May

Find resources suitable to use in May, including Marian Assemblies and Pentecost Liturgies

World Children’s Day

In 2023, Pope Francis declared that the Catholic Church’s first World Children’s Day would take place on 25-26 May, 2024. The event focus will take place in Rome, but the Pope calls on Catholics around the globe to celebrate this special day in their own Diocese too. World Children’s Day invites children from around the…

Feast of St Joseph

Feast of St Joseph

Feast day, 19 March: St Joseph was the husband of Our Lady and foster father to Jesus. This assembly reveals how Joseph fulfilled his mission to love God and serve others, and how by following his example, children can become missionaries of God’s love, too. There are two feast days honouring St Joseph in the…

Feast of Our Lady of Fatima

Feast of Our Lady of Fatima

Feast day, 13 May: On this feast we remember how, during the First World War, Our Lady appeared to three children in Fatima, Portugal and asked them to join with her in praying for peace. This wonderful event reminds us how change is wrought through faith and pray. Our Children of Fatima assembly encourages children…

Our Lady and the Rosary

Our Lady and the Rosary

In the Catholic Church, May and October are months traditionally dedicated to Our Lady and the Rosary. Mary, the mother of God, was a loving mother and a model for missionaries. The Rosary is a form of prayer that helps us to reflect on the life of Mary and Jesus. We’ve created a series of…

Ascension and Pentecost

Ascension and Pentecost

The Ascension and Pentecost are movable feasts, occurring between May and June. These feasts commemorate Jesus’ ascension to heaven forty days after his resurrection, and the descent of the Holy Spirit upon the Apostles ten days later. Through our Ascension and Pentecost resources children discover more about these important feasts and how they share in…