When we finished we stuck a prayer on the jar which we can say before we take out a piece of paper.
Welcome to our Catholic youth work Resources archive!
This section is primarily for parish youth workers and those involved in organising groups of young people. You may be a youth worker or leader, or perhaps just a regular young person who wants to start something in their school or parish. Whatever your situation, this Catholic youth work Resources archive is full of ideas for activities, games, praying etc. Use our filter tool below if you’re looking for something in particular. Please bear in mind that many of our resources can be used outside of the designated age range or theme, these are simply here to give you a rough guide!
Groups must work together as teams to cross a marked out area and collect items upon the way, while at the same time ensuring they don’t touch the floor.
A drama put to music, showing the fall of humankind and how far God will go to get us back.
A helpful way to begin a conversation about faith and belief in God with secondary school young people.
Testing reactions and helping to focus a group, in this game they have to both catch another finger and remain uncaught to win.
A twist on the normal game of dodge ball, this is a handy game for large groups to keep everyone involved.
The group must recycle bits of rubbish to create a piece of art.
A skit on God’s love for us and the reconciliation he wants to grant us. Great for older teen audiences.
The Graffiti Wall is brilliant for helping those with a passion for art express themselves to God in a way that is most meaningful to them.
Have the group put their imagination and teamwork to the test as they create scenes and items using only their bodies.
The main aim of this guided reflection is to help those listening encounter the gaze of Christ
A reflection on the parable of the Prodigal Son from the perspective of the older son.
A reflection on the parable of the Prodigal Son from the perspective of the younger son.
A great game for focusing large groups, can be played with as few as 20 or as many as a 1000 – the more the merrier!
Testing their problem-solving and teamwork abilities, the young people must untangle themselves from one another.