Holy Week Explained

By |2017-09-07T04:02:52+10:00March 25th, 2015|Categories: Articles, Lent & Easter|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |

It’s a wonderful season packed to the brim with meaningful ceremonies that bring us to reflect on the mystery of God’s love. Yet we truck from ceremony to ceremony to family lunches and then wrangle over-sugared and overtired children into bed with an exhausted sigh of relief… Is it any wonder that the reverence and wonder of the week

2015 April

By |2017-04-06T03:04:59+10:00March 24th, 2015|Categories: E-Magazines, Lent & Easter|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |

This month we have updated our Holy Week Special. We go through each of the most important days from Palm Sunday to Easter Sunday and break it down with simple themes, fun activities and prayerful rituals that will make for special and unique family memories. Let us know what you think! Is this helpful for

Children’s Station of the Cross

By |2019-03-18T08:45:04+10:00April 1st, 2014|Categories: Lent & Easter, Rituals & Prayer|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , |

Based on a version of the Via Crucis used by Pope John Paul II at the Colosseum in Rome, this worksheet can be used to engage children in the Passion story. Working through each station, allow time for the children to reflect on each state of the story and complete the activity. Say the prayer together before moving to the

Family Stations of the Cross

By |2018-02-09T00:00:42+10:00April 1st, 2014|Categories: Lent & Easter, Rituals & Prayer|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Children love candles! Use this simple prayer format to engage the family in the Passion of Jesus. Beginning with 12 lit candles, read each station and extinguish a candle until all is dark. Materials 12 lit candles (white or red) Red cloth or plate Handout Small torch for reading Optional: Candle snuffer Optional: Taize music Download