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Motherwell high school merge plan scrapped

September 12th, 2014 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

The council came under mounting pressure in recent weeks over their plans to close Taylor and Our Lady’s High—as well as Bothwellpark High, a school for those with additional needs—and merge them in a £36 million new-build on the site of the former Ravenscraig steelworks (above). The council was due to make a final decision on the plans at a meeting on Wednesday, but announced that the proposal would not be going forward following a meeting of the council’s Labour group. A statement from council and Labour group leader Jim McCabe confirmed the move and criticised ‘unnecessary interference’ from ... continue reading.
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Airdrie students make a difference in Malawi

September 5th, 2014 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

This summer pupils from St Margaret’s High School, Airdrie, visited Malawi with Coatbridge-based charity Aiming Higher in Malawi. Below, then S5 pupil Alexandra Barclay shares the joys and difficulties of her experience.... continue reading.


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Volunteers bring Project Truth home

August 22nd, 2014 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

Young pro-life activists came to Glasgow Chaplaincy’s Turnbull Hall last Saturday for a rally that was the culmination of a week of on-the-road campaigning by 11 enthusiastic volunteers.... continue reading.


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Perth Catholics enjoy pilgrimage to Santiago De Compostela

August 15th, 2014 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

Pilgrims from Perth arrived in Santiago de Compostela in time for the Feast of St James the Apostle as the Perth Catholic Youth Project, led by Frankie McGuire, were joined by a group of 12 parishioners and friends of St John the Baptist’s parish in Perth, and their parish priest, Fr Tom Shields.... continue reading.


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First national youth pilgrimage is in honour of St Margaret

August 8th, 2014 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

Catholic Youth Service Scotland (CYSS) will hold their first National Youth Pilgrimage in Dunfermline this September in honour of St Margaret of Scotland... continue reading.


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Commonwealth coming of age for teen who met the Pope

August 1st, 2014 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

Erraid Davies—who, at 13 years old, is the youngest ever competitor to win a Commonwealth Games medal—was lifted into the Popemobile at the Vatican while in a wheelchair in 2006... continue reading.


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Malawians make a song and dance for pupils

July 18th, 2014 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

PUPILS from four Lanarkshire schools were treated to traditional African dance, drama and food by Malawi villagers two years to the day after they were found starving to death in their homeland.... continue reading.


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Fun and games for children in Glasgow primary schools

July 11th, 2014 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

Children from St Patrick’s, Anderston, came together with pupils from Anderston Primary recently for an inter-faith sports day held as part of an initiative to create a legacy from the Commonwealth Games.... continue reading.


Catholic schools take top prizes at this year’s Scottish Education Awards

June 20th, 2014 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

Catholic schools in Scotland are celebrating after being named amongst the best in the country at the 2014 Scottish Education Awards, with Scotland’s teacher of the year prize going to a ‘kind and approachable’ All Saints Secondary teacher.... continue reading.


Works of art recall First World War sacrifices

June 13th, 2014 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

Children at St John’s Primary, Port Glasgow, have enjoyed a prize art workshop after pupil Chloe Duncan won a Scotland-wide school poster competition held to commemorate the First World War... continue reading.



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  • Emeritus Professor Sir Tom Devine bears witness to a silent revolution in Scotland.
  • Kevin McKenna on reconciliation after September 18: Politics can help us change things but we only through Jesus can peace prevail.
  • Bishop Noel Treanor’s reaction to the death of former Northern Ireland first minister Ian Paisley.
  • A champion musician from St Ninian’s High, Giffnock, is to perform during An Afternoon with Our Lady at Blessed John Duns Scotus, Gorbals, on Sunday September 21.
  • The congregation of Our Lady of Consolation, Govanhill, were joined with Archbishop Philip Tartaglia of Glasgow in saying goodbye to their church of 43 years.

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