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National pilgrimage for young Scottish Catholics in September

July 24th, 2015 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

On Sunday September 13, pilgrims will set off from the pre-Reformation shrine of Our Lady of Haddington and will then walk seven miles to the Benedictine Abbey of Sancta Maria at Nunraw where Holy Mass will be offered. “Young people from across Scotland are invited to walk the seven miles from Haddington to Nunraw Abbey on a safe and tested walking route,” a statement from the Youth Service said. “Bring a packed lunch and enjoy meeting old friends and making new ones. You will have the opportunity to see a real monastery in action when we gather with the monks ... continue reading.
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Be inspired to become more politically active

May 15th, 2015 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

After the general election AIDAN MICHAEL COOK, looking to the Holyrood ballot next year, asks young Catholics to step up in Strong in Faith... continue reading.


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High school pupils prepare for Caritas Awards

May 8th, 2015 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

High school pupils across the country are getting ready for a celebration of a year of faith exploration at this year’s Caritas Award ceremony.... continue reading.


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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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Flame2 lit up Wembley Arena

March 9th, 2015 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

Over 8000 young people gathered in London on Saturday in one of the largest Catholic youth events in Britain... continue reading.


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Young people at heart of Lenten Catechesis

February 13th, 2015 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

Paisley Diocesan Synod begins on Sunday... 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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Following in the footsteps of St Margaret

September 26th, 2014 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

Almost 200 young people followed in the footsteps of St Margaret last Sunday as they gathered in Dunfermline for the first national pilgrimage to St Margaret organised by Catholic Youth Service Scotland.... continue reading.


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.


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.


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.



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