Parishes are a living expression of Gospel joy.  This section provides resources, support and practical suggestions for faith formation in your parish context.

Preparing for and Celebrating First Eucharist and First Reconciliation

This document (2016) is primarily a resource for parishes. It is hoped that it will assist parishes to engage further with parents/guardians and schools. This material can be adapted by...

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A useful resource for Parish Pastoral Councils, Parish Justice and Peace Groups and more

This document from the USCCB Department of Justice, Peace and Human Development is a compilation of helpful quotes and excerpts from speeches, messages, homilies, and audiences of Pope Francis. This...

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New Irish Catholic Catechism for Adults

The Irish Catholic Catechism for Adults presents Irish Catholics with a renewed opportunity to study, reflect on and live by the faith we profess in the Creed, celebrate in the...

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Share the Good News – the National Directory for Catechesis in Ireland.

Share the Good News: National Directory for Catechesis in Ireland (SGN) published by the Episcopal Conference in December 2010, now provides an invaluable charter for our work.  The Directory envisages...

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Evangelise Today

Evangelise Today: Sharing the Good News of Jesus Christ, Reflections and Resources for Practitioners is the new publication from the Council for Pastoral Renewal and Adult Faith Development of the...

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Policy for the Religious Education of Catholic Children not Attending Catholic Schools

Policy For The Religious Education of Catholic Children Not Attending Catholic Schools Irish Catholic Bishops’ Conference 2011   Download pdf

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