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    Resources at Random


    The Word Exposed – Cardinal Tagle

    Many of us saw Cardinal Tagle on Flame 2, he puts out a Gospel reflection each week called ‘The World Exposed’. They tend to be uploaded on the Saturday night and are on the Sunday readings of the following day. You can find the latest ones through this link!

    Stations of the Cross from Godzdogz

    The Dominican Students of Great Britain have produced videos for the stations of the Cross for Lent that could be a really great way of doing the stations in a different way, or an engaging resource to help young people put together their own set of stations. They can all be found on their youtube page here. Search the page for Stations of the Cross


  • Latest Resources


    Resources for National Youth Sunday 2019

    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

    Mission Together’s 2019-20 primary resources

    To support the mission of Catholic primary schools, Mission Together have created lots of new resources for 2019-20 to help pupils engage with the Extraordinary Month of Mission, Little Way Week, and a new assembly to mark the canonisation of Blessed John Henry Newman – the first new English saint for over half a century.

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    Extraordinary Month of Mission – resources from Missio

    I’m guessing you know that Pope Francis has declared October 2019 an Extraordinary Month of Mission (EMM). It’s a special month of prayer and action, calling all members of our Catholic community to renew their missionary commitment to share God’s love with everyone, everywhere. Read more

    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


  • News & Blog


    NYS resources are for life, not just for this Sunday!

     

    So – I imagine by now, even the most laid-back of you have finished all your preps for National Youth Sunday – but don’t forget that the new website will still be there after 24 November, and its resources are valuable all year round.

    Take another look and keep going back – there will be material to help you in so many situations – like the video above from Robert Madu.

    Have a great National Youth Sunday 2019!

     

     

     

    Fundraiser launched on NYS hopes to bring Christus Vivit to life around UK

    On the Feast of Christ the King, National Youth Sunday, the Synod Fruits project launches its first fundraiser to help bring Pope Francis’s message from Christus Vivit to life in exhibitions offered to Cathedrals around the country.

    The team at Synod Fruits hope funds raised will enable them to exhibit portraits of twelve young  saints, paired with extracts from Christus Vivit, in Cathedrals and city centre churches around the country in a bid to bring the richness of Pope Francis’s message to more people. The portraits were created by young Catholic artist John Paul de Quay.

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    Cardinal’s address to young Catholics for National Youth Sunday

     

    In the lead-up to National Youth Sunday on the Feast of Christ the King, 24 November, Cardinal Vincent Nichols has sent a video message encouraging young people to feel a part of the Church, reminding them of their significance, and urging them to use their unique and valuable skills to be “digital disciples”, taking the Christian message into the modern world.

    This year, preparations for National Youth Sunday have been led by the Catholic Youth Ministry Federation, (CYMFed), with youth ministers creating resources for use by other youth ministers, with the theme of “Significance”. The Cardinal’s message was filmed as one of a range of materials now available on the new website for use in four broad settings: parishes, schools, families and by individuals. See our resources section for more about this). Read more

    Catholic Gap Years in the UK

     

    Catholic Residential Retreat Centres across the country are still recruiting for volunteers for September 2019.

    As a retreat team volunteer, you’ll gain valuable experience working with children and young people. You’ll develop skills in team work, organisation and leadership that will benefit you in whatever future career you choose, or give you the experience you need to change direction from your earlier path. You’ll enjoy the companionship of a community of young adults, and make lifelong friends. You’ll grow in confidence and maturity, have the opportunity to reflect on the next steps in your life, and deepen your faith. Read more