This week's youth news

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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. Notre Dame High pupil Keira Channar (above) came first in the St Enoch Centre’s It’s My Greener Glasgow competition’s design category with an iPhone case created from recycled Irn Bru cans. The model was praised by judges as a ‘direct and achievable, everyday proposal and [it is] great to see the actual object resolved in 3D.’ Maryam Al Hamadani, also a student at Notre Dame High School, took third place in the design category with her wi-fi tree idea, which suggested ... continue reading.
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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.


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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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Following in the footsteps of St Margaret

September 26th, 2014 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

Almost 200 young people followed in the footsteps of St Margaret last Sunday as they gathered in Dunfermline for the first national pilgrimage to St Margaret organised by Catholic Youth Service Scotland.... continue reading.


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Can you express yourself in more than 140 characters?

September 19th, 2014 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

The Strong in Faith forum for young Catholics is back with a new format. AIDAN MICHAEL COOK is looking for your views here and on Facebook... continue reading.


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Motherwell high school merge plan scrapped

September 12th, 2014 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

North Lanarkshire Council have shelved plans to close and merge two Motherwell Catholic schools after months of protests from campaigning parents and criticism of the proposal from within the Church.... continue reading.


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Beware of gangs, Pope urges youths in El Salvador

September 10th, 2014 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

Pope Francis has warned adolescents in El Salvador to ‘beware of gangs’ during a video conference call with young people in the violence-wracked country.... continue reading.


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Airdrie students make a difference in Malawi

September 5th, 2014 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

This summer pupils from St Margaret’s High School, Airdrie, visited Malawi with Coatbridge-based charity Aiming Higher in Malawi. Below, then S5 pupil Alexandra Barclay shares the joys and difficulties of her experience.... continue reading.


Volunteers bring Project Truth home

August 22nd, 2014 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

Young pro-life activists came to Glasgow Chaplaincy’s Turnbull Hall last Saturday for a rally that was the culmination of a week of on-the-road campaigning by 11 enthusiastic volunteers.... continue reading.


Perth Catholics enjoy pilgrimage to Santiago De Compostela

August 15th, 2014 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

Pilgrims from Perth arrived in Santiago de Compostela in time for the Feast of St James the Apostle as the Perth Catholic Youth Project, led by Frankie McGuire, were joined by a group of 12 parishioners and friends of St John the Baptist’s parish in Perth, and their parish priest, Fr Tom Shields.... 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.



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  • Photo spread on the Beatification of Pope Paul VI.
  • ‘Happy and Holy couples’ is aim of new marriage preparation initiative in St Andrews and Edinburgh.
  • Peter Kearney: Ultimately, the laity are left to uphold the sanctity of family life.
  • Plans for pilot Catholic/Jewish school in East Renfrewshire get gold star from education officials.

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