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Holyrood marks 80 years of progress

September 23rd, 2016 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

The Glasgow school is Europe’s biggest, with more than 2,000 pupils and 130 staff, and has been in its current location since 1936. Having played such an important role in the community for such a long time the school’s anniversary was marked by hundreds of people with a connection to it. The central part of the commemorations was the anniversary Mass, celebrated by Archbishop Tartaglia in Holy Cross Church. Joined by their counterparts who have moved on from Holyrood, teachers and pupils—along with parents—took part in a parade led to Holy Cross by the St Francis Pipe Band. During Mass, Archbishop ... continue reading.
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Catholic education about critical engagement, Archbishop says

September 9th, 2016 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

Archbishop Philip Tartaglia has told teachers to dismiss criticisms of Catholic education as a ‘production line’ to produce ‘brainwashed Catholics,’ insisting it is instead a critical engagement with the mystery of faith.... continue reading.


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Teacher prepares for month-long stint in Malawi

August 26th, 2016 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

By Dan McGinty and Amanda Connelly... continue reading.


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Baby Maria brings WYD home to Scotland

August 19th, 2016 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

At a closing Mass in Krakow, Pope Francis told more than a million people that World Youth Day continues tomorrow in your homes—and one Motherwell pilgrim took his words literally as he arrived back in Scotland to welcome his new baby girl into the world.... continue reading.


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A message of mercy at World Youth Day

August 12th, 2016 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

MAIRI HUGHES looks back at her pilgrimage to Krakow with Glasgow University Chaplaincy’s Faith Forum... continue reading.


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MOMENTS THAT WILL last a lifetime

August 5th, 2016 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

When faith comes alive for countless thousands of like-minded young people, it makes for an unforgettable experience, as DANIEL HARKINS discovered among the Scottish pilgrims in Krakow... continue reading.


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Youngsters grill Archbishop on Faith

June 24th, 2016 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

Archbishop Leo Cushley may have served two Popes as a senior Vatican official but he met his match recently in the form of questioning schoolchildren from Holy Cross Primary in Edinburgh.... continue reading.


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Catholic teacher is named best in the country

June 17th, 2016 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

A CATHOLIC has been named as the best teacher in Scotland at a national education awards ceremony.... continue reading.


Fair play to EK school for its FairTrade, Traidcraft support

June 3rd, 2016 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

An East Kilbride Catholic school has been celebrated as one of the best in the country at fighting poverty through trade.... continue reading.


Actually, class, it IS rocket science

May 27th, 2016 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

BUDDING space biologists from St Helen’s Primary School in Bishopbriggs reached for the stars as they embarked on a voyage of discovery by growing seeds that have been into space.... continue reading.


The time has come to start meeting with young Catholics

May 20th, 2016 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

Michael Kearns looks at evangelisation for the Scottish Network of Catholic Students in this month’s FAITH BY DEGREES column... continue reading.



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  • Great photos of the National Youth Pilgrimage to St Ninian’s Cave in Whithorn
  • Diamond Jubilees for faithful priests of Glasgow and Motherwell
  • The inspiring Malawi charitable work of St Bernadette’s parish in Motherwell
  • A double page report on young pro-life activists Project Truth Roadshow across Scotland
  • A look at the German Catholic tradition of social thought

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