Resources for Children, Young People & Families
Wednesday Word, familiar to some parishes and schools, offers activities that families can do at home: http://www.wednesdayword.org/
CAFOD’s KidzZone offers games, films, prayers and printable activities: https://cafod.org.uk/Education/Kidz-Zone
Also resources for the time of school closures:
CAFOD’S Confirmation resource might be helpful in engaging confirmation candidates in their continuing journey.
These two American websites, Catholic Mom and Catholic Icing offer activities and crafts for children & families:
Our weekly Kids Bulletin is here: https://thekidsbulletin.com/
LITURGY OF THE WORD WITH CHILDREN
CAFOD are offering a webinar of a Liturgy of the Word with Children at home. Parents and children are encouraged to join online for prayers and reflection on this Sunday's Gospel. The liturgy will be led by catechists who would usually be leading children's liturgy in their parish and will be based on CAFOD children's liturgy resources. The link to register is: https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/5095942131288155403 After registering you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the webinar.
A beautiful reflection: https://www.praytellblog.com/index.php/2020/03/20/fasting-then-feasting/
An article from US Catholic on staying at home during this time:
Taizé are live streaming evening prayer through their Facebook page each evening at 7.30pm. https://www.facebook.com/taize