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In the Pastoral Area of Southport and the Archdiocese of Liverpool
“my spirit exults in God my Saviour”

St Marie’s, 25 Seabank Road, Southport, PR9 0EJ

Tel: 01704 531229       

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

Website: www.stmariessouthport.org.uk

Parish Priest: Fr John Heneghan

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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Parish History

The History of Our Church

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Our School

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

 

For more information click here

We can still……

· Follow Mass online through the Archdiocese if you can 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"

Rainbows of hope from the children

Safeguarding

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FOOD & DRINK FOR THE JOURNEY

Whenever we’re hurting, even as adults, there’s a child inside us wanting to go to a place of safety, where we feel loved and listened to -  to go to someone that makes us feel better. Most of us have memories of learning to ride a bike, and the wonderful joy we felt when we realised that we could ride alone without anyone holding the seat! But, do you remember falling off and limping home with a grazed knee to the person who could make it better? It’s a bit like that in today’s Gospel, Bartimaeus may have been blind but he knew Jesus was someone who could heal him - the blind man did His “limping home” to the one person who would listen and help him. Sure enough Jesus did just that – Bartimaeus’s cry for help was heard! Just as his eyes were opened, his heart was open to God’s love. In Jesus, God gathers his scattered people and opens their eyes to see His healing power. He is always there, waiting for his hurt children to come home to the Father who cares. May we be healed of any spiritual blindness that we have, so we can gather others to follow the footsteps of Christ and be powerful witnesses to the faith that can heal.   Praise Him!            

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....

Our capacity is now over a 100 in each Church and there is plenty of space at all our Mass

 

Keeping you all in prayer.

Fr John

Pope Francis proclaims “Year of St Joseph”

Pope Francis urges people to get vaccinated against Covid-19

Afghanistan refugee appeal

with thanks to all who contributed to the 3 car loads of gifts essential to our Afghan friends needs, as well as the £2,511 sent to the Doctor’s caring for them who will ensure they get whatever else is needed - what a wonderful witness to the kindness of God, shining through the Church!

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