Resource Kits

We have a range of Resource Kits for use by parishes, schools and other community groups

  • Month of Prayer and Fasting October 2016 Scripture and the Church’s history give us many examples of the great impact when a whole community undertakes prayer and fasting together. Join us for a month of prayer and fasting to be held in parishes, schools and homes across the nation during the month of October 2016. We hope that in this time of national ...
  • St Valentine’s Day 2016 In 2010, the Bishops Commission for Pastoral Life launched the St Valentine’s Day initiative. We are delighted to offer you our 2016 edition which continues our ongoing desire to use the innate joyfulness of the feast of St Valentine to promote and affirm marriage and life-long romantic love. In a culture that is increasingly intolerant of ...
  • Families and Pope Francis As the Bishop Delegate to the Australian Catholic Marriage and Family Council (ACMFC) I have pleasure in attaching the leaflet “Families & Pope Francis” which has been prepared by the ACMFC. It draws attention to two major family events of great significance in the life of the Universal Church and in which Pope Francis is participating: VIII World Meeting of ...
  • Grandparents Kit 2015 Dear Friends, Grandparents are of unique importance in family life generally and particularly in the transmission of faith through the generations. They provide children with a stability and sense of identity and continuity. Many grandparents are also significant carers in the lives of their grandchildren, sometimes even the primary carer. A ‘grandparents day’ is an increasingly popular ...
  • St Valentine’s Day 2015 In 2010, the Bishops Commission for Pastoral Life launched the St Valentine’s Day initiative. We are delighted to offer you our 2015 edition which continues our ongoing desire to use the innate joyfulness of the feast of St Valentine to promote and affirm marriage and life-long romantic love. In a culture that is increasingly intolerant of ...
  • Grandparents Kit 2014 Dear Friends, Grandparents are of unique importance in family life generally and particularly in the transmission of faith through the generations. They provide children with a stability and sense of identity and continuity. Many grandparents are also significant carers in the lives of their grandchildren, sometimes even the primary carer. A ‘grandparents day’ is an increasingly popular ...
  • St Valentines Day 2014 In 2010, the Bishops Commission for Pastoral Life launched the St Valentine’s Day initiative. We are delighted to offer you our 2014 edition which continues our ongoing desire to use the innate joyfulness of the feast of St Valentine to promote and affirm marriage and life-long romantic love. In a culture that is increasingly intolerant of Christian values and ...
  • Parents Passing on the Faith 2013 This parish kit is presented as a resource to encourage ‘Parents Passing on the Faith’ in the family. It is designed for Sunday October 27th 2013, in solidarity with the ‘International Pilgrimage of Families to the Tomb of Peter’, led by Pope Francis as part of the Year of Faith. However, the material could be used ...
  • St Valentines Day 2013 In 2010, the Bishops Commission for Pastoral Life launched the St Valentine’s Day initiative. We are delighted to offer you our 2013 edition which continues our ongoing desire to use the innate joyfulness of the feast of St Valentine to promote and affirm marriage as life-long romantic love. In a culture that is increasingly intolerant of Christian values and ...
  • World Meeting of Families – Milan 2012 World Meeting of Families – Milan 2012   Catechesis On behalf of the Bishops Commission for Pastoral Life, we attach the first of a discussion series on the family. The theme, ‘Family, Work and Celebration’, is very relevant to modern family life. It enables members of Australian families to participate in the theme of the coming World Meeting of ...
  • Grandparents Kit The Grandparents Kit is a resource for schools and parishes, designed for events such as Grandparents Day or for special feasts such as that of Sts Joachim and Anne. The central part is a reproducible two-sided A4 handout which affirms the role of grandparents in family life and in passing on the faith. The Kit also contains ...
  • St Valentines Day Kit 2012 In 2010, the Bishops Commission for Pastoral Life launched the St Valentine’s Day initiative. We are delighted to offer you our 2012 edition which continues our ongoing desire to use the innate joyfulness of the feast of St Valentine to promote and affirm marriage and life-long romantic love. In a culture that is increasingly intolerant of ...
  • Passing on the Faith   The Transmission of the Faith in the Family is part of a worldwide celebration of faith and family. The issues facing families represent some of the most important challenges facing our Church and our society. This kit includes: Passing on Faith – Liturgy Resource Passing on Faith – Handout
  • St Valentine’s Day Kit 2011 Insufficient time together is one of the biggest contributors to relationship breakdown. Whether our relationship is flying or sinking, time together is like a balm, healing the bumps and bruises of life and encouraging feelings of affection and tenderness. And with St. Valentine’s Day approaching, it’s the perfect opportunity to give the gift of time. Be My Valen-time 2011
  • St Valentine’s Day Kit 2010   Few would question the gift that a loving, stable marriage brings to the family and wider community. Indeed, research findings confirm that marriage provides benefits to both the couple and their children. And yet, loving, stable marriages don’t attract a lot of attention from church and community organisations until they become unstable. It is thus vitally important ...
  • Fatherhood Kit   There has been a trend towards increasing news stories about fathers in recent years. There continue to be reports of prominent public figures who resign their positions to allow more time for their children. There have also been tragic stories about the problems that families face when fathers are absent or unable to meet their responsibilities ...
  • Family An Adventure In Love Kit Family life is a vital part of the Church’s mission! This resource includes liturgies and a reproducible handout to promote the role of the families in the modern world.   Family An Adventure In Love