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Bishop Toal enjoys a double celebration during recent visit to Fernhill School

December 19th, 2014 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

Bishop Toal visited the school on the Feast of the Immaculate Conception, six years to the day since he was ordained Bishop of Argyll and the Isles, his former role. Speaking to nursery, primary, and senior pupils at the fee-paying school, including those enrolled in the Caritas Award, the bishop was joined by school chaplain Fr Alex Stewart, before celebrating Mass. Headteacher Laura Murphy said the whole school was grateful to Bishop Toal for choosing to spend his anniversary with the pupils. “It was a really nice visit,” she said. “The bishop was lovely and he is so kind with his ... continue reading.
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Pupil gives back to hospital that helped her

December 12th, 2014 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

A primary seven pupil has called on the musical abilities of her school friends to help her give back to the children’s hospital that helped her recover from a serious illness.... continue reading.


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Musicians bring curtain down on church’s jubilee celebrations

December 5th, 2014 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

  Musical pupils from St Andrew’s and St Bride’s High, East Kilbride, helped bring down the curtain on the 50thContinue Reading... continue reading.


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Airdrie pupils’ gift of warmth and compassion for Malawi

November 28th, 2014 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

By Carleen Friel, S6 Student, St Margaret’s High School, reports... continue reading.


COPTIC CHRISTIANS PRAY INSIDE CHURCH IN CAIRO

Helping people share in their own inheritance

November 14th, 2014 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

A new organisation is seeking to encourage the use of chant in Scottish parishes. After a successful conference in Glasgow last November, Musica Sacra Scotland is preparing for its next event in Dundee on November 22. STRONG IN FAITH spoke to Paul Livingston, one of the young musicians involved, to find out what it is all about... continue reading.


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Pope gets special primary invitation

November 7th, 2014 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

When schoolchildren from Holy Cross parish lead their Corpus Christi Procession next year they are hoping to be joined by a special Argentinean guest from Rome.... continue reading.


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West Dunbartonshire Council to go ahead with its shared campus plans

October 31st, 2014 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

WEST Dunbartonshire Council are to go ahead with plans for a new, shared campus with separate entrances for each school despite opposition from some councillors and from parents at the non-denominational school involved.... continue reading.


Notre Dame pupils’ Greener Glasgow wins

October 24th, 2014 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

Pupils from Notre Dame High School in Glasgow have received top marks in a secondary school art and design competition.Continue Reading... continue reading.


Bishop warmly welcomed to Taylor High School

October 17th, 2014 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

Pupils and staff of Taylor High School in Motherwell welcomed Bishop Joseph Toal to the community for a Mass that celebrated the school’s namesake and the saint whose cause he championed.... continue reading.


Try a monastic retreat experience

October 10th, 2014 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

Opportunity next month for young single Catholic men and women to try life at Pluscarden Abbey and Greyfriars Convent... continue reading.



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  • Catholic MP Jim Murphy selected as leader of the Scottish Labour Party.
  • Kevin McKenna on why being pro-life is an uphill struggle in Scotland.
  • Fr Michael Conroy provides a timely insight into vocations and parish closures and how both will impact on parishioners.
  • Bishop Joseph Toal celebrates anniversary dedication Mass at Our Lady of Good Aid Cathedral in Motherwell.
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