This week's youth news

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More than 100 years of Catholic schools celebrated in Lanarkshire

November 16th, 2018 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

On November 8, North and South Lanarkshire councils came together in recognition of the state funding of Catholic schools. The joint-council led event took place in Motherwell’s Civic Centre, and saw pupils and teachers from all across the area attend to celebrate the achievements of Catholic Education over the last 100 years. Present was Bishop Joseph Toal of Motherwell Diocese, Gerard McLaughlin, head of education for North Lanarkshire Council, Provost Jean Jones of North Lanarkshire Council, and Provost Ian McAllan of South Lanarkshire Council. School choirs sang during the civic centre event to the applause of the audience, and each of the ... continue reading.
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Successful school prayer breakfast leads the way for others to follow

November 9th, 2018 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

St Margaret Mary’s Secondary in Glasgow fed 110 people last Friday, November 2 with Archbishop Philip Tartaglia leading prayers followed by guest speaker Anthony Gielty.... continue reading.


Archdiocese of Glasgow, Scripture Reflections with Caritas Pupils at St Andrew’s Cathedral, Glasgow,Tuesday 30th October 2018.Archbishop Tartaglia chats to pupils from Holyrood Secondary School.Photo by and copyright of Paul Mc Sherry 07770 393960 @Paulmcsherry2.

God has a plan for you, pupils told at Caritas in the Cathedral

November 2nd, 2018 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

Senior Pupils from across Glasgow Archdiocese were told that God has a plan for them as they were ­welcomed into St Andrew’s Cathedral for a special Caritas event on Tuesday October 30.... continue reading.


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Historic parish hosts musical celebration for Education Act

October 26th, 2018 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

THE CENTENARY of the Education Act was celebrated last weekend in a parish which played an instrumental role in the act coming to pass.... continue reading.


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‘Give young people the confidence to follow Jesus’—bishops’ issue messages to youth

October 19th, 2018 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

We must encourage young people not to be shy about their Faith, and priests and bishops have a duty to accompany young people towards Jesus Christ, two Scots bishops said at the Synod on young people, Faith and vocations. — By Peter Diamond and Ryan McDougall... continue reading.


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School declares war on rabies in Malawi

October 5th, 2018 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

AN INNOVATIVE scheme masterminded by St Margaret’s High School in Airdrie has been launched to combat Malawi’s rabies crisis.... continue reading.


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School celebrates patron saint—a Roman legion who was martyred for defying orders

September 28th, 2018 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

ARCHBISHOP Philip Tartaglia of Glasgow told Cumbernauld pupils last week the story behind their school’s saint—a Roman Legion who chose execution over persecuting Christians.... continue reading.


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Paisley bishop talks Caritas and coffee with Greenock pupils

September 21st, 2018 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

Pupils and staff from Notre Dame High School in Greenock welcomed Bishop John Keenan of Paisley Diocese into their Oratory for their first ‘Caritas and Cuppa’ event of the new school session.... continue reading.


Young people spell out a big celebration at Carfin

September 14th, 2018 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

Our Lady of St Francis Primary school in Carfin marked the centenary of the Education Act in style, at one of many upcoming occasions held outside Carfin Grotto... continue reading.


Saintly six to inspire pupils during vocation week

September 7th, 2018 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

Scotland’s pupils are to take inspiration from three popes and a handful of saints during this year’s vocations week. — By Ryan McDougall ... continue reading.


Family’s value to Catholic schools highlighted

August 24th, 2018 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

The importance of families to the success of Scotland’s Catholic schools was emphasised at a parents forum held in St Charles’ Church Hall, Paisley, on August 18 — By RYAN MCDOUGALL ... continue reading.



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  • Government celebration of 1918 catholic schools act
  • Global fertility rates sink to shocking low in 91 countries
  • Weekend of events to launch Pax Christi Scotland
  • It’s a privilege to serve, says new deacon
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