This weeks latest

7-CYSS-ST-MARGARET

Following in the footsteps of St Margaret

September 26th, 2014 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

The young Catholics visited the cave where St Margaret went to pray and to escape the hustle and bustle of her life as well as visiting her tomb and Dunfermline Abbey. The pilgrimage culminated in Mass in St Margaret’s Church with Archbishop Leo Cushley of St Andrews and Edinburgh, episcopal president of CYSS, Bishop John Keenan of Paisley and Bishop Joseph Toal of Motherwell and a number of priests from the different dioceses. At the end of Mass each pilgrim was presented with a medal of St Margaret by one of the bishops. — daniel@sconews.co.uk PIC: PAUL McSHERRY -  Read the full version of ... continue reading.
7-COLLEGE-STUDENTS-WRITING

Can you express yourself in more than 140 characters?

September 19th, 2014 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

The Strong in Faith forum for young Catholics is back with a new format. AIDAN MICHAEL COOK is looking for your views here and on Facebook... continue reading.


7-ERRAID-DAVIES

Commonwealth coming of age for teen who met the Pope

August 1st, 2014 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

Erraid Davies—who, at 13 years old, is the youngest ever competitor to win a Commonwealth Games medal—was lifted into the Popemobile at the Vatican while in a wheelchair in 2006... continue reading.


7-OL-&-ST-PATRICK'S

Three Catholic schools in Scotland nominated for national education awards

June 27th, 2014 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

Three Scottish Catholic schools will next week attend a prestigious London awards ceremony after being nominated amongst the best schools in the UK.... continue reading.


7B-SPUC-BUNGEE-CHRIS-JONES

SPUC Scotland youth member to dive head first into fundraising endeavour

May 7th, 2014 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

A fearless volunteer will jump head first from a bridge next week in order to help save the lives of unborn babies across the UK. ... continue reading.


7A-WORLD-UNITED-IN-FAITH

A thankful Church, a joyful ceremony

May 2nd, 2014 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

JIM CASSIDY reports from the Canonisations, launching an appeal to help subsidise Scottish WYD pilgrims for Kraków 2016... continue reading.


29 SarahAndersonx

Kilgrastone pupil hits the high notes with national choir

April 28th, 2014 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

Sarah Anderson, 16, selected to join the National Youth Choir of Scotland... continue reading.


more

A truly Catholic celebration of Faith by youths in Perth

April 18th, 2014 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

Young people from across Scotland, and as far away as Canada and the US, gathered in Perth on Palm Sunday to celebrate their Faith alongside Archbishop Leo Cushley of St Andrews and Edinburgh and the bishops of Scotland.... continue reading.


Strong in Faith: What are your favourite parts of Holy Week?

April 11th, 2014 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

A weekly discussion chaired by young Catholics. Have your say on this and upcoming topics at www.facebook.com/scostronginfaith ... continue reading.


Strong in Faith

April 4th, 2014 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

A weekly discussion chaired by young Catholics... continue reading.


Strong in faith: A reminder of joy amid penitential Lent

March 28th, 2014 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

A weekly discussion chaired by young Catholics... continue reading.



Social media

Latest edition

exclusively in the paper

  • Catholic MP Jim Murphy selected as leader of the Scottish Labour Party.
  • Kevin McKenna on why being pro-life is an uphill struggle in Scotland.
  • Fr Michael Conroy provides a timely insight into vocations and parish closures and how both will impact on parishioners.
  • Bishop Joseph Toal celebrates anniversary dedication Mass at Our Lady of Good Aid Cathedral in Motherwell.
  • The double Christmas and New Year edition of the SCO will be in parishes from December 24, priced £2, covering the December 26-January 2 period with include all your SCO favourites including the Year in Review, messages from the Bishops of Scotland, Christmas short stories and much more. The next 2015 edition with be January 9.

Previous editions

Previous editions of the Scottish Catholic Observer newspaper are only available to subscribed Members. To download previous editions of the paper, please subscribe.

note: registered members only.