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Catholic school teachers to join strike actions

November 17th, 2017 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

Staff at St Andrew’s Secondary School and All Saints Secondary School in Glasgow, as well the non-denominational Eastbank Academy, will be the first to strike on November 23. The NASUWT teaching union will target small groups of schools across the country with day-long strikes. It follows previous moves by NASUWT that stopped short of strikes. Following the strike on November 23, further action will take place on November 30 at East Dunbartonshire schools Kirkintilloch High, Lenzie Academy and Bearsden Academy. Further strikes are due to be announced over the coming weeks, which will include primary schools in other local authorities. “Teachers regret ... continue reading.
Launch of Jesus the Teacher Icon, at the Bishops' Conference of Scotland Meeting at Schoenstatt, Monday 6th Feb 2017.
Icon Writer Bernadette Reilly with Barbara Coupar Director of SCES, The Papal Nuncio Archbishop Edward Adams and the Bishops of Scotland.
Monday 6th Nov 2017.
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New icon marks 100 years of Catholic Education in Scotland

November 10th, 2017 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

As the New Year moves ever closer, Catholic schools and communities across Scotland will be preparing to mark 2018 in a very special way, as they celebrate 100 years of Catholic Education in Scotland... continue reading.


Pilgrims left stranded by EasyJet finally home after three-day wait

November 3rd, 2017 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

Archbishop Leo Cushley of St Andrews & Edinburgh Archdiocese has expressed his thanks to EasyJet, after the budget airline managed to get a group of stranded pilgrims home on Sunday after a week-long delay... continue reading.


Hundreds unite to show solidarity in the face of cancer

October 27th, 2017 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

Hundreds gathered at Our Lady of Good Aid Cathedral in Motherwell last week as they made a show of Christian solidarity against cancer... continue reading.


Loving reception for everyone as archbishop welcomes newlyweds

October 20th, 2017 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

Archbishop Philip Tartaglia urged newlyweds to ‘welcome children as a gift form God’ and be strong as they raise them in the Faith, at a special Mass for newly married couples... continue reading.


Priest and teacher go the extra mile for Mary’s Meals

October 13th, 2017 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

It proved to be second time lucky for one Glasgow parish priest and a Catholic school teaching, as they cross the finish line for the second time to raise money for Scottish charity Mary’s Meals.... continue reading.


Vincentian values bring the crowds to Carfin for 400th anniversary Mass

October 6th, 2017 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

The work of Scotland’s Vincentian family received great recognition last weekend, at a spectacular day of spiritual celebrations in Carfin.... continue reading.

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Motherwell Diocese say ‘thoughts and prayers’ are with those critically injured in Newmains explosion

October 5th, 2017 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

Motherwell Diocese has said their thoughts and prayers are with those injured in an explosion at the former Newmains Pastoral Centre. ... continue reading.

Golden couple turn back the clock as they celebrate a serendipitous meeting

September 29th, 2017 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

A Catholic couple took a trip down memory lane last weekend as they visited the place they first met in honour of their golden wedding anniversary... continue reading.

Scottish Catholic charity scoops top award

September 29th, 2017 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

Scottish Catholic charity The Space has scooped a top prize at this year’s Love Britain + Ireland Awards 2017, in recognition of their fantastic efforts to help vulnerable families in Glasgow.... continue reading.

Pilgrims take step towards St John Ogilvie memorial

September 28th, 2017 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

Campaigners are taking another step on the road to a St John Ogilvie memorial statue at Glasgow Cross, as they host a sponsored walk on the Ogilvie Way to fundraise for the fantastic initiative.... continue reading.

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