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A saintly social justice mash-up

11 January 2022 EH

Regular readers will be familiar with our ‘Sneaky Jesus Songs’ series that highlights songs with lyrics that, if looked at in a certain light, could be seen as religious hymns. Inspired by that series, we’ve put a mash-up of tunes that could be related to the stories of some inspiring social justice saints.

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Gaming the Gospels: Step-Up Magnificat

10 January 2022 EH

This Gaming the Gospels is based on Mary’s Song of Praise, 'The Magnificat'.

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Gaming the Gospels: Follow the Leader

10 January 2022 EH

How easy is it to identify and follow a leader? Take part in this fun activity and then reflect on a leader's role.

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Gaming the Gospels – Party games edition

10 January 2022 EH

Sometimes the best way to learn is by playing a game. 

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Gaming the Gospels: The spirit is willing

10 January 2022 EH

This game is based around the story of Jesus and his disciples in the Garden of Gethsemane (Matt 26: 36 – 46).

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Gaming the Gospels: Joyful Christmas surprises

10 January 2022 EH

This activity could be held in the week before Advent, and continue until Christmas.

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Gaming the Gospels: Workers in the vineyard

10 January 2022 EH

This activity draws inspiration from Matthew 20:1 – 16, the Parable of the Workers in the Vineyard.

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AC+ Holiday reading, viewing and listening guide

Rebecca Lerve 7 December 2021 EH

Here is some good holiday reading and viewing to entertain your interests – including history, music, art, poetry, nature, film and a few fun reads to keep you busy over the holidays.

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Sneaky Christmas songs

2 December 2021

Forget the annual online arguments about whether Die Hard is a Christmas movie. This year, we’re talking about pop songs that are secretly Christmas carols. Here’s a few songs that remind us of some of the essential parts of Christmas. Can you think of any to add to the list?

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A Christmas carol (or two) - questions and activities

Rebecca Lerve 1 December 2021

Read A Christmas carol (or two) take part in the following questions and activities. 

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Faith Matters – Christmas TV guide

Brendan Nicholls 1 December 2021

Christmas TV acts as a symbol that ‘bring us in’ to the season.

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My unexpected inner-healing journey- questions and activities

Rebecca Lerve 24 November 2021

Read My unexpected inner-healing journey (from the Summer 2021 edition of Australian Catholics) and take part in the following questions and activities. 

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