Resources


Prayer & Liturgy


Impact Prayer

Based upon the YCW prayer this is used by Impact groups.

Based upon the YCW prayer this is used by Impact groups.


Searching for the Crib in our Streets

This is an Advent liturgy resource which offers a guide for YCW and Impact groups to run and lead an Advent service with a particular focus on justice and peace.

This is an Advent liturgy resource which offers a guide for YCW and Impact groups to run and lead an Advent service with a particular focus on justice and peace.


YCW Prayer

This is the prayer used daily by YCW members all over the world which commits them to the mission and values of the movement.

This is the prayer used daily by YCW members all over the world which commits them to the mission and values of the movement.


Prayer for the Beatification of Cardijn

The process to beatify our founder Joseph Cardijn has been started in Belgium. YCW members are encouraged to say this prayer to ask God to guide this process.

The process to beatify our founder Joseph Cardijn has been started in Belgium. YCW members are encouraged to say this prayer to ask God to guide this process.


Enquiry and Action


How to Lead a Gospel Enquiry

An important element of a group is the Gospel Enquiry. This is where a piece of Scripture is chosen and the group discuss it in detail including how it calls them to action. This guide helps a young person lead this discussion and adults accompanying it.

An important element of a group is the Gospel Enquiry. This is where a piece of Scripture is chosen and the group discuss it in detail including how it calls them to action. This guide helps a young person lead this discussion and adults accompanying it.


Guidance on How to Lead a Review of Life

The Review of Life is central to a YCW or Impact group. It is often a good idea to rotate the person who chairs this discussion. This guide offers advice and tips for a young person chosen to lead the Review of Life. It is also a guide for companions on how to accompany the conversations.

The Review of Life is central to a YCW or Impact group. It is often a good idea to rotate the person who chairs this discussion. This guide offers advice and tips for a young person chosen to lead the Review of Life. It is also a guide for companions on how to accompany the conversations.


To Work is to Grow

A resource for older teenagers which focuses on the dignity of work including extracts from Scripture and Catholic Social Teaching.

A resource for older teenagers which focuses on the dignity of work including extracts from Scripture and Catholic Social Teaching.


Valuing all Life

Part of the same series of resources for older teenagers, this focuses on the dignity of human life, another important theme of Catholic Social Teaching.

Part of the same series of resources for older teenagers, this focuses on the dignity of human life, another important theme of Catholic Social Teaching.


Tools for Groups


President, Secretary & Treasurers Guide

One way in which the YCW and Impact groups promote leadership is through the appointment or election of a President, Secretary and Treasurer of each group. 

One way in which the YCW and Impact groups promote leadership is through the appointment or election of a President, Secretary and Treasurer of each group. 


YCW Information Leaflet

This is a promotion leaflet for the YCW and Impact. To receive copies of this for your parish or school, please contact the YCW Headquarters.

This is a promotion leaflet for the YCW and Impact. To receive copies of this for your parish or school, please contact the YCW Headquarters.


General Election-Politics Resource

A resource about the role of politics in our society and the need for young people to make their voice heard.

A resource about the role of politics in our society and the need for young people to make their voice heard.