Pastoral Care Project is part of the Archdiocese of Birmingham and Bishop David McGough is our Lead Bishop
NEW School Academic Year Sept 2018 - 2019 Event: Dementia Prayer Week 12-19th March 2019
This important week in the church an;d school calendar offers a wide range of resources, in particular the Lesson Plan derived from the successfully piloted HeARTS and Minds sixth form volunteering programme. To ensure that you have these resources sent to you for 2018-9 academic year please complete the contact form.
Thank you to the Teachers/Chaplains who have already committed to Dementia Prayer Week 12-19th March 2018 and incorporating resources and the HeARTS & Minds © lesson plan into the curriculum, or for Assembly Liturgy and School /Parish Mass.
They are delighted that the Catholic ethos of the Pastoral Care Project provides an understanding of dementia and spirituality which is why it has wide educational appeal.
We are grateful for the support from Catholic Bishops Conference Day for Life Fund.
Please let us know your plans for all or one of the days during the forthcoming Dementia Prayer Week.
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Dementia Prayer Week 12-19th March 2018
2018 will be the tenth year of this event and plans are underway so many more people can join in. Please get in touch now of your interest to get involved and so together we can make it special for those who have dementia, their relatives and professional carers.
this image is of a Prayer Box created by Years 4, 5 and 6 when the Pastoral Care Project lead a HeARTs and Minds afternoon at Our Lady of the Wayside Primary School, Shirley in July 2016. there are many more examples of activities which we can share with you, please get in touch via the contact page.
Many families including children are supporting a loved one who is elderly and frail, often with a form of dementia. It is for this reason that many schools invite us to give presentations and assemblies. They also use these resources in assembly and liturgy.
To obtain the 2018 New Lesson Plan and HeARTs and MindS Young Pastoral Companions please email your request to firstname.lastname@example.org or fill in the Contact form.
PowerPoint for 2017- please use whichever slides fit in with your lesson plan or assembly click here
(PDF 1,840 KB). Please let us know how you are joining in Dementia - Prayer Week 12th - 19th March and pledging Lenten Alms in aid of our work or holding a specific Yellow Day - we will promote it on our website.
Official Resource Pack for Dementia Prayer Week 12-19th March 2017 click here (PDF 6,956 kb)