- The buttons on the top narrow down the resources that are visible on this page. There are many more themes and kinds of resources, to see more click through the page numbers at the bottom, or to narrow down resources hover on the menu and choose a theme/kind to focus in on.
If you come across any really great resources, please do get in touch and us know about them!
This page contains a lot of resources, and can be too much for those using mobiles or older computers. There is a page that contains fewer resources that will be easier to load here.
Below is the full text of Pope Francis’ World Youth Day Message! While we have National Youth Sunday on the feast of Christ the King, lots of other places in the world have it on Palm Sunday. The themes for last year, this year and next years are based on the beatitudes, have a read through for yourself.
Dear Brothers and Sisters,
Lent is a time of renewal for the whole Church, for each communities and every believer. Read more
Another great video from Busted Halo!
This is a great video from CRS (US CAFOD) by the Archbishop New York, Cardinal Timothy Dolan
This is a fantastic set of resources for Lent that introduce young people to silence as something valuable in their lives, and at the same time raises money for great projects that help marginalised young people a voice! There is a Ash Wednesday service, an assembly, posters and info sheets with all kinds of ideas on for different age ranges, find out more on their site here.
CAFOD have some really great resources, some that focus on Lent, and others on their One Climate, One World campaign that focuses on climate change and how it has the biggest impact on poorest people in our world.
Dear Young Friends,
When I speak spontaneously I do it in Spanish, because I don’t know the English language. May I do it? Thank you very much. This Fr Mark, a good translator. Read more
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.
This site has some great resources on for looking at how some of the people who make are clothes are very unfairly treated.
You can find the resources section here.
Nick Vujicic is a speaker who was born without limbs. He uses his disability as an opportunity to spread the message about the Gospel!
Wondering what the readings for the day are? Today, or in a few days? Universalis is here to help! It’s a fantastic resource, there’s also an app (which can more easily adjust to local liturgical calendars)
Biblegateway is incredibly helpful, and saves a lot of time typing out from the Lectionary/Bible… https://www.biblegateway.com
This is just fantastic!
This website has all sorts of resource for music and creative worship! http://engageworship.org/
National Youth Sunday is nearly upon us! The Bishops Conference has gone to town this year with some videos, resources and the communications that are planned on social media in the build up to NYS. Read more
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
Cracking resource from CAFOD, a sheet full of great icebreakers! Download it here!
There are a ridiculous amount of games and ice-breakers on this site! Access it here!
Not sure if it’s a memorial, or want to plan your calendar in advance? This is your authoritative source! The site can be accessed here.
There’s a whole series of resource on this site about teaching peace including prayers, activities and themes for sessions/lessons. You can download the whole things as one, or look at the individual elements. Take a look at them here!
There are some really good things on here, but unlike CAFOD’s resources it’s tailored to the States, and focuses almost entirely on things best suited to lessons. It’s here.
This can be a really helpful site for pulling together inspirations clips to fit a theme! The site is here.
This is from the old site, and has been offered by an MSC Novice, Henry Balkwill. It’s a set of sheets that you can can give to form teachers to help guide them and students in preparing a class Mass. Read more