May Resources 2016

May Calendar Resources

The following resources were very kindly shared by Anna Maloney, Post Primary Diocesan Advisor, Dublin Archdiocese.

As we welcome the new month, our May calendar resources on the website have been updated and added to, with new ideas for Graduation and more.

Graduation resources; which have been updated and now include

Suggestions of suitable music for Graduation Masses and Prayer Services from Litmus

and a Prayer for Exams bookmark kindly shared by Frank Brown.

Pope Francis News

His Holiness has shared this video for May; voicing his prayer intentions that the contribution of women everywhere may be recognised. It could be a really powerful addition to classroom explorations of May, the month of Mary.

University of Notre Dame Folk Choir visit Harold's Cross

These two events on Monday May 30 and Tuesday May 31 are free with no admission charge and all are welcome; what an opportunity! Not to be missed! Click here for full details.

Survey on Ethics at Second Level

Dr. Alan Kearns (Ethics Lecturer at MDI) requests that second-level teachers engage with a survey, to ascertain facts and figures about Ethics programmes that may already be available to students in your school. Click here to read more.

Igniter Media Mini-movies for May

Some beautiful options here for Ascension Day, Pentecost and Graduation well worth having a look at: Igniter Mini-Movies for May

TrueTube Resources

Great ideas for the classroom shared here. Also from TrueTube, as the struggle continues for so many; a film to help you talk about the Refugee Crisis: God is in the boat

Mercy Challenge - are you up to it?

See full details of the 'new ice bucket challenge for 2016' here

Dear Lulu

This is a beautiful piece, kindly shared by John Scally at the recent Le Chéile R.E. Teacher Cluster Meetings: Archbishop of Canterbury, Rowan Williams writes to Lulu, aged 6, about God

Ecumenical Bible Week 2016

This year's EBW takes place from May 15 - 22, with a variety of great workshops to choose from. Click here for full details.

Save the Date: R.E. Congress 2016

The National R.E. Congress 2016 will take place in St. Patrick's College, Maynooth on October 1. Full details to follow, but for now you can view the flyer here