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‘In Jesus there is hope for a broken world’

September 14th, 2018 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

By putting Jesus and the Eucharist at the centre of our lives we can renew the Church and bring hope to a broken world—that was the message to UK Catholics this week.

In Edinburgh, hundreds of lay Catholics and clergy packed into Usher Hall to hear American Bishop Robert Barron preach on the need to return our secular society to Christ, while in Liverpool tens of thousands of Catholics took to the streets where they were told that the Eucharist can heal the Church. On September 6, Bishop Barron, who is renowned for his YouTube videos and online evangelisation, told Catholics ‘if we have not evangelised successfully it is because we have forgotten Jesus.’ “Now is the moment for us,” he said. “This is our time, we who believe in Jesus.” Three days later, in what was the largest Catholic procession in the UK since St Pope John Paul’s visit in 1982, the faithful braved the rains in Liverpool to highlight the incredible power of the Sacraments. Pilgrims from across the UK, including Bishop Stephen Robson of Dunkeld Diocese, travelled to Liverpool for the first... continue reading.

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No more assaults on Catholic education from our party, vows Lib Dem MSP

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A Scottish Liberal Democrat MSP has vowed there will be no more assaults on Catholic ­education from his party, after he helped defer a motion at last week’s Lib Dem ­conference that would have called for the end of Catholic schools. continue reading...

Mary’s Meals thanks Catholics for prayers and support

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The Royal Concert hall in Glasgow played host to a special event for Scottish-based charity... continue reading.

It’s as ‘edgy’ to preach the message of Christ now as it was in the time of the apostles, Bishop Barron tells Scots

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Daniel Harkins reports on the American bishop who brought Scottish Catholics out in force.... continue reading.

Documentary reveals the deep Faith and kindness of Celtic’s Tommy Burns

September 14th, 2018 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

THE Catholic Faith of former Celtic footballer and manager Tommy Burns has been portrayed in... continue reading.



Young people spell out a big celebration at Carfin

September 14 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

Our Lady of St Francis Primary school in Carfin marked the centenary of the...


Saintly six to inspire pupils during vocation week

September 7 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

Scotland’s pupils are to take inspiration from three popes and a handful of saints...


Family’s value to Catholic schools highlighted

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Salesian sisters parish event encourages young people to ‘build a better future’

August 17 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS


Mima reveals secret of her long life: bingo, Irn Bru and chips

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One step at a time: walking the Way of St James and overcoming life’s demons

September 14 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

Claudia Esnouf speaks to fellow travellers on The Camino, and finds people make the...


Say a prayer for the priests moving parish

September 14 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

Fr Jamie McMorrin discusses settling into a new community, becoming part of the family,...


Church must reach out to those bruised by failed marriages and broken families

September 7 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS


Canon lawyer Mgr Peter Magee explains how the Church handles cases of abuse

September 7 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS


Facing the climate change challenge

August 31 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

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  • Lib dems defer motion to end Catholic schools
  • Pilgrims pray for Margaret Sinclair sainthood cause at annual celebration
  • Dr Harry Schnitker on reminding Europe of its founding principles
  • Ian Dunn’s radical Catholic message in a society structured against large families

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