... to the website for the parish of Our Lady of Mount Carmel and St Patrick, Liverpool.


Over the past 12 months a considerable amount of work has been done on one of our churches, Our Lady of Mount Carmel. The church was built in 1878. It is a Grade II listed building and essential repair work has been carried out.
Thank you to all have made donations and to those who have contributed in so many ways to the fund raising - still a long way to go!










Which character do you identify with in today’s Lenten gospel story? Are you perhaps the woman? There’s a bit of her in each of us. None of us is perfect and we’re all far from being what we should. So she didn’t protest or try to assert her innocence. There was no point. She’d been caught in the act of adultery. She was a sinner and she knew it, just like we know it. There’s at least some nobility … read more


3rd – 10th May 2016. Spiritual Leader Fr. Christopher Anandappa

Coach Transfer to Manchester Airport. 7 Nights Half Board in 4 Star apartments and Airport Transfers: £280.00. Book early for low cost flights from Manchester to Zadar. Tel. Jackie on 020 3239 8662 or email jackie@med-irishcentre.


VMM – Voluntary Missionary Movement

This is a Catholic charity founded in 1969. Volunteers are sought to join those who are currently involved in projects in 8 countries which include teaching English in primary schools and environmental project based in Malawi and Uganda.

There are leaflets at the back of church explaining the work of this movement. No experience is required.


Cathedral Holy Year Pilgrimage

Last Saturday over 400 people from this and neighbouring Pastoral Areas visited the Cathedral for the Year of Mercy Pilgrimage. For over two hours they celebrated the great gift of God’s mercy, recognising its presence in our daily lives.

Those who were not able to go last Saturday might consider going on one of the other Saturdays when other Pastoral Areas of the Archdiocese will be making the same pilgrimage. The next set of Saturday pilgrimages will be on 9th, 16th, 23rd April.



Is there any limit to how far we can drift from God without being disowned by him? Is there any sin we can commit that will put us beyond the boundary of God’s love? Does God ever reach the point where he simply … read more

Laetare Sunday

This mid Lent Sunday is often also known as Laetare Sunday, the Latin meaning is Rejoice. What greater cause of rejoicing could there be than to delight in God’s love and mercy and how well it fits in with the Holy Year called by Pope Francis…

Holy Year of Mercy


The logo for the year of mercy is a very clever piece of artwork. At first glance it would seem to be a picture of Jesus, the Good Shepherd. A closer look sees, not a lamb being carried but a man. It is Jesus, the Good Shepherd, taking upon his shoulders the lost soul.