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Be Revolutionary: A CAFOD Confirmation resource

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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.”

Bread Reflection

This is a lovely Eucharistic reflection on bread from Fr David O’Malley SDB

Laudato Si Summary

A lovely video summary of Laudato Si from James Martin, great for use with young people!

Laudate Si Resource

This is a video produced by the Vatican to go out as they publish the whole forty thousand word document. It is in English, as well as Italian and Spanish. Read more

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!

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!

You can find more here Read more

Pope Francis’ Prayer for the Jubilee Year of Mercy!

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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

BBC Witness, Archbishop Romero

An interesting little video that gives some of this context and history of Archbishop Romero, due for beatification later this year

CAFOD Climate Comic Campaigning!

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This 60 min+ workshop for young people from CAFOD explores how comics are used for campaigning around the world and gives young people the opportunity to create their own.  You can find all the resources here.

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