This week's youth news

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Nicola’s fundraising quest has friendship at heart

March 27th, 2015 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

Nicola McAnena, 11, a pupil at St Joachim’s Primary School in Carmyle, Glasgow, has osteogenesis imperfecta, a bone disorder which leaves her prone to fractures, meaning she spends much of her time in an NHS-provided wheelchair. With the P7 pupil preparing to move to St Andrew’s Secondary School in August, Nicola’s family have set up an online fundraiser in hopes of raising enough money to buy a height adjustable wheelchair. “This new one will let her be more sociable because she will be eye level with her friends,” Nicola’s mum Tracy said. “And it goes down to the ground so it gives ... continue reading.
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MSPs visit missionary and town in Malawi supported by Scots

March 20th, 2015 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

A group of MSPs travelled to Malawi recently to visit the work of an Italian missionary who has been supported by Catholic school pupils and readers of the SCO. ... continue reading.


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Flame2 lit up Wembley Arena

March 9th, 2015 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

Over 8000 young people gathered in London on Saturday in one of the largest Catholic youth events in Britain... continue reading.


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Closing school marks 40th anniversary

March 6th, 2015 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

Children from St Agatha’s Primary in Kirkintilloch celebrated 40 years as part of their community with a Mass to mark the feast day of their patron saint.... continue reading.


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John Paul Academy pupils thankful for what they have after hearing tales from Let the Children Live! founder

February 27th, 2015 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

Pupils at John Paul Academy said they ‘should thank God more for what they have’ after hearing a talk on the suffering of Colombian children from a campaigning priest.... continue reading.


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Strong in Faith: Jesus Christ became man, not a code of zeroes, ones

February 20th, 2015 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

After listening to Archbishop Fisichella on digital culture, AIDAN MICHAEL COOK flags up that The Real Presence is found in the Body and Blood, not in the pixels of a TV or computer screen... continue reading.


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Young people at heart of Lenten Catechesis

February 13th, 2015 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

Paisley Diocesan Synod begins on Sunday... continue reading.


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Caritas students at St Peter the Apostle High School bed-in to help the homeless

February 6th, 2015 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

Sixth year Caritas pupils at a Clydebank school experienced a little of the struggles faced by the homeless recently as they spent the night sleeping on the floor of a cold church hall. ... continue reading.


Dunkeld parish helps with high hopes

January 23rd, 2015 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

A university student who is to climb Kilimanjaro to raise funds for an international children’s charity has thanked Monifieth parishioners for their help.... continue reading.


Pupils inspired by late teacher’s illness to raise funds for charity’s work for dementia

January 9th, 2015 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

Caritas pupils from Trinity High School in Rutherglen have collected hundreds of pounds for a charity that combats dementia after being inspired by a former teacher who died last summer.... continue reading.


Bishop celebrates feast day at St Ambrose

December 25th, 2014 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

Bishop Joseph Toal of Motherwell hailed the parable of the Good Samaritan at St Ambrose High in Coatbridge recently as he paid his first visit to the school.... continue reading.



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P1-MARCH-27-2015

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  • SCIAF reports strong response to emergency appeal for Horn of Africa but underlines continuing great need
  • Hugh McLoughlin warns of hidden implications of recent attacks on Catholic education
  • Paisley pilgrims return for Diocesan pilgrimage to Lourdes
  • Christ the King and Sacred Heart churches, Grangemouth, bid to Nigerian priest Fr Michael Akintolu
  • Photo feature on retiring teachers from Catholic schools

 

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