This week's youth news


School marks saint’s feast day with bishop

March 16th, 2018 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

The school community held their Feast Day Mass in honour of St John Ogilvie on Friday March 9, ahead of the Catholic martyr’s feast day on Saturday, where they were led in the celebration of Mass by Bishop Joseph Toal of Motherwell Diocese. The bishop addressed those present in the ‘street area’ of the school, where he spoke of St John Ogilvie’s life and the circumstances that led to his martyrdom at Glasgow Cross on March 10, 1615. Concelebrating with Bishop Toal were other members of diocesan clergy, including school chaplain Fr John Paul McShane, Canon Willie Donnachie, former St John ... continue reading.

Africa adventure for Fort William’s Faith

March 9th, 2018 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

A young Fort William parishioner hosted a successful parish fundraiser last week as she prepares to make the trip of a lifetime to help some of the world’s poorest communities.... continue reading.


‘Bright future’ for youth work after ministers come together

February 23rd, 2018 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

A group of 50 youth ministers gathered in Inverness and Aberdeen on January 26-27 to discuss the importance of building a balanced programme for youth ministry.... continue reading.


School welcomes meditating priest

February 16th, 2018 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

Pupils at an East Kilbride primary school marked Catholic Education Week in a mindful way recently, as they welcomed a meditating priest.... continue reading.


Young people urged to ‘change the world’ at Paisley youth Mass

February 9th, 2018 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

Paisley’s Catholic youth turned out in their droves last week, as the diocese celebrated its annual youth Mass for the second year running.... continue reading.


Faith forum urges Catholics to speak up

February 2nd, 2018 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

Catholics cannot remain silent and must ‘take on public engagement’, a priest from Rome’s Pontifical Gregorian University told Glasgow Catholics on January 18. — By JAMES FARRELL ... continue reading.


St Mungo’s young debaters are named the best in the world

January 26th, 2018 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

Budding young politicians at a Glasgow school were praised by the First Minister this week, after they scooped top prize at the 2018 High School Parliamentary World Debate Competition... continue reading.

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St Ninian’s High School takes the lead with ban on high-caffeine energy drinks

January 19th, 2018 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

The Catholic high school has banned energy drinks – one of the first schools to do so — By RYAN MCDOUGALL ... continue reading.

Galloway pupils celebrate icon

December 22nd, 2017 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

Children across the Diocese of Galloway joined in celebrating SCES’ new centenary icon... continue reading.

Schools join battle against bullies

December 15th, 2017 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

An innovative new anti-bullying project has been launched by seven Catholic schools across the central belt of Scotland... continue reading.

New connections for Catholic students

December 8th, 2017 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

An exciting networking opportunity for Catholic students has arisen, as the Catholic Student Network launches... continue reading.

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