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Africa has much to teach us and give

April 24th, 2020 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

When I joined the community as Postulant, I accompanied her every now and then on her mission appeals. As she stood up to speak, the people would hang on her every word. She would tell them of her native Uganda and of her village, Nyarushanje. Nyarushanje is a sub county in the Rukungiri district in Western Uganda. The Rukungiri district is bordered by the Democratic Republic of Congo to the northwest and by the Kabale district to the south, from where the name of the diocese comes from. She told tales of the work of the Irish missionaries in her ... continue reading.
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Meet the individuals thriving because of donations to SCIAF

April 12th, 2020 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

Ryan McDougall tells the stories of two previously impoverished African families who are now thriving, thanks to donations to SCIAF.... continue reading.


Education and lessons learned from a Ugandan aid trip

April 10th, 2020 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

Peter Galloway reflects upon a recent aid trip to Uganda, and discusses how Missio Scotland is helping schoolchildren in the African nation. ... continue reading.


We need to spread the love, Wuhan Catholic writes

March 30th, 2020 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

In a special report, a Catholic living in Wuhan, the epicentre of the Coronavirus outbreak, reveals how friends are coping, and drawing hope from the example of people of Faith in their midst.... continue reading.

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Beatitudes for our troubled times amid COVID-19

March 30th, 2020 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

If the Beatitudes can speak to us in any age, they can speak to us now in the midst of the COVID-19 crisis, writes SUSAN MANSFIELD as she continues the Ignatian Lent Retreat through these extraordinary times... continue reading.

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A long search for a true and authentic hero

March 20th, 2020 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

As our series on the Ignatian Lent Retreat continues, Susan Mansfield reflects on the difficulty of finding true heroes in the modern world.... continue reading.

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Bishops’ Conference letter in full reveals pans to sustain Faithful during virus turmoil

March 20th, 2020 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

Words of encouragement from our bishops during this unsettling time.... continue reading.

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Light in the Darkness: The heroes changing lives in the DRC

March 20th, 2020 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

In the second of his special reports from DR Congo for SCIAF’s Wee Box Appeal Ryan Mcdougall talks to people on the front line helping survivors of rape overcome trauma... continue reading.

Peter Grant: A Faithful Servant of God

March 6th, 2020 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

Former Celtic player Peter Grant tells Richard Purden how his Catholic upbringing helped him through the highs and lows of being a leading figure at the Glasgow club during some of its most difficult years, and the abiding influence of now legendary player-turned-manager, Tommy Burns.... continue reading.

Being shaped by the hand of God

March 6th, 2020 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

As we continue our series following the online Lent Retreat created by Ignatian Spirituality Centre in Glasgow, Susan Mansfield considers the importance of having good foundations in our Faith.... continue reading.

A season of giving as well as giving up

February 28th, 2020 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

Catherine Deighan reflects on how she will mark the season of Lent through giving up some of her favourite things and by giving to charity.... continue reading.

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