• Jobs


    Job Title: Retreat Leader
    Employer: Castlerigg Manor
    Salary: c £16,000 per annum + accommodation + food
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    Job Title: Parish Youth Worker
    Employer: Our Lady and All Saints RC Church Otley / Diocese of Leeds
    Salary: £20,500
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    Job Title: Chaplaincy Apprentice
    Employer: St Philip Howard Catholic School
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    Job Title: Lay Chaplain
    Employer: All Saints Catholic College
    Salary: £19,093 per annum (actual)
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    Job Title: Chaplain
    Employer: Our Lady's Catholic High School, Fulwood, Preston
    Salary: Grade 7 Points 19 to 25 £24,779 - £28,785 (pro rata)
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    Job Title: Gap Year Volunteer
    Employer: Castlerigg Manor
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    Job Title: Retreat Team Volunteers
    Employer: Savio House, Salesians of Don Bosco UK
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    Job Title: Gap Year Volunteer
    Employer: Kenelm Youth Trust
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    Job Title: Team Volunteer
    Employer: St Cassian's, Kintbury
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    Job Title: Gap Year Team
    Employer: Animate Youth Ministries, Archdiocese of Liverpool
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    Resources at Random


    Easter resources for younger children from the Bible Society

    The Bible Society has a range of resources to use with children around Easter. The Seriously Surprising Story is a video of the disciples’ meeting with Jesus on the road to Emmaus. You can download it from the website , or play it on youTube. There is a booklet to accompany the film – minimum donation of £2 for a single copy, or £1 if ordering in bulk. Read more

    King of Hearts – NYS 2015

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     The 2015 National Youth Sunday Resources are online, you can find them all here, order printed resources from Redemptorist publications, or download them directly from the Bishops Conference Website through the links below. Read more

    National Youth Sunday: How Happy Are You?

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    National Youth Sunday is nearly upon us! The Bishops Conference has gone to town this year with some videos, resources and the communications that are planned on social media in the build up to NYS. Read more

    BBC Witness, Archbishop Romero

    An interesting little video that gives some of this context and history of Archbishop Romero, due for beatification later this year

    Prayer #1 – Quality vs. Quantity

    In the first of our series of short thoughts on prayer, I want to start by cautioning against falling into ‘the time trap’. This is the fallacy which says that the more time for Read more

    Missio Lent 2018 resources out now

     

    For Lent 2018, Missio have produced Stations of the Cross for secondary schools and colleges. These accessible stations encourage young people to reflect on the lessons communicated through Jesus’ passion and apply them to contemporary issues. A series of CST assemblies to accompany each week of Lent are also available. Download their Lent resources at the Missio website

    Mission Together Lent assemblies, activities and much loved daily Calendar, help primary schools journey meaningfully through Lent. Download all these resources at MissionTogether


  • Latest Resources


    Three Friends and the Miracle Man – Easter resources for younger children

     

    The Bible Society’s new animated video takes Jairus’s daughter and the boy with the five loaves and two fishes on a journey where they discover who Jesus really is.

    The video is on YouTube, and you can download it free from the Bible Society website, in English or Welsh. There is also a script and all-age service guide to enable you to explore the life, death and resurrection of Jesus and bring Three Friends and the Miracle Man to life at your church.

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    Journey through Lent with Missio – Secondary age

    Missio’s resources for Lent 2019 include reflections that explore key words and concepts from the season, linking them with themes and actions that young people in the Secondary school age range can readily engage with and respond to. The three reflections have leaders’ notes and a set of PowerPoint slides, and feature the story of a young person supported by Missio. Each reflection can be delivered within 10 minutes – with or without the slides.

    There is also a simple and accessible Stations of the Cross resource, which encourages young people to reflect on the lessons communicated through Jesus’ journey to the cross and apply them to contemporary issues. The resource is presented as a PowerPoint with leaders’ notes incorporated that suggest alternative ways to use the Stations.

    Download from the Missio website

    Catechetical lessons for WYD prep & other uses

    Panama2019 has produced a set of catechetical lessons to help prepare young people spiritually for January’s World Youth Day. The lessons can be downloaded as pdfs, and cover a range of topics and a variety of activities, following the ‘see, judge. act’ model.

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    Refugee resources for young people

    CAFOD has a range of resources for helping young people (secondary age) to engage with the issues around the global refugee crisis, including the short animation above.

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  • News & Blog


    International short course in Leading the New Evangelisation

    St Mary’s University, Twickenham in partnership with the Australian Catholic University (ACU)  is offering an International Faith Formation Leadership Programme from  – .

    The programme is aimed at Catholic school leaders and teachers, including religious education teachers, and Church leaders, youth ministers,parish educators and all those who work in Catholic schools on behalf of the Church.

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    Your young people deserve to be celebrated!

    Celebrating Young People Awards 2019

    Who will you nominate? 

    On 3 July 2019 young people from across the country will gather in London’s West End for the Celebrating Young People Awards. Cardinal Vincent Nichols will be presenting this year’s Pope Francis Award. The awards – now in their fourth year – are organised by Million Minutes and see hundreds of young people nominated in six categories, each celebrating a different aspect of Catholic Social Teaching lived out in social action. Read more

    Go siLENT to shout out for young people

    Lent is only a few weeks away, so why not sign up for siLENT 2019, as a school or parish group, or just on your own? You’ll find some stillness in our frantic world, and the sponsorship you raise will support young people in transforming their lives and their world.

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    Nominations now open for 2019 Celebrating Young People Awards!

    Nominations are now open for the fourth Celebrating Young People Awards. The awards – powered by Catholic charity Million Minutes – honour the achievements of young people across the country who make our communities better places. There are eight award categories, which take their names from Catholic social teaching and recognise the enormous, often unseen, social action of young people. Above: Last year’s Pope Francis Award recipient was Aaron, from Loreto College Manchester. Read more

    Was Panama too far? Save 20% on tickets for WYD@Home!

    World Youth Day in Panama was amazing – but many of us joust couldn’t be there to soak up that inspirational atmosphere. You and your group can still get that uplifting WYD experience at WYD@Home, hosted at Alton Castle from 7-9 June, and with the superearlybird offer, if you hurry, you can save 20% on all types of ticket.

     

    Visit the new WYD@Home website to find out more and book.

    The inside track on Flame 2019! Got your tickets?

    Fr Dominic Howarth, Chair of the Flame core group, and Fr Dermott Donnelly, CYMFed Chair, have more info on Flame 2019, and why it’s going top be a great event to bring your young people to.

     

    The CYMFed Flame Congress is now just 8 weeks away, on 2nd March 2019, at Wembley Arena. Many parishes and school groups have already booked tickets for their young people to enjoy this amazing celebration of Catholic faith, in a vibrant atmosphere, full of joy, with content presented in a way which resonates for young people.

     

    If your parish or school has not yet booked, there is still time, and we – as organisers – will make it as easy as possible for you. We are bringing groups ourselves, and so we will hopefully offer you all the practical information you need as you prepare to travel to Wembley, and a memorable and inspiring day when you get there.

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