The Commission produced occasional RESOURCES and INFORMATION LEAFLETS – and this page will continue to provide access to such resources, whether updates or new material.
Leaflets are published in PDF format, readable with the freely available Acrobat Reader. If you do not have this installed, please click here to download the necessary software free of charge.
SEASON OF ADVENT –Reflections for Advent 2019 produced by Anne O’Connor. They are drawn from Sunday scripture readings during Advent, reflections, prayers and action ideas based on the theme of creation and climate change.
Click on the links to download the PDFs, and please copy and pass round as you wish:
AN ADVENT JOURNEY – Following on from the tradition of a Lenten journey prayer calendar, here you will find a calendar for Advent with daily readings, prayers and reflections. Click here to open the PDF:
SEASON OF LENT – Here are the Lent 2019 leaflets prepared by Anne O’Connor for the NJPN, Lenten Journey containing daily actions and reflections for each day of Lent, based on the scripture readings. Each of the leaflets is designed to be printed out in A4 3-fold format:
Living Water: Reflections for Lent A booklet to think about the change we all seek in Lent. Reflecting on Scripture and the stories of people around the world throughout the season, we are led to understand the importance o water in relation to the themes of environment, hope, simplicity, solidarity, dignity, and discipleship. £2.50 from CAFOD http://www.cafod.org.uk .
Let waters flow prayer cards Featuring the prayers from the Living Water: reflections for Lent booklet. Free from CAFOD http://www.cafod.org.uk .
Light Breaks Forth The DLT/CAFOD Lent Book 2012 “If you think you are too small to make a difference, try sleeping in a room with a closed room with one mosquito.” In these reflections on the common lectionary readings for each day of Lent 2012, some of the finest spiritual writers reveal for us the transfiguiring power of the Scriptures. £5.95 from CAFOD http://www.cafod.org.uk .
WAY OF THE CROSS – Reflections from Pax Christi:
Follow Me – The Way of the Cross with reflections taken from the writings of Blessed Franz Jägerstätter. Prayers written by Fr Gerry McFlynn and illustrations by David John. The meditations work well for parish ‘Stations of the Cross’ as well as personal use. £2.50 from Pax Christi http://www.paxchristi.org.uk .
WAY OF THE CROSS – Thought-provoking Stations of the Cross, prepared for Key Stage 2 pupils by Louise Cooke, J&P Fieldworker for the Diocese of Nottingham. They draw on the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child:
SOCIAL JUSTICE AND ENVIRONMENTAL INITIATIVES IN PARISHES IN THE DIOCESE:
Summary of Mapping Exercise by the Justice and Peace Commission. During 2011, the Justice & Peace Commission invited parishes to provide information on parish involvement on environmental, social action, and social justice initiatives earlier in the year. The information received enabled demonstrated the rich and varied mix of Christian witness being undertaken in the diocese. Click here for a summary of the findings: Environmental, Social Action, and Social Justice Initiatives 2011
People on the Move: Resources for Reflection and Action A three-fold A4 sheet produced by the J&P Commission (2010) amended (2011). People on the Move