This week's edition

1-NOTRE-DAME

Plans to admit boys to only state, Catholic girls’ school

February 24th, 2017 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

SCO finds support for campaign to make Notre Dame High School in Glasgow co-educational

Scotland’s only single-sex state secondary school could start admitting boys if a campaign by local parents is successful—and the SCO has already found support from councillors and the local parish priest. Notre Dame High is a Catholic school in the West End of Glasgow that has only admitted girls since it was founded 120 years ago. That century of tradition could be over if local parents succeed in convincing the council to open a consultation into making the school co-educational. Local councillor Martin McElroy said he believed their needs to be a debate on the issue. “This is a school with an exceptional history,” the Labour councillor said. “I would say that it has to be maintained as a Catholic school; exactly what kind of future it has I think has to be decided by the parents.” Mr McElroy said he believed there was widespread support in the local community for the change but... continue reading.

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6-HOMELESS

Catholics join forces to fight surge in homelessness

February 24th, 2017 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

A GROUP of Catholics has formed to tackle the scourge of homelessness—and it was inspired by a Facebook post. continue reading...


Praying for those who wrong you is step to being saint, Pope says

February 24th, 2017 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

A PRACTICAL first step towards becoming a saint is to pray for a person who... continue reading.


Build a ‘better future’ with SCIAF’s Wee Box this Lent

February 24th, 2017 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

Scotland’s bishop’s are urging Catholics to dig deep and support this year’s SCIAF Wee Box... continue reading.


Scottish Parliament assisted dying group launched

February 17th, 2017 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

A new Cross party group has launched at the Scottish Parliament that will promote assisted... continue reading.



Youth

7-CATHOLIC-EDUCATION-WEEK

Pupils make Catholic Education Week a great success

February 24 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

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Young Glaswegians reach for The Summit of their Faith

February 17 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

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Oban launch for Catholic Education Week

February 10 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS


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Deputy heads share ideas on nurturing young talent

February 3 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS


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Pupils raise £1,200 in SCIAF’s ‘real gifts’ campaign

January 20 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS


Opinion

10-BOLLAN-DR-WHO

Like the Tardis, the heart of a Christian is bigger on the inside

February 24 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

THE BOW IN THE HEAVENS juggles Doctor Who, popes, and ecumenalism - by Fr...

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The great rewards of teaching RE

February 17 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

Josephine Hughes, RE advisor for SCES, on a unique challenge to the world of...

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Catholic schools combat sectarianism

February 17 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS


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Fr John dabs for no one, but a little exercise won’t hurt

February 17 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS


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The millennium generation are not lost to us

February 10 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS



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