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Reject Church tribalism

January 13th, 2017 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

Last month we Catholic Workers were kindly welcomed by the wonderful Missionaries of Charity to Eucharistic Adoration at the sisters’ house in Glasgow. The sisters have taken a vow of poverty and as such live a life of austerity and contemplation without any of the technological distractions of modern life. Therefore, the splendour of Christ’s presence in the host radiates out into a very simple setting. This got me thinking about my own wee parish church which was extended in the years after Pope John Paul II’s visit. As such, our church is minimalistic and modern. The walls are made ... continue reading.

What makes teaching so appealing?

January 6th, 2017 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

Five students share their views on why they were drawn to the vocation of being a Catholic school teacher... continue reading.


Vincentian values in Govanhill

January 6th, 2017 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

The women helping Glasgow’s Roma... continue reading.


A caring place for parents to grieve

December 23rd, 2016 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

ANTHONY McMAHON explains how John Paul Retreats helps parents trying to overcome the loss of a child... continue reading.


Making the dispossessed feel right at home

December 23rd, 2016 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

Luke Devlin looks back on an eventful trip to Rome at the end of the Year of Mercy for the Jubilee for Socially Excluded Persons... continue reading.


Lady Florence’s island legacy lives on

December 23rd, 2016 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

JAMES MCENANEY reveals the story of the English woman who built a chapel on La Gomera in 1935 ... continue reading.



December 16th, 2016 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

The daily difficulties of living in the occupied West Bank... continue reading.

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Fan club not just for teens

December 2nd, 2016 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

Teenage Fanclub are famous for three-part harmonies and Sixties-inspired pop songs. Norman Blake explains to RICHARD PURDEN how it all began with A Catholic Education ... continue reading.

Author’s hopes for Margaret Sinclair’s canonisation

November 25th, 2016 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

“If this small book reaches a good number of people, I’ll be happy,” the author of A Beautiful Fragrance, Dr John Watts, said.... continue reading.

‘Breathings of the Holy Spirit’ at Paisley’s New Movements Conference

November 11th, 2016 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

Anne Flynn reports from St Mirin’s Cathedral Hall were the Bishop of Limerick addressed a gathering of new movements in the Church... continue reading.


November 11th, 2016 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

RACHEL MURRAY is keeping a close eye on parliament as it looks at a bill to remove disability as a ground for abortion, and reveals how much of a blessing her autistic brothers Charlie and Francis have been to her family... continue reading.

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