Welcome to the website for The Parish of St John Vianney

(last updated on 18 January 2019)

Mass Intention Waiting List


That so many Mass Intentions are received is a great sign of a community that prays and cares for each other.  One of the consequences, however, is that we do have a backlog of over 100 intentions and the Parish Office are currently allocating intentions received last June.


Our admin team do their best to allocate intentions fairly across the Masses that are available. However, they can’t celebrate Mass themselves and they can’t perform miracles!!  It is very difficult for our team to be able to guarantee a particular date can be allocated to a particular intention and the situation becomes unmanageable when pressure is exerted on them to do so.


Father Vincent McShane and Father Des Power have very kindly offered to take some of the backlog of intentions from us and offer the daily Mass they celebrate in their own homes as retired priests, for our loved ones.


If your Mass Intention remains outstanding and you are happy for Father Vin or Father Des to pray their daily Mass for your loved one, please contact the Parish Office directly so this can be arranged.


Your understanding, patience and cooperation will be greatly appreciated in managing this situation.


The Parish of St John Vianney has been in existence since 1 January 2006 (incorporating the former Catholic Parishes of St Andrew, Holy Family and St Mark's).


If you are looking for information regarding St Mark's Church on Penmann Crescent or Holy Family Church on Mackets Lane then you have arrived at the correct website.


We form part of St Therese of Lisieux Pastoral Area 3 and our registered charity number is 232709.


The Parish Office is open Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday 9.00am-1.00pm.


The Parish Office telephone number is 0151 486 9885, the office can be found just beside St Mark's Church on Penmann Crescent, Halewood, Liverpool, L26 0UG and our email address is johnvianney@rcaolp.co.uk.


Father Matthew Nunes is our Parish Priest and Maureen or Jacqui in the office will be happy to assist you with any Parish enquiries including requests for the Sacrament of Baptism, First Holy Communion, funeral arrangements, items for the newsletter and marriage enquiries.


Our parishioners are at the heart of all that is accomplished within our Parish community.  We have a variety of active clubs both spiritual and social that meet regularly such as The Ladies Group, SVP, Vianney's Voice, Bereavement Care Team and Music Group.


Hopefully you'll find the information you need by browsing our website.  Our hope is to keep the site up to date and the content relevant to our Parish community.


Ring the office if you require further assistance.  Remember, we're here to help or point you in the right direction if we can!


Links You May Find Useful

Click here to visit the website for the Archdiocese of Liverpool: Archdiocese of Liverpool 

The site is a great source of information and well worth browsing.

Visit www.synod2020.co.uk for all the latest news.

Click here to visit the website for the Catholic Church in England and WalesCatholic Church in England and Wales

Click here to visit the website for the Holy See: Holy See

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