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Faith is the ‘leaven in the bread’ of Celtic FC

November 15th, 2019 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

Around 200 people, including Celtic FC staff and directors, gathered at St Mary’s to ‘acknowledge a very important facet of the club,’ according to Canon Tom White, parish priest of St Mary’s and St Alphonsus’. Before the Mass, Tony Hamilton, chief executive of Celtic FC Foundation, gave some insight into the projects being run by the charitable arm of the club, including the launch of the Christmas appeal, which raised over £250,000 in 2018.   History Terry Dick, a Celtic FC historian then gave an oration about the ‘symbol of hope’ which the creation of Celtic gave to the community of St ... continue reading.
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Bishops’ Conference updated on council rep voting rights threat

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The Scottish Catholic Education Service has revealed seven local authorities will not change the current role of Church representatives on education committees.... continue reading.


Masters degree for Sister, 79, after dedicated life of little ways

November 15th, 2019 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

A Carmelite nun has received her Masters degree in Theology as she prepares to turn 80-years-old.... continue reading.

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Scots in Rome celebrate Mass before football match

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Priests and seminarians from Scotland joined over 350 Celtic fans in Rome last week to celebrate Mass and the history which ties an ‘unbroken line of men’ travelling to the Pontifical Scots College to study for the priesthood.... continue reading.

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Church hits back at Marie Stopes ‘fact of life’ abortion remark

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The Catholic Church has hit out at a Marie Stopes campaign to normalise abortion, saying that it ‘never can be accepted as a mere ‘fact of life’.’... continue reading.


Faith and football combine for Celtic FC anniversary Mass

November 8th, 2019 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

A Mass will be held to commemorate the 132nd anniversary of the formation of Celtic FC at St Mary’s in the Calton on November 11 — by Peter Diamond and Colette Cooper... continue reading.


Parades consultation branded ‘time wasting exercise’ by campaigners

November 8th, 2019 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

Calls have been made for Glasgow City Council to respect the rights of Church-going Catholics in Glasgow after the launch of a new public consultation.... continue reading.

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Notre Dame pupils speak out against co-educational changes

November 8th, 2019 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

Pupils and parents of Scotland’s last state-funded all-girls school are continuing to campaign for and against the school becoming co-educational.... continue reading.

Senior pupils discover the heartache of human trafficking

November 1st, 2019 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

Catholic high school pupils from Glasgow Archdiocese have learned about the horrific conditions faced by victims of human trafficking and modern slavery from a play performed at their school.... continue reading.

Pluscarden abbey disputes nearby housing plans, fearing loss of tranquility

November 1st, 2019 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

Concerns have been raised after a local council proposed to build 12 family homes beside Barnhill Farm, just 100 metres away from Pluscarden Abbey — by Colette Cooper... continue reading.

Church offers prayers for 39 found dead in Essex Lorry

November 1st, 2019 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

The Church in Scotland has offered its prayers for the 39 people found dead in the back of a lorry in Essex last week.... continue reading.

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