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The great rewards of teaching RE

February 17th, 2017 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

I remember it well. I sat in the course director’s office at Notre Dame College, and struggled with my decision. The problem was this: I wanted to do a double major with my B Ed degree, but I was torn between three subjects. Which to choose? There was no doubt about what was the more sensible option: English and French. Why sensible? Well, firstly, I already had a good academic record in both. Secondly, in terms of career advancement, these were the solid choice. Every school had an English department and a Modern Languages department. Both were probably quite large, ... continue reading.

The millennium generation are not lost to us

February 10th, 2017 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

ROSS AHLFELD believes that ‘if Jesus can call me back, he can call anyone back’... continue reading.


Persecuted Christians need our help

February 3rd, 2017 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

In the first in a new series, BISHOP JOHN KEENAN gives an insight into Aid to the Church in Need (ACN) and their work supporting persecuted and oppressed Catholics and Christians around the world... continue reading.


It’s time for us to proclaim the truth

January 27th, 2017 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

We need to continue to reject falsehood and lies, even if it upsets the powerful in society... continue reading.


Our fight as the friends of refugees

January 20th, 2017 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

MARGARET DONNELLY on the ‘proud history of protest’ over Dungavel House Removal Centre... continue reading.


To see oursels’ as God sees us

January 13th, 2017 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

Dorothy CUMMINGS MCLEAN seeks inspiration from Robert Burns as she reflects on resolutions for the new year... continue reading.


Giving Witness to Faith communities

December 23rd, 2016 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

ROSS AHLFELD praises Catholic groups that encourage engagement with the margins of society... continue reading.

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Love is the greatest gift of them all

December 9th, 2016 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

And you can help spread that love by creating your own ‘reverse Advent calendar’ this Christmas - Sr Roseann Reddy... continue reading.

A time of prayer and remembrance

November 25th, 2016 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

Be grateful for all those who are no longer with us who have touched our lives, ROSS AHLFELD says... 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.

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