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Celebrating life at St Margaret’s Hospice
August 28th, 2015 | 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.