This week's youth stories

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Awards for pupils who were inspired by siblings

June 26th, 2015 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

Michael O’Neill, 14, whose brother Dominic has cerebral palsy, has collected £115,000 over the last three years for charity Bobath Scotland, who provide specialist therapy for those with the disability, while Sinea O’Hara, 12, raised thousands of pounds for charities in thanks for the help they provided her brother Cormac, who has autism. After being nominated by their school, the pupils have now been recognised for their efforts by the Diana Award charity—named after the Princess of Wales’—which recognises young people who make a difference in their community. The St Ninian’s pupils picked up their Fundraising Champion Awards at a ... continue reading.
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Flying high or grounded? Take the time to connect with God

June 19th, 2015 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

In the last Strong in Faith before the summer holidays, AIDAN MICHAEL COOK explores finding time in travel schedule to pray... continue reading.


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Sacramental help launch at Rutherglen High

June 12th, 2015 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

Children with additional support needs can get specially tailored help in preparing for the Sacraments through new workbooks published by Motherwell Diocese.... continue reading.


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St Helen’s pupils take inspiration from Holy Father with recent foodbank drive

June 5th, 2015 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

Pupils from St Helen’s Primary School, Bishopbriggs, took inspiration from Pope Francis as they offered their help to people reliant on foodbanks.... continue reading.


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Hospice visit inspires St Leonard’s Faith Award pupils

May 29th, 2015 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

A trip to a hospice in East Kilbride has inspired primary six children at St Leonard’s Primary School to help those with life limiting illnesses as they work towards gaining the Pope Francis Faith Award. ... continue reading.


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St Ambrose making a difference in Malawi

May 22nd, 2015 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

Disabled children and their families in Malawi will soon have a new medical assessment centre thanks to the fundraising efforts of pupils at St Ambrose High School in Coatbridge.... continue reading.


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Be inspired to become more politically active

May 15th, 2015 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

After the general election AIDAN MICHAEL COOK, looking to the Holyrood ballot next year, asks young Catholics to step up in Strong in Faith... continue reading.


More youth news

High school pupils prepare for Caritas Awards

May 8th, 2015 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

High school pupils across the country are getting ready for a celebration of a year of faith exploration at this year’s Caritas Award ceremony.... continue reading.


Standing in solidarity with persecuted Christians

May 1st, 2015 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

Scottish Catholic Observer takes the ACN Scotland pledge ahead of youth rally on June 11 ... continue reading.


Bishop Keenan asks youth to rally on persecution

April 24th, 2015 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

Bishop John Keenan has urged young Scottish Catholics to join him and ACN in standing ‘up in solidarity with our persecuted fellow Christians around the world.’... continue reading.


Bittersweet celebration for St Patrick’s pupils

April 17th, 2015 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

Children from St Patrick’s Primary School in Glasgow had a bittersweet celebration over Easter as they hit a £2000 target for a mission in Africa and said goodbye to a nun who has worked at the school for 15 years.... continue reading.



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  • Faithful flock to the inaugural New Movement Conference in Glasgow.
  • Rejoice Mass at St Andrew’s Cathedral in Glasgow.
  • Special photo page on First Holy Communions around Scotland.
  • This month the Knights of St Columba’s spiritual bouquet asks to us to pray for unity to overcome our differences.
  • In our series looking at what happens After the Resurrection, Joe McGrath’s focus falls on changing with Jesus’ help.

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