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‘A truly good man gone to God’

October 21st, 2016 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

Scotland mourns the death of John Mone, former Bishop of Paisley, a ‘faithful pastor of his people’

Catholics from across Scotland have united in mourning Bishop John Mone of Paisley who died last Friday at the age of 87. A huge crowd was expected at St Mirin’s Cathedral in Paisley today, October 21, for his Requiem Mass, as Scots of all creeds and none prepared to pay tribute to a much loved man, who his successor Bishop John Keenan called a ‘holy man of God who was a gentle and faithful pastor of his people.’ Bishop Keenan used Facebook last week to announce the ‘sad news that Bishop John Mone died peacefully just before 6am in the Holy Rosary Residence, Greenock. He was taken unwell an hour or so before and passed away tranquilly.’ “[He] was dearly loved by the faithful, clergy and religious of Paisley Diocese,” he went on. “May he rest in peace. Our condolences go to his family who will thank God for his good life along... continue reading.

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Catholic teachers attend ‘teaching Oscars’

October 24th, 2016 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

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Huge crowd for funeral of ‘kind, gentle and holy’ Bishop John Mone

October 21st, 2016 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

His successor, Bishop John Keenan of Paisley, says Bishop Mone was ’loved by God and... continue reading.

Get involved in politics, Catholic MP urges Church

October 21st, 2016 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

A leading SNP MP has urged the Church to get more involved in politics and... continue reading.

Retired priest writes catechesis for prisoners

October 21st, 2016 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

An Ayrshire priest has written the first ever book of catechesis for British Catholic prisoners.... continue reading.



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Catholic education about critical engagement, Archbishop says

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A life totally given to his people

October 21 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

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Catholic Social Teaching can be the cure for the ills of the world

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  • A powerful report from Missio’s work with disabled children in Kenya on Mission Sunday
  • The launch of new feature, the bow in the Heavens, a parish diary from Fr Joseph Bollan
  • Stunning Pictures from the re opening Mass of St Columbkille’s, Rutherglen after lengthy renovations
  • The story of a new charity that offers refuge to bereaved parents
  • More tributes to the late Bishop John Mone

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