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St Mary’s to be site of Great Hunger memorial

September 22nd, 2017 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

As reported in The Irish Voice newspaper, the organising committee behind the planned memorial said they had ‘enormous gratitude’ to the parish of St Mary’s—especially Fr Tom White—for making available the grounds of their ‘beautiful and historic church.’ “Our forefathers and mothers arrived here and were assisted by their own community—including the parishioners and priests of St Mary’s—and other good people of the time, and the completion of our memorial will be achieved in the same way,” the Great Hunger Memorial Committee said. “It will be built and it will be erected, first and foremost, by the multi-generational Irish community ... continue reading.
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Highland priest begs politicians to tackle suicide epidemic

September 22nd, 2017 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

Fr James Bell appeals for help at funeral of young mum of four ... continue reading.


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An epic end for Pluscarden pilgrimage

September 15th, 2017 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

The sun shone down on a band of joyful pilgrims last week as they completed the epic 1,300-mile Pluscarden 1230 pilgrimage. ... continue reading.


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Archbishop: Catholic schools need to put Jesus at their centre to be good for Scotland

September 8th, 2017 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

Catholic schools need to put Jesus Christ at their centre if they are to be good for Scotland, Archbishop Philip Tartaglia of Glasgow said.... continue reading.


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Celebrate movement brings its message of joy to Scotland

September 8th, 2017 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

“A GREAT success—we felt the presence of the Lord as we arrived.” —By STEVE LAVERY ... continue reading.


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Mass by the sea for pilgrims to Whithorn

September 1st, 2017 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

Catholics in Galloway followed in the footsteps of Scotland’s first saint as they joined together for their annual diocesan pilgrimage to Whithorn and St Ninian’s Cave.... continue reading.


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Warm welcome for late recruit to the priesthood

August 25th, 2017 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

Catholics in Motherwell Diocese welcomed their newest priest – a late recruit to the priesthood who hopes his journey could help inspire other men of all ages.... continue reading.


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Warm welcome prepared for late recruit to the priesthood

August 25th, 2017 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

—Catholics in Motherwell Diocese were getting ready this week to welcome their newest priest – a late recruit to the priesthood who hopes his journey could help inspire other men of all ages. —BY AMANDA CONNELLY ... continue reading.


MSPs congratulate parish group for its work to support people living with dementia

August 18th, 2017 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

A voluntary parish group helping individuals living with dementia has been congratulated by a number of key figures in the Scottish Parliament on securing new funding.... continue reading.


Financial pressure forces closure of St Ninian Institute

August 11th, 2017 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

After five years the St Ninian Institute located at Dunkeld’s diocesan centre in Dundee is to close down.... continue reading.


Fr Ness beats illness to climb Ben Nevis for SCIAF’s water appeal

August 4th, 2017 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

Parish priest Fr Owen Ness had to scale a huge mountain of his own before climbing Ben Nevis to raise funds for SCIAF’S Real Gifts Water Lifeline project... continue reading.



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