Downloadable Resources

Short video on religious profession for schools

Short video on religious profession for schools

Wed, 16 Jun 2021

A 10-minute video explaining the significance of religious profession, by looking at key moments in the recent perpetual profession of Br Martin Paul SDB, with a commentary by Fr David O'Malley SDB, Province Vocations Director. The video is addressed at some of the curriculum needs of a Catholic school.

You can download the script, and the video is on YouTube here:

If you would like a downloadable version of the video, or any further information, please email Fr David.

Novena in honour of the Sacred Heart of Jesus

Novena in honour of the Sacred Heart of Jesus

Thu, 10 Jun 2021

A new novena for 'the feast of love' by Fr Gerry O'Shaughnessy SDB, created for our special times.

Justice & Peace Newsletter, May 2021

Justice & Peace Newsletter, May 2021

Fri, 28 May 2021

This month, Fr Marco asks us to think, act and pray for those affected by suicide.

A new Rosary for May

A new Rosary for May

Sat, 01 May 2021

May is the month of Mary; the month of the Rosary. Fr Gerry O'Shaughnessy SDB and Sr Susan Richert PVBM have created a new way to pray this ancient and greatly loved prayer this month.

Justice and Peace Newsletter, April 2021

Justice and Peace Newsletter, April 2021

Thu, 29 Apr 2021

Fr Marco Villani SDB, our Justice and Peace Coordinator, turns our attention to the plight of those in the developing world who have been hit hard by the economic impact of the pandemic.

A Camino through Lent 2021 - Easter Sunday

A Camino through Lent 2021 - Easter Sunday

Sat, 03 Apr 2021

A final reflection from Fr Gerry O'Shaughnessy SDB to bring our Camino to a close, and inspire us with the hope we have as an Easter people.

Stations of the Cross 2021

Stations of the Cross 2021

Sat, 27 Mar 2021

A new 'Way of the Cross' created for Holy Week 2021 by Fr Gerry O'Shaughnessy SDB

A Camino through Lent 2021 - Holy Week

A Camino through Lent 2021 - Holy Week

Sat, 27 Mar 2021

Our Lenten journey culminates this week in this series of Holy Week reflections from Fr Gerry O'Shaughnessy SDB.

Justice and Peace Newsletter - March 2021

Justice and Peace Newsletter - March 2021

Wed, 24 Mar 2021

This month, as we mark a year since the first COVID lockdown began, our Province Justice and Peace Coordinator, Fr Marco Villani SDB, asks us to think, pray and act for young people who are struggling with the mental and emotional impact of the crisis.

A Summary of our Lent retreat: Pain is inevitable; suffering is optional

A Summary of our Lent retreat: Pain is inevitable; suffering is optional

Wed, 24 Mar 2021

The content of our second Lent retreat for this year, in pdf format.

The retreat was created by Fr Gerry O'Shaughnessy SDB and Sr Susan Richert PVBM, and took place online on 20 March 2021.

A Camino Through Lent 2021 - Fifth Week of Lent

A Camino Through Lent 2021 - Fifth Week of Lent

Sat, 20 Mar 2021

Refections and prayers for 5th Week of Lent, from Fr Gerry O'Shaughnessy SDB

Holy Land reflections for Holy Week

Holy Land reflections for Holy Week

Wed, 17 Mar 2021

A set of reflections and prayers for Holy Week, based on a pilgrimage to the Holy Land, by Sr Susan Richart PVBM, with additional material by Fr Gerry O'Shaughnessy SDB.

This is an ideal resource for those who will still be unable to take part in the Sacred Triduum this year in person, and will be especially meaningful to those who have visited the sacred sites in Jerusalem, or whose pilgrimages have been postponed.

A Camino Through Lent 2021 - Fourth Week of Lent

A Camino Through Lent 2021 - Fourth Week of Lent

Sat, 13 Mar 2021

The daily reflections for 4th Week of Lent, Sunday Sunday 14 - Saturday 20 March, include thoughts and prayers on the feasts of St Patrick and St Joseph.

The Lenten Camino for 2021 has been created by Fr Gerry O'Shaughnessy SDB in collaboration with Sr Susan Richert PVBM, and offers prayers, reflections and suggested actions based on the daily readings from scripture, with activities for children.

A summary of our Lent retreat: 'God's story; our story'

A summary of our Lent retreat: 'God's story; our story'

Tue, 09 Mar 2021

A summary of the content from our first Lent retreat of 2021, 'God's story; our story', created by Fr Gerry O'Shaughnessy SDB and Sr Susan Richert PVBM, and held on 6 March 2021.

A Camino Through Lent 2021 - Third Week of Lent

A Camino Through Lent 2021 - Third Week of Lent

Fri, 05 Mar 2021

Reflections for each day of the Third Week of Lent 2021, (Sunday 7 - Saturday 13 March), created by Fr Gerry O'Shaughnessy SDB, in collaboration with Sr Susan Richert PVBM.

The prayers, reflections and suggested actions are based on the daily readings from scripture, and include some activities for children.

A Camino Through Lent 2021 - Second Week of Lent

A Camino Through Lent 2021 - Second Week of Lent

Sat, 27 Feb 2021

Daily reflections, prayer and activities for the Second week of Lent, (Sunday 28 February - Saturday 6 March) created by Fr Gerry O'Shaughnessy SDB in collaboration with Sr Susan Richert PVBM. Each week, there are also some activities for children.

Justice and Peace Newsletter - February 2021

Justice and Peace Newsletter - February 2021

Thu, 25 Feb 2021

Fairtrade Fortnight takes place in late February, and this month, Province Justice and Peace Coordinator, Fr Marco Villani SDB, our asks us to think, pray and act so that people across the globe are able to gain fair deals for their work and produce.

A Camino Through Lent - First Week of Lent

A Camino Through Lent - First Week of Lent

Sat, 20 Feb 2021

Daily reflections by Fr Gerry O'Shaughnessy SDB, in collaboration with Sr Susan Richert PVBM, for the First Week of Lent 2021, Sunday 21 - Saturday 27 February.

Prayers, reflections and suggested actions based on the daily readings from scripture, with activities for children.

A Camino through Lent 2021 - from Ash Wednesday

A Camino through Lent 2021 - from Ash Wednesday

Tue, 16 Feb 2021

The first set of daily reflections for Lent 2021, by Fr Gerry O'Shaughnessy SDB, in collaboration with Sr Susan Richert PVBM, with prayers, reflections and activities for each day from Ash Wednesday to Saturday 20 February. The document begins with suggestions for creating a Lenten prayer-space in your home, and includes some activities for children too.

Justice and Please Newsletter - January 2021

Justice and Please Newsletter - January 2021

Thu, 28 Jan 2021

In January, as we remember the lives devastated by the Holocaust, Fr Marco Villani SDB asks us to think, pray and act to put and end to genocide, which is still taking place in our world today.