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To arrange to have your child baptised, or if you are and adult seeking baptism, please see

Fr Carl after Sunday Mass who will give you  the necessary forms to

complete and return.

If you have any other queries

Fr Carl will always be happy to speak to you after Mass.


Children in Year 4 of Primary school  preparing for their First Holy Communion and Reconciliation need to be registered for our Sacramental Programme at our Registration Mass, which usually occurs in the Autumn Term. Dates for this Mass are advertised in the parish newsletter. Baptised adults who have not made their first Holy

Communion are welcome to speak to Fr Carl about preparing to receive this sacrament.

Church Candles


The Christian rite by which admission to the church, established previously in baptism, is said to be confirmed or sealed. It is one of the sacraments of initiation in the Catholic Church.

Registration for Confirmation usually takes place via the 'Liverpool Called' website available from January of each year.

Otherwise speak directly to Fr Carl.


For Catholics, the Sacrament of Marriage, or Holy Matrimony, is a public sign that one gives oneself totally to this other person. It is also a public statement about God: the loving union of husband and wife speaks of family values and also God's values. Those wishing to be married at St Richards or Sacred Heart churches should contact Fr Carl.

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The Sacrament of Reconciliation or 'Confession'  is one of the  "Healing Sacraments" ,  it  restores our relationship with God and helps heal us through the forgiveness of our sins. Confession gives us the strength and grace to continue our faith journey. Confession is available on request.


The sacrament of anointing of the sick brings comfort and help to those who are ill or in the final stages of life. 

If you or your loved one requires anointing please contact Fr Carl, or in emergency any local priest.

"Pain & suffering have come into your life, but remember pain, sorrow, suffering are but the kiss of Jesus - a sign that you have come so close to Him that He can kiss you."

- Mother Teresa

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