Requests for Mass intentions can be e-mailed to the parish office. All Masses will be said privately by the confreres but listed on the website under ‘Mass Intentions.’ Any stipends/donations can be sent in once the parish office is open.  You can find a list of Mass Intentions on the parish website or by following this link:


Nugent are asking individuals, schools and businesses to try and collect as many pennies as they can from Tuesday, 1 September - Tuesday, 1 December 2020.  If they can collect one million pennies, this will raise £10,000 which will support their work across our communities from those living in poverty through their food markets in Kirkdale and Woodvale, to those providing education for those who need extra support in their learning. 

If you would like to get involved and request one of their collection 

Brother Mike Taylor - Perpetual Profession

On the 24th August 2020 Brother Mike Taylor made his Perpetual Profession at Bishop Eton Church Liverpool.  Brother Mike had selected the day of his late Mother's Birthday to mark this milestone.

A few photos of the day are given below.  For a full version visit 

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Rev Br Michael Taylor CSsR - Diaconal Ordination

At Bishop Eton Church on 25th August 2020 Bishop Ralph Heskett C.Ss.R ordained Brother Michael Taylor to the diaconate.

A few photos follow for a full set visit



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Please do take note that we are making a real effort to provide our children with an opportunity to make their First Holy Communion. In the past week at St Mary’s Oliver and Jacob received for the first time at the weekday Masses.

However, most of the children from St Mary’s are now scheduled for the coming five Sundays. The numbers will be considerable on August 30th and September 6th and 13th, so please take note and plan accordingly.

At Bishop Eton we have set aside an 11.00am Mass each day during the coming week.

Therefore, may I ask that we reserve these Masses for the children and their immediate families?

The timetable of Masses across the Pastoral Area is widely advertised and the Masses at St Mary’s will go ahead as usual: 7.00pm on Tuesday and 12 noon on Thursday.

I thank you in anticipation of your co-operation.



Monday to Friday: 11.00am reserved for First Holy Communion

Sundays: 9.30am and 6.00pm


Tuesday: 7.00pm

Thursday: 12 noon

Sundays: 11.00am (including a few First Communions)



 At the end of the celebration of Mass for the Solemnity of the Most Holy Redeemer Brother James made presentations to Fr Tim on behalf of both St Mary's and Bishop Eton parishes.

FrTim is very touched at all the effort that has gone into the gifts and is very grateful for the wonderful gifts from both parishes.

St Mary's Children's Liturgy &

Much Woolton Celebration Video

A Musical gift from Allerton Brass



Brother James presents a Papal blessing to Fr Tim on behalf of St Mary's parish


The new Freddie Freckles story being presented to Fr Tim

Care for our Common Home – Laudato Si 

Pope Francis invites us to celebrate the fifth anniversary of Laudato Si' from May 24, 2020 to May 24, 2021 - a whole year! There are many ways you can participate including: from home on your own, with your family, or virtually with your group, parish or community. Join us! 

This year, we as people of faith can elevate creation care and learn, act, and pray. Climate change is an existential threat to God’s creation and the world has never been so ready for all communities to step up and take climate action. 

We’re also in a moment of crisis in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic. As new economies and new ways of caring for the most vulnerable arise, we have a critical opportunity to come together to ensure the new way of life is better than what came before. Laudato Si’ teaches us how to create a more just and sustainable world together. 

We would like to offer you the opportunity to read this document as a Book Group, to allow us to come together to discuss and plan for how we can best use the ideas gathered here in our own Community.


If you wish to go donate please visit https://cafod.org.uk/Give/Donate-to-Emergencies/Coronavirus-appeal

When lockdown started, we looked at our list of contacts and each member of the SVP took responsibility to ring the same group of contacts each week. This means that all our contacts have somebody to talk to, fetch any shopping, run any errands and be available at anytime on the end of a phone. Members have been delighted at being able to offer this and we have all benefited from the calls. I know I speak for us all when I say it is a privilege to be able to do this.

We deliver shopping for those who have been unable to get out, take home baked cakes to our Carmelite friends at Maryton Grange each week on behalf of one of our ladies and shared many a laugh over the phone during what has been a difficult time for so many.

A big thank you to Woolton Round Table who kindly donated Asda vouchers that we were able to distribute to those who we knew would be grateful for them.

The lockdown has taught us many things. When we face challenging times, by working together as a team, we can still do great things and support each other. If anybody knows anybody who needs some support, please do not hesitate to contact the parish office so that we can get in touch. New members are always welcome and if anybody is interested in volunteering, again, please contact the parish office. Thank you to those who support us by giving up their time and generously donate to the SVP. We are extremely grateful

Roy Bellmon
Chair - St Mary’s SVP

If you've been decluttering, why not donate your unwanted tools to Tools with a Mission?

They refurbish them and send them across the world, particularly focussing on creating livelihoods in sub-Saharan Africa.  As well as tools, they take material, buttons, wool, needles (sewing & knitting) and bibles.

Take a look at the website for a list of what they accept. 


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