This week's youth stories

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National pilgrimage for young Scottish Catholics in September

July 24th, 2015 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

On Sunday September 13, pilgrims will set off from the pre-Reformation shrine of Our Lady of Haddington and will then walk seven miles to the Benedictine Abbey of Sancta Maria at Nunraw where Holy Mass will be offered. “Young people from across Scotland are invited to walk the seven miles from Haddington to Nunraw Abbey on a safe and tested walking route,” a statement from the Youth Service said. “Bring a packed lunch and enjoy meeting old friends and making new ones. You will have the opportunity to see a real monastery in action when we gather with the monks ... continue reading.
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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.


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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.


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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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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.


More youth news

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.


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.


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.


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.



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