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Be inspired to become more politically active

May 15th, 2015 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

In the run-up to last week’s general election, the Scottish bishops issued a letter urging all the faithful to use their vote wisely. But one section of the letter was different. It was concerned not just with voting, but with a deeper participation in politics: “The time has come for a new generation of Catholics to join political parties and to dedicate ourselves to political service in a way that remains faithful to the Gospel of Jesus Christ, laying the foundations for a new civilisation of love that serves the common good of all, especially the most vulnerable in ... 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.


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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.


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.



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P1-MAY-22-2015

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  • Work starts on the refurbishment of St Peter’s Seminary.
  • The Feast of the Ascension at St Mary’s Cathedral in Edinburgh.
  • School children observe the Feast of Our Lady of Fatima at Carfin Grotto.
  • Gerard Gough pays tribute to former Catholic teacher Frank McArdle who is headed to the Scottish Traditional Music Hall of Fame.
  • Declan McSweeney looks at the forces at play in the Irish referendum on same-sex marriage.

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