In August, we pray with Pope Francis that the World Youth Day in Lisbon will help young people to live and witness the Gospel in their own lives.
‘Anyone who has truly experienced God’s saving love does not need much time or lengthy training to go out and proclaim that love. Every Christian is a missionary to the extent that he or she has encountered the love of God in Christ Jesus’ – Pope Francis
Our Focus for August
- Young people are at the heart of the Church and especially the Church’s future. Join us to pray in August for children and young people and for the success of World Youth Day in Lisbon, which brings young people together in Christ from across the world.
- Are you looking after children over the school holidays? If so, you’ll love our downloadable prayerful activities. We’ve curated some fun, engaging and versatile activities which keep Christ front and centre this holiday. They’re all free to use, and you’ll find them here>>
- August and the summer holidays are a wonderful time to get together as a parish or community. Could you fundraise for our sisters and brothers around the world? Find our tips and ideas here>>