Weekly prayers, reflections and ideas for individuals or groups of staff within schools to use to nourish their spiritual life
In our second week in school we reflect on what it means to be part of a community, participating for the good of others. We pray using the words of Saint John Paul II: “…A community needs a soul if it is to become a true home for human beings. Yoread more
Discernment and Spiritual Direction often go hand in hand. As a teacher you are often the ‘go to’ person for others. You are the teacher, preacher, healer, arbitrator, peacemaker and counsellor for so many people, and you may have a friend, collearead more
Jesus gave a glimpse of what God’s Kingdom will be like in a Bible passage known as the beatitudes. In the beatitudes Jesus gave a picture of what life in the kingdom of God will be like. These phrases can be distilled into values. Values that permeate read more
Week Five: Peacemakers “Jesus said, “Blessed are the peacemakers, because they will be called sons of God” (Matt. 5:9). Into a world that is ugly with violence and hate, Jesus sends us as peacemakers. We aren’t given the choice of whether or not wread more
In week seven we explore the theme of Wisdom, including a podcast from Fr. Anthony Gallagher from the Archdiocese of Glasgow. Click on the image below to go to the Spiritual Care resources for this week.
Who’s responsible for sharing the Good News of Jesus Christ? Is it our priests at churches or nuns at schools? Maybe people should just find out on their own? This week we explore our responsibility for the New Evangelisation. Click on the image belread more
During week 9 we think about what it means to “be present” in our relationships with God and others and in what we do. Click on the image below to go to the Spiritual Care resources for this week.
While schools have a holiday, we think about what it means to ensure that every day is a Holy Day. Click on the image below to go to the Spiritual Care resources for this week.
As the winter weather approaches and the days are shorter there is an ever growing need to tend to the spiritual and pastoral care of staff, especially this year!