mass; 11am Sunday Mass; 7.30pm First Mass of Christmas

Christmas Day – 8am Christmas Mass; 11am Christmas Mass

St Mary, Lowe House:

Christmas Eve – 11am Sunday Mass; 11.30pm Carols, 12am Midnight Mass

Christmas Day – 11am Christmas Mass

St Mary Immaculate, Blackbrook Rd:

Christmas Eve – 6pm Vigil Mass; 9pm Midnight Mass

Christmas Day – various (see parish newsletter/tel 01744 23079)

St Patrick, Clinkham Wood:

Christmas Eve – 11am Sunday Mass; 5pm First Mass of Christmas

Christmas Day – 11am Christmas Mass

SS Peter and Paul, Haresfinch:

Christmas Eve – 9.30am Sunday Mass; 6.30pm Carols, 7pm Vigil Mass of Christmas

Christmas Day – 9.30am Christmas Mass

St Teresa, Devon Street:

Christmas Eve – 5pm Vigil Mass of Christmas

Christmas Day – 10.30am Christmas Mass

St Theresa of the Child Jesus, Sutton Manor:

Christmas Eve – 11.30pm Carols, midnight Vigil Mass

Christmas Day – 11am Christmas Mass

St Thomas of Canterbury, Windleshaw:

Christmas Eve – 8.30am Sunday Mass; 6.30pm Carols, 7pm Vigil Mass of Christmas

Christmas Day – 8.30am Christmas Mass



OUR LADY OF WALSINGHAM – SOUTHPORT

Our Lady of Lourdes and St Joseph, Hillside and Birkdale:

Christmas Eve – 6pm Vigil Mass (St Joseph); 10pm ‘Midnight’ Mass (Our Lady)

Christmas Day – 9.30am Christmas Mass (St Joseph); 11am Christmas Mass (Our Lady)

Sacred Heart, Ainsdale and St John Stone, Woodvale:

Christmas Eve – (5.30pm Saturday 23rd at Sacred Heart); 10am Mass (John Stone); 6pm Christmas Eve Mass (John Stone); 8.30pm Carols, 9pm ‘Midnight’ Mass (Sacred Heart)

Christmas Day – 10am Christmas Mass (John Stone)

Boxing Day – 9.30am Mass (Sacred Heart)

St Marie on the Sands, Southport:

Christmas Eve – 11.30pm Carols and Readings, 12am Midnight Mass

Christmas Day – 9.30am Christmas Mass with Children’s Nativity

St Patrick, Churchtown:

Christmas Eve – 11.30pm Carols and Readings, 12am Midnight Mass

Christmas Day – 11am Christmas Mass

St Teresa of Avila, Birkdale:

Christmas Eve – 8pm Vigil Mass

Christmas Day – 9.45am Christmas Mass; 3pm Polish Mass



ST JOSEPH – STONEYCROFT

St Margaret Mary, Knotty Ash:

Christmas Eve – 12am Midnight Mass

Christmas Day – 10am Christmas Mass; 11.30am Christmas Mass



ST JOHN RIGBY – UPHOLLAND

Our Lady and All Saints, Parbold:

Christmas Eve – 7.30pm Christmas Carols, 8pm First Mass of Christmas (Midnight Mass)

Christmas Day – 10am Christmas Mass

Our Lady of the Annunciation, Standish and St Bernadette, Shevington:

Christmas Eve – 7pm Vigil Mass (Our Lady); 9pm Vigil Mass (St Bernadette)

Christmas Day – 9am Christmas Mass (St Bernadette); 10.30am Christmas Mass (Our Lady)

St Richard, Skelmersdale:

Christmas Eve – 7.30pm Vigil Mass (St Mary, Queen of Apostles); 12am Midnight Mass (St Richard)

Christmas Day – 9am Dawn Mass (St Richard); 11am Mass during the Day (St Francis of Assisi)



ST GREGORY THE GREAT – WARRINGTON

Sacred Heart and St Alban, Warrington:

Christmas Eve – (5.15pm Saturday 23rd at Sacred Heart); 9.30am Mass (St Alban); 11am Mass (Sacred Heart); 5.30pm Carols and Readings, 6pm First Mass of Christmas (Sacred Heart); 11.30pm Carols and Readings, 12am Midnight Mass (St Alban)

Christmas Day – 9.30am Christmas Mass (St Alban); 11am Christmas Mass (Sacred Heart)

St Benedict, Warrington:

Christmas Eve – 4pm Slovak Mass; 11.30pm First Mass of Christmas (Midnight Mass)

Christmas Day – 10.30am Christmas Mass

St Joseph, Penketh:

Christmas Eve – 8.30am Mass; 10.30am Mass; 6pm Mass; 8pm Mass; 11.30 Carol Service, 12am Midnight Mass

Christmas Day – 8.30am Mass; 10.30am Mass

Boxing Day – 12 noon Mass

St Mary, Warrington:

Christmas Eve – 11am Sung Mass of the Nativity; 11.30pm Carols, 12am Midnight Mass

Christmas Day – 9am Low Mass; 11am Sung Mass

St Oswald, King and Martyr, Warrington:

Christmas Eve – 6pm Christmas Vigil Mass (First Mass of Christmas); 8pm Polish Mass

Christmas Day – 8.30am Christmas Dawn Mass; 2pm Polish Mass



ST THÉRÈSE OF LISIEUX – WOOLTON AND HALEWOOD

Our Lady of the Annunciation, Bishop Eton, Childwall:

Christmas Eve – 7pm Family Mass; 11pm Carols, 11.30pm Midnight Mass

Christmas Day – 8.30am Christmas Mass; 10am Family Mass; 11.30am Christmas Mass

Our Lady of the Assumption, Gateacre:

Christmas Eve – 6pm Children’s Mass; 8.30pm Carols and Readings, 9pm Mass; 10.30pm Carols and Readings, 11pm ‘Midnight’ Mass

Christmas Day – 10am Christmas Mass

St Mary, Woolton:

Christmas Eve – 5.30pm Family Midnight Mass; 11.30pm Carol Service, 12am Midnight Mass

Christmas Day – 9am Christmas Day Mass; 11am Christmas Day Mass

Boxing Day – 10am Mass