This week's youth stories

Copy of 24 - 27 MAY 2019 _ 16 - 35 (2)

Young people invited to Stronghold of Faith

February 22nd, 2019 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

Stronghold Festival, an arm of Youth 2000 UK, will take place from May 24-27 and will be opened by Bishop Brian McGee of Argyll and the Isles, with Bishop John Keenan of Paisley also set to make an appearance. The festival gives Catholics aged 16-35 a chance to deepen their Faith through Eucharistic Adoration and fellowship with one another over a weekend of camping. The name Stronghold comes from 2 Samuel 22:2-3, a fitting title given the organisers’ aims to see young people build upon their ‘stronghold of Faith.’ Young Catholics will have the chance to go hiking and gather in prayer ... continue reading.
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From homelessness to bereaved families, Andrew’s fundraising has the X-Factor

February 22nd, 2019 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

A young boy with additional support needs (ASN) has been praised for his ‘kindness and compassion’ after he led a fundraising drive to support parents who have lost newborn babies.... continue reading.


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Cardinal Newman High pupils hoping for trip to Rome for saint’s canonisation

February 22nd, 2019 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

Pupils from a Catholic high school are hoping to organise a trip to Rome in celebration of their namesake cardinal’s upcoming canonisation.... continue reading.


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Pupils with learning disabilities make friends with the elderly

December 27th, 2018 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

Young people who have additional learning needs have spent the last few months getting to know elderly residents of their neighbouring care home.... continue reading.


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Young people spell out a big celebration at Carfin

September 14th, 2018 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

Our Lady of St Francis Primary school in Carfin marked the centenary of the Education Act in style, at one of many upcoming occasions held outside Carfin Grotto... continue reading.


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First Catholic appointed head of Scouts Scotland

August 3rd, 2018 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

A Catholic school headteacher has been appointed as the new chief commissioner for Scouts Scotland, which means he is now the leader of more than 50,000 scouts across the country... continue reading.


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First for Aberdeen University as students pick up Catholic teachers’ certificates

July 20th, 2018 | comments icon 1 COMMENT

The first teachers at Aberdeen University to achieve a Catholic teaching qualification celebrated their graduation last month, where they were joined by the local bishop on the special occasion... continue reading.


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HCPT pilgrims relive their incredible Lourdes journey

May 18th, 2018 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

A wonderful day was had by all in St Francis Xavier’s Church, Carfin last weekend, as pilgrims returning from their recent trip to Lourdes and those getting ready for the summer pilgrimage joined together in celebration... continue reading.


Children celebrate parish’s golden jubilee

May 4th, 2018 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

April was a busy month of joy and celebration for one Edinburgh parish, as it marked 50 years as a community of Faith with its golden jubilee... 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.



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  • New headteachers’ chair looks to build on success
  • Sisters’ work hlping the poor celebrated on 50th
  • 125 years of the sisters of St Peter Claver
  • Tower of Babel still casts a long shadow, by Dr Harry Schnitker
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