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St Mary’s bids fond farewell to headteacher

July 3rd, 2015 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

Kathleen Stewart was joined by pupils, relatives and Bishop Emeritus Joseph Devine at the Mass in St Mary’s Church in Hamilton, which followed on from a surprise leaving party in the school the previous week. Mrs Stewart has been a teacher at St Mary’s for 21 years—10 of them as headteacher—and all of them as a Rod Stewart fan. As she arrived in the school hall for a ‘talent show,’ she was greeted instead with a surprise parting gift from the pupils and friends of the school, with the children telling her what she meant to them and singing a ... continue reading.
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Awards for pupils who were inspired by siblings

June 26th, 2015 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

Two pupils from St Ninian’s High in Giffnock have been rewarded with national Diana Awards after being inspired by their siblings to raise thousands of pounds for people with cerebral palsy and autism.... continue reading.


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Flying high or grounded? Take the time to connect with God

June 19th, 2015 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

In the last Strong in Faith before the summer holidays, AIDAN MICHAEL COOK explores finding time in travel schedule to pray... continue reading.


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Sacramental help launch at Rutherglen High

June 12th, 2015 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

Children with additional support needs can get specially tailored help in preparing for the Sacraments through new workbooks published by Motherwell Diocese.... continue reading.


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St Helen’s pupils take inspiration from Holy Father with recent foodbank drive

June 5th, 2015 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

Pupils from St Helen’s Primary School, Bishopbriggs, took inspiration from Pope Francis as they offered their help to people reliant on foodbanks.... continue reading.


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Hospice visit inspires St Leonard’s Faith Award pupils

May 29th, 2015 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

A trip to a hospice in East Kilbride has inspired primary six children at St Leonard’s Primary School to help those with life limiting illnesses as they work towards gaining the Pope Francis Faith Award. ... continue reading.


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St Ambrose making a difference in Malawi

May 22nd, 2015 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

Disabled children and their families in Malawi will soon have a new medical assessment centre thanks to the fundraising efforts of pupils at St Ambrose High School in Coatbridge.... continue reading.


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Be inspired to become more politically active

May 15th, 2015 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

After the general election AIDAN MICHAEL COOK, looking to the Holyrood ballot next year, asks young Catholics to step up in Strong in Faith... continue reading.


High school pupils prepare for Caritas Awards

May 8th, 2015 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

High school pupils across the country are getting ready for a celebration of a year of faith exploration at this year’s Caritas Award ceremony.... continue reading.


Standing in solidarity with persecuted Christians

May 1st, 2015 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

Scottish Catholic Observer takes the ACN Scotland pledge ahead of youth rally on June 11 ... continue reading.


Bishop Keenan asks youth to rally on persecution

April 24th, 2015 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

Bishop John Keenan has urged young Scottish Catholics to join him and ACN in standing ‘up in solidarity with our persecuted fellow Christians around the world.’... continue reading.



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P1-JULY-3-2015

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  • Full photo report on the reinstated St Margaret of Scotland pilgrimage.
  • Bishop Stephen Robson invites Scots to join the pilgrimage to the 2016 Eucharistic Congress.
  • New Holy House at Carfin Grotto is blessed by Bishop Joseph Toal.
  • Jubilees of Frs Frank O’Rourke and Stephen Baillie, plus Motherwell clergy changes.
  • Hugh Dougherty: What is the vision of our Church?

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