Metropolitan Archdiocese of

Liverpool

England England, Isle of Man Isle of Man

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Continent: West Europe

Rite: Roman (Latin)

Type: Metropolitan Archdiocese Metr. Archdiocese

Name: Liverpool / Liverpolitan(us) (Latin)

Suffragan Sees: Hallam, Hexham and Newcastle, Lancaster, Leeds, Middlesbrough, Salford

Depends on: Dicastery for Bishops

Websites:

Celebrations

Patron Saint: Our Blessed Lady Immaculate (December 8), Saint Joseph (March 19), Saint Kentigern (January 14)

Cathedral Dedication Anniversary: May 13 (1967)

Liturgical Calendar (National) ๐Ÿ“…

History

Contact Info

Address: Centre for Evangelisation, Croxteth Drive, Sefton Park, Liverpool L1& 1AA, England

Phone: (0151)522-1012

Papal Visits

Present Prelates

Metropolitan Archbishop (2014.03.21 โ€“ ...):Archbishop Malcolm Patrick McMahon, O.P. (74)Archbishop Malcolm Patrick McMahon, O.P. (74)

Vice-President of Bishopsโ€™ Conference of England and Wales

Auxiliary Bishop (2021.07.06 โ€“ ...):Bishop Thomas Neylon (66)Bishop Thomas Neylon (66)

Titular Bishop of Plestia

Ordinaries

Metropolitan Archbishops of Liverpool (Roman Rite)

Archbishop Malcolm Patrick McMahon, O.P. (74)Archbishop Malcolm Patrick McMahon, O.P. (74)
(2014.03.21 โ€“ ...)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Liverpool (England)
Vice-President of Bishopsโ€™ Conference of England and Wales

Non nisi Te

Born:1949.06.14 (Brixton, England)
Ordained Priest:1982.06.26
Consecrated Bishop:2000.12.08

Bishop of Nottingham (England) (2000.11.07 โ€“ 2014.03.21)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Liverpool (England) (2014.03.21 โ€“ ...)

Vice-President of Bishopsโ€™ Conference of England and Wales (2019.05.13 โ€“ ...)

Apostolic Administrator of Hexham and Newcastle (England) (2022.12.12 โ€“ 2023.06.14)

Bishop Thomas Anthony Williams (76)Bishop Thomas Anthony Williams (76)
(Apostolic Administrator 2013.02.27 โ€“ 2014.03.21)

Archbishop Patrick Altham Kelly (85)Archbishop Patrick Altham Kelly (85)
(1996.05.21 โ€“ 2013.02.27)

Metropolitan Archbishop emeritus of Liverpool (England)

Christ is risen

Born:1938.11.23 (Morecambe, England)
Ordained Priest:1962.02.16
Consecrated Bishop:1984.04.03

Priest of Lancaster (England) (1962.02.16 โ€“ 1984.03.09)

Bishop of Salford (England) (1984.03.09 โ€“ 1996.05.21)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Liverpool (England) (1996.05.21 โ€“ 2013.02.27)

Archbishop Derek John Worlock
(1976.02.07 โ€“ 1996.02.06)

Caritas Christi eluceat

Born:1920.02.04 (England)
Ordained Priest:1944.06.03
Consecrated Bishop:1965.12.21
Died:1996.02.06 (โ€  76)

Bishop of Portsmouth (England) (1965.10.18 โ€“ 1976.02.07)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Liverpool (England) (1976.02.07 โ€“ 1996.02.06)

Archbishop George Andrew Beck, A.A.
(1964.01.29 โ€“ 1976.02.07)

Born:1904.05.28 (England)
Ordained Priest:1927.07.24
Consecrated Bishop:1948.09.21
Died:1978.09.13 (โ€  74)

Titular Bishop of Tigias (1948.08.07 โ€“ 1951.01.23)

Coadjutor Bishop of Brentwood (England) (1948.08.07 โ€“ 1951.01.23)

Bishop of Brentwood (England) (1951.01.23 โ€“ 1955.11.28)

Bishop of Salford (England) (1955.11.28 โ€“ 1964.01.29)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Liverpool (England) (1964.01.29 โ€“ 1976.02.07)

Archbishop John Carmel Heenan (later Cardinal)
(1957.05.02 โ€“ 1963.09.02)

Sub umbra carmeli

Born:1905.01.26 (Ilford, England)
Ordained Priest:1930.07.16
Consecrated Bishop:1951.03.12
Created Cardinal:1965.02.22
Died:1975.11.07 (London, England โ€  70)

Bishop of Leeds (England) (1951.01.27 โ€“ 1957.05.02)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Liverpool (England) (1957.05.02 โ€“ 1963.09.02)

President of Bishopsโ€™ Conference of England and Wales (1963 โ€“ 1975)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Westminster (England) (1963.09.02 โ€“ 1975.11.07)

Vice-President of Secretariat for Christian Unity (1964 โ€“ 1970)

Cardinal-Priest of S. Silvestro in Capite (1965.02.25 โ€“ 1975.11.07)

Archbishop William Godfrey (later Cardinal)
(1953.11.10 โ€“ 1956.12.03)

Pax a Deo

Born:1889.09.25 (Liverpool, England)
Ordained Priest:1916.10.28
Consecrated Bishop:1938.12.21
Created Cardinal:1958.12.15
Died:1963.01.22 (London, England โ€  73)

Titular Archbishop of Cius (1938.11.21 โ€“ 1953.11.10)

Apostolic Delegate to Great Britain (1938.11.21 โ€“ 1953.11.10)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Liverpool (England) (1953.11.10 โ€“ 1956.12.03)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Westminster (England) (1956.12.03 โ€“ 1963.01.22)

Apostolic Administrator of England and Wales of the Ukrainians (England) (1957 โ€“ 1963.01.22)

President of Bishopsโ€™ Conference of England and Wales (1958 โ€“ 1963.01.22)

Cardinal-Priest of Ss. Nereo ed Achilleo (1958.12.18 โ€“ 1963.01.22)

Archbishop Richard Downey
(1928.08.03 โ€“ 1953.06.16)

Born:1881.05.05 (Ireland)
Ordained Priest:1907.05.25
Consecrated Bishop:1928.09.21
Died:1953.06.16 (โ€  72)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Liverpool (England) (1928.08.03 โ€“ 1953.06.16)

Archbishop Frederick William Keating
(1921.06.13 โ€“ 1928.02.07)

Born:1859.06.13 (England)
Ordained Priest:1882.10.20
Consecrated Bishop:1908.02.25
Died:1928.02.07 (โ€  68)

Bishop of Northampton (England) (1908.02.05 โ€“ 1921.06.13)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Liverpool (England) (1921.06.13 โ€“ 1928.02.07)

Archbishop Thomas Whiteside
(1911.10.28 โ€“ 1921.01.28)

Born:1857.04.17 (England)
Ordained Priest:1885.05.30
Consecrated Bishop:1894.08.15
Died:1921.01.28 (โ€  63)

Bishop of Liverpool (England) (1894.07.12 โ€“ 1911.10.28)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Liverpool (England) (1911.10.28 โ€“ 1921.01.28)

Bishops of Liverpool (Roman Rite)

Bishop Thomas Whiteside (later Archbishop)
(1894.07.12 โ€“ 1911.10.28)

(see above)

Bishop Bernard Oโ€™Reilly
(1873.02.28 โ€“ 1894.04.09)

Born:1824.01.10 (Ireland)
Ordained Priest:1847.05.09
Consecrated Bishop:1873.03.19
Died:1894.04.09 (โ€  70)

Bishop of Liverpool (England) (1873.02.28 โ€“ 1894.04.09)

Bishop Alexander Goss
(1856.01.25 โ€“ 1872.10.03)

Born:1814.07.05 (England)
Ordained Priest:1841.07.04
Consecrated Bishop:1853.09.25
Died:1872.10.03 (โ€  58)

Titular Bishop of Gerrha (1853.07.29 โ€“ 1856.01.25)

Coadjutor Bishop of Liverpool (England) (1853.07.29 โ€“ 1856.01.25)

Bishop of Liverpool (England) (1856.01.25 โ€“ 1872.10.03)

Bishop George Hilary Brown
(1850.09.29 โ€“ 1856.01.25)

Born:1784.01.15 (England)
Consecrated Bishop:1840.08.24
Died:1856.01.25 (โ€  72)

Titular Bishop of Bugia (1840.06.05 โ€“ 1842.04.22)

Vicar Apostolic of Lancashire District (England) (1840.06.05 โ€“ 1850.09.29)

Titular Bishop of Tlous (1842.04.22 โ€“ 1850.09.29)

Bishop of Liverpool (England) (1850.09.29 โ€“ 1856.01.25)

Vicars Apostolic of Lancashire District (Roman Rite)

Bishop George Hilary Brown
(1840.06.05 โ€“ 1850.09.29)

(see above)

Former Prelates

Special Churches

Churches by City (178)

Lancaster (โ†‘), Salford (โ†’), Shrewsbury (โ†“)

Statistics (2021.12.31)

Area: 1,165 kmยฒ

Population: 505,000 Catholics (27.4% of 1,843,000 total)

Pastoral Centres: 141 parishes

Personnel: 219 priests (159 diocesan, 60 religious), 93 deacons, 419 religious (84 brothers, 335 sisters), 7 seminarians

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