Teacher Resources

Twilight All Saints All Souls Origins


Up Coming Dates

Monthly Prayer Intentions 2017 from Pope Francis

Term 4 begins 19th October

21st October Mission Sunday

22nd October Labour day

1st November All Saints day
2nd November All Souls Day

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

Commissioning Masses 2019
Dunedin  7th February
Invercargill  12th February
Gore  13th February
Cromwell  14th February
Oamaru  5th March

Twilight Meetings 2019 
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

Bishop’s Forum
Thursday, 21st March 

Term Three Twilight Resources soon.

Week 1: October 15 – 19
October Month of the Rosary
This is a very old video. It has some great ideas for schools as well as a nice way to show children how to pray the rosary. Please look at it before you use it.

18th St Luke

Week 2: October 22 – 26
22nd John Paul II
Pope from 1978 to 2005.

Week 3: October 29-2 November
Pope Francis Prayer intention for November. Peace: That the language of love and dialogue may always prevail over the language of conflict.  
1st All Saints day

2nd All Souls Day

Week 4: November 5 – 9
Peace: That the language of love and dialogue may always prevail over the language of conflict.  
Listen to these song for peace. Maybe use for staff prayer too.

Thank you God for the gift and children and the music and they hope they inspire. May their message of peace and love bring to a time when peace and love will forever be stronger that violence and hate.

11th Armistice Day

Week 5: November 12-16
16th Saint Margaret of Scotland 

Week 6: November 19-23
25th Feast of Christ the King of the universe. Check this out for fun. It is a oldie but you have gota enjoy this one. 

21st The Presentation of the Blessed Virgin Mary

Week 7: November 26-30
30th St Andrew

Week 8: 3 – 7 December
1st week of Advent Hope
3rd Francis Xavier

You may like to skip the first part of this clip.

Kids explaining Jessie by day.

Week 9: 10-14 December
2nd week of Advent Peace

A series of Prayer reflections for staff.

Week 10: December 17- 20
3rd week of Advent Joy


SEE you DRS for Srand materials. I will no longer put them on this site. You DRS has all the extra resources for the Strands and Modules.

RE Resources and Links

Click on the file you would like and the file will download.

Prayer Intentions Pope Francis 2018
Maori Glossary
2018 Strand Planner

Framework for Cath Spec Char Review Feb 8 2018

The Rosary PowerPoints
Part 1
Part 2
Part 3
Part 4
Part 5
There are 15 in total. Ask your DRS for the others. They are on the RE Dio file.

Teacher's Quick Reference Guide
Teacher's User Guide
Time allocation for Religious Education
Faith Facts T4 2018 CHCH (soon)
Faith Fact T4 2018 Dunedin 

RE Bridging Doc
RE Bridging Doc AAs & AOs All Strands
How to say the Angelus

Useful RE Links

TCI     http://www.tci.ac.nz/
NCRS http://www.tci.ac.nz/ncrsNew Zealand Catholic Education Office http://nzceo.catholic.org.nz/
Faith Alive http://www.faithalive.org.nz/ 
Faith Central http://www.faithcentral.co.nz/
Faith Journey Website NCRS This is where the Sacramntal program is.

Suzanne Aubert
Resources for schools

Religious Studies Teacher Association of Aotearoa New Zealand RSTAANZ  http://www.rstaanz.org.nz/
Certification handbook http://www.tci.ac.nz/ncrs/31-abouttci/ncrs/216-certification

Exploring the Gospel – An RE Resource

Auckland Catholic Schools Office and Strand Resources
Hamilton Dioceses RE Page
Preparation Material and Liturgy Outlines
Busted Halo clips that appeal to older children.
Butterfly Music