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From homelessness to bereaved families, Andrew’s fundraising has the X-Factor

February 22nd, 2019 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

Eight-year-old Andrew Smith, a pupil of St Mary’s Primary School in Polbeth, West Lothian, hopes to raise as much as possible for SANDS (Stillbirth and Neonatal Death Society) Lothians, a charity which befriends and provides counselling to families who have suffered the tragedy of a stillbirth or the death of a newborn child. 17 babies die every day in the UK, with one in every 200 stillborn and one in 300 dying in the first four weeks of life. Andrew’s raffle tickets cost £2, and the proceeds will go towards ensuring the charity can continue its work both in palliative care ... continue reading.
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Cardinal Newman High pupils hoping for trip to Rome for saint’s canonisation

February 22nd, 2019 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

Pupils from a Catholic high school are hoping to organise a trip to Rome in celebration of their namesake cardinal’s upcoming canonisation.... continue reading.


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Pupils with learning disabilities make friends with the elderly

December 27th, 2018 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

Young people who have additional learning needs have spent the last few months getting to know elderly residents of their neighbouring care home.... continue reading.


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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... 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.


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.


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.


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.



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P1-MAR-22-2019

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  • Catholic community stands with Muslim victims of terror attack
  • Council rejects abortion ‘buffer zones’ after testimony from NHS
  • Celtic bonds stressed at St Patrick’s Day celebrations
  • Street pastors’ programme hopes to bring people back to church
  • We must set aside historic grudges in our responses to the refugee crisis, writes Andreas G Wolff

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