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Guidelines for Parish-Based Religious Education of Children

Guidelines for Parish-Based Religious Education of Children

In the context of a growing appreciation of the role of families and of parishes in supporting the faith development of Catholic children, the Irish Catholic Bishops’ Conference presents these national norms and guidelines regarding children requiring a parish-based...

Procedure for the Approval of Catechetical Material

Procedure for the Approval of Catechetical Material

The Council for Catechetics of the Irish Episcopal Conference is conscious of the on-going need for high quality catechetical materials in Catholic schools and parish contexts. These materials ought to be both appropriate for their context and correct in matters of...

Junior Cycle Religious Education in the Catholic School

Junior Cycle Religious Education in the Catholic School

This document for trustees/patrons, boards of management, and senior management teams in Catholic schools explores how Religious Education (RE) at Junior Cycle should be planned for and implemented. It will also be helpful to RE teachers in Catholic schools. JC...

Relationships and Sexuality Education

Relationships and Sexuality Education

The NCCA were asked to undertake a major review of RSE by former Minister for Education and Skills Richard Bruton TD. The first phase of the review of RSE took place between June 2018 and March 2019 which produced a draft report Further consultation followed to ensure...

A Reflection on Mindfulness

This document on mindfulness offers material to Catholic schools to explore and reflect on in the area of mindfulness. The subtitle of the document is "Rediscovering the Christian Tradition of Contemplation and Meditation". The document also offers some guidelines for...