Teacher Resources

Twilight All Saints All Souls Origins


Up Coming Dates

Monthly Prayer Intentions 2017 from Pope Francis

2nd December 1st week of Advent
9th December 2nd week of Advent
16th December 3rd week of Advent

Commissioning Masses 2019
Mercy Parish - St Patrick’s Church 
5:00 Thursday 7th February
St Mary’s Basilica  
5:00 Tuesday 12th February
Blessed Sacrament
5:00 Wednesday 13th February
St Patrick’s Basilica
5:00 Tuesday 5th March
Central Otago - Cromwell 
The Irish Martyrs and Mary Immaculate
5:00 Tuesday 12th March


Term 1
Invercargill Tuesday 26th February 4:30 Venue TBA
Dunedin Wednesday 27th February
4:30 Mercy Centre
Central Otago Thursday 28th
4:30 St Gerard’s Alexandra

Term 1 DRS Meetings
Central Cromwell
20th February 2:00 - 4:00
Dunedin Holy Cross
21st February 2:00 - 4:00
Invercargill St Pat’s Church Room
14th March 2:00 - 4:00

Bishop’s Forum
Thursday, 21st March 

Twilight Term 2
May 21st Central Otago
May 22nd Dunedin
May 23rd Southland

Twilight Term 3
Dr John Kleinsman
September 16 - 20
Details TBA

Dominican Conference
2-4 October 2019
DRS/Principal Day
please join the Dominican Conference

Friday 11th September

Term Three Twilight

PowerPoint  link

Some of the resources presented at the Twilight.
Scripture Included in Learning Strands and Modules
Jesse Tree Game
Jig Saw
Level 1 Sort the Pictures
Who Am I
Old Testament or the New Testament
Creation Memory Pack
Creation Minibook Pack

2019 Term 1

Prayer for the Staffroom and parents for the first day back.

Back to School Prayer for Teachers
As I step into a new academic year Restore my spirit Renew my passion for sharing your wisdom And nurture my compassion for those You put in my charge. Transform me as I seek to transform Guide me as I seek to guide Open my mind and heart As I seek to open minds and hearts To the Good News of justice and peace. Help me listen more deeply To the world and to your Word So I can walk with my students Attentive to the Wisdom that Calls us all to the Kingdom of God.

Reflection for Children

WEEK  28th – 1st Feb
Pope Francis’ PRAYER INTENTIONS February
For a generous welcome of the victims of human trafficking, of enforced prostitution, and of violence.

28th St Thomas Aquinas
31st St John Bosco
2nd Presentation of Jesus

WEEK 4th – 8th Feb
5th St Agatha
6th Waitangi Day
6th St Paul Miki and Companions

For Teachers and Secondary.

WEEK 11th – 15th Feb
14th St Cyril and Methodius

This week on Thursday the readings are from Mark’s Gospel. One story is of the Syrophoenician Women. This is a great clip that tells the story and has a great message.

WEEK 18th – 22nd Feb
22nd Chair of St Peter

This week’s first testament reading are from Genesis. The stories of Adam and Eve, Cain and Abel, and others from the story of Noah. God is asking people to be good.

WEEK 25th – 1st March
That Christian communities, especially those who are persecuted, feel that they are close to Christ and have their rights respected.

Pope Francis Five Finger Prayer

Pope Francis Five Finger Prayer

Did you know on the
WEEK 4th – 8th March
5th Shrove Tuesday
6th Ash Wednesday

WEEK 11th – 15th March
1st Week of Lent

WEEK 18th – 22nd March
2nd Week of Lent

18th St Patrick’s Day
19th St Joseph

The Life of St Joseph in clips of his life. What a wonderful man! For older children and adults.

WEEK 25th – 29th March
3rd Week of Lent
25th The Annunciation of Jesus

 WEEK 1st – 5th April
4th Week of Lent
For doctors and their humanitarian collaborators in war zones, who risk their lives to save the lives of others.

WEEK 8th – 12th April
5th Week of Lent

School Holidays

Easter and ANZAC Day fall in the School Holidays