It’s been all over the news, but is a topic that’s always worth looking at. Find some of CAFOD’s resources about the current crisis that will also be useful after the news stories die down. Find their resources here.
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.
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
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
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!
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
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.
Caritas Social Action Network (CSAN), Jesuit Refugee Service (JRS) and CAFOD have come together to produce a resource to enable the Catholic Community to reflect on the European refugee crisis, drawing inspiration from the famous Lampedusa crosses.
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.
The Apostleship of the Sea has some great assembly and lesson plans based on the ‘Apostle of the Slaves’ on its website.
The resources are for Stage 2 and 3/4, and provide interesting material on his life and work, and on how the Apostleship of the Sea follows in his footsteps in ministering to seafarers today.
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.
Free resources with prayers and reflections from Loyola Press in the US. If you go back to the root menu youll find more advent bits and bobs.
This is a fantastic resource from Southwark Youth Service, click on the trailer to find out a bit more.
The 2015 National Youth Sunday Resources are online, you can find them all here, order printed resources from Redemptorist publications, or download them directly from the Bishops Conference Website through the links below. Read more