St Patrick’s Catholic Church

In the Deanery of Sefton Coast North and the Archdiocese of Liverpool

“Your Presence my light”

St Patrick’s Church, Marshside Road, Southport PR9 9TJ

Tel: 01704 531229   

E-mail: stpatricks.southport@rcaolp.co.uk

Website: www.stpatrickssouthport.org.uk

Parish Priest: Fr John Heneghan

25 Seabank Road, Southport, PR9 0EJ

Tel: 01704 531229

Mission statement of the Archdiocese of Liverpool:

“Taking to heart the last words of the Lord Jesus, we will go into the world to proclaim the Good News to the whole of Creation”.

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Catholic Chaplaincy Southport Hospital and Queenscourt Hospice

If you or a family member are admitted into the hospital/hospice please make sure the Catholic Chaplaincy Team know you are there.

In an emergency ask the ward staff to contact the Catholic Priest.  For routine visits and Holy Communion contact Maria Parker: 07467 374830

 

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Rainbows of hope from the children

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Mass is celebrated in our Churches:

St Marie’s: 12 noon Tuesday to Saturday, 8.30am and 10am on Sunday

St Patrick’s: 10am Thursday, 6pm Saturday, 11.30am Sunday

 

Please note – All of us must wear a face-covering in Church

 

Though the Sunday obligation has not been reinstated, the Bishops are encouraging us to return to Sunday Mass....

there is plenty of space at all our Masses

 

Keeping you all in prayer.

Fr John

We can still……

· If you don’t feel able to come to Mass  in person you can follow Mass online through the Archdiocese here

· Pray the Rosary in your homes

 

As these difficult and challenging times continue, we still walk in His Light together, nourished by His mighty Word and His Presence that whispers to our souls "remain in my love"....."do not let your hearts be troubled or afraid"....."Trust me"

FOOD & DRINK FOR THE JOURNEY

 

In today’s Gospel Jesus gives His disciples two gifts. The first gift is love and the second is His peace. Peace means different things to different people. There are many people who wouldn’t describe their lives as peaceful right now. Whether it’s a worry about the latest news going on in our world, or unresolved conflicts in relationships, bereavement - painful illness etc. For someone suffering, one or two hours without pain could be peace.   But the peace that Jesus gives is a peace that gives long-term happiness.  A peace that frees hearts full of fear, anxiety and worry. A peace that brings serenity of mind....... simplicity of heart....... and tranquility of the soul. A peace that builds bridges of trust and allows us to walk together to the Father. This final gift that Jesus leaves for his disciples is a peace that can be found even in the midst of turmoil. If we keep His word, He will make His home in us and whenever we hit stormy waters we will be blessed with His peace. As we offer each other the gaze of peace today - let us really embrace that gift and share it with others! Alleluia!

A view of St Patrick’s Parish from the air, with Blackpool in the distance

Ukraine

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Easter Message from Archbishop

Malcolm McMahon OP

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