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Paisley bishop talks Caritas and coffee with Greenock pupils

September 21st, 2018 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

Pupils and staff from Notre Dame High School in Greenock welcomed Bishop John Keenan of Paisley Diocese into their Oratory for their first ‘Caritas and Cuppa’ event of the new school session. Bishop Keenan discussed the meaning of Caritas, and reminded the pupils that God is Love, and that they should recognise Him in all that they do. Having piloted the event last year, the school have found it to be popular among pupils. “All the pupils commented on how good it was even to get the time to reflect and pray, which is something they may not get to do as ... 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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Saintly six to inspire pupils during vocation week

September 7th, 2018 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

Scotland’s pupils are to take inspiration from three popes and a handful of saints during this year’s vocations week. — By Ryan McDougall ... continue reading.


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Family’s value to Catholic schools highlighted

August 24th, 2018 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

The importance of families to the success of Scotland’s Catholic schools was emphasised at a parents forum held in St Charles’ Church Hall, Paisley, on August 18 — By RYAN MCDOUGALL ... continue reading.


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Salesian sisters parish event encourages young people to ‘build a better future’

August 17th, 2018 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

Youngsters from Kilmarnock and Paisley enjoyed a fun-filled week with Vides UK — By Ryan McDougall... continue reading.


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Mima reveals secret of her long life: bingo, Irn Bru and chips

August 10th, 2018 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

One of Scotland’s oldest Catholics has received two papal blessings after celebrating her 100th birthday. — By RYAN MCDOUGALL... 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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Caitlin braves the mud to raise money for Zambia hospice

July 6th, 2018 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

A former pupil of St John Ogilvie High School has raised money for Missio Scotland after an ‘inspiring’ and ‘spiritually enriching’ trip to Zambia.... continue reading.


Homelessness youth rally highlights work of SSVP

June 22nd, 2018 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

The young people took part in three workshops with different speakers: Sr Jacqueline Ritchie from SSVP Paisley’s Our Lady of the Wayside Conference; Pauline Hannigan and Gregor Ritchie from the Simon Community ... continue reading.


Fundraising Georgia reaches for the sky

June 15th, 2018 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

Catholic pupils throughout the country often go above and beyond in their efforts to raise money for Missio Scotland, but one student travelling with the charity on the upcoming mission experience trip to Zambia has literally hit the heights.... continue reading.


Fond memories for Bishop McGee as school celebrates its diamond jubilee

June 1st, 2018 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

There was a day of celebration for a Catholic primary school in Port Glasgow last week, as they marked 60 years of learning, Faith and community — By RYAN MCDOUGALL... continue reading.



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