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    Resources at Random

    Missio Lent Resources


    Missio’s Resources are based on John 11:1-43 and what it means to give up our old ways and take on a new life in Christ. Children are encouraged to think about what Jesus says and how to live out the Gospel. You can find them here.



    This is a fantastic set of resources for Lent that introduce young people to silence as something valuable in their lives, and at the same time raises money for great projects that help marginalised young people a voice! There is a Ash Wednesday service, an assembly, posters and info sheets with all kinds of ideas on for different age ranges, find out more on their site here.

    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

  • Latest Resources

    Be Revolutionary: A CAFOD Confirmation resource


    CAFOD have put together a really great confirmation resource called ‘Be Revolutionary’!

    You can find everything you need to know about it, and the resources themselves on CAFOD’s site, here

    “In this Confirmation resource we hope to provide an adaptable set of activities that you can integrate into your own Confirmation programme. The aims of the activities are to enable your confirmandi to explore the concept of justice and feel part of the global Church. We also provide some practical ways for young people to put their faith into action.”

    Bread Reflection

    This is a lovely Eucharistic reflection on bread from Fr David O’Malley SDB

  • News & Blog

    Poor musn’t be excluded from WYD


    A Polish bishops has said that the poor must not be excluded from World Youth Day, and we must do what we can to ensure all can be included.

    He said that “we’re well aware how much deprivation, unemployment and neglect there is, and this requires from us all sensitivity and solidarity with the poorest, so they won’t feel left out,” he said July 31, as preparations continued for the event set for July 26-31 in the southern Polish city.” Read more

    School Chaplaincy at the Crossroads: Fr David O’Malley

    Fr David with Chaplains at the ACCE Conference

    School chaplaincy can be said to be in its infancy at present. It is a role looking for a clearer definition. Yet despite that lay chaplaincy in schools must be the fastest growing area of ministry in the Catholic Church. The Bishops of England and Wales, following the lead of so many church documents on schools, has seen lay chaplaincy as a way to support the spiritual leadership of the head teacher in a tangible and visible form. The Bishops have also recognised that chaplaincy in school is probably the most effective form of new evangelisation- working with the personal choices of young people who are sacramentalised but not evangelised. Read more