April Bulletin (Remote Learning Resources: Holy Week & Easter, Feast Days, Free Grow In Love Access, Colouring Book and more!)
To help teachers, students and parents during this difficult time, Veritas are granting free access to the Grow In Love online series.
Simply login to the www.growinlove.ie website with the following details:
We hope you, your family and friends are keeping safe and well during this very strange time. This short bulletin will provide some resources that may be useful to help you support children’s faith formation remotely during the school closure period. Wishing you all; a happy and holy Easter season. God bless
The Beginner’s Bible YouTube Channel has a cartoon-based telling of the events of Holy Week and Easter for children https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0PSgoPdKQFQ
Here is a nice video on The Stations of the Cross for children; https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=j0qv7c4PsrA.
The Dublin Diocese have a range of Easter resources available here; http://education.dublindiocese.ie/easter-resources/
April Liturgical CalendarApril 2020
Preparing for First Holy Communion
Check out this website https://www.myfirstholycommunion.com/with lots of fun and useful resources for First Holy Communion preparation. During this period, the website is granting free access to all resources, using the password, “teacher“.
Free Colouring Book on Irish Saints
Irish Saints Colouring Book, produced by Holy Family Mission. The colouring book features 10 Irish Saints with a short biography and a picture of the saint to colour.
Feast Day Resources
Divine Mercy Sunday (19th April)
Click here for a link to a PowerPoint presentation on the life of St. Faustina and the call of Jesus to each one of us to trust in Him and His mercy.
St. Mark the Evangelist (25th April)
St. Mark is the author of the earliest Gospel, which is also the second book of the New Testament. This short video teaches about the life of St. Mark and may be suitable for senior classes.
St. Catherine of Siena (29th April)
St. Catherine of Siena is a very popular Catholic saint. She is a patron saint of Europe and also of the sick. More information about St. Catherine can be found https://kids.kiddle.co/Catherine_of_Siena