This week's youth news


Kick-off of youth mission at St Patrick’s a hit

November 27th, 2015 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

The Youth Mission Team in the archdiocese is made up of young Catholics who are committed to their faith and parishes. The group have been receiving formation about evangelisation, studying Joy of the Gospel for the past year, and as a result felt called to witness to the joy of their faith. Now formed as the Youth Mission Team, the group will travel to parishes they are invited to, offering liturgy that seeks to engage other young people their age and promote youth involvement in parishes and the wider Church. In St Patrick’s, young people gathered for an evening of praise ... continue reading.

Challenges on campus

November 20th, 2015 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

In this month’s FAITH BY DEGREES, Sean Deighan, the president of Strathclyde University’s Catholic Society, tells the Scottish Network of Catholic Students of the challenges that face voices of faith, hope and charity on modern university campuses... continue reading.


Hats off to Children’s University graduates

November 20th, 2015 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

Catholic pupils in Glasgow were given a taste of the academic life of their elders as they recently graduated from a Children’s University.... continue reading.


Fife pupils join forces to help refugees

November 13th, 2015 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

Pupils at St Andrew’s High School in Kirkcaldy and St Columba’s Primary in Cupar joined forces recently to help refugees in Calais. ... continue reading.


St Ninian’s pupils become Mini Vinnies

November 6th, 2015 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

St Ninian’s Primary School in Livingston has become the latest primary to sign up to a Society of St Vincent De Paul run programme that encourages young children to help others.... continue reading.


Journeys of faith thrive at Scottish universities

October 16th, 2015 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

Beginning in this week’s SCO, the Scottish Network of Catholic Students revamps Strong in Faith to created a new SCO monthly section by Catholic students called FAITH BY DEGREES ... continue reading.


St Ninian’s High School in show of solidarity with persecuted Christians

October 9th, 2015 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

St Ninian’s High School in Giffnock has become one of the latest schools to sign up to Aid to the Church in Need’s campaign to show solidarity with persecuted Christians around the world.... continue reading.

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Bishop Toal speaks with Motherwell pupils as they begin their Caritas journey of Faith

October 2nd, 2015 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

Around 350 pupils from Motherwell Diocese were urged to seek the person of Jesus as they began a Caritas journey of Faith in Motherwell’s Our Lady of Good Aid Cathedral.... continue reading.

Taking to the streets to save St Mary’s

September 25th, 2015 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

Pupils, parents and supporters of an Alexandria primary school have taken to the streets to protest against a proposed relocation of their school to a new super campus.... continue reading.

Young Catholics enjoy Spirit-filled pilgrimage to Nunraw

September 18th, 2015 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

Around 160 young people from across Scotland where joined by priests and religious last Sunday as they took part in a national youth pilgrimage to Nunraw Abbey in East Lothian.... continue reading.

Award nomination for Turnbull High School pupil after getting on his bike to fundraise

September 11th, 2015 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

A young cyclist from Turnbull High School has been nominated for a top fundraising award after crossing the country to give back to the people who saved his life.... continue reading.

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