This weeks editorials

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Provide Jesus with a warm welcome this Easter

April 18th, 2014 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

The struggle to hold onto the true ‘reason for the season’ amidst the wave of secular celebrations of Easter is highlighted by SCO columnists and comment writers this week. They make excellent (no, not egg-cellent) points. While we as Catholics do our up most to keep the focus on the religious and the spiritual throughout Holy Week and into the Easter Tridium, perhaps we should not struggle quite so hard to balance the most important religious festival in our Liturgical calendar with what the rest of society is doing. The fact that other denominations, and those who are not Christian, ... continue reading.
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Lifting heavy hearts as Holy Week approaches

April 11th, 2014 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

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Reasons to rejoice at the midpoint of Lent

March 28th, 2014 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

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Managing expectations

March 21st, 2014 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

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Catholic values set an example

March 14th, 2014 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

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No one knows what lies in our hearts but God

February 14th, 2014 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

WHILE the Christian roots of St Valentine’s Day are hazy and disputed—and often lost in the glut of store-bought greeting cards, flowers and public displays of romantic love—it still seems appropriate to take the time to look at love and appreciate it for what it is and all it brings.... continue reading.


Time to use the Catholic vote

January 31st, 2014 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

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We do not stand alone in the challenges before us

January 24th, 2014 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

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Not a time to be ‘revolting’

January 10th, 2014 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

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exclusively in the paper

  • SCO exclusive: Bishop John Keenan on Blessed John Paul II and the Theology of the Body ahead of Papal Canonisations.
  • Pope Francis promises stronger action on clerical abuse, feels responsible.
  • Redemptorist Fr James Crampsey examines justice, compassion, wisdom and intergity.
  • Daniel Harkins offers an insight into the Taize community, with a focus on its recent event in Edinburgh.
  • SCO exclusive: James Barclay’s Easter short story.

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