Welcome to the website for Animate Youth Ministries!

Animate Youth Ministries is the Catholic Youth Ministry team for the Archdiocese of Liverpool in the North West of England, UK.

The team consists of paid employees as well as a group of volunteers taking gap years.

We work with around 10,000 young people a year across the Archdiocese between the ages of 11 and 25.

If you would like Animate to work with your School or Parish, please get in touch either by email (admin@animateyouth.co.uk) or by calling us on 01744 740 460.

Gap Year Opportunities: If you are aged between 18 and 25 and are interested in taking a gap year working with us, see our Gap Year page and email admin@animateyouth.co.uk for more details.

Upcoming Events:

4th July - St. Gregory's Parish Mission
The day should be fun day for all ages. So if you are in the Chorley area please come along for some or all of the day.The day will focus on celebrating our faith and thinking about how that faith can be put into action in the future in our local communities.
You can find more information here


4th July - Lourdes Music Rehearsal
If you play an instrument or sing, please come along to the rehearsal on Saturday 4th July at Lowe House from 1:30pm. Food and snacks will be provided. See News item for more details.

12th July - Summer Festival
Come and join us from 12:30pm at Lowe House for our Summer Festival. Throughout the day there will be different workshops happening that explore the theme 'The Joy of Mission'.
There will also be hired inflatables in the garden so if you fancy a go on the Rodeo Bull, come along!
It is open to all ages, and there will be food available all day. Also, it is free entry!
So join us from 12:30pm – 5pm for our Summer Festival at Lowe House, North Road, St. Helens, WA10 2BE.  

12th July - Lourdes Departure Mass
Join us at St. Mary's, Lowe House at 6:30pm for our Lourdes Departure Mass. 

17th September - Life & Soul
Life & Soul is an event for young adults held in the Life & Soul Café at Lowe House.
Beginning at 7pm, the hour will consist of modern worship hymns led by the Animate team; challenging input on living a life of faith; and an opportunity for people to share their personal faith story. 

July 2016 - World Youth Day
The next World Youth Day is taking place in Krakow. Head to the WYD page to see what we will get up to in Krakow and how others have enjoyed WYD in the past.
Forms are available to download from our Downloads page.