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Dunkeld parish helps with high hopes

January 23rd, 2015 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

Sam Wain recently sold Medjugorje souvenirs at the back of St Bride’s Church as part of his efforts to raise money for the charity Childreach. In August, the 20-year-old will travel to Tanzania to climb Mount Kilimanjaro, the highest mountain in Africa. Childreach International works in partnership with local communities in the developing world to secure children basic rights. They help children learn in a good school, stay healthy and keep safe and have worked against child trafficking. Mr Wain said he got involved in the fundraising efforts after being asked by his friend to take part. “My friend came up with ... continue reading.
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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.


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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.


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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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Pupil gives back to hospital that helped her

December 12th, 2014 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

A primary seven pupil has called on the musical abilities of her school friends to help her give back to the children’s hospital that helped her recover from a serious illness.... continue reading.


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Musicians bring curtain down on church’s jubilee celebrations

December 5th, 2014 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

  Musical pupils from St Andrew’s and St Bride’s High, East Kilbride, helped bring down the curtain on the 50thContinue Reading... continue reading.


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Airdrie pupils’ gift of warmth and compassion for Malawi

November 28th, 2014 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

By Carleen Friel, S6 Student, St Margaret’s High School, reports... continue reading.


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Helping people share in their own inheritance

November 14th, 2014 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

A new organisation is seeking to encourage the use of chant in Scottish parishes. After a successful conference in Glasgow last November, Musica Sacra Scotland is preparing for its next event in Dundee on November 22. STRONG IN FAITH spoke to Paul Livingston, one of the young musicians involved, to find out what it is all about... continue reading.


Pope gets special primary invitation

November 7th, 2014 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

When schoolchildren from Holy Cross parish lead their Corpus Christi Procession next year they are hoping to be joined by a special Argentinean guest from Rome.... continue reading.


West Dunbartonshire Council to go ahead with its shared campus plans

October 31st, 2014 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

WEST Dunbartonshire Council are to go ahead with plans for a new, shared campus with separate entrances for each school despite opposition from some councillors and from parents at the non-denominational school involved.... continue reading.


Notre Dame pupils’ Greener Glasgow wins

October 24th, 2014 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

Pupils from Notre Dame High School in Glasgow have received top marks in a secondary school art and design competition.Continue Reading... continue reading.



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  • Souvenir section marking SCIAF’s 50th jubilee with comments from Scotland’s bishops, SCIAF current and former staff, volunteers and partners on the vital work of the Catholic charity
  • Scottish pupils and teachers mourn for Malawian bishop who died in car crash.
  • Scottish schools mark Holocaust Memorial Day.
  • A packed St Aloysius Church in Glasgow was the venue for a musical Celtic Mass as part of the Celtic Connections Festival.
  • Nationalist MSP Clare Adamson declares her support for persecuted Christians.

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