AGAP offers a variety of workshops for every stage of Primary and Secondary School at very affordable prices. They cover a whole array of faith-related topics and themes through drama, film, music, literature and the visual arts. These are available to schools across the Archdiocese of Glasgow and may be available outwith for a small additional surcharge.
Animals in the Bible (P1-4) Exploring some of the best Biblical stories involving animals, using drama, movement, games and imagination.
You are Special (P1-P7) What does it mean to be "God's work of art" (Ephesians 2:10). Games, meditation, roleplay and a short film.
Superheroes (P4-P7) Who am I called to be? This is a question that every superhero from Batman to Spider-Man must answer. A fun, noisy way to explore the theme of vocation with clips and images and an art challenge.
The Joy of the Gospel (P1-P7) The word "Gospel" literally means "good news"! Using a passage from the Gospel, we will explore what it means to be a joyful disciple of Christ and using drama to bring it to life in a new way!
Missionary Saints. (P6/7) Course of 8 weekly drama sessions working though a short play based upon the life of one of 14 missionary saints. Great for young people preparing for the Sacrament of Confirmation. Choose from the following:
St Augustine of Hippo
St Charles Lwanga
St Daniel Comboni
St Kateri Tekakwitha
St Peter Claver
St Rose of Lima
St Francis Xavier
St Paul Miki
St Teresa of Calcutta
St Ignatius of Loyola
St Damian Molokai
St Mary of the Cross
St Peter Calungsod
Love, Responsibility & Freedom: The Human Drama in the Plays and Poems of Saint Pope John Paul II. (S4-6) Course of 3 sessions, exploring the ways in which the theatre and poetry of Karol Wojtyle foreshadow his teachings as one of the greatest Popes the Church has ever seen.
The Martyrdom of Saint John Ogilvie: Power, Politics and Religious Freedom (S1-S4) Using Stephen Callaghan's play, this workshop encourages reflection on the volatile historical backdrop to the execution of the Jesuit Priest in 1614 and relate it to contemporary issues of bigotry and tolerance.
Faith in Film. (S1-S6) How does our relationship with film reflect upon our faith? Film analysis and discussion.
Soundtrack to the Gospel. (S1-S3) What are the themes that inspire music? Working through some iconic Gospel scenes, come up with a playlist to fit.
Fantastic Faith: Lord of the Rings and the Chronicles of Narnia (S1-S3): Exploring the work of two great fantasy writers, Tolkein and Lewis, and uncovering the clues to their faith hidden in their fantasy fiction.
Faith and the Arts: Truth, Beauty and Goodness (S1-S6) What does art have to do with the Catholic faith? Journey through the teachings of the Church to unlock an understanding of the fruitful dialogue with the arts that spans centuries.
Lectio Divina Dramatica: Opening the Scriptures with Drama (S1-S6) The ancient art of Sacred Reading accompanied by the chance to explore through performance. Meditation, discussion, drama.
The Living Rosary: Praying the Rosary with Drama (S1-S3) What is the rosary? Where did it come from and can we apply our imagination to reflect on the mysteries.
Stations of the Cross and Resurrection. (S1-S6) Reflecting on the artwork submitted for the Lentfest 2012 by 22 artists on the Stations of the Cross and Resurrection and inviting participants to create their own.
AGAP is Part of the Archdiocese of Glasgow, which is a charity, registered in Scotland. SC018140.