At the start of each academic year the Pope John Paul II Award will be introduced by Award Leaders to young people interested in participating in their own parish activities, putting their faith into action and raising awareness of social justice causes in their local community.
Resources to present the Award to parish and school groups
The Pope John Paul II Award has been created to encourage parishes to involve young people between the ages of 16 to 18 in the faith life of the parish. The Award recognises the massive contibution young people can make to the life and faith of the parish.
Presenting the Award, how Award works
If you are an Award Leader, the following is a short list of resources you can use to introduce the Award to a group for the first time.
- Profile of the Award by Shalom World TV – Short film
- Introducing the Award – How it works – Slide presentation
File size: 39.2MB. MS Powerpoint file
- The Gold Award Explained
- The Silver Award Explained
- The Bronze Award Explained
- The Papal Cross Award Explained
Examples of Activites
- Examples of Parish and Social Awareness activities
- Examples of online faith projects and activities
- Download list of activities
Applications forms and recording activities
Above is only a taster!
Alot more detailed list of activities and other Award Leader materials can be found in our support section here