This week's youth news


Bishop Toal speaks with Motherwell pupils as they begin their Caritas journey of Faith

October 2nd, 2015 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

The pupils (above) were taking part in a commissioning service that marked their entry into the Caritas Award. The annual scheme run by the Scottish Catholic Education Service (SCES) encourages pupils in their final year of school to help out in their parishes and communities, volunteering in care homes and homeless shelters, assisting lay groups such as the Society of St Vincent de Paul and learning about their faith. Every school in the diocese was represented at the service and invitations were sent out to each parish priest. Presiding over the service—celebrated five years after the visit of Pope Benedict ... continue reading.

Taking to the streets to save St Mary’s

September 25th, 2015 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

Pupils, parents and supporters of an Alexandria primary school have taken to the streets to protest against a proposed relocation of their school to a new super campus.... continue reading.


Young Catholics enjoy Spirit-filled pilgrimage to Nunraw

September 18th, 2015 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

Around 160 young people from across Scotland where joined by priests and religious last Sunday as they took part in a national youth pilgrimage to Nunraw Abbey in East Lothian.... continue reading.


Award nomination for Turnbull High School pupil after getting on his bike to fundraise

September 11th, 2015 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

A young cyclist from Turnbull High School has been nominated for a top fundraising award after crossing the country to give back to the people who saved his life.... continue reading.


South Lanarkshire Council decides to end free transport for more than 1500 pupils

September 4th, 2015 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

South Lanarkshire councillors have chosen to follow their counterparts in Glasgow by pulling free transport for more than 1500 schoolchildren.... continue reading.


Glasgow City Council temporarily halts unpopular decision to cut free transport

August 28th, 2015 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

Glasgow City Council has temporarily reversed a decision to cut free transport for a number of pupils at three schools in the city including two Catholic schools.... continue reading.


Evening of prayer ahead of National Youth Pilgrimage

August 21st, 2015 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

Glasgow Archdiocese is hosting ‘an evening of praise and worship, witness, adoration and reconciliation’ on September 12 at 7pm in St Maria Goretti’s Church, Cranhill.... continue reading.

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National pilgrimage for young Scottish Catholics in September

July 24th, 2015 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

There will be a national pilgrimage for young Scottish Catholics to Nunraw Abbey this September. ... continue reading.

St Eunan’s pupils show that they know how to ‘love thy neighbour’

July 10th, 2015 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

Children at St Eunan’s Primary School in Clydebank explored the gifts of the Holy Spirit as they showed how to ‘love thy neighbour’ by helping those in need in their local community.... continue reading.

St Mary’s bids fond farewell to headteacher

July 3rd, 2015 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

Pupils and staff at St Mary’s Primary School in Hamilton held back tears as they said goodbye to their headteacher with a medley of Rod Stewart songs and a special thanksgiving Mass.... continue reading.

Awards for pupils who were inspired by siblings

June 26th, 2015 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

Two pupils from St Ninian’s High in Giffnock have been rewarded with national Diana Awards after being inspired by their siblings to raise thousands of pounds for people with cerebral palsy and autism.... continue reading.

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  • Archbishop Philip Tartaglia celebrates Red Mass for legal profession at St Mary’s Cathedral in Edinburgh
  • Archbishop Leo Cushley joins St Marie’s in Kirkcaldy for the parish’s 150th celebrations
  • Glasgow Council reverses it decision to increase distance for pupils to qualify for free transport to secondary school.
  • Interview with Frank McAveety, new leader of Glasgow City Council.

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