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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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A dramatic journey through Holy week and the Triduum – questions and activities

Laura Kings 29 February 2024

These questions and activities are inspired by the playlet ‘The Dead Man Spoke’ written by regular Australian Catholics contributor Peter Fleming.

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The dead man spoke

28 February 2024

In this playlet, regular contributor Peter Fleming fills a gap in the Easter story and that gap is filled by women. 

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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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Young, active and living Catholic Social Teachings - Questions and activities

Laura Kings 9 November 2023 EH

The following questions and activities help students make connections between Catholic theology, social teachings and lived experience. In the early years, we start by taking a look at houses (ours, Jesus’ and God’s) as a way of building the knowledge and skills to do this.

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Jesus, change, changing gender roles and the Church - questions and activities

Laura Kings 6 November 2023 EH

How did Jesus teach us to deal with change? Was Jesus a changemaker? Who were some influential female changemakers from Biblical times? How does the Church change and deal with change when it comes to issues of gender? 

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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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Listening, understanding, reconciling, healing and forgiving – questions and activities

Laura Kings 6 November 2023 EH

While these questions and activities were designed for use before and after the Voice campaign, they are general in nature and suitable for use with teaching a Catholic approach to any divisive or polarising social issue.

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A new voice

Tracey Edstein 23 October 2023

Gen Bryant has not long returned from World Youth Day in Lisbon, Portugal, where she and her band performed before 1.5 million young people – and Pope Francis.

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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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