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 and in raising awareness of social justice causes in their local community.
To assist Award Leaders, the following is a short list of resources you can use to introduce the Award to a group for the first time.
Resources to present the Award to parish and school groups
There are many resources to get started as well as many more being added all the time.
How does the Award work?
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 life of the parish. The Award recognises the massive contibution young people can make to the live and faith of the parish.
- 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 Parish and Social Awareness Activities in Lockdown
- Download list of activities
How to enrol and record 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