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Catholic High School finds new ways to help the homeless

February 14th, 2020 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

YOUNG people from a Glasgow school with innovative ideas have created new ways to help the city’s homeless as part of an enterprise programme. S2 pupils of St Paul’s High School, Pollok, won an award for their excellence in business as part of The Braveheart Challenge, sponsored by Silverburn Shopping Centre. On Wednesday February 5, pupils at the school split into teams to take part in the programme that involved them using business materials to invent a proposal to help their local community. Innovation Each team had professional guidance from a business coach and had access to a team of experts to ... continue reading.
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Healthcare workers thanked for ‘extending God’s work’ at annual Mass

February 14th, 2020 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

The annual Mass, which took place on Sunday February 9, pays homage to the hard work of the people who care for the sick.... continue reading.


Coronavirus guidelines issued by Church in England and Wales but not in Scotland

February 14th, 2020 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

The bishops of England and Wales offered guidance on how to minimise the risk of exposure to the virus during Mass.... continue reading.

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Candlelit service with saints recreates Lourdes experience

February 14th, 2020 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

Around 200 gathered at Carfin on February 10 to spend an hour with Sts Mary and Bernadette in preparation of the Feast of Our Lady of Lourdes.... continue reading.


Couples invited to ‘celebrate Valentine’s day in a Catholic way’

February 14th, 2020 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

As couples around the world celebrate their love on St Valentine’s Day, a priest has called for more Catholic couples to pray together to help strengthen their marriage.... continue reading.

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Surge in Scottish homeless deaths sparks major Church concern

February 14th, 2020 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

Dioceses and activists call for better response as fresh statistics released ... continue reading.

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Pope Francis rules against married clergy and women as deacons in the Amazon

February 12th, 2020 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

Pope Francis has ruled against ordaining married men in the Amazon as a means of addressing the region’s priest shortage. ... continue reading.

Open door brings ‘amazing’ response for Govan parish

February 7th, 2020 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

Govan parishioners welcomed almost 100 passers-by into their church in an initiative to evangelise the streets of Glasgow — by Mary McGinty... continue reading.

Priests prepare to take on tough topics for Lent talks

February 7th, 2020 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

A Rutherglen Church is hosting a series of Lenten talks for young adults, on a range of hot topics including divorce, euthanasia and transgender issues.... continue reading.

Brexit deal could let down asylum children

February 7th, 2020 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

The director of the Catholic Parliamentary Office has criticised the UK Parliament for voting against an EU Withdrawal Agreement Bill that would have given asylum-seeking children the right to be reunited with their families.... continue reading.

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