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Scots clergymen at the heart of translating the Roman Rite

January 17th, 2020 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

Archbishop Leo Cushley of St Andrews & Edinburgh and Bishop Hugh Gilbert of Aberdeen, pictured, returned from the International Commission of English in the Liturgy (ICEL), held in Washington DC, on Sunday January 12. “I go three times a year for week-long meetings, and it’s very much nine-to-five work,” Archbishop Cushley stated. “I enjoy it because I have a passion for the liturgy, and I have many good friends among those at ICEL. The work of translation can be laborious and slow, so it takes patience—and the list of things to be translated is a long one!”     Translations ICEL translates various liturgical ... continue reading.

School goes the extra mile to help neighbours after fire

January 17th, 2020 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

A Catholic high school in Fife is continuing to support senior pupils of a nearby non-denominational school which is being rebuilt after a catastrophic fire in August.... continue reading.


Standing ovation as solicitor receives papal knighthood

January 10th, 2020 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

An Inverness solicitor has been honoured with a papal award for his services to the Church.... continue reading.

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Church family comes together for 60th anniversary

January 10th, 2020 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

Catholics from near and far travelled to Port Glasgow for the diamond jubilee of a well-loved church.... continue reading.


Clerics urge politicians to ‘go the extra mile’ to restore Stormont

January 3rd, 2020 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

Faith leaders in Northern Ireland have issued a statement urging political parties to keep their eyes on the goal of restoring devolution as the talks paused for the Christmas period.... continue reading.

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Catholics flock to Carfin in remembrance of Joe’s devotion

December 23rd, 2019 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

Catholics recently gathered en masse in Carfin to celebrate a special birthday of a young man who died aged 17 but continues to inspire many in his parish, former school and wider world.... continue reading.

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Best foot forward as ‘Shoes brothers’ make it big

December 23rd, 2019 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

A Catholic priest and a Church of Scotland minister have released a ‘hit single’ on how to save the planet, partially inspired by papal encyclical Laudato Si.... continue reading.

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Catholic pupils, staff and parishoners brave ‘horrendous weather’ in global homeless sleep out

December 13th, 2019 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

85 senior pupils from St Columba’s High School in Dunfermline and nearby Woodmill High School teamed up to take part in The World’s Big Sleep Out in West Princes Street Gardens on Saturday December 7.... continue reading.

Ozanam Club says thank you to volunteers for 30 years of help

December 13th, 2019 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

The Ozanam Club celebrated its 30th anniversary with a Mass on November 25 at St Bernadette’s Church in Motherwell — by Colette Cooper... continue reading.

Midlothian parents get ready to fight for St Luke’s Primary School

December 13th, 2019 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

Catholic parents from one school in Midlothian are stepping up their efforts to push back against proposals which could see their Faith school closed.... continue reading.

Archbishop calls on government to act as prison population soars

December 6th, 2019 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

The Archbishop of St Andrews & Edinburgh has called on politicians to tackle Scotland’s growing prisoner population problem after it was revealed last week that prisoner numbers are at a near record high — by Colette Cooper... continue reading.

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