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Pupils’ paintings promote safety at state of the art new primary school

October 13th, 2017 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

The new £10 million Catholic primary is being developed on the original site of St Andrew’s Primary. Pupils at both schools entered a special competition to design posters indicating ways to stay safe around building sites, ­following a safety presentation from main contractor Morgan Sindall. The winning pieces will be displayed on the construction site, making a colourful addition as the building work remains ongoing. The pupils were delighted to see their work being transformed into a large poster and showcased for all who pass the construction site to see. “I never win anything so when I heard that my drawing had been ... continue reading.
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Youth group hits jackpot with £10,000 lottery funding

October 6th, 2017 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

Parishioners and families at St Lucy’s in Abronhill were left delighted at last Sunday’s Mass, after it was announced that almost £10,000 was being awarded to help the children of the parish.... continue reading.


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VIP Confirmation for young Fife pupil

September 22nd, 2017 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

A young boy from Fife received a VIP Confirmation after he was invited to recieve the Sacrament at the Archbishop of St Andrews & Edinburgh’s residence.... continue reading.


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Mini Vinnies make big impact with food bank

September 8th, 2017 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

Two young Kilmarnock parishioners used their well-earned school holidays to help those who are hungry and in need, as they set up a church food bank for their first Mini Vinnies project. —By AMANDA CONNELLY ... continue reading.


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Can you help children with autism?

September 1st, 2017 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

A Dunkeld deacon is seeking help to research the impact of autism on children’s religious ­development. ... continue reading.


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It’s a great big win for the Vin Tin Bin

August 25th, 2017 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

—Members of the Society of St Vincent de Paul in Midlothian have rallied together to collect a fantastic total of 400 food tins to mark the 400th anniversary of the Vincentian charism... continue reading.


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Celebrating an ‘inspiration’

August 18th, 2017 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

St Margaret’s High School in Airdrie have applauded the work of an ‘inspirational’ Sister in Malawi at the launch of her new biography. -BY AMANDA CONNELLY ... continue reading.


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Parishioners give star swimmer great send-off

August 11th, 2017 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

- Parishioners are preparing to cheer on one of their own as he gets set to make his Olympic debut. - BY AMANDA CONNELLY ... continue reading.


Parishes give boost to Durban orphans

July 21st, 2017 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

A SCOTTISH priest who is helping provide refuge for orphaned children in South Africa has received a £6,000 boost from two parishes in Rutherglen... continue reading.


Bishop’s Blessing for new Highland primary school

June 30th, 2017 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

THE official opening of St Columba’s Primary School in Fort William took place last week with Bishop Brian McGee of Argyll and the Isles giving the school a special blessing. ... continue reading.



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