Job Title: School Chaplain
Employer: St Michael's Catholic Grammar School, North Finchley, London
Salary: Barnet Unified Reward Grade F Maximum (FTE £28,992) Actual salary £13,398
Job Title: Team Coordinator
Employer: Archdiocese of Liverpool
Salary: £14, 603.40 + term-time accommodation including utilities and food
Job Title: Parish Youth Worker
Employer: Mary Mother of God Parish, Diocese of Leeds
Salary: £20,500 - £22,000 pa depending on experience
Job Title: Children, Youth and Families Worker
Employer: Parishes of St Francis, Nailsea and St Joseph, Portishead, Diocese of Clifton
Salary: £22,000-£24,000 per annum
Job Title: Youth Ministry Team Volunteers
Employer: Animate Youth, Archdiocese of Liverpool
Job Title: Retreat Team Volunteer
Employer: Savio House, Salesians of Don Bosco
Job Title: Team Volunteers
Employer: The Briars, Nottingham Diocesan Catholic Youth Service (NDCYS)
Resources at Random
This is a video produced by the Vatican to go out as they publish the whole forty thousand word document. It is in English, as well as Italian and Spanish. Read more
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
This is something put together on the old site by the Editor Emeritus Jack Regan. You can download it here!
Catholic Social Teaching in 3 minutes is a fast-paced animation from CAFOD introducing CST for young people. It can be used in classrooms, RE lessons, with youth groups, and particularly fits with Year 8 Unit 6 People of God: Called to Serve RE framework for 11-14s.
In this current climate and time of crisis, there is an urgent need to empower children with confidence and hope for their futures. Lockdown has left many with questions about their faith and anxiety about the future. In response to this, the Kenelm Youth Trust is offering ‘Primary Quo Vadis’, a Catholic mental health and well-being resource for Year 4-6. Read more
Mission Together has a new set of resources for Lent for Primary age children, along with materials specifically aimed at supporting remote learning. Read more
The Bible Hub is a scripture resource created by ‘Chosen Youth’ a group of young people from Holy Rood Church, Swindon. The aim of the Hub is to encourage young people to explore the scriptures in a creative way. Read more
Released in time for the Feast of the Presentation, the day dedicated by St John Paul II to consecrated life, a new video sets out to explain to young people the concepts of consecration and to outline what consecrated life means. 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
News & Blog
Spending a gap year in a Catholic programme, or as a member of the team at a Youth Retreat Centre, offers young adults the opportunity to discern their future path, develop valuable skills and gain experience in working with young people that will provide a valuable basis for many future careers. A new booklet offering information on Catholic gap year opportunities available across the country and overseas, has been produced by Ryan Wilkinson, Youth Officer with the Diocese of Leeds. Read more
As opportunities for travel tentatively begin to open up, the village of Oberammergau in Bavaria is inviting young people 16-28 from all over the world to take part in a new initiative, ‘Youth Days’ in the lead-up to the next performance of its famous Passion Play in May 2022. Read more
CAFOD is seeking young people aged 18-35 who are interested in campaigning with CAFOD to join their G7 youth mobilisation to Cornwall in June.
Please apply by 23.59 on Monday 22 March 2021. CAFOD will let you know by 29 March if you have been successful in gaining a place. Read more
The National Office for Vocation is working in partnership with Vocation Ireland and international colleagues to run the ‘Vocation Music Award’. Young musicians age 18 – 35 are invited to compose a song on the theme of vocation. Entries will be voted on and the top six win a CD production with their song. There are also cash prizes for the top three entries, of €2000 for first place, €1000for second, and €500 for third place. The deadline for submissions is 31st July. Read moreAs part of its series of online events on social justice themes, Justice and Peace Scotland is hosting a discussion on Sunday 7th March, 4:70 – 7pm, entitled Poverty & Pandemic. While the focus for the discussion is on Scotland, the impact of COVID-19 has exposed and exacerbated the inequalities and divides in society everywhere, with children and young people deeply affected.
The pandemic situation has meant HCPT’s life-changing pilgrimages to Lourdes are postponed, but the global HCPT family is coming together online on 11 February, the Feast of Our Lady of Lourdes, for its first International Day of Prayer, and everyone is invited to join them, on their Facebook page or YouTube channel. Read more