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Resources at Random
Missio has created Advent assemblies to help schools, colleges and youth groups journey towards Christmas. The assemblies focus on Missio’s international projects, enabling pupils to discover how the Universal Church is bringing the Hope, Peace, Joy and Love of Christ to those living in poverty, regardless of background or belief. Read more
CAFOD have some really great resources, some that focus on Lent, and others on their One Climate, One World campaign that focuses on climate change and how it has the biggest impact on poorest people in our world.
The new National Youth Sunday website is up and running with a range of resources for use in parishes, schools and families, and by individuals. The CYMFed team preparing the event has chosen the theme “Significance”, following on from this year’s Flame event, and inspired by Christus Vivit. Read more
Peace Sunday 2021 is on 17 January, and Pax Christi is offering a range of resources to download for schools, parishes and families. Read more
A range of resources for Advent in primary and secondary schools is now available from the CAFOD website.
The resources include an Advent liturgy with accompanying notes, a reconciliation service, and an Advent calendar in PowerPoint format, which is ideal for daily class prayers.
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The theme for this year’s National Youth Sunday is ‘Together’, because that’s what we all long to be right now. In addition to loads of new resources, in the spirit of coming together, the youth ministry workers on CYMFed’s National Youth Sunday team have created a series of live streams in the lead up to NYS, a novena to Christ the King, and an exciting National Youth Funday programme that schools and groups can join on Friday 20 November. Read more
The Catholic Youth Ministry Federation of England and Wales (CYMFed) has produced video resources to tell young people about the life of Carlo Acutis, the fifteen-year-old Italian, born in London in 1991, who will be beatified at Assisi this weekend. Read more
Resources for National Youth Sunday (NYS) are now available,focused on this year’s theme, Together. Read more
Million Minutes has worked with youth ministers and youth leaders across the country to produce an important set of resources to help young people reflect on the global turmoil of recent months, and answer Pope Francis’ call to be actively involved in building a better future. Read more
Join CAFOD online on Thursday 10 September 2020, at 9.30am (primary) and 10am (secondary), to take part with schools nationwide in an assembly to explore the impact of COVID-19 across the world and how we can transform our world together.
Sr Susan Richert PBVM, a Presentation Sister and school chaplain, has produced a series of activities and prayer for families to use at home with primary age and nursery children in the nine days between Ascension Day and Pentecost. Read more
Salesian Youth Ministry is inviting everyone who works with young people in schools or similar settings to an online event on Wednesday 20 May, at 11:00 am (UK time!), via Zoom. The session will be led by Alison Burrowes, who is the Catholic Education Service’s North West Hub Development Officer for their ‘Formatio’ national strategy, which aims to develop Leadership programmes to form, nourish and sustain leaders of Catholic education. Until recently, Alison was Headteacher at Thornleigh Salesian College, Bolton.
News & Blog
Ahead of the International Day of Action for Yemen (on Monday 25th January) Justice and Peace Scotland is hosting an online discussion on Sunday 24 January from 4:30 to 6pm, on the deepening crisis in Yemen. Read more
Parishioners, parish clergy and youth ministers are invited to join Million Minutes online on 21 January 2021 for a virtual open day, outlining their new ‘Beacon Parishes’ initiative for youth ministry in changing times. There is a choice of two alternative times to take part: 10.30-12.30pm or 7-8.30pm. Read more
The next in CAFOD’s series of National Assemblies for schools is on Thursday 28 January, premiering at 9:30 for primary schools and 10:00 for secondaries. As always, teachers and chaplains can preview a few days before. Read more
Love Your Neighbour, a multi-denominational partnership of churches and Christian faith groups that includes some RC churches, the Catholic Youth Ministry Federation (CYMFed) and Youth 2000, has launched a new initiative, Love Christmas, to give practical assistance and spread a powerful message of love, hope and kindness to people who are struggling this winter, and churches and individuals can be part of it.. Read more
YCW (Young Christian Workers) and Impact are hosting an event titled ‘Empowering young women for social change’ with guest speaker Mary Foy MP. The event takes place on Tuesday 1st December, 7pm, on Zoom. For more information and to register, please contact Marc Besford, National President and Training & Development officer for YCW and Impact on firstname.lastname@example.org Read more
Catholic Youth Ministry organisations have responded to the turmoil of the past few months by creating online discussions and opportunities for learning, which have been appreciated by everyone who took part. Now, a new online Facebook community has been created through a collaboration by Million Minutes, CYMFed and other Catholic organisations titled Catholic Youth Ministry in England and Wales, to continue and develop on those discussions. Read more