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Our Lady of Mount Carmel pays tribute to former parish priest Fr Eddie McGhee

October 2nd, 2015 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

Ordained in 1972 and raised in Cumnock, Fr McGhee served in a number of parishes including St Joseph’s, Kilmarnock, St Mary’s, Saltcoats, and St Mary’s, Irvine. In 2007, he took over Our Lady of Mount Carmel, Our Lady and St John in Stewarton and St Michael’s in Kilmarnock. In his younger years he was primary RE advisor in the diocese and also spent a year studying education in Dundalk and in Boston. A keen fisherman and former pigeon fancier, Fr McGhee wrote many columns for the SCO, sometimes using his hobbies to discuss his Faith. Fr McGhee (above right) said the Mass ... continue reading.
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Catholic families: Holiness is a sure route to happiness, says Archbishop Cushley

September 29th, 2015 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

Major St Andrews and Edinburgh Archdiocesan conference on the family to take place in Edinburgh this Saturday (October 3)... continue reading.


Mary’s visit highlights the success of SCIAF

September 25th, 2015 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

The Malawian farmer featured on SCIAF’s Wee Box visited Scotland last week to share her story with pupils, celebrities and politicians.... continue reading.

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Catholic schools targeted by East Renfrewshire bomb threats

September 17th, 2015 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

Police Scotland officers are hunting for the caller behind ‘bomb threats’ at Barrhead and Giffnock schools yesterday morning.... continue reading.


Diocese doubly blessed by St JPII relics

September 11th, 2015 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

Two Motherwell parishes will be hosting first class relics of St John Paul II in a double first for the late Pope’s feast day next month.... continue reading.

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Angel exhibition gets its wings in Glasgow

September 7th, 2015 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

Events and discussions planned around the St Mungo’s Museum of Religious Life and Art free attraction, opening next month, for ‘people of faith and of none’ ... continue reading.


St Margaret’s Children and Family Care Society aim to have a ball celebrating 60th anniversary

September 4th, 2015 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

St Margaret’s Children and Family Care Society is hosting a charity ball this month to celebrate its 60th anniversary and raise some much-needed funds.... continue reading.

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Bid to grant dying woman’s last wish

September 4th, 2015 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

Archbishop Leo Cushley tries to arrange audience with Pope for Leith woman who wants to go to Vatican... continue reading.

Italian Chapel to appoint full-time custodians

September 1st, 2015 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

Changes to cope with increasing visitor numbers at the Orkney chapel built by Italian prisoners of war will include admission charges... continue reading.

Racing against time to save St Paul’s Church

August 28th, 2015 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

A priest is in a race against time to save his church from closure.... continue reading.

Celebrating life at St Margaret’s Hospice

August 28th, 2015 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

Glasgow’s archbishop marks 65th year of hospice, 200th anniversary of the Religious Sisters of Charity ... continue reading.

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  • Archbishop Philip Tartaglia celebrates Red Mass for legal profession at St Mary’s Cathedral in Edinburgh
  • Archbishop Leo Cushley joins St Marie’s in Kirkcaldy for the parish’s 150th celebrations
  • Glasgow Council reverses it decision to increase distance for pupils to qualify for free transport to secondary school.
  • Interview with Frank McAveety, new leader of Glasgow City Council.

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