Downloadable Resources

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.

Camino with Don Bosco - a new novena

Camino with Don Bosco - a new novena

Thu, 21 Jan 2021

Join the Salesian Family as we pray a new novena to prepare for the feast of our founder, St John Bosco, on 31 January. The reflections, prayers and activities take us through the nine days leading up to the feast, beginning on Friday 22 January.

The novena was created for 2021 by Fr Gerry O'Shaughnessy SDB, and it includes a couple of simple colouring pages for the children in your life.

Justice & Peace Newsletter, December 2020

Justice & Peace Newsletter, December 2020

Thu, 31 Dec 2020

In the December 2020 issue of the Justice and Peace Newsletter, Fr Marco Villani SDB asks us to think, act, pray for Christians in the Holy Land.

Advent Camino: a Christmas Eve Vigil Service

Advent Camino: a Christmas Eve Vigil Service

Wed, 23 Dec 2020

As the closing activity of our Advent Camino, we offer a beautiful Christmas Eve Vigil Service, created by Sr Susan Richert PVBM for families to use at home, as we bring our virtual Advent pilgrimage to an end.

A Camino through Advent 2020 - Fourth Week

A Camino through Advent 2020 - Fourth Week

Sat, 19 Dec 2020

Materials for prayer and reflection for each day of the fourth week of Advent.

Maranatha Advent Retreat 2020

Maranatha Advent Retreat 2020

Sat, 12 Dec 2020

A version of our Advent Retreat Day 2020 to follow yourself if you missed the event. If you would like the accompanying PowerPoint presentation, please contact us.