This week's youth stories

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Praise for Airdrie pupils’ work to relieve poverty in Malawi

January 13th, 2017 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

Sr Tomassi, recently the subject of a documentary on the American CBS News programme 60 Minutes, celebrated with a special Mass held at St Pius X church in Blantyre, Malawi, which was attended by a number of Scottish guests including North Lanarkshire provost Jim Robertson, prison chaplain Patricia Roberts and Charles Fawcett from the Scottish charity Aiming Higher in Malawi. Sr Tomassi, whose life story was released as a book by former St Margaret’s pupil Carleen Friel, was honoured by Archbishop Thomas Mzuza at the ceremony, which was also attended by other missionaries. Sr Tomassi works in the African country to ... continue reading.
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Sam plays it again, and again, for Clydebank Catholic hospice

January 6th, 2017 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

A partially-sighted pianist has been entertaining customers at his workplace to raise funds for a Catholic hospice. ... continue reading.


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Lasting memories of Malawi published

December 23rd, 2016 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

By Amanda Connelly... continue reading.


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Ten year high for catholic pupil numbers

December 16th, 2016 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

Pupil numbers at Catholic schools in Scotland are at their highest level for a decade, according to Scottish Government figures.... continue reading.


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Schoolgirls lead way in calling for action to support the world’s persecuted Christians

December 9th, 2016 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

TWO Catholic schoolgirls from Airdrie last week urged politicians to do more to support persecuted Christians across the world.... continue reading.


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Silver jubilee brings together the people—and nationalities—of Maryhill parish

November 18th, 2016 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

The Immaculate Conception parish in Glasgow celebrated the silver jubilee of its current church building with Archbishop Philip Tartaglia on November 9. ... continue reading.


New St Aloysius’ head aims to take school back to roots

November 11th, 2016 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

THE new headteacher of St Aloysius’ College in Glasgow says he wants the school to expand its bursary provision to take it back to its roots serving ‘the children of migrant workers.’... continue reading.



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