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Strong in Faith: An Italian lesson for Scotland

November 21st, 2014 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

In September of this year I moved to Campobasso, a small town in Molise, a small rural part of Italy. I am a postgraduate intern in the university of this small town of 40,000 inhabitants. The experience has been cultural, a linguistic learning curve and, most interestingly and unexpectedly, an experience of faith. I was given accommodation in the student halls of residence. That, especially in Italy, means a noisy, chaotic place, with over 40 Italian students living, talking loudly and cooking together, but a place, too, of great solidarity and genuine friendship. During my first week in Campobasso, I was ... 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.


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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.


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.


Beware of gangs, Pope urges youths in El Salvador

September 10th, 2014 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

Pope Francis has warned adolescents in El Salvador to ‘beware of gangs’ during a video conference call with young people in the violence-wracked country.... continue reading.



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  • Catholic Education Director Michael McGrath says he will defend those who conscientiously object to teaching about gay marriage.
  • Bishop John Keenan announces that Paisley Diocese will hold synod in 2016.
  • Scotland’s bishops get behind interfaith week.
  • Kevin McKenna on why he hopes Catholic leaders will attend Orange fest.
  • Peter Kearney on the CDF Colloquium at the Vatican on the theme The Complementarity of Man and Woman in Marriage.

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