Church News

Pastoral Letter on Safeguarding

Pastoral Letter on Safeguarding

Bishop Toal has sent a letter, on behalf of the Bishops of Scotland, to draw attention to the publication of the Church’s new Safeguarding materials and to repeat apologies made to those who ...
Bishop Robert Barron at Usher Hall Edinburgh

Bishop Robert Barron at Usher Hall Edinburgh

Bishop Robert Barron, an acclaimed speaker and founder of  the global media ministry Word on Fire, will speak at the Usher Hall Edinburgh on 6th September 2018 “Proclaiming Christ in our ...
Pope Francis prays for Mission of the Laity

Pope Francis prays for Mission of the Laity

That the lay faithful may fulfil their specific mission, by responding with creativity to the challenges that face the world today. Lay people are on the front line of the life of the Church.We need ...
Rosary on the Coast

Rosary on the Coast

A coach has been organised to leave from St Columbkille’s Church on Sunday 29th April at 1pm to go to Troon to join in the Rosary on the Coast event. There is a list at the back of church for ...
Collection for the Holy Land

Collection for the Holy Land

During Good Friday services, the Church across the world takes up a collection for the care of the “Holy Places”, namely the sites in the Holy Land where Our Lord lived, died and rose again. The ...
WEE BOX, BIG CHANGE: SCIAF Lent 2018 Campaign

WEE BOX, BIG CHANGE: SCIAF Lent 2018 Campaign

In Cambodia, the lives of poor families have been hit hard by illegal fishing. We’re helping them to stand up for their rights, protect what’s theirs, support themselves and live with dignity. ...
Catholic Schools 1918-2018 – Good for Scotland

Catholic Schools 1918-2018 – Good for Scotland

2018 is a special year for Catholic schools in Scotland as it marks the Centenary of the 1918 Education (Scotland) Act, a legislative milestone which transferred Catholic schools (at that time poorly ...
Week of Prayer for Christian Unity

Week of Prayer for Christian Unity

The Week of Prayer for Christian Unity is traditionally observed from the 18th to the 25th January– the octave of St. Peter and St. Paul.  Local Christian Churches are encouraged to work together ...