This week's youth news

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West Dunbartonshire Council to go ahead with its shared campus plans

October 31st, 2014 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

A new joint campus for St Peter’s Primary, Aitkenbar Primary School and Andrew B Cameron and St Peter’s early education and childcare centres (EECC), was announced last year. In June, it emerged that the two schools would have separate entrances, in addition to separate staffrooms. Aitkenbar Primary Parent Council and Scottish Socialist Party councillor Jim Bollan had criticised the plans, and SNP group leader Jonathan McColl last week called for further talks on the issue. However, the council’s planning committee approved the proposals and work on the new £9.3m school campus will now go ahead, with the development expected to be ... 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.


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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.


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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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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.


Airdrie students make a difference in Malawi

September 5th, 2014 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

This summer pupils from St Margaret’s High School, Airdrie, visited Malawi with Coatbridge-based charity Aiming Higher in Malawi. Below, then S5 pupil Alexandra Barclay shares the joys and difficulties of her experience.... continue reading.


Volunteers bring Project Truth home

August 22nd, 2014 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

Young pro-life activists came to Glasgow Chaplaincy’s Turnbull Hall last Saturday for a rally that was the culmination of a week of on-the-road campaigning by 11 enthusiastic volunteers.... continue reading.


Perth Catholics enjoy pilgrimage to Santiago De Compostela

August 15th, 2014 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

Pilgrims from Perth arrived in Santiago de Compostela in time for the Feast of St James the Apostle as the Perth Catholic Youth Project, led by Frankie McGuire, were joined by a group of 12 parishioners and friends of St John the Baptist’s parish in Perth, and their parish priest, Fr Tom Shields.... continue reading.



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