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Airdrie pupils’ gift of warmth and compassion for Malawi

November 28th, 2014 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

Italian Franciscan nun Sr Anna Tomassi heaped praise on the staff and pupils from St Margaret’s High School in Airdrie after they provided blankets for child prisoners in Bvumbwe Juvenile Prison in Malawi, where more than 250 children are forced to share a cell the size of a classroom with no windows, a mud floor and no bedding. Sr Tomassi invited a group of students from the school to Malawi to visit the prison in an attempt to promote education in Bvumbwe. Sr Tomassi said she saw this as a means of salvation for the children, aged 10-17, and as ... continue reading.
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Helping people share in their own inheritance

November 14th, 2014 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

A new organisation is seeking to encourage the use of chant in Scottish parishes. After a successful conference in Glasgow last November, Musica Sacra Scotland is preparing for its next event in Dundee on November 22. STRONG IN FAITH spoke to Paul Livingston, one of the young musicians involved, to find out what it is all about... continue reading.


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Pope gets special primary invitation

November 7th, 2014 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

When schoolchildren from Holy Cross parish lead their Corpus Christi Procession next year they are hoping to be joined by a special Argentinean guest from Rome.... continue reading.


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West Dunbartonshire Council to go ahead with its shared campus plans

October 31st, 2014 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

WEST Dunbartonshire Council are to go ahead with plans for a new, shared campus with separate entrances for each school despite opposition from some councillors and from parents at the non-denominational school involved.... continue reading.


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Notre Dame pupils’ Greener Glasgow wins

October 24th, 2014 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

Pupils from Notre Dame High School in Glasgow have received top marks in a secondary school art and design competition.Continue Reading... continue reading.


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Bishop warmly welcomed to Taylor High School

October 17th, 2014 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

Pupils and staff of Taylor High School in Motherwell welcomed Bishop Joseph Toal to the community for a Mass that celebrated the school’s namesake and the saint whose cause he championed.... continue reading.


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Try a monastic retreat experience

October 10th, 2014 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

Opportunity next month for young single Catholic men and women to try life at Pluscarden Abbey and Greyfriars Convent... continue reading.


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.


Motherwell high school merge plan scrapped

September 12th, 2014 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

North Lanarkshire Council have shelved plans to close and merge two Motherwell Catholic schools after months of protests from campaigning parents and criticism of the proposal from within the Church.... continue reading.



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  • A total of 165 women gathered for the second annual St Margaret, Queen of Scots, ladies lunch for the joyful celebration of life and the launch of Campaign Life 2017.
  • Archbishop Leo Cushley called e religious life ‘a shining witness to the love of Christ’ during a visit to Dysart Carmel..
  • Pupils from Sr Monica’s Primary, Milton, brought the story of David and Goliath to life with an ecumenical service in Wellington Church, Glasgow, attended by Archbishop Philip Tartaglia.
  • Bishop Joseph Toal of Motherwell celebrated Mass at St Mary’s Parish in Lanark last Friday as a hospital chaplain Sr Marguerite Ford was honoured with a Bene Merenti medal.
  • John Deighan writes—Hubble and moral trouble: The light of the Christian message.

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