Saints

Exploring the Diversity of Catholic Hymnody – questions and activities

by Laura Kings 21 March 2024

Students explore the variety of musical styles found in Catholic hymns, from timeless classics to contemporary worship songs, understanding their role in fostering spiritual expression and community worship.

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AC+ resources on music and faith

Laura Kings 19 March 2024 EH

Music plays a role in worship, Theology, faith, spirituality, prayer and engagement. Please enjoy this selection of our best articles on the subject. 

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Illuminating faith – questions and activities

by Laura Kings 13 March 2024

Dive into the symbolism of light, Syriac Mass traditions, and medieval music. Uncover centuries of spiritual depth and musical heritage.

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Talent for talking

Kate Moriarty 10 February 2024

We show our love for each other in a variety of ways.

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True image

Peter Fleming 10 February 2024 EH

From the legend of Saint Veronica comes a picture of a true believer in Jesus and justice.

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Families blog - Talent for talking

Kate Moriarty 1 February 2024

We show our love for each other in a variety of ways.

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Exploring music and the Church – questions and activities

Laura Kings 1 February 2024 EH

These questions and activities look at the relationship between music and the Church, music and faith, and music and worship. 

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Christianity in a climate for change - Questions and activities

Laura Kings 6 November 2023 EH

These questions and activities teach students how to deal with change in their own lives and then explore how change interacts with Church teachings and belief. 

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All Saints, All Souls and Catholic remembrance – questions and activities

Laura Kings 6 November 2023 EH

Catholic remembrance is about gratitude, learning and connecting with those who are already in God’s presence. The antithesis of this is glorifying war. As Catholics remember, we consider the preciousness of each human and how God loves us all.

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AC+ Resources on Promoting Peace and the Catholic Church

Laura Kings 26 October 2023 EH

This collection of resources explores Catholic perspectives on Peace. War is the antithesis of how we as Catholics are called by the Holy Spirit to live. Recent Catholic thinkers, including Pope Francis, have questioned whether anything can justify the pursuit of war over the pursuit of peace.

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Language of God

Peter Fleming 23 October 2023 EH

The musical and lyrical compositions of St Hildegard are a perfection of the verbal and the melodic.

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AC+ resources on saints in the Catholic Church

Michael McVeigh and Laura Kings 17 October 2023 EH

For our AC+ subscribers: This guide offers some ideas and links to resources that can be used to explore Catholic sainthood in the classroom and faith formation activities. 

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