Youth

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: 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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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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The value of intimacy - questions and activities

Rebecca Lerve 2 November 2021

Read The value of intimacy (from the Summer 2021 edition of Australian Catholics) and take part in the following questions and activities. 

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You have a friend in me - questions and activities

Rebecca Lerve 28 October 2021

Read You have a friend in me (from the Summer 2021 edition of Australian Catholics) and take part in the following questions and activities. 

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Dear teenager... - questions and activities

Rebecca Lerve 20 October 2021

Read Dear teenager... (from the Summer 2021 edition of Australian Catholics) and take part in the following questions and activities. 

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You have a friend in me

Isobella Cantwell 20 October 2021

Friendships may wax and wane, but the essential nature remains the same – connecting with others who share your joys and sorrows.

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Dear teenager . . .

Sam Waters, Sinead Goodfellow and Teagan Brunner 18 October 2021

Adults struggle in getting romantic relationships right. For teenagers the challenges of romance can be even more tricky. Three young writers impart some of their hard-won wisdom, and for all three the most important thing is to be aware of your own needs and boundaries.

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Getting real

Michael McVeigh 18 October 2021 EH

Paul Ninnes from Real Talk Australia speaks with us about the importance of conversation in relationships and sexuality education.

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The importance of relationship education

Caitlin Humphrys 18 October 2021 EH

The quality of our relationships matter, but what guidance are we given in navigating them?

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