Job Title: Youth Worker
Employer: Our Lady Help of Christians, Rickmansworth
Salary: £10 -12 per hour
Job Title: Faith in Action Volunteer
Employer: The Columbans
Resources at Random
A tradition carol service format, put together by the US Bishops Conference. Find it here.
These are great reflections that you can use in prayers throughout the way through Lent. You can find them on their site here.
Harvest fast day is Friday the 2nd of October, and you can download the video from the CAFOD site here
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.”
This is a lovely Eucharistic reflection on bread from Fr David O’Malley SDB
News & Blog
This weekend the Annual Youth 2000 prayer festival takes place in Walsingham, and it will be celebrating 25 years! Read more
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
Full text from Pope Francis meeting with young people in Paraguay. Text from Vatican.va where you can also find the prepared remarks.
Dear Young People, Good Afternoon!
After having read the Gospel, Orlando came up to me and said, “I ask you to pray for the freedom of each one of us, of everyone”. Read more
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