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Jesus our Teacher Icon is welcomed to Motherwell Diocese by its creator

October 19th, 2018 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

The artwork has now visited Galloway, Paisley, Glasgow and Motherwell in celebration of the centenary of the Education Act, which granted state funding to Catholic schools. The icon is now set to remain in the diocese until November 20. During the week, it can be found in Our Lady of Good Aid Cathedral, Motherwell. At weekends, the icon will visit various host parishes in each deanery in Motherwell Diocese in order to be as accessible as possible for schools and parishioners. A handover Mass was celebrated in St Bartholomew’s Church in Coatbridge, with staff and pupils of nearby schools and friends ... continue reading.

Three designs proposed for Great Hunger memorial at Glasgow church

October 19th, 2018 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

A Catholic Church in Glasgow has hosted three designs for a fitting and permanent memorial to those who fled Ireland during the Great Hunger, (An Gorta Mór).... continue reading.


Wishaw church welcomes furry friends for a blessing of pets

October 12th, 2018 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

15 dogs and one hamster were welcomed into St Patrick’s Church in Wishaw in honour of the patron saint of animals, St Francis of Assisi.... continue reading.


Officers outrun their target and raise over £2,000 for Mary’s Meals

October 5th, 2018 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

THREE Police Scotland staff have raised more than £2,000 for the Scottish-based charity Mary’s Meals.... continue reading.


Paisley prayer bear meets the Pope

September 28th, 2018 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

Pope Francis’ meeting with Scotland’s bishops was gatecrashed on Thursday by a Paisley prayer bear on pilgrimage to Rome.... continue reading.


Jubilee priest privileged to be at the heart of people’s lives

September 21st, 2018 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

A priest marking the silver jubilee of his ordination has spoken of the ‘privilege of being at the heart of people’s lives, highs and lows.’... continue reading.


One-week-old baby among children at Paisley Mothers’ Prayers Mass

September 21st, 2018 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

The annual Mass was attended by mothers from across the diocese and beyond.... continue reading.

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Service offers a special chance to say goodbye

September 21st, 2018 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

A Special remembrance service is to be held in St Andrew’s Cathedral, Glasgow, for families who are grieving the loss of a child, and for those who are unable to have children for any reason.... continue reading.

Mary’s Meals thanks Catholics for prayers and support

September 14th, 2018 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

The Royal Concert hall in Glasgow played host to a special event for Scottish-based charity Mary’s Meals, who bring aid to the world’s most impoverished children.... continue reading.

Mercy bus gets backing from MSPs

September 14th, 2018 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

Members of the Scottish parliament welcomed a ‘Church on wheels’ to parliament as it brought the mercy of Jesus to the often unforgiving world of politics.... continue reading.

Record first as continuous Rosary prayed during Ben Nevis ascent

September 7th, 2018 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

It is said to have been the first of its kind. — By Ryan McDougall ... continue reading.

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