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Saints get support from bishop

April 20th, 2018 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

Bishop John Keenan of Paisley praised St Mirren’s efforts last weekend after their goalless draw with Livingston FC saw them win the Scottish Championship and gain promotion. “Congratulations to St Mirren and everyone in the town of Paisley and surrounds in winning the Scottish Championship and thereby promotion to the SPL 2018/19,” the bishop wrote on Facebook. The bishop also noted the club’s ‘brilliant’ coach Jack Ross, their ‘inspirational CEO and legend’ Tony Fitzpatrick, and ‘amazing team and all at the club’ for what he described as ‘such a phenomenal achievement and turnaround in just one year.’ He also wished the best ... continue reading.

Hundreds celebrate Divine Mercy Sunday

April 13th, 2018 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

Divine Mercy Sunday was marked in a special way this year, as Catholics across Scotland joined together in prayer and devotion.... continue reading.


Parish priest Canon Michael Bagan has died at the age of 64

April 9th, 2018 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

Canon Michael Bagan, parish priest of Our Lady & St Ninian's Church in Bannockburn and Sacred Heart Church in Cowie, has died at the age of 64.... continue reading.


Lentfest shines a light on dementia

April 6th, 2018 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

The role the Catholic Church can play in helping people with dementia was highlighted at an event held as part of Glasgow’s Lentfest recently. ... continue reading.


Catholic school’s prayers for pupil injured in hit-and-run

April 6th, 2018 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

Pupils at a Catholic school are praying for a 14-year-old girl who was seriously injured in a hit-and-run attack in Glasgow.... continue reading.


Baby steals the show at pro-life group’s birthday bash

March 30th, 2018 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

Catholics across Glasgow and beyond rejoiced in life last week, as they came together to celebrate the Cardinal Winning Pro-Life Initiative’s 21st birthday Mass.... continue reading.


Fr Toal completes a 30-year journey to the priesthood

March 23rd, 2018 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

After putting a 31-year pause on the priesthood, Fr Vincent Toal said he had a ‘sense of fulfilment’ after his ordination to the priesthood on March 19... continue reading.

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Rough sleepers raise £6,000 for Catholic homeless charity

March 16th, 2018 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

A Catholic charity that provides shelter to the homeless benefitted from a fundraising event with the help of some one-off rough sleepers... continue reading.

Coatbridge church vandalised and sacred Host desecrated

March 9th, 2018 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

Catholics from a parish in Motherwell Diocese have been left angry and hurt after an intruder desecrated the Blessed Sacrament last weekend... continue reading.

Edinburgh Archdiocese could lose 40 parishes, but churches will stay open

March 2nd, 2018 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

St Andrews & Edinburgh Archdiocese could lose as many as 40 parishes following a two-year review—but most churches will stay open. ... continue reading.

Stricken seafarer’s support from Catholic charity

March 2nd, 2018 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

A stricken seafarer’s family have been so moved by the support they received from a Catholic charity that they are planning on volunteering their help. ... continue reading.

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