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50th anniversary of Cathedral's consecration
"A golden milestone" is how Canon Anthony O'Brien terms the special anniversary that lies ahead for our Archdiocese.

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World Day of Prayer for the Sick

Read or listen to

Archbishop Malcolm's message

for the World Day of Prayer for the Sick

on Saturday 11 February 2017, the Feast of our Lady of Lourdes

Life and Soul +

Come to an Animate evening of prayer and praise before the Blessed Sacrament.

Music fit for Jubilee

The Metropolitan Cathedral director of music predicts his highlight of the Jubilee year.

Cathedral celebration

The Cathedral's 50th anniversary will be marked by events from May to November.

Canon Wharton RIP

Canon Gerard Wharton died on 12 February aged 86, in the 60th year of his priesthood.

Pastoral Letter

Read and download

Archbishop Malcolm's Pastoral Letter

for the
Fourth Sunday of Ordinary Time

Saturday 28 and Sunday 29 January 2017

My great gap year

Benedict explains why opting for a year with Animate was his best ever decision.

Finding Christ

Hospitals are a place where chaplain Natasha Pritchard finds God every day.

Letter from Spain

Seminarian Joseph Champion Williams reports on his placement... in Hertfordshire.

Gift of Scriptures

Hunger for the Word of God and know that in the Scriptures you will find life.

A short history

Learn more about the history of the Cathedral ahead of its special anniversary.

37th Romero Mass

On 19 March the Cathedral hosts a Mass for Archbishop Romero's centenary.

Vocation: a testimony

"Jesus wills to choose certain ones to carry out a priestly office publicly in the Church."

From the Archbishop's desk

A visit to Rome for the Dominican Order's 800th anniversary got Archbishop Malcolm thinking about the wider Christian family:

"Jesus is our brother, we are brothers and sisters of one another – the most important family for each of us is the one that is called Christian."

Aid for Medaille Trust

Our diocese backs a Catholic charity in responding to the crime of human trafficking.

Fill words with love

Allow God to fill our words and for each word to be an "I love you" to those we meet.

Living simply in Lent

The Justice & Peace commission has produced a new resource booklet for Lent.

Rev Kevin Snape RIP

Father Kevin Snape died on Tuesday 7 February aged 88, after 62 years as a priest.

Safeguarding e-learning

The Catholic Church in England and Wales has worked with EduCare to create an e-learning package that raises awareness throughout the Catholic Community.

It is part of the Church’s commitment to safeguarding, and is available for free.

Lourdes 2016

Relive Lourdes 2016 by watching the latest addition to Animate's YouTube channel.

Our Cathedral

All you need to know about Liverpool's Metropolitan Cathedral of Christ the King.

Is God calling you?


vocation to the priesthood or religious life is an 'exodus' giving new joy and meaning.

Conferencing at LACE

Click here to find out more about the excellent facilities available for hire at LACE.

Sunday reflection

Take time to read our special weekly reflection for every Sunday of the liturgical year.

The Word of the Lord

Listen to this Sunday's Gospel reading by visiting the website

Can’t Find What You Are Looking For ?

Bring the merciful love of Christ as a life-giving balm to those troubling new forms of poverty and vulnerability increasingly evident in contemporary society

Pope Francis speaking ahead of ‘The Day of Life.’

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