News from the Vineyard

  • Our Lady is Crowned May Queen

    Our Lady is Crowned May Queen

    As is the custom at Ss Peter & Paul and St Philomena, Our Lady is crowned on the nearest Sunday to the 13th May (First Fatima Apparition, 13th May 1917). The origins of the May Crowning are hard to pinpoint, although devotion to our Blessed Mother Mary originates in the earliest days of …
  • Mayoral Visit to Church

    Mayoral Visit to Church

    In connection with the recent launch of our Calendar campaign to help raise much need funds for the restoration of the Shrine, the Mayor and Mayoress of Wirral, Councillor and Mrs Watt visited on Monday 29th April 2019. Both enjoyed a fascinating tour of the Church and took tea with Canon Montjean and …
  • Calling Photographers, Artists and Poets!

    Calling Photographers, Artists and Poets!

    The restoration of our Shrine Church is now in its fourth phase and needs your help.  The church is producing a calendar, to help raise match-funding for a National Lottery Heritage Grant to repair the dome. In keeping with Wirral as Liverpool City Region’s ‘Borough of Culture 2019,’ the calendar, entitled All You …
  • Holy Week at the Seminary

    Holy Week at the Seminary

    A photographic chronicle of the events and ceremonies of Holy Week at the Institute’s International Seminary at Gricigliano, Florence in Italy can be found here.
  • Palm Sunday at Ss Peter & Paul and St Philomena

    Palm Sunday at Ss Peter & Paul and St Philomena

    Hosánna fílio David: benedíctus, qui venit in nómine Dómini. O Rex Israël: Hosánna in excélsis! A short photographic chronicle of the 2019 Palm Sunday procession.
  • Our Public Access Defibrillator replaced

    Our Public Access Defibrillator replaced

    After our life saving defibrillator was stolen from its exterior cabinet sometime ago we hoped that perhaps someone would step forward either with information on its location or even return it. Sadly, that did not occur. The vital life saving equipment was fitted in May 2016 but it went missing in December but …

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