This week's feature


Pro-life voices will be heard

November 20th, 2015 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

THE devolution of abortion to Scotland is a seismic shift for politics. In terms of sheer scale, abortion is the greatest human rights abuse of our age. Since the passing of the Abortion Act in 1967 official figures show that 8.2 million lives have been lost by abortion. That’s like losing the combined populations of Scotland and Wales. So many people that we would have known and who would have had families of their own are absent. At Westminster, attempts to restrain abortion made things worse. The law, which is being handed to us now, permits abortion right up to ... continue reading.

Lighting up lives

November 13th, 2015 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

ST MARGARET OF SCOTLAND HOSPICE details the events that have taken place—and those still to come—which help fund its work... continue reading.


Five decades of mercy and love

November 6th, 2015 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

As SCIAF celebrates its 50th year and St Margaret is declared the charity’s patron saint, we present an abridged version of the new Pastoral Letter from the BISHOPS’ CONFERENCE to mark the anniversary ... continue reading.


Casting the NET

October 30th, 2015 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

— AMANDA CONNELLY explains how NET MINISTRIES hopes that its recently set-up branch in Scotland has big plans in the months and years ahead... continue reading.


We must support our missionaries through prayer and practical help

October 16th, 2015 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

MISSIO SCOTLAND let’s the powerful testimony of Sr Veronica Edita speak loud and clearly ahead of this weekend’s MISSION SUNDAY appeal. We may not be able to take an active part in Sr Veronica’s mission but through prayer (regular and sincere) and sharing what we can by spending a little less on ourselves, we can help make an impact on the work of missionaries in the poorest parts of the world... continue reading.


Answering God’s call

October 9th, 2015 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

— MICHAEL J ROBINSON, communications executive in Scotland for Aid to the Church in Need, explains how the Catholic charity is helping and supporting the Syrian refugees who are facing the onset of winter... continue reading.


‘Mission is passion for Jesus and His people’

October 2nd, 2015 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

Throughout Mission Month, ahead of Mission Sunday on October 18, the SCO will feature insight from MISSIO SCOTLAND in to the essential work of the Pontifical charity and missionaries throughout the world... continue reading.

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Making a difference in 12 countries worldwide

September 25th, 2015 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

In a special report from MARY’S MEALS, we look at the geographical spread of its work ahead of exciting news on ‘Feed our Future’... continue reading.

Spreading the pro-life message

September 18th, 2015 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

JOHN DEIGHAN, SPUC Scotland’s chief executive officer, provides us a valuable insight into the charity’s recent projects and initiatives, prior to its National Conference next month... continue reading.

Fundraising in 65th year of St Margaret’s

September 11th, 2015 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

In a special report from Michael McCartney, St Margaret of Scotland Hospice, Clydebank, looks back on its 65th anniversary celebratory Mass, its fundraising walk at the weekend Midnight Walk, and ahead to its Sapphire Ball because the efforts to keep this special facility open never take a break... continue reading.

Record-breaking year for SCIAF

September 4th, 2015 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

SCIAF’S Communications and Media Officer, VAL MORGAN, gives a behind-the-scenes account of this year’s record-breaking Wee Box Lent appeal and sends a big thank you to all who helped... continue reading.

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  • The need to protect St Margaret of Scotland Children and Family Care Society highlighted at 60th anniversary Mass in Glasgow.
  • Prisoners’ week launched in St Margaret’s Church, Stirling.
  • Mgr Peter Mcgee on the implications of marriage annulments on children.
  • Edinburgh Churches Together to examine funeral poverty at event.

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