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
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.
CJM Music has settings for each of the five Sundays of lent – and they are free to download.
Stations of the Cross in the Year of Mercy, with Fr Nick King SJ, produced by Southwark Catholic Youth Service.
These can be used for individual prayer and reflection via the podcast, or in larger groups using the videos.
Podcasts and videos are here
This infographic is from FOCUS – The Fellowship of Catholic University Students. Have a look at their blog here: focus.org/blog.
The Dominican Students of Great Britain are producing videos for the stations of the Cross this 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.
Missio’s Resources are based on John 11:1-43 and what it means to give up our old ways and take on a new life in Christ. Children are encouraged to think about what Jesus says and how to live out the Gospel. You can find them here.
These are great reflections that you can use in prayers throughout the way through Lent. You can find them on their site here.
40 Acts has some fantastic little ideas that you can share with others throughout Lent. You get regular emails, so it’s a nice reminder! Have a look at their site here: http://www.40acts.org.uk/the-challenge/
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.
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
Eleanor Oliver – who did the design for the Flame Resources, and for a load of other things – has put together a new site called Colour and Shape, which looks like a fantastic resource. Here is the blurb from the site”s ”About” section… Read more
A brilliant Pentecost piece from Busted Halo…
On Pentecost Sunday, God breathed the Holy Read more
Taken from Scott Hahn”s blog.
The giving of the Spirit to the new people of God crowns the mighty acts of the Father in salvation history. Read more