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Scottish Catholics urged to be smiling, joyful missionaries

October 20th, 2017 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

Missio Scotland’s message of joy and hope ahead of Mission Sunday

Catholics have been urged to be smiling, joyful missionaries here in Scotland. Ahead of Mission Sunday on October 15, Sr Stacey Cameron from Missio Scotland urged Catholics to ‘always have a reason for the hope that is in you.’ And the Archbishop of St Andrews & Edinburgh has echoed the comments, urging Catholics to be missionaries here in Scotland and welcome priests from former missionary lands. “By divine mandate, the Church is always missionary, is always seeking to bring the love and the peace of Christ to the four corners of the globe—that is why the work of Missio Scotland is as important in 2017 as ever it was in the past,” Archbishop Leo Cushley said. “Such is the economy of salvation, that we in Scotland are also now being blessed by the presence of priests from missionary lands and formerly missionary lands in the Americas, Africa and Asia. Indeed, only last week... continue reading.

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October 20th, 2017 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

Archbishop Philip Tartaglia urged newlyweds to ‘welcome children as a gift form God’ and be... continue reading.


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October 20th, 2017 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

A leading global expert on Catholic education has said British academia is rife with ‘secular... continue reading.


Pope prays as Italian priest kidnapped in Nigeria

October 17th, 2017 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

Pope Francis has offered his prayers after an Italian Catholic priest was kidnapped last week... continue reading.


Tory MSP slams pro-indy politicians over claims Christians shouldn’t vote for right-wing parties

October 13th, 2017 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

Pro-independence politicians have parked furore after saying it was impossible to understand why a Christian... continue reading.



Youth

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Polish school celebrates a decade of busy Saturdays

October 20 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

The Polish community in Aberdeen are celebrating after the Scottish Parliament congratulated a Saturday...

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Pupils’ paintings promote safety at state of the art new primary school

October 13 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

Budding young artists at St Joseph’s and St Andrew’s Primaries have been promoting child...

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Youth group hits jackpot with £10,000 lottery funding

October 6 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS


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VIP Confirmation for young Fife pupil

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Primary headteachers discuss the future of Catholic education

September 15 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS


Opinion

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The laity must make life easier for the clergy

October 20 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

HUGH DOUGHERTY on a busy parish with a shortage of priest power — By HUGH DOUGHERTY ...

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Building up the Kingdom at home and abroad

October 20 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

On its one year anniversary, THE BOW IN THE HEAVENS looks at the difficulty...

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Coaxing parents back into the Church

October 13 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS


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Aggressive secularism is on the rise in Ireland

October 13 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS


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Journeys into the past and future

October 6 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS



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