This week's youth news


Perth Catholics enjoy pilgrimage to Santiago De Compostela

August 15th, 2014 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

The group had set off from Sarria eight days earlier, to walk the final 70 miles of the traditional pilgrimage route from the south of France known as the Camiño Francés. Their ultimate destination was the Cathedral of Santiago de Compostela and the Shrine of St James, where the remains of the Apostle are contained in a silver casket. —Read the full version of this story in August 15 edition of the SCO in parishes from ... continue reading.

First national youth pilgrimage is in honour of St Margaret

August 8th, 2014 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

Catholic Youth Service Scotland (CYSS) will hold their first National Youth Pilgrimage in Dunfermline this September in honour of St Margaret of Scotland... continue reading.


Commonwealth coming of age for teen who met the Pope

August 1st, 2014 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

Erraid Davies—who, at 13 years old, is the youngest ever competitor to win a Commonwealth Games medal—was lifted into the Popemobile at the Vatican while in a wheelchair in 2006... continue reading.


Malawians make a song and dance for pupils

July 18th, 2014 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

PUPILS from four Lanarkshire schools were treated to traditional African dance, drama and food by Malawi villagers two years to the day after they were found starving to death in their homeland.... continue reading.


Fun and games for children in Glasgow primary schools

July 11th, 2014 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

Children from St Patrick’s, Anderston, came together with pupils from Anderston Primary recently for an inter-faith sports day held as part of an initiative to create a legacy from the Commonwealth Games.... continue reading.


Three Catholic schools in Scotland nominated for national education awards

June 27th, 2014 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

Three Scottish Catholic schools will next week attend a prestigious London awards ceremony after being nominated amongst the best schools in the UK.... continue reading.

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Catholic schools take top prizes at this year’s Scottish Education Awards

June 20th, 2014 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

Catholic schools in Scotland are celebrating after being named amongst the best in the country at the 2014 Scottish Education Awards, with Scotland’s teacher of the year prize going to a ‘kind and approachable’ All Saints Secondary teacher.... continue reading.

Works of art recall First World War sacrifices

June 13th, 2014 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

Children at St John’s Primary, Port Glasgow, have enjoyed a prize art workshop after pupil Chloe Duncan won a Scotland-wide school poster competition held to commemorate the First World War... continue reading.

Catholic teachers are among Scotland’s best

June 6th, 2014 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

A teacher at a Catholic school has been nominated for Scottish teacher of the year and will join a number of Catholic school nominees from across Scotland in attending a prize ceremony next week.... continue reading.

Trip of a lifetime for St Benedict’s student

May 30th, 2014 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

A pupil at St Benedict’s High School in Renfrewshire has overcome a number of difficulties to be awarded a place on an expedition to Africa.... continue reading.

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  • New SCIAF director Alistair Dutton explains how we are all connected to Gaza and the surrounding region in his debut SCO column,.
  • Former gangster John Pridmore to talk in Glasgow and Paisley parishes.
  • Bishop John Keenan and Bishop Emeritus John Mone lead Paisley Diocesan pilgrimage to Carfin.
  • Catholic charities and groups join together in programme for social change.

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