WOJ Pentecost, Year A

By |2020-05-22T10:37:46+10:00May 22nd, 2020|Categories: Memes, Special Feasts, Words of Jesus|Tags: , , , , , |

  Peace be with you. 'As the Father sent me, so am I sending you' (Jesus, John 20:21) Feel free to share “Words of Jesus” with your networks: Tweet or post to social media Include in your organisation’s bulletin Add to your slides for reflection on the Sunday readings Print for staff inspiration Add to your email

Peace of Christ

By |2017-09-06T05:43:32+10:00December 17th, 2012|Categories: Rituals & Prayer|Tags: , , , , , |

When Jesus promises peace, it is truly a great gift. No matter what challenges life brings us, we can pay for the peace of Christ to fill our hearts. Materials: Prayer Space Candle Peace Tree and doves. Quiet music (optional) Peace of Christ [Light a candle and make the Sign of the Cross] Lord Jesus,

Peace Tree

By |2019-03-04T08:34:26+10:00December 17th, 2012|Categories: Craft, Lent & Easter|Tags: , , , , , |

When Jesus promises peace, it is truly a great gift. No matter what challenges life brings us, we can pay for the peace of Christ to fill our hearts. Materials: Template Photocopier (optional) Prayer Space Sticky-tack & sticky tape Pens/colouring materials Download Template Here Method: Print out the template, with one dove per child. Enlarge

Paper Chain of Peace

By |2018-04-23T01:20:16+10:00July 31st, 2012|Categories: Craft, Ordinary Time|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |

The origami paper crane is a traditional symbol of peace. Instructions on how to make them can be found with an internet search, or try some of these links: Origami Fun Origami Instructions.com For this activity, each family member can make a crane and transfer the words of one line from the Peace Prayer of

Peace Prayer of St Francis of Assisi

By |2017-09-21T00:32:43+10:00July 31st, 2012|Categories: Activities, Rituals & Prayer|Tags: , , , , , , |

St Francis is well known for his commitment to poverty, simplicity and peace. During the fifth crusade, he travelled to the holy lands spending considerable time in dialogue with the Sultan of Egypt. This famous prayer first appeared during the First World War however, scholars do not believe that St Francis wrote it. It was

War & Peace

By |2017-09-06T04:58:31+10:00July 30th, 2012|Categories: Articles, Ordinary Time|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

People in the armed forces are called in a special way to be servants of peace. We can all do something to contribute to building up peace, by working to increase love and justice in our daily lives and wherever we find ourselves. Each country has its special days set aside for the commemoration of its