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Glasgow City Council temporarily halts unpopular decision to cut free transport

August 28th, 2015 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

From this school term, pupils who live less than three miles from a secondary school and two miles from a primary will not get free transport to school, a change that sparked protests from parents across the city. Concerns were raised by MSPs, councillors and parents that Catholics would be forced to send their children to non-denominational schools to avoid them having to walk long, unsafe routes to their nearest Catholic school. Now, thanks to campaigning parents and concern’s raised over route safety, transport has been reinstated for pupils at St Bridget’s Primary School in Baillieston as well as those ... continue reading.
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Evening of prayer ahead of National Youth Pilgrimage

August 21st, 2015 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

Glasgow Archdiocese is hosting ‘an evening of praise and worship, witness, adoration and reconciliation’ on September 12 at 7pm in St Maria Goretti’s Church, Cranhill.... continue reading.


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St Eunan’s pupils show that they know how to ‘love thy neighbour’

July 10th, 2015 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

Children at St Eunan’s Primary School in Clydebank explored the gifts of the Holy Spirit as they showed how to ‘love thy neighbour’ by helping those in need in their local community.... continue reading.


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St Mary’s bids fond farewell to headteacher

July 3rd, 2015 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

Pupils and staff at St Mary’s Primary School in Hamilton held back tears as they said goodbye to their headteacher with a medley of Rod Stewart songs and a special thanksgiving Mass.... continue reading.


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Awards for pupils who were inspired by siblings

June 26th, 2015 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

Two pupils from St Ninian’s High in Giffnock have been rewarded with national Diana Awards after being inspired by their siblings to raise thousands of pounds for people with cerebral palsy and autism.... continue reading.


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Flying high or grounded? Take the time to connect with God

June 19th, 2015 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

In the last Strong in Faith before the summer holidays, AIDAN MICHAEL COOK explores finding time in travel schedule to pray... continue reading.


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Sacramental help launch at Rutherglen High

June 12th, 2015 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

Children with additional support needs can get specially tailored help in preparing for the Sacraments through new workbooks published by Motherwell Diocese.... continue reading.


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St Helen’s pupils take inspiration from Holy Father with recent foodbank drive

June 5th, 2015 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

Pupils from St Helen’s Primary School, Bishopbriggs, took inspiration from Pope Francis as they offered their help to people reliant on foodbanks.... continue reading.


Hospice visit inspires St Leonard’s Faith Award pupils

May 29th, 2015 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

A trip to a hospice in East Kilbride has inspired primary six children at St Leonard’s Primary School to help those with life limiting illnesses as they work towards gaining the Pope Francis Faith Award. ... continue reading.


St Ambrose making a difference in Malawi

May 22nd, 2015 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

Disabled children and their families in Malawi will soon have a new medical assessment centre thanks to the fundraising efforts of pupils at St Ambrose High School in Coatbridge.... continue reading.


Standing in solidarity with persecuted Christians

May 1st, 2015 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

Scottish Catholic Observer takes the ACN Scotland pledge ahead of youth rally on June 11 ... continue reading.



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  • Archbishop Cushley’s homily during Mass to mark the annual Edinburgh International Festival highlighted the plight of those fleeing conflict in the Middle East and Africa.
  • Glasgow pilgrims report from diocesan pilgrimage to Lourdes.
  • Ecumenical memorial service for Fr Gerard W Hughes SJ.
  • Essex parish appeals for aid for Calais refugees.
  • The Knights of St Columba pray for and with young Catholics this month.

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