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Catholic teachers attend ‘teaching Oscars’

October 24th, 2016 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

Congratulations to two Scottish Catholic teachers who attended Britain's Classroom Heroes ceremony on Sunday. Danielle Timmons (above) from St Vincent's Primary School in East Kilbride and Carol McManus from St Roch's Secondary School, Glasgow, were at the glittering Pearson's Teaching Awards ceremony, which will be broadcast on BBC2 next Sunday at 6pm, in London last night. Despite missing out on a Gold Plato Award, the teachers picked up Silver awards earlier in the year, following on from their success at the Scottish Education Awards in June, were Danielle was named teacher of the year, and Carol honoured with the lifetime achievement ... continue reading.

Huge crowd for funeral of ‘kind, gentle and holy’ Bishop John Mone

October 21st, 2016 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

His successor, Bishop John Keenan of Paisley, says Bishop Mone was ’loved by God and beloved of his people'.... continue reading.


Retired priest writes catechesis for prisoners

October 21st, 2016 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

An Ayrshire priest has written the first ever book of catechesis for British Catholic prisoners. ... continue reading.


Tributes flow at beloved bishop’s passing

October 14th, 2016 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

Bishop emeritus John Mone of Paisley died this peacefully in his sleep just before 6am this morning.... continue reading.


Secular group accused of encouraging truancy

October 14th, 2016 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

Church says Scottish Humanist Society ‘undermining teachers’ authority’... continue reading.


Work for World Youth Day earns Gaynoll warm praise from Pope

September 30th, 2016 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

ONE dynamic Scottish Catholic was singled out for praise by Pope Francis as she was awarded the Pro Ecclesia et Pontifice medal for her work in Aberdeen Diocese.... continue reading.

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Pilgrim, 83, in 60-mile charity trek

September 16th, 2016 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

By Amanda Connelly... continue reading.

Prayers urged for Vocations week

September 12th, 2016 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

Scottish Catholics have been urged to pray for more vocations in Scotland as the annual Vocations Awareness Week begins. BishopContinue Reading... continue reading.

Paisley parish rejects poverty label

September 9th, 2016 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

Bishop Keenan surprised at results of deprivation report... continue reading.

Paisley Diocese to start reaping the benefits of its innovative synod

September 9th, 2016 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

Parishioners across Paisley Diocese are to get an update this weekend on an innovative diocesan synod from earlier this year.... continue reading.

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Latest edition

P1 OCT 21b

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  • A powerful report from Missio’s work with disabled children in Kenya on Mission Sunday
  • The launch of new feature, the bow in the Heavens, a parish diary from Fr Joseph Bollan
  • Stunning Pictures from the re opening Mass of St Columbkille’s, Rutherglen after lengthy renovations
  • The story of a new charity that offers refuge to bereaved parents
  • More tributes to the late Bishop John Mone

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