Welcome to our Catholic youth work Resources archive!

This section is primarily for parish youth workers and those involved in organising groups of young people. You may be a youth worker or leader, or perhaps just a regular young person who wants to start something in their school or parish. Whatever your situation, this Catholic youth work Resources archive is full of ideas for activities, games, praying etc. Use our filter tool below if you’re looking for something in particular. Please bear in mind that many of our resources can be used outside of the designated age range or theme, these are simply here to give you a rough guide!

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A skit on how God can help us deal with the baggage we collect through life.



A drama put to music, showing the fall of humankind and how far God will go to get us back.


Faith Line

A helpful way to begin a conversation about faith and belief in God with secondary school young people.


God’s Chisel

A skit on God’s love for us and the reconciliation he wants to grant us. Great for older teen audiences.


Irish Snap

A fast-paced card game that’s a fun twist on the traditional version of this game.


Lectio Divina

Lectio Divina is one of the oldest forms of prayer and helps us to engage with scripture.



A roleplay game where the group must catch and execute the mafia before the mafia takes over.


Magic Bamboo

Simple in theory, an intense challenge in practice, can you bring the floating bamboo down to earth?



A fast pace game where young people must take out the opposition and become the ninja master.


Pentecost Meditation

This Pentecost-themed meditation helps your young people to relate the story of Pentecost to their own lives.


Pocket Prayers

A simple prayer for those who are already active in their prayer life.


Protect the Monarch

A crazy game where the king/queen must be defended from a barrage of balls. Requires teamwork, speed and cooperation.


Spoons Card Game

A fast-pace card game were you must get a spoon before they are all gone!