Bishop Alan's Pastoral Letters

March 9, 2019

Bishop Alan addresses abuse revelations in the Church

In his pastoral letter for the first Sunday in Lent (March 10) Bishop Alan Hopes addresses the recent revelations about abuse in the Catholic Church. Dear […]
December 29, 2018

Bishop Alan’s pastoral letter about the Holy Family

A pastoral letter from Bishop Alan Hopes for the Feast of the Holy Family, to be read at Masses during the weekend of December 29/30, record […]
November 18, 2018

Bishop’s plea to give hope and reassurance to the poor

As the World Day of the Poor is marked this weekend, as requested by Pope Francis, Bishop Alan, in his Pastoral Letter, says that we are […]
September 8, 2018

Bishop’s pastoral letter on great mystery of the Eucharist

As the Eucharistic Congress is being celebrated in Liverpool this weekend, Bishop Alan Hopes focuses his pastoral letter on the Eucharist as the fulfilment of the […]
April 21, 2018

Bishop’s pastoral letter on the vocation to be a priest

On Good Shepherd Sunday, Bishop Alan Hopes focuses his pastoral letter on the specific vocation, the unique call, to be a priest. To be read at […]
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