Job Title: Youth Worker
Employer: Catholic Parish of Guildford
Salary: £20,000 - £24,000 pa (depending on experience)
Job Title: Catholic Chaplaincy Assistant (Intern)
Employer: St Benedict's School, Ealing, London
Salary: Accommodation + Allowance
Job Title: Diocesan Youth Minister
Employer: Diocese of Northampton
Salary: £20,000 - £24,000 pa
Job Title: Gap Year Volunteer
Employer: URSpace Glasgow
Job Title: Team Volunteer
Employer: Animate Youth Ministries
Job Title: Youth Community Volunteer
Employer: Derry Youth Community
Job Title: Volunteer Missionaries
Employer: SPEC, Westminster Youth Ministry
Job Title: Retreat Team Volunteer
Employer: Savio House
Job Title: Residential Volunteers
Employer: Assumption Sisters
Resources at Random
One thing we get asked about a lot on this site, and one thing there is a great deal of confusion about is the Eucharistic Prayers for Masses with Children. Read more
Great as an affirmation starter, a story about a father an son team who compete in various athletic events. The son has cerebral palsy.
A brilliant Pentecost piece from Busted Halo:
On Pentecost Sunday, God breathed the Holy Read more
One simple idea which can really help young people to pray is to invite them to write a letter to God… Read more
Brentwood Diocese has put together a range of links to Lent activities, from crafty projects like making a crown of thorns or stained glass window to freeze-frame Stations of the Cross.
The new resources for Lent from CAFOD are online now and tell the story of how communities in Zambia are learning to grow and sell fish to make a living. Read more
Women’s World Day of Prayer 2017 is on Friday 3rd March. It’s one of the biggest ecumenical prayer events worldwide, and each year, Christian women from a different country write a prayer service for a new theme. This year’s theme , ‘Am I being unfair to you’ is about justice, and was inspired by the parable of the labourers in the vineyard. The order of service for 2017 was written by the women of the Philippines. Read more
Lent begins on 1st March, so any help we can get with our preparations is very welcome. Missio and MissionTogether have produced a range of downloadable resources for secondary and primary levels.
Missio has created engaging presentations to help your school journey through the weeks to Easter. Their assemblies employ the relevant Sunday Gospel, highlight Lenten practices, and reference Catholic Social teaching, focusing on a different CST principle each week. The assemblies and available to download at MISSIO
This year, Mission Together’s Lenten resources focus on the theme, Growing in Love. You will find the Lent Calendar, containing a prayer, activity or reflection for each day of Lent. and the primary resources including Lent Liturgy and accompanying activities, which you can download from MissionTogether.
National Youth Sunday in 2016 marks the conclusion of the Year of Mercy The NYS website reflects on this Sunday’s Gospel, and on acts of mercy:
Missio have crafted Advent assemblies for secondary and youth groups. Each presentation includes scripture, prayer, opportunity for reflection, and links the key themes of Advent with our call to be missionaries of God’s love throughout the year.
Download these and Epiphany and Baptism of the Lord assemblies on the Missio website
Don’t mention Christmas yet … but … are you preparing for Advent in school?
Mission Together has lots of resources to use with children in Advent, including a daily Advent calendar, a quiz on symbols used at Christmas, hand-craft activities, and an Advent liturgy. Download them all at missiontogether.org.uk
On December 8th 2015, Pope Francis initiated a Jubilee Year of Mercy. This special year concludes on 20 November 2016.
To mark this, Missio, the Pope’s official charity for overseas mission, and its children’s branch Mission Together, have produced Primary and Secondary versions of the assembly Our Mission; To Be Merciful. These assemblies focus on the key themes of the Jubilee, help explain mercy and mission, and emphasize the ongoing call to act mercifully. Our Mission; To Be Merciful can be downloaded free from our respective websites: www.missio.org.uk and www.missiontogether.org.uk
News & Blog
The University of Warwick and St Mary’s Twickenham are offering a 3-week summer school programme with an international focus, in London, and the organisers have been in touch to tell us about it, and to offer offering a discount for groups of 5+ to the CatholicYouthWork.com community, so if you decide to book a group, remember to mention us! Early bird discounts are available to individuals.
The Big Church Day Out brings together tens of thousands of Christians, including a growing number of Catholics, from all over the UK and Europe, to worship together in an amazing festival atmosphere.
Young Catholics (13-29) in England and Wales have the opportunity to tell the Church what they feel about their lives, faith and vocational discernment in an online poll. The information collected will contribute to the working instrument for the Synod scheduled for October 2018 in Rome.
As most of us know, the next Synod of Bishops, scheduled for October 2018, will consider “Young People, the Faith and Vocational Discernment”, and the Vatican has published a Preparatory Document to set the context and parameters for the for the Synod, and begin a process of consultation.
The free app for CymFed’s Flame 2017 is out now!
It’s available for iOS & Android. It’s got the timetable, liturgies, info about the speakers and sponsors, easy access to social media, interactive maps … well, it’s got the lot!
Don’t leave home on 11th March without it!
Million Minutes invites you to find silence this Lent and raise funds to give a voice to young people for whom silence isn’t choice: those overlooked by society and who are cast out of decision making.