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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

The Glasgow school received a visit from Fr Peter Walters—founder of the charity Let the Children Live!—who spoke to the pupils about his work in the South American country, helping children who live on the street and in shantytowns. Fr Walters (above right) spoke to the pupils about how he started the charity after becoming stranded with no money during a trip to Colombia in the 1980s. Street children found his plight amusing and helped him during his ordeal, providing him with food until he could return home. Then a lay Anglican, Fr Walters repeatedly visited the county, and was ... 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.


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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.


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.


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.



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  •  Archbishop Leo Cushley’s full reflection on Malawi trip with SCIAF.
  • Bishop Hugh Gilbert of Aberdeen rallies opposition to assisted suicide.
  • Bishop John Keenan of Paisley express Church’s solidarity with the Jewish community.
  • Gerald Warner on being realistic about and alert to the challenges that face our Church’s teaching.
  • Politicians weigh in on parents’ bid to keep Catholic primary education in Milngavie by taking St Joseph’s out of local authority control.

 

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