Some ideas for children of primary school age to do, as Pope Francis suggests in his Lenten Message this year, find ways to 'listen to … [Read more...] about Lent 2023 – Listen to Jesus
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As we prepare to celebrate Christmas, these ideas may help keep Jesus at the centre. At Christmas we celebrate the gift of peace in the person of … [Read more...] about Celebrating Christmas 2022 -Peace is a Person, Jesus
As we dedicate May to Mary, Our Mother, this poster suggest ways of staying close to her now and always. May is Mary's Month … [Read more...] about Celebrating Mary, Our Mother, in the Month of May
Easter Sunday Sacred Space Easter Garden Easter Sunday Activities for all the Family Easter Crossword 50 Acts-of-Love 2022 Reflection - … [Read more...] about The Easter Season
Why not take a little time during these very special days - to celebrate as a family - the death and resurrection of Jesus. Begin your journey with … [Read more...] about Walking with Jesus during The Triduum
Holy Week is the most sacred and important week of the year. This week the Church travels a profound journey-a journey which will bring Jesus through … [Read more...] about Holy Week 2022 Wait! Walk! Wonder!
Resources for Lent 2022 Lenten Message for Schools - Bishop Donal McKeown As we begin the journey through Lent 2022, Most Rev Donal McKeown, Bishop … [Read more...] about Lent 2022 – The Gift of Prayer
What do we celebrate at Christmas? How do we celebrate Christmas? At Christmas we celebrate that God came to live among us. The surprising thing … [Read more...] about Celebrating Christmas 2021 – Jesus Needs You!
Advent is the time set aside by the Church to prepare for the coming of Jesus at Christmas, into our hearts, into our lives and into the world. We … [Read more...] about Advent 2021 – Blessed are the Pure in Heart, they shall see God!
During the month of November the Christian Community takes time to remember all their beloved dead. As Pope Francis says, remembering and praying for … [Read more...] about November – We Remember Our Beloved Dead
The Derry Diocesan Catechetical Centre offer resources and support to Parishes. We have a variety of creative resources, programmes and initiatives … [Read more...] about Resources Information Leaflet for Parishes 2021/2022
The Season of Creation will be celebrated from 1 September - 4 October. It is an opportunity to give thanks to God for the gift of creation, to … [Read more...] about Season of Creation 2021 -Restoring our Common Home
Why not spend time making your own Assumption scene - easy to do, great fun and a lovely way to remember Mary, Queen of Heaven! A great activity for … [Read more...] about A Feast of the Assumption Activity
On the 15th August, the Church celebrates the great Feast of the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary into Heaven. Tradition teaches that Mary was … [Read more...] about Celebrating the Feast of the Assumption of Mary into Heaven
Why not bring Ascension Sunday to a close by celebrating in prayer. Praying through Movement is a physical activity which promotes spiritual … [Read more...] about Jesus Goes To His Father -Ascension Sunday
Donal Walsh was born and raised in Kerry. Donal had great faith and spoke positively about valuing the gift of life from God, as he battled with … [Read more...] about God Loves You-A Reflection by Elma Walsh
As we prepare to celebrate the great Feast of the coming of the Holy Spirit at Pentecost, we invite you to use these resources in the week leading up … [Read more...] about Celebrating a Week of Prayer in Preparation for the Feast of Pentecost -23rd May 2021- Overview
In preparation for the Feast of Pentecost, the coming of the Holy Spirit on the Apostles, why not use these reflections as you pray the Glorious … [Read more...] about Praying the Glorious Mysteries of the Rosary
A prayer resource, suitable for children, helping them discover the true peace of Jesus within where the Spirit of God lives. Resource Prayer … [Read more...] about Finding the Peace of Jesus-Being the Peace of Jesus
This resource is a prayer liturgy suitable for use at home, in school or in the parish. Resource Holy Spirit Prayer Liturgy … [Read more...] about Gift of the Holy Spirit Prayer Liturgy
Each of us is called to do something for God that no one else is called to do. God has a perfect plan for our lives. God has a special Mission for us! … [Read more...] about God’s Perfect Plan for You!
Lectio Divina, as Pope Francis reminds us, "consists of reading God’s Word in a moment of prayer and allowing it to enlighten and renew us." This … [Read more...] about Lectio Divina for Pentecost-Listening with the Ear of the Heart
Why not have some fun exploring the gift of the Holy Spirit, as you celebrate the great Feast of Pentecost, through these craft activities suitable … [Read more...] about Pentecost Craft Ideas
What is the Spirit of God like? It can be hard to explain. We cannot see the Spirit but we can see the Holy Spirit at work in people's lives, in their … [Read more...] about What is the Spirit of God like? Symbols of the Holy Spirit
As we approach the Feast of Pentecost on the 23rd May, we invite you to pray to the Holy Spirit each day. This resource is suitable for all ages, with … [Read more...] about Receive! Believe!Live! Praying to the Holy Spirit
Praying the Hail Mary through Movement … [Read more...] about Praying the Hail Mary through Movement
May is a very special month for the Church as we remember Mary, the Mother of Jesus and Mother of us all. This is an overview of some resources … [Read more...] about Celebrating Mary in the Month of May 2021
In many countries throughout the world there is a tradition of baking a special cake for Mary, on her Feast days, or in May. Why not have a go and … [Read more...] about Bake a Special Cake to Celebrate Mary in May
There has always been a great devotion to Mary. Mary said yes to God's call to be the mother of Jesus. Jesus gave Mary to us all, as our Mother, when … [Read more...] about Pray to Mary Each Day
This resource, will enable you to take time and pray with the beautiful scripture story of Mary visiting Elizabeth, to share the good news that she … [Read more...] about Mary Visits Elizabeth