“I Shall Be There…”

Liturgical Year and Cycle: 23rd Sunday of Ordinary Time | Cycle A
Key Scripture: Matthew 18: 15-20

Bishop Marcus Stock shares a short message for all those working in Catholic schools, followed by a time of prayer and reflection inspired by Jesus' promise, "I Shall Be There"

Option 1
Play video to lead the reflection.

Option 2

  • Download prayer leader script in Resources
  • Play reflective music (choose from options below)
  • Lead the reflection

Education Sunday Guidance Document

The Catholic Education Service has produced a document with suggestions of how schools and parishes might like to connect in order to celebrate Education Sunday together.

Letter of Support from Bishop Marcus Stock

You can access the video of Bishop Marcus sharing these words of support via the Staffroom Prayer resource.

Bidding Prayers

These prayers of intercession will be used during the secondary school assembly (and a simplified version in primary schools). Parishes may wish to use these on Sunday 10th September 2023.

Education Sunday Prayer Card

The Catholic Education Service has created a prayer card that you may wish to print and display or share.


Impact Lento

Relaxing Piano Music


Fresh Air

Garden Music

Gregorian Chanting

All music (c) Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 License http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.