The Feastday of St Aidan is celebrated on 31st August. To supplement the Liturgical Calendar, we have provided a single A4 page which tells the story of St Aidan. This can be printed and displayed alongside the Litirgical Calendar. (Similar ‘aread more
To supplement the Liturgical Calendar, we have provided a number of resources which tell the story of various feasts traditionally celebrated in the month of September. These can be printed and displayed alongside the Liturgical Calendar wallchart to read more
PRAYER Almighty God, you made St Margaret of Scotland outstanding in her great love of the poor. Following her example and helped by her prayers, may we, by our lives, bear witness among men and women to your goodness and love. Amen
A very wide range of Resources and weblinks to related resources which will be of use to teachers, parents, catechists and others when exploring the significance of various aspects of Lent and Easter can be found here on the SCES website: Lent and Easter read more
From YouTube, another lively video explaining the what and why of Holy Week (from the editors at BustedHalo.com). It might offer a way of hooking some initial interest which can then be deepened in further discussion and reading.
It seems interesting that we refer to the day Christ died as ‘Good Friday’. Considering the events of the day, tragic or awful seems more appropriate. However, we ultimately know what God was up to that day. Though the events seemed very ̵read more
Happy Easter. We all say it…but why? This video from Igniter.com is a great reminder of what those words actually mean. It moves fast and sounds very American, but it tells the truth.
Another 2-minute snapshot of a major feast of the Church – this time, the feast of Pentecost which marks fifty days since Easter Sunday, the descent of the Holy Spirit upon the Apostles and the establishment of the Church. The attached drawing is read more
On the feast day of St Francis of Assisi, please enjoy this Powerpoint Show on ‘The Canticle of the Sun’ – a gift from the Daughters of St Vincent de Paul. It can be accessed on the SCES RESOURCES section of the website, if you can rememread more
A wallchart of the Liturgical Calendar for 2012-13 is now available for purchase from SCES. This B2 size (520mm x 720mm) wallchart is printed in full colour and displays the major feastdays and seasons in the Catholic Church’s year from August 201read more