Catholic Youth Groups around Lancashire and Cumbria

Want to get involved? Meet new people?

There are lots of youth groups and groups for young adults around the Diocese of Lancaster.

Maybe you’ve just come back from Castlerigg and want to continue learning about your faith and meeting other young Catholics in your area?

Take a look at the groups below. We’re sure you’ll find one close by — and if not, why not get together with a few others and let us know what you’d like to get going in your area?

There are always people at hand to help, and we’ll support you in whatever way we can.

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Preston

GFF (GOD’S FRIENDS FOREVER)

St Clare’s Parish, Fulwood, Preston

Ages 11–16 (Years 7-11)

6:30 – 8:30pm

Meets on alternate Tuesdays for prayer, fun and to learn more about God’s love.

Email:  frdarren@saintclares.co.uk or     team@metanoiaproject.co.uk

Call: Joe and Ruth White on 07957 566741

Web: St Clare's website

SEEKERS

St Clare’s Parish, Fulwood, Preston

Ages 8–11 (Years 4-6)

6 – 7:30pm

Meets on alternate Tuesdays for faith-based fun.

Email:  frdarren@saintclares.co.uk or     team@metanoiaproject.co.uk

Call: Joe and Ruth White on 07957 566741

Web: St Clare's website

HOLY

St Andrews and Blessed George Haydock,

Cottam, Preston
Ages 14–18 (Years 10–13)

7 – 9pm

Meets on Fridays for prayer, fun and to learn more about God’s love for us.

Email:  frdarren@saintclares.co.uk or team@metanoiaproject.co.uk

Call: Joe and Ruth White on 07957 566741

Web: St Clare's website

PRESTON IMPACT

Our Lady & St. Edward’s Social Centre, Fulwood, Preston
Ages 14–15 (Years 9-10) & Ages 16-17 (Years 11-12)

7:30pm – 9pm

Preston Impact Groups are a set of 3 Youth groups in Preston, which include: Preston Impact, Wicked Dynamic Youth and React Global Youth.

The Preston Impact group is split into two age ranges. We have a group for Years 9 & 10, and a group for Years 11 & 12. These both meet fortnightly on alternate weeks.

Call: Terry on 07715 320218

Web: Preston Impact Group Website

WICKED DYNAMIC YOUTH

St Clare’s Parish, Fulwood, Preston

Ages 11–14 (Years 7-9)

7:30pm – 9pm

Wicked Dynamic Youth meets on a Friday night (subject to change) at St Clare’s Parish Hall, on a fortnightly basis.

Call: Terry on 07715 320218

Web: Preston Impact Group Website

REACT GLOBAL YOUTH

The React Global Youth group is run by the senior members of Impact and Wicked Dynamic Youth. The group hosts an annual youth day and events throughout the year.

Call: Terry on 07715 320218

Web: Preston Impact Group Website

THE LADYEWELL GROUP

Our Lady of Fernyhalgh, Ladyewell, Preston 

For Young Adults, Ages 16 +

7-9pm

Meets every Sunday for prayer, time together and catechesis. 

Email: Canon Luiz Ruscillo at ljr@lancasterrcdiocese.org.uk


Blackpool and the Fylde Coast

ST JOHNS YOUTH GROUP

St John the Evangelist Church Hall, Breck Road, Poulton Le Fylde

Ages 11–17 (Years 7–12)

6 – 7:30pm

 Meets every Sunday at the church hall.

Activities include football, table tennis, Nintendo Wii (big screen), air hockey, snooker and arts & crafts.

Admission charge is £1.00 and this includes hotdogs, drinks and biscuits.

The Club supports two charities — Mary’s Meals and CAFOD. 

Email: veronkelly@hotmail.co.uk

 

THE BASE

St Joseph’s Parish Hall, Woodlands Rd, Ansdell

Ages 10 +

Meets on alternate Thursdays during term-time.

Email: base@st-josephsansdell.net


Lancaster and Morecambe

CATHEDRAL PARISH OF ST PETER AND ST THOMAS MORE YOUTH

Lancaster Cathedral web page detailing news and events for young people in the Lancaster area.

Web: Cathedral Parish of St Peter and St Thomas More Youth Page

 

GOSPEL PRAYER GROUP

Lancaster Cathedral, Balmoral Road, Lancaster

Ages 16-30

6:30-9pm

Share the Gospel and share the grub — every fourth Sunday of the month, from after the 6.30pm Mass at the cathedral till 9pm.

Email: bernardineinfo@yahoo.co.uk

Call: 01524 732684

LANCASTER CATHEDRAL YOUNG PEOPLE

Facebook Group detailing news and events for young Catholics in the Lancaster area.

Web: Lancaster Cathedral Young People Facebook Group

 

SCRIPTURE SHARING GROUP

St Thomas More Centre, St Thomas More Walk, Lancaster

For Young Adults, Ages 20+

7:30-9pm. 

 Meets every first Friday of the month.

Email: zela@btinternet.com

Call: 01524 32616


The Lake District and Cumbria

OUR LADY OF FURNESS YOUTH GROUP

Hindpool Community Centre, Barrow-in-Furness

7- 8:45pm

Meets on the first Wednesday of every month.

Call: 01229 820210

OUR LADY AND ST JOSEPH

Warwick Square, Carlisle

Meets alternate Fridays during term time at the Parish centre next to the church. 

Email: Derek Nash at dnashbramlodge@btinternet.com

FELLOWSHIP GROUP

The Old Convent, St Cuthbert’s, Wigton, Cumbria

For Young Adults, Ages 20+

7:30pm

For Catholics in their 20s and 30s, every second Tuesday of the month.

Email: Gillian at broomhandles@hotmail.com