Job Title: Parish Youth Worker
Employer: Our Lady and All Saints RC Church Otley / Diocese of Leeds
Salary: £18,500 pa (£10,000 pa pro rata )
Job Title: Deanery Youth Worker
Employer: Clifton Diocese - Salisbury Catholic Deanery
Salary: £20,000 - £22,000 pa
Job Title: Chaplain
Employer: All Hallows Catholic High School
Salary: Scale G7 pt 26-31 Actual Salary Payable £23,398 - £27,668 (Pro-rata)
Job Title: Assistant Chaplain
Employer: The Cardinal Wiseman Catholic School
Salary: Commensurate with skills and experience of successful applicant
Job Title: Lay Chaplain
Employer: Donhead Preparatory School
Salary: Dependent on experience
Job Title: School Chaplain
Employer: De La Salle School, St Helens
Salary: SCP26-28 (£23,166-£24,717) pro rata
Job Title: Catechetical & Youth Coordinator
Employer: Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic Church
Salary: On application
Job Title: Parish Youth Worker
Employer: Catholic Parish of Guildford
Salary: £20,000 - £24,000 (depending on experience)
Job Title: Retreat Team Volunteer
Employer: Savio House
Job Title: Faith in Action Volunteer
Employer: Colomban Missionaries in Britain
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: Gap Year Volunteer
Resources at Random
CJM Music has settings for each of the five Sundays of lent – and they are free to download.
Word On Fire has loads of videos, blogs and other resources. It’s an American non-profit organisation that works very closely with Fr Robert Baron, and produced his Catholicism Series. You can find the site here.
Another great video from Busted Halo!
The Salesian Media Office shares a reflection, video and prayer each week to help young people reflect on the Gospel reading for the coming Sunday. It’s updated each week and is a great resource for young people themselves and form time prayers!
You can find the site here: http://www.the-etestament.co.uk
An intriguing representation of Jesus’s ministry, the passion & resurrection as a social media stream, from Igniter Media.
This is all the fruit of a project headed up by Adrian Porter SJ who was head of Wimbledon College and St Aloysius College, Glasgow. Read more
The Triduum (TRIH-du-um) is the time of the Church year when we celebrate the passion, death, and resurrection of Jesus Christ. This three-day celebration begins with the Holy Thursday Mass and continues on Good Friday with the Liturgy of the Lord’s Passion. At the end of this liturgy, Read more
CAFOD has two new films available to use with young people when they have experienced a faith-filled ‘mountain top moment’, typically after a retreat, a pilgrimage or an event like Flame, World Youth Day or Brightlights. The downloadable videos are supported by a pdf resource with activities to help young people explore the issues raised in the films, and encourage them to get involved in something that inspires them, to make a difference, to take action. 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
Young people in Scotland have the opportunity to respond in an online survey to Pope Francis’ call to share their views with Bishops in advance of the 2018 Synod on Youth Faith and Vocational Discernment. Read more
The deadline for completing the England & Wales Mega Youth Poll has been extended to 30th June to enable more young people to have their say. This gives a few weeks of the next half term, for schools and youth groups to make this a project if they choose.
If you love Flame and World Youth Day – you really need to be at Brightlights Festival! Held at the amazing Alton Castle in Staffordshire, the main programme runs from Friday 23rd – Sunday 25th June 2017, and for an extra 20 quid, you can extend your stay till Monday 26th. Read more
Nominations are open for this year’s Celebrating Young People Awards, organised by Million Minutes. Read more
Talking Faith on Heavens road Catholic radio, Monday 12th June and ‘listen again’ if you miss it
In a forthcoming broadcast of Heaven’s Road Catholic radio’s Talking Faith programme, three members of the Lay Missionary Volunteer Network, a partnership of Catholic organisations sending volunteers overseas, talk to Lavoisier Fernandes. Read more