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Celebrating life at St Margaret’s Hospice

August 28th, 2015 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

Glasgow’s archbishop marks 65th year of hospice, 200th anniversary of the Religious Sisters of Charity

AS Scotland’s largest hospice, St Margaret of Scotland in Clydebank marked 65 years of care this week the president of the Bishops’ Conference of Scotland highly praised its commitment to the dignity of life at a special celebration. Archbishop Philip Tartaglia of Glasgow, Archbishop Emeritus Mario Conti, and clergy and ministers from local churches joined the Community of the Sisters of Charity—who run the St Margaret of Scotland Hospice—on Wednesday to mark the 65th anniversary of the hospice’s founding and of the 200th anniversary of the foundation of the Sisters of Charity by the Venerable Mary Aikenhead. “We here in Scotland have benefitted richly from that charism and vision with the work of St Margaret’s Hospice caring for the sick and dying, and giving witness to the dignity of the human person from the very beginning of their life to its end, carrying on the healing mission of Jesus Christ, and following... continue reading.

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Racing against time to save St Paul’s Church

August 28th, 2015 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

A priest is in a race against time to save his church from closure. continue reading...


Pope calls for peace in the Ukraine

August 28th, 2015 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

The Holy Father has again called for peace in Ukraine as the nation faces continued... continue reading.


Half of Scots still describe themselves as Christian

August 27th, 2015 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

The challenge for the Catholic Church is to reach out to those who feel disaffected,... continue reading.


SPUC applauds doctors’ opposition to assisted suicide bill

August 24th, 2015 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

Pro-life campaigners have welcomed an open letter signed by close to 90 doctors against the... continue reading.



Youth

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Glasgow City Council temporarily halts unpopular decision to cut free transport

August 28 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

Glasgow City Council has temporarily reversed a decision to cut free transport for a...

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Evening of prayer ahead of National Youth Pilgrimage

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Glasgow Archdiocese is hosting ‘an evening of praise and worship, witness, adoration and reconciliation’...

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National pilgrimage for young Scottish Catholics in September

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St Eunan’s pupils show that they know how to ‘love thy neighbour’

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St Mary’s bids fond farewell to headteacher

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Opinion

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Cross Wires Sunday headlines

August 30 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

The latest Catholic and inter-faith news...

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The Scottish Church after McLellan

August 28 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

By Professor John Haldane...

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Getting to the heart of human nature

August 28 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS


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Cross Wires Thursday headlines

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Cross Wires Wednesday headlines

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  • Archbishop Cushley’s homily during Mass to mark the annual Edinburgh International Festival highlighted the plight of those fleeing conflict in the Middle East and Africa.
  • Glasgow pilgrims report from diocesan pilgrimage to Lourdes.
  • Ecumenical memorial service for Fr Gerard W Hughes SJ.
  • Essex parish appeals for aid for Calais refugees.
  • The Knights of St Columba pray for and with young Catholics this month.

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