Millennials on the way to sainthood

We all know and love Blessed Carlo Acutis. Like him, there are other young people that it is good to get to know and imitate!

In these three years, since Blessed Carlo Acutis was declared Venerable, the Catholic world has been fascinated by the idea of a saint who liked Pokémon, played video games, and built a website. But he’s not the only millennial on the path to canonization…

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Find My Saint

Saints are people who love Jesus and share his love with others. The saints are people just like us and come from all walks of life and from all over the world. They feel hungry, tired, angry, and disappointed sometimes, just as we do but the saints do difficult things even when they don’t want to because they love God. The saints can help us in our spiritual lives…

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May – The month of Mary our Mother

During the month of May, many school communities celebrate the crowning of Mary our mother. During the celebration, when it is possible, a statue of the Blessed Virgin is crowned with a garland or crown of flowers honouring Mary as “the Queen of May.” It is a moment where students can learn about Mary and how Mary can help them to become better persons. Here you can find some celebrations and resources related to the crowning of Mary…

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Glittery Water

At some time in our life, we meet someone who inspires us and becomes our hero. It could be a family member, a teacher or a famous person. These people become our role models. In the Catholic church, we have many saints such as Bernardette Soubirous who teaches us that being humble means that you appreciate your own and other people’s good qualities and talents and use them to help others…

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Worry Boats

Imagine you are on a boat.  A strong wind is blowing, and the sea is no longer calm. You see the storm coming, and the sea is very rough. The waves are crashing into the boat, and water is entering the boat.

What are your thoughts? What are you worrying about or afraid of right now in your life?

  • Take a paper boat and write down your worries and fears…

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Pumpkin Prayer

November 1 is a special day called the feast of All Saints. It is the day the Church celebrates with all the people who have died and are now with God in heaven. We go to Mass and remember that all these holy people are happy with God.

The saints were people just like us. They felt hungry, tired, angry, and disappointed sometimes, just as we do…

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Bow Wow Snuggly Tom

Certainly, you have heard different animal sounds like a bird whistling or a dog barking. Animals are part of God creation. God gave man the mission to take care of the animals and all of his creation. Those who hold a pet are surely familiar with what it entails to take care of an animal.

  • Imagine you are in a zoo or farm, while looking at the animals in the handout…

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Flame of Faith

Faith means complete trust in God by loving God, each other and all of creation.

  • Cut a paper plate in half or a semi-circle shape from a cereal box.
  • Decorate as you light the oil lamp template you formed.
  • Colour the flame, and write an act of empathy you can practise.

Some information about Saint Edith Stein

On the 9th of August, we celebrate the feast of Saint Edith Stein or St Teresa Benedicta of the Cross, who was born in Poland on the 12th of October, 1891…

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Elijah’s Journey

Scared of a furious queen, Elijah ran away in the desert. He was deeply discouraged and scared. Overwhelmed with sadness and exhaustion, he asked to die and so he lay down under a tree and fell asleep hoping not to wake up again. But God reassured him! He sent him food and drink to continue on his journey.

This prayer space is made up of 7 stations…

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St Martin ‘s Bag

St Martin ’s Bag is a tradition which reminds us of the charity shown by St Martin of Tours, whose feast is on the 11th of November.  Children are given a colourful cloth bag containing an apple, an orange, a tangerine, a pomegranate, a variety of nuts, figs and some sweets. 

  • Think of good, fruitful deeds you can do daily, such as being kind, charitable, generous, patient and helpful…

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