At times we all need inspiration and assistance in order to help make things happen. Below you will find some resources that might help in your ministry. If you cannot locate what you need – let us know and we try to assist. Email with your query and we will respond in due course.

June 3, 2022

Pathways – Exploring Faith as an Adult – 2022-23

PATHWAYS Exploring Faith as an Adult The Pathways Programme is geared towards those who wish to explore issues and questions of: faith; ministry; the Church today and the nature of belief, in an environment appropriate to Adult Learning and Adult Faith Development. Thursday Evening Course for Adults Venue: DCU St. […]
April 29, 2022

Pastoral Conversations – Easter Season

Pastoral Conversations-PostEaster   Thanks to those who attended our Pastoral Conversation on May 28th. Here are the resources presented.  Promptings of the Spirit May Pastoral Conversations – Fr Pat Lay Ministry Pastoral Conversation May Version – Gerard WALK OF HOPE – MAY – Patricia Lay Ministry Re-Commitment Blesssing May Prayers […]
January 28, 2022

Pastoral Conversations 2022

Pastoral Conversation January – June This monthly session will provide pastoral and liturgical resources to accompany the Lenten Synodal Journey. Our Pastoral Conversations are designed for members of Parish Pastoral Councils, Family Mass Groups, Music Ministry, Sacramental Coordinators as well as Parish Sisters, Clergy, Parish Pastoral Workers and Faith Development […]
January 28, 2022

Safeguarding Digital Policy Update January 2022

Safeguarding Digital Policy Jan 2022  The last two years has brought about many challenges in our parishes and diocesan agencies. In our efforts to adapt we embraced information technology and digital media as a means of communication. Whether it be through the use of Parish Webcams , live media platforms […]
June 16, 2021

Pathways 2021 – New Venue DCU St Patrick’s, Drumcondra

Pathways 2021            Thursday Evening Course for Adults Venue: DCU St. Patrick’s Campus, (MDCCE), Drumcondra, Dublin, 9.   PATHWAYS Exploring Faith as an Adult The Pathways Programme is geared towards those who wish to explore issues and questions of: faith; ministry; the Church today and the […]
June 2, 2021

Safeguarding Policy for Catechesis in Non School Settings

Safeguarding Policy for Catechesis in Non School settings 31.5.21  Please read policy document for parishes  looking for guidance around the safeguarding  of children who attend catechesis classes outside of the school environment. This would be very relevant for children who do not attend catholic schools but who desire to prepare for […]
May 13, 2021

GDPR – update

GDPR In order to maintain our training records and send our newsletter/further emails to you, we would like to retain your name and email addresses and store it on our dedicated database.  If you have already given your permission for this we will continue to maintain your data for these […]
March 16, 2021

10 Year Review of PPC

10 Year Review of Parish Pastoral Councils  Read the report from 2014.  Parish-Pastoral-Councils-Review-2013-14
March 5, 2021

Spring Webinars – Spirituality and Work and Parish Pastoral Councils – Resources

As we begin the Year of St Joseph & Year of the Family , the Office of Evangelisation and Ecumenism offered  two spring webinars. 1. The first of these on t18th March  explored  the relationship between spirituality and work and is aimed at all those who are getting used to […]
February 11, 2021

Pope Francis proclaims “Year of St Joseph”

Pope Francis proclaims “Year of St Joseph”  With the Apostolic Letter “Patris corde” (“With a Father’s Heart”), Pope Francis recalls the 150th anniversary of the declaration of Saint Joseph as Patron of the Universal Church. To mark the occasion, the Holy Father has proclaimed a “Year of Saint Joseph” from  […]
February 4, 2021

Amoris Laetitia Family – starting 19 March 2021- 26 June 2022

Amoris Laetitia Family – A special year to bear witness to family love On 19 March 2021, the fifth anniversary of the Apostolic Exhortation Amoris laetitia, on the joy and beauty of familial love, Pope Francis will inaugurate the Year “Amoris Laetitia Family,” which will conclude on 26 June 2022 […]
October 12, 2020

Pastoral Conversations

Pastoral Conversations  The Office for Evangelisation and Ecumenism and the Liturgical Resource Centre will host a series of Webinars for members of Parish Pastoral Councils to reflect on keeping our parishes alive during Covid restrictions. As the weeks complete we will add the resources underneath each evening listed.   PASTORAL […]
October 7, 2020

Fratelli Tutti – Pope Francis

Fratelli tutti is the title Pope Francis has chosen for his new encyclical – dedicated, as we read in the subtitle, to “fraternity” and “social friendship”. The original Italian title will be used, without being translated, in all the languages in which the document is published. The first words of […]
September 2, 2020

Directory For Catechesis 2020

New Directory For Catechesis 2020  The Vatican published a new directory for catechesis June 25, 2020, emphasizing both its continuity with two previous directories and its new content on contemporary issues such as sex and gender and medical advancements.“The new Directory for Catechesis offers the fundamental theological-pastoral principles and some […]
June 18, 2020

Young adults and their Faith experience during the Covid-19 Pandemic May 2020

Young adults and their Faith experience during the Covid-19 Pandemic May 2020 Introduction to survey This survey began with an observation that many of the young adults who engage with faith leaders seemingly had disengaged from participating in various aspects of faith and community. Associated with this emerged a question […]
June 12, 2020

Preparation for Reopening of Places for Public Worship

Preparation for Reopening of places for public worship: There is a willingness on the part of public authorities to examine the possibility of bringing forward the opening of Churches for public worship into Phase 3 of the Roadmap, which would begin on 29 June.Naturally, any decision would have to take […]
May 28, 2020

Busted Halo Video: Pentecost in 2 Mins

May 28, 2020

Video: Catholic Kids Homilies – What is Pentecost? Cycle A

What is the Pentecost?! A fun Catholic homily for kids based on the readings for the solemnity of Pentecost, cycle A. it is a simple child friendly way into the readings for Pentecost.  
May 20, 2020

Novena for Preparation and Prayer leading to Pentecost with Sean Goan

Novena for Pentecost – with Sean Goan Download and circulate. Novena of Reflection and Prayer in Preparation for the Feast of Pentecost Booklet 1 
May 7, 2020

Scripture Summer School 2020

Scripture Summer School 2020 Our annual Summer School takes place this year online. The overall topic is “Vision 2020: Faith into the Future.” Each presenter is offering 6 presentations on their chosen topic. The School this year is spread over two weeks, to allow time to attend to the Zoom […]