This week's youth news


Carfin kids display their Faith at Marian rally

May 24th, 2019 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

Youngsters from St Francis Xavier’s Primary, Carfin, St Philomena’s Primary, Glasgow, Our Lady of the Rosary Primary, Cardonald and pupils from St Brendan’s parish in Yoker (above) visited the shrine of Our Lady of Fatima on Monday May 13, and left organisers of the World Apostolate of Fatima (WAF) Scotland stunned with their knowledge of the Faith.   Pope Francis On organiser asked pupils what they would say to Pope Francis if he walked through the doors of Carfin Grotto, to which young Laura Harley, 11, a pupil of Our Lady of the Rosary, replied: “I’d ask him what it feels like ... continue reading.
Pilgrims cheer before Pope Francis' celebration of Mass for World Youth Day pilgrims at St. John Paul II Field in Panama City Jan. 27, 2019. (CNS photo/Paul Haring) See POPE-EXHORTATION-YOUNG April 2, 2019.

Ayrshire parish to give young people hope through World Youth Day trip

May 24th, 2019 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

An Ayrshire parish priest has set up a fundraiser that will give three lucky youngsters the chance to attend World Youth Day (WYD) 2022.... continue reading.

CHAS Conference, 10th May 2019 at the MacDonald Inchyra Hotel, Polmont.Our Daily Bread, by Bishop John Keenan and Julie McFarlane Barrow.Photo by and copyright of Paul Mc Sherry 07770 393960 @Paulmcsherry2

Retreats can help youth grow in Faith

May 17th, 2019 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

Retreats have a ‘central place’ in renewing the Church and growing the Faith of the young people, Bishop John Keenan of Paisley has said.... continue reading.


St Monica’s pupils sing their school’s praises on 10th anniversary

May 10th, 2019 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

Pupils at St Monica’s Primary sang the praises of their school as they marked a 10-year anniversary with hymns in Gaelic and Spanish.... continue reading.


NET Ministries celebrate a ‘brilliant’ year of missions

May 3rd, 2019 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

The Scottish branch of an international evangelisation organisation is celebrating the end to a ‘brilliant’ nine months of mission in which the team helped 7,000 young people grow in their Faith.... continue reading.


‘Free speech champion’ is pro-life Student of the Year

April 19th, 2019 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

A student lawyer who fought for the affiliation of pro-life societies at two Glasgow universities has been hailed as ‘a true freedom-of-speech champion.’... continue reading.

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Carfin dad set to climb Scotland’s highest peak in memory of son Joe

April 12th, 2019 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

A Motherwell Diocese parishioner is getting set to tackle Great Britain’s highest mountain later this month to raise money in his son’s memory. ... continue reading.

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St Romero to inspire young people in Edinburgh

April 5th, 2019 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

An Edinburgh church has secured funding for a project which will help schoolchildren ‘focus on the example of St Oscar Romero.’... continue reading.

Glasgow parish home to refugees highlights the joy they bring to communities

March 29th, 2019 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

Refugees from 23 countries who found their home in a Glasgow parish celebrated their heritage as they learned about SCIAF’s work for people who fled ethnic cleansing in Myanmar.... continue reading.

Anderston primary’s 100-year-old St Patrick statue gets a clean-up

March 22nd, 2019 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

A 100-year-old statue of St Patrick was freshly renovated by a Glasgow primary in time for the saint’s feast day celebrations last week. ... continue reading.

Catholic pupils best in country at geography

March 15th, 2019 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

Two Catholic school pupils have been honoured for achieving some of the highest marks in Scotland in their 2018 Higher Geography exam.... continue reading.

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