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Charitable endeavours has Red Cross singing the praises of Lourdes Primary

Posted on: April 8th, 2011 by SCO Admin No Comments

Pupils from Lourdes Primary School, in Glasgow, last week handed a cheque for £1000 to the British Red Cross, after deciding they wanted to play their part in helping victims of the recent earthquake and tsunami in Japan.

Primaries 4A and 4B at Lourdes had been undertaking a project on Japan when they heard of the devastating natural disaster, which led to thousands of people losing their lives, while many more thousands saw their homes and possessions swept away. The Lourdes children immediately ‘felt compelled to help out’ and... read more


Adventure on the high seas awaits

Posted on: April 1st, 2011 by SCO Admin No Comments

— Catholic pupil to take part in experience of a lifetime as he sails in the Tall Ship Race

A Catholic school pupil from Barrhead has expressed his delight at being selected to take part in a race involving some of the world’s most striking sea vessels this summer. Danny McNeil, an S6 pupil from St Luke’s High School, Barrhead, will participate in the international Tall Ships Race, which takes... read more


Time to register for the International Youth Pro-Life Conference

Posted on: March 9th, 2011 2 Comments

The Fourth International Youth Pro-Life Conference will help equip delegates who come to the Scottish event with the knowledge to ‘defend the right to life of the unborn and the true welfare of the woman who never, under any circumstances, can find fulfilment in the choice of abortion,’ as Pope Benedict XVI urged last month.

The Fourth International Youth Pro-Life Conference is fast approaching but there is still time for delegates to register. Events at begin at Loch Lomond Youth Hostel on Friday March 18 and will run until Sunday March 20. Catering specifically to young pro-lifers, there is no other conference like this in... read more


Pope Benedict XVI’s Easter Story

Posted on: March 4th, 2011 No Comments

The Scottish Catholic Observer offers a preview of Jesus of Nazareth—Holy Week with extracts from the book this week and next.

Four years after publishing his first acclaimed portrait of Jesus of Nazareth, Pope Benedict XVI returns to his theme. Recognised by scholars as one of the most learned and respected theologians in the Catholic Church, the Holy Father guides the reader through the Easter story in his new book and reveals... read more


Confucius, he say: go to China

Posted on: October 22nd, 2010 by SCO Admin No Comments

Our Lady’s High school pupils enjoy their three-week cultural exploration

Five pupils from Our Lady’s High School were part of a UK delegation to China this summer. The Cumbernauld school is the Confucius Hub for North Lanarkshire and several of its senior pupils joined teacher Margaret O’Boyle and pupils and teachers from other hubs across the UK for the trip. Our Lady’s... read more

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