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Head master named for Glasgow’s St Aloysius College

May 3rd, 2016 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

The Jesuit-run St Aloysius College in Glasgow is to have a new headteacher from October. The private school’s governors announced on Tuesday that Matthew Bartlett will be head master with effect from October 24, 2016, replacing John Browne, who will take over as head master at Stonyhurst College, Lancashire, in the autumn. Mr Bartlett (above) is currently headteacher at Dover Grammar School for Girls, which also hosts a co-educational sixth form. The new St Aloysius headteacher said he was delighted to take up the role, describing the Glasgow school as having ‘a treasured place in Jesuit, Catholic and Glaswegian education.’ “It is a ... continue reading.

Pro-life debate heating up in Edinburgh and Glasgow

April 29th, 2016 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

Pro-life campaigners took to the streets of Edinburgh last week as debate around the future of abortion in Scotland and the freedom to campaign against it heated up.... continue reading.


AGAP to make Edinburgh Fringe debut with two productions

April 22nd, 2016 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

The Archdiocese of Glasgow Arts Project (AGAP) is to bring two productions to this year’s Edinburgh Fringe Festival for the first time.... continue reading.

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Ringing in the Queen’s 90th birthday

April 21st, 2016 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

Pluscarden monks honour monarch in traditional way as the Scottish Catholic Church pays tribute to the Queen... continue reading.


Catholic primaries hit by capital PPP flaw

April 15th, 2016 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

Close to 1000 Catholic primary children were left in limbo this week after Edinburgh City Council closed their schools due to concerns around the safety of the buildings. ... continue reading.

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Mary’s Meal’s Generation Hope to premiere in Glasgow

April 14th, 2016 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

First screening tomorrow of the charity’s documentary film drawing attention to what those who have benefited from its work have gone on to achieve... continue reading.


LGBTI teacher training under scrutiny

April 8th, 2016 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

The director of the Scottish Catholic Education Service (SCES) has said the Church would expect to be informed of any new proposals to train teachers in dealing with LGBTI equality issues.... continue reading.

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Parents of Milngavie primary pupils claim ‘sinister’ plan to end Catholic education in town

April 7th, 2016 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

New figures show four pupils denied places at school set to be closed in part due to under-occupancy ... continue reading.

Scots College seminarians ask Scottish Faithful to join vocations novena

April 6th, 2016 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

The Pontifical Scots College has launched a national novena beginning on Saturday as the World Day of Prayer for Vocations approaches... continue reading.

Scotland’s bishops call for Catholics to be politically active

April 4th, 2016 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

Letter heading to parishes this week ahead of May 5 Scottish election urges to Catholics to vote and even to join political parties ... continue reading.

Asad Shah’s murder has shocked all

April 1st, 2016 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

The Archbishop of Glasgow said it is vital ‘the example of friendship’ set by murdered shopkeeper Asad Shah is his true legacy.... continue reading.

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