May 2015

Recommended Podcasts?


There are loads of great Catholic Podcasts out there, below is a list of some of the best ones we’ve come across, and those recommended to us by others!

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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!

Confirmation: A Crash Course!


If you’re reading this its probably because you help prepare candidates for the Sacrament of Confirmation or you’re a sponsor for someone who is about to be confirmed. Using an informal Q&A style Brenden Thompson will try and clarify some of the main aspects of Confirmation. Read more

Revision, that time of year again…

We’re heading towards exams, this means many of the young people we work with will be revising, or more likely procrastinating! While it’s good for them to get away from these pressures, I always found it was helpful to remind myself of some useful study skills basics so I could be useful if this is what they needed.

I just found a couple of great posts on the Talking Donkey RE site with videos that are really great!

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Pope Francis’ Prayer for the Jubilee Year of Mercy!


Lord Jesus Christ,
you have taught us to be merciful like the heavenly Father,
and have told us that whoever sees you sees Him.
Show us your face and we will be saved.
Your loving gaze freed Zacchaeus and Matthew from being enslaved by money;
the adulteress and Magdalene from seeking happiness only in created things; Read more

Brand New Planning Calendar


We’ve put together a calendar to help you plan your year, or if you’re a little bit last minute find a theme for a session or assembly based on the days feast, a theme, memorial or event. Have a look here!!