• ST. JOSEPH’S RETREAT CENTRE:  ‘Seeing Creation’ led by Donna Worthington, Tuesday, 1st October, 10.30 am to 3.30 pm.  £20 including light lunch.  Contact Sr. Nora Coughlan (01704 875850)
  • EXPOSITION AND ROSARY FOR THE UNBORN:  Wednesday, 2nd October, 10 am, following 9.30 am Mass.  Your prayers are needed. 
  • SCOUTS EUROJAM 2020:  Quiz Night Fundraiser, Friday, 4th October, 6.30 pm at St. Helen’s Parish Centre, to help 3 Scouts to attend the Scouts EuroJam2020 in Poland in 2020.  Tickets £5 Adults; £3 under 16’s from the Parish Office. Bring your own drinks and snacks.  Everyone welcome.  
  • FATIMA FIVE FIRST SATURDAYS DEVOTIONS:  Saturday, 5th October, beginning with Exposition at 11 am; Rosary 11.10 am; Fatima prayers; Sacrament of Reconciliation; Fatima literature available.  
  • SOCIETY FOR THE PROTECTION OF THE UNBORN (SPUC):  Crosby & District Branch Meeting on Thursday, 3rd October, 7.30 pm, following Mass at 7 pm.  New members welcome!
  • COME TO THE CEILIDH! On Friday, 11th October, 7 pm for 7.30 pm at St. William of York Parish Centre.  Hot Pot/Irish Dancing Display/Irish Bingo/Raffle.  Tickets £8 from St. William of York Church L23 4TG (o151 931 4993) AND St. Helen’s Church, L23 7TQ (0151 924 3417). Tickets can also be obtained before/after Services at both Churches.  Proceeds in aid of the Society for the Protection of the Unborn (SPUC). 
  • HARVEST CARVERY LUNCH:  At the West Lancs Golf Club on Sunday, 13th October, 12.15 to 1 pm.  3 Course Carvery with Coffee £25.  Contact Anne Clegg (924 2023/07954557605) or tickets available from the Parish Office. 
  • IRENAEUS COME AND SEE CONFERENCE:  12th to 13th October, 2019 at Christ the King High School, Southport.  Workshops, Music and Prayer.  Suggested donation £40.  Please e-mail:  OR ‘phone: 0151 949 1199 for more details. 
  • SOCIETY FOR THE PROTECTION OF UNBORN CHILDREN (SPUC): Saturday, 19th October, at St. Helen’s Parish Centre, 12.30 pm to 2.30 pm“Defeating Abortion decriminalisation” – Speakers: John Smeaton (CEO of SPUC) and Antonia Tully (Campaigns Director).  Please come to this important meeting.  We must take action now before it is too late.  
  • BOARBANK HALL:  Day Trip on 19th October, leaving from Little Crosby Church at 7.30 am.  Cost £35 (lunch included).  Limited numbers. Contact Sr. Catherine (07486131930) to book a place.  
  • THE NEWMAN CIRCLE: Celebration Lunch and Talk by Dr. Canon Rod Garner, on the 27th October (12.30 pm to 1 pm) at the West Lancs Golf Club, to mark the canonisation of Cardinal Newman.  £21 per person, 2 course lunch.  Please contact Peter Firth (0151 931 5867) or John Potts (07889 841096) to book a place.   




  • PARISH TRIP: “Miracle on 34th Street” at Liverpool Playhouse on Wednesday, 18th December.  50 tickets at £27 each available.  Please sign on the form at the back of the Church if you would like to book.  Coach transport arranged.  Full payment required when booking.  




  • IRENAEUS PILGRIMAGE TO THE HOLY LAND:  9th to 18th June, 2020.  £1,800 per person.  Please e-mail: for more details.