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Bittersweet celebration for St Patrick’s pupils

April 17th, 2015 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

Six weeks of events from the schoolchildren raised the four-figure sum for the Sisters of Mercy, who run a mission in the South African township of Addo helping people living in poverty, the unemployed and those suffering from HIV/Aids. The school decided to help the mission after pupil support staff member Sr Annette McCartan revealed she would be leaving the school after a decade and a half, and asked that instead of personal gifts the pupils help something close to her heart and raise money for her order’s mission. The Sisters of Mercy have in the past helped St Patrick’s by ... continue reading.
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Pupils climb ‘paradise’ for a good cause

April 10th, 2015 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

John Paul Academy pupils are to climb to a paradise in Glasgow’s East End next month as they seek to raise money for charity.... continue reading.


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Nicola’s fundraising quest has friendship at heart

March 27th, 2015 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

A Catholic schoolgirl with brittle bone disease has turned to the internet to help her fund a new wheelchair she hopes will allow her to speak to her friends (above) eye-to-eye.... continue reading.


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MSPs visit missionary and town in Malawi supported by Scots

March 20th, 2015 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

A group of MSPs travelled to Malawi recently to visit the work of an Italian missionary who has been supported by Catholic school pupils and readers of the SCO. ... continue reading.


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Closing school marks 40th anniversary

March 6th, 2015 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

Children from St Agatha’s Primary in Kirkintilloch celebrated 40 years as part of their community with a Mass to mark the feast day of their patron saint.... continue reading.


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John Paul Academy pupils thankful for what they have after hearing tales from Let the Children Live! founder

February 27th, 2015 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

Pupils at John Paul Academy said they ‘should thank God more for what they have’ after hearing a talk on the suffering of Colombian children from a campaigning priest.... continue reading.


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Caritas students at St Peter the Apostle High School bed-in to help the homeless

February 6th, 2015 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

Sixth year Caritas pupils at a Clydebank school experienced a little of the struggles faced by the homeless recently as they spent the night sleeping on the floor of a cold church hall. ... continue reading.


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Dunkeld parish helps with high hopes

January 23rd, 2015 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

A university student who is to climb Kilimanjaro to raise funds for an international children’s charity has thanked Monifieth parishioners for their help.... continue reading.


Pupils inspired by late teacher’s illness to raise funds for charity’s work for dementia

January 9th, 2015 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

Caritas pupils from Trinity High School in Rutherglen have collected hundreds of pounds for a charity that combats dementia after being inspired by a former teacher who died last summer.... continue reading.


Bishop celebrates feast day at St Ambrose

December 25th, 2014 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

Bishop Joseph Toal of Motherwell hailed the parable of the Good Samaritan at St Ambrose High in Coatbridge recently as he paid his first visit to the school.... continue reading.


Bishop Toal enjoys a double celebration during recent visit to Fernhill School

December 19th, 2014 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

Double celebrations took place at Fernhill School in Rutherglen last week as Bishop Joseph Toal of Motherwell marked his sixth year as a bishop by helping pupils celebrate their patronal feast Mass.... continue reading.



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    Bishop John Keenan celebrates Divine Mercy, Holy Hour and Mass at
    St Mirin’s Cathedral Paisley.
  • ‘Dinnae gie in.’ Monthly Mass hopes to further Beatification aim for the Venerable Margaret Sinclair.
  • Scottish Youth Group member Peter Diamond explains the joy encountered by him and his fellow young Catholics in assisting disabled and disadvantaged children on HCPT pilgrimages to Lourdes.
  • St Joseph’s Church in Broomhouse Edinburgh celebrates 65th anniversary.
  • Dr Harry Schnitker continues his series looking at Ecclesial Movements and New Communities by shining a light on the history of Schoenstatt.

 

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