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Malawians make a song and dance for pupils

July 18th, 2014 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

The Africans were plunged into difficulties after the only male in their village died resulting in them losing their property and land rights. With the help of Coatbridge-based charity Aiming Higher in Malawi, and with the assistance of Labour MSP for Central Scotland Siobhan McMahon, Airdrie school St Margaret’s High provided food, crops, fertiliser and funds to help the villagers of Makhoza in Malawi’s southern region. St Margaret’s pupils and staff set-up a Catholic Women’s Cooperative in Makhoza, which in two years has managed to grow enough crops for the villagers to feed themselves, with a surplus left over to sell. The ... continue reading.
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A thankful Church, a joyful ceremony

May 2nd, 2014 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

JIM CASSIDY reports from the Canonisations, launching an appeal to help subsidise Scottish WYD pilgrims for Kraków 2016... continue reading.


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Viva Brasil!

August 16th, 2013 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

— AIDAN COOK travelled to World Youth Day in Rio with Fr John Keenan and a group from Glasgow University... continue reading.


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SSVP youth changed by WYD pilgrimage

August 14th, 2013 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

In a sneak preview of the reports from Scottish pilgrims back from World Youth Day Rio, Brazil, in this Friday's SCO, here is an account from three pilgrims who travelled with the Society of St Vincent De Paul Scotland ... continue reading.


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Send-off for Scottish World Youth Day pilgrims

July 5th, 2013 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

Archbishop Tartaglia celebrates Mass for Scottish youths attending World Youth Day in Rio... continue reading.


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Strong in Faith: Is the historicity of the Resurrection essential to your Faith?

April 5th, 2013 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

A fortnightly discussion chaired by our Catholic university chaplaincies. ... continue reading.


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Strong in Faith: What are you hoping for in the next Pope?

March 8th, 2013 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

— A fortnightly discussion chaired by our Catholic university chaplaincies Next time: How should we react to the events around Cardinal O’Brien? Have your say at http://www.facebook.com/scostronginfaith ... continue reading.


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Are you going to Scotland’s Rio for WYD?

January 25th, 2013 | comments icon 1 COMMENT

Young Catholics are asked to book their place at the Year of Faith WYD event now to avoid disappointment ... continue reading.


Glasgow school helps build Malawi’s future

September 21st, 2012 | comments icon 2 COMMENTS

Pupils from Holyrood Secondary travelled to the African country to build schools for impoverished children... continue reading.


Holy Father looks forward to World Youth Day in a year

July 30th, 2012 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

Pope Benedict XVI has congratulated organisers in advance of next year's World Youth Day in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, and said he is looking forward to the event. ... continue reading.


History and holiness are found at Rome’s heart

February 3rd, 2012 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

— Fresh from a visit to one of the world’s most historic cities, Catholic student Rachel Docherty gives us an insight into Italy’s capital... continue reading.



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