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Caitlin braves the mud to raise money for Zambia hospice

July 6th, 2018 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

Caitlin Stuart, from Blantyre, who travelled as a student in 2016 with Missio on their GIG mission experience programme, has raised more than £400 by taking part in this year’s Tough Mudder event. Held in Drumlanrig Castle Estate, the event requires participants to endure five miles of mud and obstacles designed to test their toughness. Missio Scotland is the Scottish branch of the Pontifical Mission Societies, which is the Pope’s own charity and the official mission aid agency of the Church. Speaking about her trip to Zambia, Caitlin Stuart said: “Two years ago I visited the beautiful country of Zambia with six ... continue reading.
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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.


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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.


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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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From Catholic school to European Cup final

May 25th, 2018 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

Pupils and staff from a Catholic school in Giffnock will be glued to their televisions this Saturday as a former pupil lines up against European champions Real Madrid in the Champions League final. — By Ryan McDougall... continue reading.


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HCPT pilgrims relive their incredible Lourdes journey

May 18th, 2018 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

A wonderful day was had by all in St Francis Xavier’s Church, Carfin last weekend, as pilgrims returning from their recent trip to Lourdes and those getting ready for the summer pilgrimage joined together in celebration... continue reading.


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Notre Dame parents’ anger at consultation exclusion

May 11th, 2018 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

Parents at a Catholic primary school have criticised Glasgow City Council after a consultation on catchment areas ignored their campaign to gain access for their children to a highly rated all girls school.... continue reading.


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Pupils urged to ‘be like St Joseph’ at patronal Mass

April 27th, 2018 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

Young Catholics in Kilmarnock were inspired by the values of St Joseph as they celebrated their school’s patronal feast day Mass. — By Amelie Davidson ... continue reading.


Catholic schools among the best in the country in literacy and creativity

April 27th, 2018 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

A Catholic headteacher has been shortlisted for a lifetime achievement prize, as the value of Catholic schools across the country was recognised by Scotland’s annual education awards.... continue reading.


Afternoon of friendship and fun

April 20th, 2018 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

A Paisley primary school came together for an afternoon of friendship and fun, as they joined members of the local community for a special afternoon tea.... continue reading.


St Louise Primary pupils have the X Factor

April 13th, 2018 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

Generous boys and girls at an East Kilbride primary school pulled out all the stops this Lent, as they raised hundreds of pounds to help those in need.... continue reading.



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