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Columban Resources for Advent 2016

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The Columban Mission Institute's Centre for Peace, Ecology and Justice in Australia has produced this Catholic Advent resource called "Lead Kindly Light" for the four Sundays in November and December 2016, commencing 27 November.

This Columban Advent Resource is a free download, offered as an aid to Catholic teaching and preaching during the liturgical season of Advent. It is suitable for...

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Prayers for children to learn and treasure

On the first Monday of the month, Ten Ten theatre send a newsletter to parents who have attended a parent session in a school. The newsletter includes a chapter from the booklet "Being a Parent Today: Children, Faith and Family Life", published by the CTS.

Ten Ten director Martin O'Brien writes in Jericho Tree: In my diocese (Westminster), the Archbishop has asked that the prayer 'Hail Ho...

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Lenten Resources 2016 - for parishes and schools

From prayers and reflections, study guides and actions, to films and weekly podcasts - there is a huge range of Lenten resources on-line this year for use in parishes and schools or by families and individuals. A selection follows below.

Irish Catholic Bishops Conference - Lent 2016 http://www.catholicbishops.ie/2016/02/08/lent-2016-resources...

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Sycamore Film 6: 'Can we trust the Bible and the Christian Tradition?'

The sixth film in the Sycamore programme is now available to view and download: 'Can we trust the Bible and the Christian Tradition?'

Sycamore is a new programme of evangelisation and catechesis for use in parishes, chaplaincies, schools and other settings. It consists of ten films that explore some of the core questions often put to Christian believers: How can I find true happi...

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The Holy Spirit in our lives

The fourth film in the Sycamore programme is now available to view and download, on the topic 'The Holy Spirit in our lives'.

Sycamore is a new programme of evangelisation and catechesis for use in parishes, chaplaincies, schools and other settings. It consists of ten films that explore some of the core questions often put to Christian believers: How can I find true happiness? What is the...

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Ireland: Archbishop Eamon Martin launches online Advent Calendar

Archbishop Eamon Martin has launched a specially commissioned 2014 Advent calendar on the homepage of the Irish Catholic bishops' website:  http://www.catholicbishops.ie/advent-calendar/ to coincide with the beginning of Advent on Sunday 30 November. 

Archbishop Eamon said: "I am delighted to launch this year's Advent calendar which each day will reveal Advent information and prayer ...

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Ireland: Lighthouse Catholic Media Project

According to one Catholic charity helping Catholics know, live and share their faith now couldn't be easier! Through its innovative parish program now active in over 200 parishes, The Lighthouse Catholic Media Project is providing parishioners across Ireland and the UK with a huge range of talks on CD at very low cost from the best Catholic speakers in the English speaking world.

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Life in Christ - major new teaching resource launched

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Fr Timothy Radcliffe OP, Dr Gemma Simmonds CJ, Fr Stephen Wang, Dr Philomena Cullen, Bishop John Arnold, Suzy Brouard and Professor Gavin D'Costa.Many leading contemporary Catholic theologians and Scripture scholars in the UK, have contributed to Life in Christ, a major new study resource, for use in parishes, colleges and schools, youth and young adult groups launched at Amigo Hall in Southwar...

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Teach Peace - new school resources for Peace Education

Teach Peace, a new resource from the Peace Education Network, is a set of eight assemblies, follow-up activities, resources, prayers and reflections on peace for primary schools.

From the UN peace day, 21 September, to the International Day for Children as Victims of War, 4 June, the school year is filled with opportunities to use the assemblies and activities in Teach Peace. This resourc...

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Schools and youth resources for justice & peace

Those who work with schools and youth will be interested to see Justice and Peace resources produced by the Commission for the Promotion of Justice, Peace and Social Responsibility in Shrewsbury Diocese. Many of the materials have been written by Anne O’Connor of the Commission.

Despite the controversial decision of the diocese to dispense with its Justice and Peace Fieldworker in May 2...

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2013 Lenten, J&P resources for young people from Shrewsbury Diocese

A Stations of the Cross for Young People in A4 three-fold format is just one of the Lenten Resources produced by Shrewsbury Diocese's Commission for the Promotion of Justice, Peace and Social Responsibility this year. You can download this sheet from the Youth page here: http://jpshrewsbury.wordpress.com/jp-youth/

The Justice and Peace Resources for Young People have also been updat...

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The Sacraments: new DVD resource for parishes, schools, catechesis

CaFE have just published a new DVD resource called The Sacraments: Transforming Everyday Life, Fr Stephen Wang writes. Take a look at the promotional video on the link below. Stay with it (it's only seven minutes): as well as the teaching input at the beginning, there are some wonderful short interviews with lay people about how their lives have been transformed by their faith, and a brief intr...

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