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Notre Dame Sisters return to Fernhill for celebrations

May 26th, 2017 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

THE last Notre Dame Sister to serve as headteacher at Fernhill School in Rutherglen has praised its decision to become fully co-educational as pupils and staff made a special reconnection with the past. The school embraced its shared history between the Sisters of Notre Dame, as it invited Srs Maura and Agnes along to the rededication ceremony of the school’s oratory, now named in honour of Our Lady. “It’s good because it’s progressing in response to the needs of the day, and that’s important,” Sr Maura said. “It was a very good day. I’m delighted to have been here, to see the ... continue reading.

Glasgow parish’s xenophobia fears after 22-year-old Cameroonian woman was detained

May 19th, 2017 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

A parish priest at a multicultural church in Glasgow has said his parishioners are feeling vulnerable in light of growing xenophobia and the near deportation of a young Cameroonian woman in the parish.... continue reading.


From the Archives: Celtic great Tommy Burns on Faith and Family

May 15th, 2017 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

On the ninth anniversary of his death, the SCO republishes Frank McGurk's 1988 interview with the then Celtic player and future manager... continue reading.


Film makers hope to help in drive for new deacons

April 28th, 2017 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

IT’S HOPED a new online documentary will inspire the men of Motherwell to become deacons.... continue reading.


Councillors give green light to St John Ogilvie memorial

April 28th, 2017 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

Glasgow Council leader and SNP opposition give pre-election commitment to honour martyr... continue reading.

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Vatican praise for Scottish charity work

April 21st, 2017 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

An Innovative project working with some of Scotland’s poorest people has been praised in the Vatican—and it is now seeking to replicate its unique model.... continue reading.

Glasgow bigotry tourism fears

April 13th, 2017 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

Church condemns ‘Kill all Catholics’ graffiti on Glasgow’s Tradeston Bridge, which was left untouched for four days... continue reading.

Bishop urges pilgrims to visit 800 year-old Crozier

April 7th, 2017 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

Bishop William Nolan of Galloway has urged Scottish Catholics to consider a pilgrimage to Whithorn—‘the cradle of Christianity in Scotland’—as he opened a new exhibition at the museum there.... continue reading.

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