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Mary’s Meals donations doubled

October 9th, 2015 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

Mary’s Meals has been awarded match funding by the UK Government for a special three months’ appeal in a move that will double donations made to the charity founded in Scotland and named after Our Lady. During the charity’s Feed Our Future appeal, which runs until 28 December 2015, the UK Government will double all personal donations made by UK residents, up to £5 million. Mary’s Meals Feed Our Future campaign aims to extend the charity’s successful feeding programmes to more hungry children across Malawi and Zambia. It comes at the end of a great year for the charity that gives children ... continue reading.

Our Lady of Guadalupe relic image to go on display at St Andrew’s Cathedral in Glasgow

October 9th, 2015 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

A relic image of Our Lady of Guadalupe will come to St Andrew’s Cathedral in Glasgow at the end of this month as the archdiocese holds its annual torchlight procession for life.... continue reading.


Midwife receives a standing ovation at SPUC conference

October 9th, 2015 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

Glasgow Catholic midwife Mary Duggan received a standing ovation at the annual SPUC Scotland conference on Saturday. ... continue reading.

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Greater trust in the synod process

October 8th, 2015 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

One of the four synod presidents speaks of a more ‘open-handed approach’ this year... continue reading.


Cardinal Nichols speaks up at synod for refugee families

October 8th, 2015 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

Cardinal Vincent Nichols has said the Synod on the Family cannot ignore the impact of the refugee crisis on families.Continue Reading... continue reading.

Saturday, 26 of April 2014, the first centre exclusively dedicated to Migrant work has been inaugurated by Latin Patriarch Fuad Twal. The centre Our Lady of Valor in Southern Tel Aviv serves the Needs of the Migrant community in Israel consisting of Catholic guest workers and asylum seekers.

Catholic Patriarchate of Jerusalem calls for negotiations amid increasing violence

October 8th, 2015 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

“Once again the flames of despair, fuelled by hate, represent a serious threat in this Holy Land,” Archbishop Fouad Twal says... continue reading.

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Families are the net for fishers of men, Pope says

October 7th, 2015 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

In this morning’s general audience address, the Holy Father said that in families we learn the bonds that unite us... continue reading.

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Pluscarden Abbey to be re-dedicated

October 6th, 2015 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

Monks extend invitation to Mass on November 5 with Bishop Hugh Gilbert of Aberdeen to the community ... continue reading.

Synod of sympathy, not surprises

October 6th, 2015 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

First few days of the Synod on the Family set pastoral tone... continue reading.

Our Lady of Mount Carmel pays tribute to former parish priest Fr Eddie McGhee

October 2nd, 2015 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

Fr Eddie McGhee returned to the parish of Our Lady of Mount Carmel in Kilmarnock as the congregation paid tribute to their much-loved former parish priest who recently retired.... continue reading.

Service and care key to loving families

October 2nd, 2015 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

Pope Francis urged the hundreds of thousands of people gathered for the closing Mass of the World Meeting of Families in Philadelphia last Sunday to serve and care for each other as freely as God loves the human family.... continue reading.

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  • SCO EXCLUSIVE: Bishop John Keenan of Paisley says the World Meeting of Families was an eye opener.
  • Cross-party group on religious freedom set up in the Scottish Parliament with the help of Aid to the Church in Need.
  • Strong support at National Assembly of Catholic School Parents.
  • Permanent deacon ordained for Dunkeld Diocese at vocations Mass.
  • Fr James Crampsey SJ, Superior of the Jesuit community at Sacred Heart in Edinburgh, gave this year’s Gillis Lecture

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