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Good Friday reminder of our father’s Faith

April 24th, 2015 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

IT’S too easy, I think, for those of us who are Catholics living and working in Glasgow to fail to appreciate what a gift St Aloysius Church is to us. It is never been far away from all the big moments in my life and, if there was to be a video to accompany the sound-track of my years in this world, that lovely big church on the hill behind the Mackintosh building would be in most of the shots. I remember it vaguely featuring sporadically in my pre-school years when my mother would meet my gran in the town ... continue reading.

Some are more equal than others

April 3rd, 2015 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

By Michael McGrath... continue reading.


Fight for Catholic community school

March 20th, 2015 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

Will the local council, Government, education officials or the Church help St Joseph’s, Milngavie, asks Kevin McKenna... continue reading.


Back to health, duties, with thanks

March 6th, 2015 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

By Archbishop Philip Tartaglia... continue reading.


Daydream believer: Good or bad escape?

February 13th, 2015 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

The latest column from Fr Ronald Rolhesier. ... continue reading.

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Stunned by Paris attacks

January 16th, 2015 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

Bishop Emeritus Peter Moran of Aberdeen, above, offers insight and spiritual support following the Paris terror attacks... continue reading.

Points on politicians and abortion issue

January 16th, 2015 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

By Bishop John Keenan... continue reading.

Midwives: ‘Denied their basic human right to freedom of belief in the course of their employment’

December 17th, 2014 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

Bishop John Keenan of Paisley (above), a Glasgow priest and former chaplain at Glasgow University, expresses disappointment and concern at today's Supreme Court ruling against Glasgow midwives Connie Wood and Mary Doogan's right to conscientiously object to supervising abortions... continue reading.

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