Christmas Services in the Archdiocese of Liverpool

Scroll through the list in Pastoral Area order.

Metropolitan Cathedral of Christ the King, Liverpool

Christmas Eve: Saturday 24 December
  9.00 am   Mass   (Blessed Sacrament Chapel)
  3.00 pm   First Vespers of Christmas
(The Cathedral will close at 5.00 pm and re-open at 10.30 pm.)

Christmas Day: Sunday 25 December
12.00 am   Midnight Mass of Christmas
                  Celebrant: Archbishop Patrick Kelly
  8.30 am   Mass   (Blessed Sacrament Chapel)
10.00 am   Family Mass (Crypt)
11.00 am   Solemn Mass of Christmas Day
(The Cathedral will close at 1.00 pm
There will be no 7.00 pm Crypt Mass on Christmas Day.)


St Stephen's Day: Monday 26 December
  9.45 am   Morning Prayer   (Blessed Sacrament Chapel)
10.00 am   Mass   (Blessed Sacrament Chapel)

Tuesday 27, Wednesday 28, Thursday 29 and Friday 30 December
  9.45 am   Morning Prayer   (Blessed Sacrament Chapel)
10.00 am   Mass   (Blessed Sacrament Chapel)

New Year's Eve: Saturday 31 December
9.45 am Morning Prayer (Blessed Sacrament Chapel)
10.00 am Mass (Blessed Sacrament Chapel)
(The Cathedral will close at 5.00 pm)
  6.30 pm   Vigil Mass   (Crypt)

New Year's Day: Sunday 1 January
  8.30 am   Mass   (Blessed Sacrament Chapel)
10.00 am   Family Mass   (Crypt)
11.00 am   Solemn Mass
  1.00 pm   Mass for Merseyside Polish Community   (Crypt)
  7.00 pm   Mass   (Crypt)

Monday 2 January
  9.45 am   Morning Prayer   (Blessed Sacrament Chapel)
10.00 am   Mass   (Blessed Sacrament Chapel)


PASTORAL AREA 1: LIVERPOOL NORTH

St Francis Xavier, Salisbury Street

Christmas Day: Sunday 25 December
12.00 am   Midnight Mass of Christmas
10.15 am   Christmas Morning Mass


PASTORAL AREA 2: ST JOHN ALMOND (LIVERPOOL SOUTH)

St Anne and St Bernard

Christmas Eve: Saturday 24 December
  6.00 pm   First Mass of Christmas (St Anne's)

Christmas Day: Sunday 25 December
10.00 am Christmas Morning Mass (St Bernard's)
11.15 am Christmas Morning Mass (St Anne's)

St Austin, Grassendale

Christmas Eve: Saturday 24 December
  6.00 pm   Children's Christmas Eve Mass (ticket only)
11.30 pm   Carols and Readings

Christmas Day:  Sunday 25 December
12.00 am   Midnight Mass of Christmas
Masses at 8.00 am, 9.30 am, and 11.00 am.

St Charles Borromeo

Christmas Eve: Saturday 24 December
  8.00 pm   Carol Service
  8.30 pm   First Mass of Christmas

Christmas Day: Sunday 25 December
11.30 am   Christmas Morning Mass

PASTORAL AREA 3: ST THERESE OF LISIEUX (WOOLTON AND HALEWOOD)

Our Lady of the Assumption

Christmas Eve:Saturday 24 December
Masses at 6.00 pm, 8.00 pm and 11.00 pm

Christmas Day: Sunday 25 December
11.00 am   Christmas Morning Mass

St John Vianney

Christmas Eve: Saturday 24 December
  6.00 pm   Children's Mass for Christmas Eve (St Mark's church)
  9.00 pm   Vigil Mass for Christmas (Holy Family church)

Christmas Day: Sunday 25 December
12.00 am   Midnight Mass of Christmas (St Mark's church)
  9.30 am   Dawn Mass of Christmas (St Mark's church)
11.00 am   Christmas Morning Mass  (Holy Family church)
11.45 am   Christmas Morning Mass (St Mark's church)


Our Lady of the Annunciation (Bishop Eton)

Christmas Eve: Saturday 24 December
  7.00 pm   Vigil Mass of Christmas
11.00 pm   Carol Service

Christmas  Day: Sunday 25 December
12.00 am   Midnight Mass of Christmas
  8.30 am   Christmas Morning Mass
10.00 am   Christmas Morning Mass
11.30 am   Christmas Morning Mass

St Mary, Woolton

Christmas Eve: Saturday 24 December
  5.30 pm   Vigil Mass of Christmas
11.30 pm   Carol Service

Christmas Day: Sunday 25 December
12.00 am   Midnight Mass of Christmas
  9.00 am   Dawn Mass of Christmas
11.00 am   Christmas Morning Mass


PASTORAL AREA 4: ST BRIGID (HUYTON)

St Aloysius

Christmas Eve: Saturday 24 December
  9.15 am   Mass
  5.30 pm   Carols and Service of Preparation
  6.00 pm  First Mass of Christmas

Christmas Day: Sunday 25 December
  9.00 am   Dawn Mass of Christmas
10.30 am   Christmas Morning Mass

Monday 26 December: Feast of St Stephen
12.00 pm   Mass

St Columba

Christmas Eve: Saturday 24 December

  7.00 pm   First Mass of Christmas

Christmas Day: Sunday 25 December
  9.00 am   Christmas Morning Mass

St John Fisher

 Christmas Eve: Saturday 24 December
  8.30 pm   First Mass of Christmas


PASTORAL AREA 5: ST JOSEPH (STONEYCROFT)

St Cecilia

Christmas Day: Sunday 25 December

12.00 am   Midnight Mass of Christmas
10.30 am   Christmas Morning Mass

Saturday 31 December
  4.30 pm   First Mass of Sunday

St Matthew, Clubmoor

Christmas Eve: saturday 24 December
  6.00 pm   Vigil Mass of Christmas
  9.00 pm   First Mass of Christmas

Christmas Day: Sunday 25 December
  9.00 am    Christmas Morning Mass

St Oswald

Christmas Day: Sunday 25 December

10.30 am   Christmas Morning Mass

Sunday 1 January: Feast of Mary, Mother of God
12.00 pm   Mass

St Sebastian

Christmas Eve: Saturday 24 December
11.30 pm   Service of Carols and Readings

Christmas Day: Sunday 25 December
12.00 am   Midnight Mass of Christmas
10.00 am   Christmas Morning Mass


PASTORAL AREA 6: ST PAUL AND ST RAPHAEL (CROXTETH AND WALTON)

Holy Name

Christmas Eve: Saturday 24 December
11.30 pm   Carol Service

Christmas Day: Sunday 25 December
12.00 am   Midnight Mass of Christmas
11.00 am   Christmas Morning Mass

St Philomena

Christmas Eve: Saturday 24 December
  6.00 pm   First Mass of Christmas
10.30 pm   Malayalam Mass

Christmas Day: Sunday 25 December
9.30 am   Christmas Morning Mass


PASTORAL AREA 7: ST JAMES AND ST AMBROSE BARLOW (BOOTLE AND LITHERLAND)

Our Lady, Star of the Sea, Seaforth

Christmas Eve: Saturday 24 December
  7.00 pm   Vigil Mass of Christmas

Christmas Day: Sunday 25 December
12.00 am   Midnight Mass of Christmas
  9.30 am   Christmas Morning Mass (Extraordinary Form)
11.00 am   Christmas Morning Mass


PASTORAL AREA 9: ST THOMAS OF CANTERBURY (CROSBY)

St Edmund of Canterbury, Waterloo

Christmas Eve: Saturday 24 December
  5.15 pm   Vigil Mass of Christmas

Christmas Day: Sunday 25 December
12.00 am   Midnight Mass of Christmas
  9.45 am   Christmas Morning Mass

St Thomas of Canterbury, Waterloo

Christmas Eve: Saturday 24 December
  6.30 pm   Vigil Mass of Christmas

Christmas Day: Sunday 25 December
11.15 am   Christmas Morning Mass


PASTORAL AREA 10: OUR LADY OF WALSINGHAM (SOUTHPORT)

St Marie on the Sands

Christmas Eve; Saturday 24 December
11.30 pm   Carol Service

Christmas Day: Sunday 25 December
12.00 am   Midnight Mass of Christmas
  9.00 am   Dawn Mass of Christmas
11.00 am   Christmas Morning Mass

PASTORAL AREA 12: BLESSED ROGER WRENNO (CHORLEY)

St Mary, Chorley

Friday 23 December
  9.30 am   Morning Prayer
  9.45 am   Exposition of the Blessed Sacrament
11.30 am   Divine Mercy Chaplet
12.00 pm   Mass

Christmas Eve: Saturday 24 December
11.00 am   Confessions
12.00 pm   Mass
  8.00 pm   First Mass of Christmas

Christmas Day : Sunday 25 December
  8.00 am   Dawn Mass of Christmas Day
11.00 am   Christmas Morning Mass with Children’s Liturgy
  2.00 pm   Mass with the Polish Community

Monday 26 December: Feast of St Stephen
12.00 pm   Mass

Tuesday 27 December: Feast of St John, Apostle and Evangelist
  9.30 am   Morning Prayer
  9.45 am   Exposition of the Blessed Sacrament
12.00 pm   Mass, followed by the Rosary

Wednesday 28 December: Feast of the Holy Innocents
  8.40 am   Morning Prayer
  9.00 am   Mass

Thursday 29 December: Feast of St Thomas of Canterbury
12.00 pm   Mass followed by the Rosary

Friday 30 December: Feast of the Holy Family of Jesus, Mary and Joseph
  9.30 am   Morning Prayer
  9.45 am   Exposition of the Blessed Sacrament
11.30 am   The Chaplet of Divine Mercy
12.00 pm   Mass followed by the Rosary

Saturday 31 December: St Sylvester
11.00 am   Confessions
12.00 pm   Mass
  7.00 pm   Vigil Mass of Sunday

Sunday 1st January 2012 Solemnity of Mary, Mother of God
  8.00 am   Mass
11.00 am   Mass with Children’s Liturgy followed by the Rosary
  2.00 pm   Mass with the Polish Community


PASTORAL AREA 13: ST JOHN RIGBY (UPHOLLAND)

St Teresa, Upholland

Christmas Eve: Saturday 24 December
  6.00 pm   Vigil Mass of Christmas
  8.30 pm   Vigil Mass of Christmas (Carmelite Monastery)
11.30 pm   Service of Carols and Readings

Christmas Day Sunday 25 December 2011
  8.30 am   Dawn Mass of Christmas (Carmelite Monastery)
10.00 am   Christmas Morning Mass

PASTORAL AREA 14: ST IGNATIUS OF LOYOLA (ORMSKIRK AND MAGHULL)

Holy Rosary

Christmas Eve: Saturday 24 December
  6.00 pm   Living Crib Service for families with young children
  8.30 pm   Carol Service
  9.00 pm   First Mass of Christmas

Christmas Day: Sunday 25 December
10.00 am   Christmas Morning Mass

Most Holy Redeemer and St Kentigern

Christmas Eve: Saturday 24 December
  9.30 pm   Carol Service
10.00 pm   First Mass of Christmas

Christmas Day: Sunday 25 December
10.30 am   Christmas Morning Mass

Our Lady, Lydiate

Christmas Eve: Saturday 24 December
8.00 pm   Carol Service and First Mass of Christmas

Christmas Day: Sunday 25 December
9.30 am   Christmas Morning Mass

St Anne, Ormskirk

Christmas Eve:Saturday 24 December
  9.15 am   Mass
  6.00 pm   Vigil Mass of Christmas
11.00 pm   First Mass of Christmas

Christmas Day: Sunday 25 December
  9.00 am   Dawn Mass of Christmas Day
10.30 am   Christmas Morning Mass

Monday 26 December: Feast of St Stephen
11.00 am   Mass

Saturday 31 December
12.00 pm   Mass
  6.00 pm   First Mass of Sunday

Sunday 1 January: Feast of Mary, Mother of God
  9.00 am   Mass
10.30 am   Mass

Monday 2 January
11.00 am   Mass

St Elizabeth, Scarisbrick

Christmas Eve: Saturday 24 December
  7.00 pm   First Mass of Christmas

Christmas Day: Sunday 25 December
9.30 am   Christmas Morning Mass

St George, Maghull

Christmas Eve: Saturday 24 December
  9.10 am   Mass
11.30 pm   Vigil of Carols and Readings

Christmas Day: Sunday 25 December
12.00 am   Midnight Mass of Christmas
  9.30 am   Dawn Mass of Christmas
11.30 am   Christmas Morning Mass

Monday 26 December: Feast of St Stephen
10.00 am   Mass

St Gregory, Lydiate

Christmas Eve: Saturday 24 December
  9.30 pm   Carol Service followed by Vigil Mass of Christmas

Christmas Day: Sunday 25 December
  8.00 am   Dawn Mass of Christmas
11.00 am   Christmas Morning Mass

Monday 26 December: Feast of St Stephen
10.00 am   Mass

St John the Evangelist, Burscough

Christmas Eve: Saturday 24 December
  6.30 pm  Vigil Mass of Christmas
  9.30 pm   Service of Carols and Readings
10.00 pm   First Mass of Christmas

Christmas Day: Sunday 25 December
  9.30 am   Christmas Morning Mass

Monday 26 December: Feast of St Stephen
11.00 am   Mass

St Mary, Aughton

Christmas Eve: Saturday 24 December
  5.00 pm   Carol Service
  5.30 pm   Vigil Mass of Christmas

Christmas Day: Sunday 25 December
  9.00 am   Christmas Morning Mass

PASTORAL AREA 15: OUR LADY, QUEEN OF ALL SAINTS (KIRKBY)

St Joseph and St Laurence

Christmas Eve: Saturday 24 December
  7.00 pm   Carol Service
  7.30 pm   First Mass of Christmas

Christmas Day: Sunday 25 December
10.00 am   Christmas Morning Mass

PASTORAL AREA 16: ST MARGARET CLITHEROW (PRESCOT)


Our Lady Immaculate and St Joseph, Prescot

Christmas Day: Sunday 25 December

12.00 am  Midnight Mass of Christmas
11.00 am   Christmas Morning Mass

Monday 26 December to Saturday 31 December
12.00 pm   Mass


PASTORAL AREA 18: BLESSED THOMAS HOLLAND (ST HELENS SOUTH)

Holy Cross and St Helen

Christmas Eve: Saturday 24 December
  6.00 pm   Carol Service
  6.30 pm   First Mass of Christmas

Christmas Day: Sunday 25 December
   9.30 am   Mass

St Bartholomew, Rainhill

Christmas Eve: Saturday 24 December
  5.00 pm    Mass of Christmas
  8.30 pm    Carol Service
  9.00 pm    First Mass of Christmas

Christmas Day: Sunday 25 December
  9.30 am   Christmas Morning Mass

St Mary, Lowe House

Christmas Eve: Saturday 24 December
11.30 pm   Carol Service
12.00 am   Midnight Massof Christmas

Christmas Day: Sunday 25 December
11.00 am   Christmas Morning Mass


St Theresa of the Child Jesus, Sutton Manor

Christmas Eve: Saturday 24 December
  7.00 pm   First Mass of Christmas
11.30 pm   Carol Service

Christmas Day: Sunday 25 December
12.00 am   Midnight Mass of Christmas
11.00 am   Christmas Morning Mass


PASTORAL AREA 20: ST GREGORY THE GREAT (WARRINGTON)

Sacred Heart

Christmas Eve: Saturday 24 December
  6.00 pm   First Mass of Christmas

Christmas Day: Sunday 25 December
11.30 am   Christmas Morning Mass

St Alban

Christmas Eve: Saturday 24 December
11.30 pm   Carol Service

Christmas Day: Sunday 25 December
12.00 am   Midnight Mass of Christmas
  9.30 am   Christmas Morning Mass

St Anselm

Christmas Day: Sunday 25 December
  8.30 am   Dawn Mass of Christmas

St Benedict, Warrington

Christmas Eve: Saturday 24 December
12.00 pm   Children at the Crib
  8.00 pm   Mass for the Polish Community
11.30 pm   Carol Service

Christmas Day: Sunday 25 December
12.00 am  Midnight Mass Christmas
  9.30 am   Christmas Morning Mass
  2.30 pm   Mass for the Polish Community

St Bridget

Christmas Day: Sunday 25 December
11.15 am   Christmas Morning Mass

St Mary, Buttermarket Street

Christmas Day: Sunday 25 December
12.00 am   Midnight Mass of Christmas
  9.00 am   Dawn Mass of Christmas
11.00 am   Christmas Morning Mass

St Stephen

Christmas Eve: Saturday 24 December
  8.00 pm   First Mass of Christmas

Christmas Day: Sunday 25 December
  9.45 am   Christmas Morning Mass

PASTORAL AREA 21: ST EDMUND ARROWSMITH (ASTHON-IN-MAKERFIELD)

Holy Family, Platt Bridge

Christmas Eve: Saturday 24 December
  6.00 pm   First Mass of Christmas

Christmas Day: Sunday 25 December
11.30 am   Christmas Morning Mass

Our Lady Immaculate, Bryn

Sacred Heart, Hindley Green

Christmas Eve: Saturday 24 December
  9.00 pm   First Mass of Christmas

Christmas Day: Sunday 25 December
10.00 am   Christmas Morning Mass

St Benedict, Hindley

Christmas Day: Sunday 25 December
12.00 am   Midnight Mass of Christmas
  9.30 am   Christmas Morning Mass
11.00 am   Christmas Morning Mass


PASTORAL AREA 23: OUR LADY OF GOOD COUNSEL (WIGAN)

St Jude

Christmas Eve: Saturday 24 December
11.00 am   Confessions
  6.00 pm   First Mass of Christmas (Children of the Little Church)

Christmas Day: Sunday 25 December
12.00 am   Midnight Mass of Christmas
10.30 am   Mass of Christmas Day

Monday 26 December: Feast of St Stephen
12.00 pm   Mass

PASTORAL AREA 24: ST MAUGHOLD (ISLE OF MAN)

Our Lady, Star of the Sea and St Maughold, Ramsey

Christmas Eve: Saturday 24 December

  6.00 pm   Vigil Mass of Christmas

Christmas Day: Sunday 25 December
12.00 am   Midnight Mass of Christmas
  8.00 am   Dawn Mass of Christmas
11.00 am   Christmas Morning Mass

St Anthony, Onchan

Christmas Eve: Saturday 24 December

  9.00 pm   First Mass of Christmas

Christmas Day: Sunday 25 December
10.00 am   Christmas Morning Mass

St Joseph, Willaston

Christmas Eve: Saturday 24 December

  6.30 pm   First Mass of Christmas

Christmas Day: Sunday 25 December
  9.00 am   Christmas Morning Mass

St Mary and St Columba, Castletown and Port Erin

Christmas Eve: Saturday 24 December

  8.00 pm   First Mass of Christmas (St Columba)
  9.00 pm   First Mass of Christmas (St Mary)

Christmas Day; Sunday 25 December
  9.00 am   Christmas Morning Mass (St Mary)
11.00 am   Christmas Morning Mass (St Columba)

St Mary of the Isle, Douglas

Christmas Eve: Saturday 24 December

  5.30 pm   Vigil Mass of Christmas
  8.00 pm   Vigil Mass of Christmas
11.30 pm   Carol Service

Christmas Day: Sunday 25 December
12.00 am   Midnight Mass of Christmas
11.00 am   Christmas Morning Mass

St Patrick, Peel

Christmas Eve: Saturday 24 December

  8.30 pm   First Mass of Christmas

Christmas Day: Sunday 25 December
  9.30 am Christmas Morning Mass