This week's opinions

11-HUGHES

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.
9-MASS-SCHOOL

Catholic schools combat sectarianism

February 17th, 2017 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

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10-TRAINING-PRIEST

Fr John dabs for no one, but a little exercise won’t hurt

February 17th, 2017 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

A school trend is a little daft, THE BOW IN THE HEAVENS says, but priests could benefit from looking after their health — Fr JOHN BOLLAN ... continue reading.


9-MILLENNIALS

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.


11-MGR-SMITH

A significant anniversary and a possible Scottish saint

February 10th, 2017 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

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10-BOLLAN-ST-PETERS

Many Catholics are unclear on Church teaching

February 10th, 2017 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

This week, THE THE BOW IN THE HEAVENS says we can often flounder when put on the spot over what the Church teaches and why — By Fr JOHN BOLLAN ... continue reading.


10-DESK-COMBINED

The parallel duties of priests and presidents

February 3rd, 2017 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

This week, THE BOW IN THE HEAVENS looks at the tricky ‘executive orders’ priests have to make in their parishes — BY Fr JOHN BOLLAN ... continue reading.


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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.


Paisley Diocese leads the way with funding innovation

January 27th, 2017 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

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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.


The 2,000 year-long sermon

January 27th, 2017 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

THE BOW IN THE HEAVENS defends the ‘moral high ground’... continue reading.



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