Catechist Resources

Resources and stories for catechists.


Healing Hands: Prayer guide for health workers

A new prayer guide for healthcare workers is joining the collection of Pray As You Go resources prompted by the coronavirus outbreak.

For many people, staying at home has become their new way of daily life. However, over the years we have received some amazing stories from doctors, nurses, carers and others who have found Pray As You Go a helpful part of their busy lives.

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Invitation to join Million Minutes on-line conversations

How do we support young people at present? How do we prepare to walk with them after COVID-19? Calling all chaplains, youth workers and catechists. Million Minutes will be hosting a series of on-line conversations, reflecting on the first anniversary of Pope Francis' letter to young people and how the Church might continue to accompany young people during this time.

They begin on Tuesday ...

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Pause for Faith: Catholic life, conversations and prayer with Fr Stephen Wang

Join Fr Stephen Wang each day as he live streams on the new YouTube channel 'Pause for Faith'. You can explore and subscribe to the channel here.

It's an informal conversation about living the Christian faith, with some Catholic history, the lives of the saints, Christian teaching, spiritual traditions, practical tips for everyday life, contemporary issues facing the Church and the world,...

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Resources for reflection and prayer during Coronavirus

Listening to the God Who Speaks. A focused period of Scripture reflection and prayer presented by the Bishops Conference of England and Wales and the Bible Society, begins today, the Feast of the Annunciation - 25 March until Easter Sunday - 12 April.

Fleur Dorrell writes: "By spending some time each day from 25 March - 12 April asking God to speak to us more deeply, we're confident that...

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CAFOD launches children's liturgy online

Children's Liturgy Live!

With the Coronavirus pandemic causing Masses across the country to be cancelled, there is now a large demand for virtual worship.

Mothering Sunday usually sees families across the country flock to places of worship to celebrate and pray for motherhood and families around the world. This year, churches and cathedrals were physically empty but virtually filled to bursting with parishioners ...

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Sycamore Lent Course - Available Now

If you are looking for resources to use in your parish or chaplaincy this Lent, check out the Sycamore Lent Course. It takes you through some of the great themes of Christian faith, and gives you a simple way of doing some faith-formation for your community. It can also be used as a tool for outreach and evangelisation, giving a gentle introduction to Christianity for those who are curious.

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Advent resources 2019

The season of Advent begins next Sunday. Ellen Teague has compiled a list of new resources for prayer, reflection and action for use by individuals, parishes, schools and religious communities.

Southwark Archdiocese

Daily Advent Reflections start on Monday 25th November - Click here to sign up to daily e-mails: http://www.southwarkdsc.org.uk/

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Sycamore Advent Course

Sycamore is an informal course with films about the Christian faith and its relevance for life today. It was devised in 2014 by a group of Catholic students from Newman House chaplaincy in central London led by Fr Stephen Wang, who wanted to make their faith more accessible to their fellow students. It's since been used by parishes and schools across the UK - and resonates not just with young a...

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Resources for World Week for Peace in Palestine & Israel

The 2019 World Week for Peace in Palestine Israel takes place from 15-22 September. The theme this year is: Humanity and Equality in God's Creation.

"The situation in Palestine and Israel is unchanged and people continue to suffer. It affects the future of everyone in the region, denies the equal human dignity of all people, and in all aspects of God's creation. Though we are all created ...

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Sycamore: A new programme of evangelisation and catechesis

Sycamore has launched! Visit the website on the link below to see how you could use the resources in your parish, school, chaplaincy or prison. Please share this post with anyone you think might be interested, especially priests, chaplains, catechists, teachers, evangelisation coordinators, youth leaders, etc.

Sycamore is an informal course about the Christian faith and its relevance for ...

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LENT RESOURCES 2019

Many thanks to Ellen Teague for putting together this long list of resources that can be used in parishes, retreats, groups and schools throughout Lent.

* Australian Columban Fr Charles Rue has written a resource for Lent 2019, bringing together his ecological expertise and knowledge of prayer and liturgy to give us a Stations of the Cross that is up-to-date and deeply prayerful....

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Resources for Week of Prayer for Christian Unity 2019

The Week of Prayer for Christian Unity is traditionally observed from the 18th to 25th January: the octave of St Peter and St Paul. However, some areas observe it at Pentecost or some other time.

Each year the international resources are adapted by the Britain and Ireland writers group and extra material is often written, such as meditations for each of the eight days. Material for 2019 o...

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Journey through Lent with JRS

As we journey together through Lent, Jesuit Refugee Services is providing daily e-mails to support our Lenten observances of Fasting, Alms and Prayer.

Each week will follow the experiences of one of the refugees JRS accompanies. Each e-mail will provide an opportunity for Prayer, a focus for alms giving, and a point of reflection to support our fast.

You can sign up to r...

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Lent resources on 'Care of Creation'

The following materials are suitable for Lent 2018 on the theme of 'Care for Creation':

Lent course: Climate change and the purposes of God - Study course by Operation Noah For use with church and house groups. Five sessions with handouts for participants and notes for group leaders. Download from: http://operationnoah.org/resources/lent-course-climate-chan...

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