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Young people spell out a big celebration at Carfin

September 14th, 2018 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

OUR Lady of St Francis Primary school in Carfin marked the centenary of the Education Act in style, at one of many upcoming occasions held outside Carfin Grotto. The school’s 308 pupils flocked to the grotto across the road from the school to form a huge ‘100’ in admiration of the act that saw Catholic education become state-funded. Geraldine Shearer, headteacher of Our Lady of St Francis, joked that steering so many pupils to the grotto was ‘no mean feat.’ “The centenary, which saw Catholic schools go from being Church-funded to state-funded, is being marked and people are celebrating all over Scotland,” ... continue reading.
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First for Aberdeen University as students pick up Catholic teachers’ certificates

July 20th, 2018 | comments icon 1 COMMENT

The first teachers at Aberdeen University to achieve a Catholic teaching qualification celebrated their graduation last month, where they were joined by the local bishop on the special occasion... continue reading.


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HCPT pilgrims relive their incredible Lourdes journey

May 18th, 2018 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

A wonderful day was had by all in St Francis Xavier’s Church, Carfin last weekend, as pilgrims returning from their recent trip to Lourdes and those getting ready for the summer pilgrimage joined together in celebration... continue reading.


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School welcomes meditating priest

February 16th, 2018 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

Pupils at an East Kilbride primary school marked Catholic Education Week in a mindful way recently, as they welcomed a meditating priest.... continue reading.


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Young people urged to ‘change the world’ at Paisley youth Mass

February 9th, 2018 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

Paisley’s Catholic youth turned out in their droves last week, as the diocese celebrated its annual youth Mass for the second year running.... continue reading.


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St Ninian’s High School takes the lead with ban on high-caffeine energy drinks

January 19th, 2018 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

The Catholic high school has banned energy drinks – one of the first schools to do so — By RYAN MCDOUGALL ... continue reading.


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Galloway pupils celebrate icon

December 22nd, 2017 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

Children across the Diocese of Galloway joined in celebrating SCES’ new centenary icon... continue reading.


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Schools join battle against bullies

December 15th, 2017 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

An innovative new anti-bullying project has been launched by seven Catholic schools across the central belt of Scotland... continue reading.


New connections for Catholic students

December 8th, 2017 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

An exciting networking opportunity for Catholic students has arisen, as the Catholic Student Network launches... continue reading.


Turnbull High consecrated to the Immaculate Heart of Mary

December 1st, 2017 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

It was a day to remember for Turnbull High School last week, marking a monumental moment in the school’s life as it was consecrated to the Immaculate Heart of Mary... continue reading.


A proud history for Glasgow’s ‘St Francis Primary family’

November 24th, 2017 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

A primary school in one of Scotland’s most deprived areas celebrated its proud 150-year history of welcoming immigrants as it marked the 50th anniversary of its school building last week.... continue reading.



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