This week's youth stories


School welcomes meditating priest

February 16th, 2018 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

Fr Laurence Freeman OSB, who is the director of the World Community for Christian Meditation, arrived at St Vincent’s Primary School in East Kilbride to take part in a special assembly marking the end of the Catholic Education Week celebrations. The visit coincided with Fr Freeman’s visit to Glasgow, and was a fitting way for the school to recognise its ongoing commitment to promoting Christian meditation as a regular practice across all year groups in the school over the past five years. Fr Freeman visited classes and meditated with the pupils, before meeting with headteachers from the St Andrew’s and St ... 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.


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.


The sky’s no limit on Amy’s fundraising

January 12th, 2018 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

A brave young woman from Bishopbriggs leapt from a height of more than 10,000 feet to help some of the world’s poorest children... continue reading.


Support the family by taking part in Ireland’s global meet-up, bishop says

January 5th, 2018 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

Bishop Hugh Gilbert of Aberdeen Diocese has encouraged Scots to celebrate and support the family, by attending the World Meeting of Families in Dublin this year... continue reading.

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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.

Turnbull High consecrated to the Immaculate Heart of Mary

December 1st, 2017 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

It was a day to remember for Turnbull High School last week, marking a monumental moment in the school’s life as it was consecrated to the Immaculate Heart of Mary... continue reading.

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