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October date for opening Synod 2020 Talk

The Synod 2020 Talks start with a lecture by Rev Gerry O’Hanlon SJ – The Quiet Revolution of Pope Francis: A Synodal Catholic Church. Full Story

From the Archbishop's desk: September 2019

The Archbishop looks forward to Cardinal Newman's canonisation yet suggests Newman may have wished to be canonised 'equipollently', without fuss. Full Story

Cathedral diary: September 2019

With the start of September the choirs return and the regular schedule of weekly meetings and other activities resume after the summer break. Full Story

Reflecting on forgiveness and reconciliation

Writing in September's Pic, Father Chris Thomas describes how healing and reconciling are an essential part of the Gospel’s transformative message. Full Story

Blessed Sacrament pilgrims savour Santiago trip

Twenty-one parishioners of Blessed Sacrament, Aintree went on pilgrimage to Santiago de Compostela – and came home enriched by some memorable encounters. Full Story

Let's work together for more vocations

Moira Billinge calls for a renewed and concerted effort – in union with God – to encourage vocations to the priesthood and religious life. Full Story

Justice and Peace: September 2019

Steve Atherton explains why we need religion in our lives – and how it helps him to 'focus on being the best human being that I can be'. Full Story

Knights of Saint Columba: September 2019

The KSC centenary celebrations continued with an Annual Memorial Mass at Harkirk Chapel and the elevation of three brothers to full knighthood. Full Story

Union of Catholic Mothers: September 2019

UCM members from across the Archdiocese have gathered to discuss Pope Francis' teaching on the call to holiness in today's world. Full Story

Worth a visit: September 2019

Lucy Oliver recommends a trip to Stonyhurst College in Lancashire, which is a treasure trove of English Catholic history, including several relics. Full Story