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A time of prayer and remembrance

November 25th, 2016 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

IT’S November, the month of Holy Souls when we remember all those who have gone on before us and for me, in a strange way, this month always reminds me why I am pro-life but perhaps not for the reasons you’d normally associated with being pro-life. This is because at this time of year I always recall two friends from my primary and high school years who both tragically passed away through different illnesses. One, not long before we all left high school and the other in the years shortly afterwards. These were two very promising lads who were both blessed ... continue reading.

Recipe for spreading God’s word

November 17th, 2016 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

Paisley blogger CATHOLIC CLARA on social media’s evangelical power ... continue reading.


Why Catholic schools get top marks

November 4th, 2016 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

SHANNON McGURIN on the denominational education experience that she wants her son to share... continue reading.


Share a meal and share your beliefs

October 28th, 2016 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

— ROSS AHLFELD believes that we all could learn from his granny’s practical approach to ecumenism... continue reading.


A life totally given to his people

October 21st, 2016 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

One of Bishop Mone’s successors in Paisley Diocese, BISHOP JOHN KEENAN, pays tribute to the late prelate... continue reading.


Let’s demonstrate our sense of family

October 21st, 2016 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

On this Mission Sunday, Missio Scotland asks us to share our love and support the charity worldwide - By Fr Vincent Lockhart... continue reading.

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Are you having a laugh? I do hope so

October 7th, 2016 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

Sr Roseann Reddy - Sharing something funny is one of the greatest pleasures in life—and so is sharing knowledge of Jesus... continue reading.

A call for diversity in education, and humanist schools if desired

September 30th, 2016 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

Recent coverage of the Humanist Society’s judicial review of the Scottish Government’s decision to reject a change to the rules governing religious observance in schools, reminded me of the epigram frequently and perhaps erroneously attributed to GK Chesterton, who is claimed to have said: “When a man stops believing in God he doesn’t then believe in nothing, he believes anything.” ... continue reading.

Call of the Lord was impossible to ignore

September 23rd, 2016 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

Youth worker RACHEL MURRAY has regained her faith and is on a mission to help Scotland’s children... continue reading.

We’ve built a respectful relationship

September 16th, 2016 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

Church of Scotland magazine editor Lynne McNeil on Christian unity and solidarity... continue reading.

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