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Scotland’s young Catholics on journey to Krakow

July 22nd, 2016 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

The international Catholic gathering takes place every two to three years, and this year takes place in Krakow from July 25-31. Some pilgrimage groups from Scotland have already made the journey to Poland, travelling by bus through France, and they will be joined by hundreds of other Scottish pilgrims who have flown out this week. Clare Carr, youth officer for the Society of St Vincent de Paul Scotland, will be travelling out with a group of nine society members from across Scotland. She attended World Youth Day in Rio de Janeiro in 2013, and said the event would be a huge ... continue reading.

Family’s fears for missing widower

July 15th, 2016 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

Police appeal for information... continue reading.

Mass of Ordination to the Priesthood of Rev. Matthew Carlin, for the Diocese of Paisley. 30th June 2016 at St John's Barrhead.
Principal Celebrant Bishop John Keenan with Bishop Emeritus John Mone and clergy from the Diocese and beyond.
Photo by and copyright of Paul Mc Sherry 07770 393960.

Paisley celebrates Fr Carlin’s ordination

July 8th, 2016 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

There was joy across Paisley last week as St John’s in Barrhead saw the ordination of Fr Matthew Carlin, the first in the diocese for 12 years. ... continue reading.


Brexit concerns for Scottish immigrant communities

July 1st, 2016 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

Irish, Polish and Italian Catholics in Scotland have reacted with shock to Britain’s decision to leave the EU last week.... continue reading.


Catholic teacher training coming to Edinburgh, Strathclyde

June 24th, 2016 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

Student teachers should be able to embark on a Catholic teaching Certificate in Religious Education at Edinburgh or Strathclyde University this autumn for the first time. ... continue reading.

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First priest for Aberdeen in five years

June 17th, 2016 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

There was a joyful mood in St Mary’s Cathedral in Aberdeen on Monday night for the first ordination of a priest in the diocese for five years. ... continue reading.

Very public witness of Faith on the Feast of Corpus Christi in Scotland

June 3rd, 2016 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

Scotland’s Catholics proudly professed their Faith last Sunday as Corpus Christi Processions took place in Glasgow, Croy and at Carfin Lourdes Grotto in Motherwell Diocese.... continue reading.

Scalan 300th anniversary celebrations begin

June 2nd, 2016 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

Mass and association AGM ahead of the annual Mass on the first Sunday in July in the once ‘illegal’ seminary... continue reading.

Kerala community shows mercy by donating blood

May 27th, 2016 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

THE Kerala Catholic Community at Holy Family Church, Aberdeen, are setting an example for the Year of Mercy by partnering with NHS staff in a blood donor drive.... continue reading.

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