This weeks local news


12-year-old boy charged after alleged attack at Catholic church

January 20th, 2017 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

Parishioners and the parish priest at Ss John and Columba’s Church in Rosyth were allegedly attacked with eggs and anti-Catholic abuse on Tuesday as they attended Mass. Police Scotland said they are continuing to investigate the incident and a report will be submitted to the Children's Reporter. ... continue reading.

Glasgow disability charity calls for volunteers to help spread friendship

January 20th, 2017 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

THE new director of SPRED Glasgow, which works with people who have learning disabilities, is launching a push to bring in volunteers and take the group into every part of the archdiocese.... continue reading.


First Minister praises Catholic schools

January 20th, 2017 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

First Minster Nicola Sturgeon praised Catholic schools during a meeting with Archbishop Philip Tartaglia and other faith leaders on Friday January 13.... continue reading.


The Glasgow homeless club answering Pope’s call

January 13th, 2017 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

Catholic charities in Scotland are responding to Pope Francis’ call for the faithful to pray for those who are homeless this winter as Scotland faces a weekend of freezing temperatures. ... continue reading.


Funding change puts future of Catholic hospice at risk

January 13th, 2017 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

St Margaret of Scotland Hospice asks for help in fight for survival... continue reading.


Aberdeen to host relics of Auschwitz saint

January 6th, 2017 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

The relics of St Maximilian Kolbe will be visiting Aberdeen Diocese later this month, the first time the saint’s relics have visited Scotland.... continue reading.

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Glasgow parish rallies round cancer-hit family

January 6th, 2017 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

Parishioners at the parish of Immaculate Conception in North Glasgow are rallying round to try and send a young father who has been diagnosed with cancer to Germany for an experimental treatment. ... continue reading.

Thief causes £5000 of damage to Paisley’s St Mirin’s Cathedral

December 16th, 2016 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

£5000 pounds of damage was caused at St Mirin’s Cathedral in Paisley last week by a thief stealing a collection box containing just £50. ... continue reading.

Parents called to consider adoption

December 9th, 2016 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

Bishop John Keenan of Paisley has urged Catholic couples to consider adoption through the St Margaret’s Children and Family Care Society.... continue reading.

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