Liturgy Prayer Ritual
Fruit of the Vine, Work of Human hands
Induction, RE and Formation
Target Audience: All Staff
The LRP workshops are designed for religious education coordinators, teachers, liturgists, art educators, and students in Catholic schools. As well as exploring the elements of liturgy, the workshops will be hands-on. These presentations will give you the tools to animate scripture, prayer and liturgy by connecting everyday faith with everyday life in the classroom, staffroom and assembly/retreat space! We will weave music, song, ritual, multimedia, story, discussion and joy into each workshop.
Glory in the Cross
Looking at the history of the cross, this workshop will explore how the shape of the cross has changed through the ages and become a universal symbol both in the Church and in the community (Ambulance, Red Cross ...). You will have the opportunity to design your own cross with new and interesting materials.
Meet the Saints
This workshop will introduce you to saints from every race and from different centuries. Did you know each one of them has special symbols which reﬂect the lives? They were mothers and fathers, teenagers and children. They were doctors and farmers, soldiers and lawyers. During the workshop you will design a coat of arms featuring a saint that is meaningful for you. An ideal presentation for confirmation preparation.
There are thousands of iPad art apps! This workshop will start with designing a mandala and learning about its origins and meaning and lead into sketch, paint and create with the versatile “Procreate” app. We will explore how you can draw and pray (scripture and prayer) with colour, line, shape, texture and animation.
Teaching Like Jesus:
Jesus was a master Teacher. One of the most common strategies he used, as recorded in the Gospels, was teaching with parables. All of the parables that Jesus taught centre around something the audience can connect to - like a universal character or a common object. Following Jesus’ model, we can teach like him by creating short “parables” to use in our lessons to help the students connect to more abstract content. Sometimes Jesus also breaks down the symbols and meaning after telling the story. The parables always turn our gaze to something more important - The Kingdom of Heaven. The reality surpasses the symbol! So much of our faith is something that cannot be seen, so providing a parable is a meaningful way to engage young people in telling the stories of Jesus.
Sr Susan Daily
Thursday, 27th June, 2024 (Dubbo)
Friday, 28th June 2024 (Bathurst)
Cattlemans Motel, Dubbo
St Joseph's Perthville