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Gospel for Solemnity of the Most Holy Trinity

This Gospel gives the formula of Baptism in the name of the Father and of the Son and of the Holy Spirit – and underlines that God is Three-in-One. Full Story

From the Archbishop's desk: May 2018

Archbishop Malcolm reflects on how the faith and joy of younger priests gives him much hope for the future of our Archdiocese. Full Story

May at the Cathedral

Cathedral Dean Canon Anthony O'Brien explains what's happening this month at the Met, including the Two Cathedrals Service and a concert by The Priests. Full Story

Paving the way towards 2020

Fr Philip Inch and Fr Matthew Nunes explain the first steps on the road to the Diocesan Synod: 'The need for listening is at the heart of this journey.' Full Story

Archdiocese pilots project for lay pastoral associates

Our diocese will step closer to the goal of a laity 'co-responsible for the being and action of the Church' by appointing full-time pastoral associates. Full Story

Personal vocation – a reflection

In preparation for Adoremus, the National Eucharistic Congress and Pilgrimage, Father Joe Kendall is offering a series of reflections on Eucharistic themes. Full Story

Do the Walk of Life

The 28 May Bank Holiday brings a highlight of the year for Right To Life campaigners in our diocese: the annual sponsored walk in the Ribble Valley. Full Story

Statement following the death of Alfie Evans

After the death of Alfie Evans, Archbishop Malcolm McMahon made the following statement on behalf of the Catholic Bishops' Conference of England and Wales. Full Story

Archbishop visits Isle of Man

The Archbishop's meeting with a new Church of England Bishop on the Isle of Man figures prominently in a round-up of news stories from the diocese. Full Story

Union of Catholic Mothers: May 2018

A forthcoming visit of the statue of Our Lady of Walsingham to the Metropolitan Cathedral is of particular interest to members of the UCM. Full Story