Church News

Pastoral Letter on Season of Christmas

In a Pastoral Letter to be read in parishes on the 1st Sunday of Advent, the Bishops of Scotland encourage all the Catholic faithful “to renew their covenant with the Church and her worship& ...

Participating in the Synod

Pope Francis has called a Synod of the Church which will culminate in a meeting of Bishops in Rome in 2023. The topic is:“For a Synodal Church: Communion, Participation and Mission.” The Holy Father ...

Revised Safeguarding Instruction

The Bishops’ Conference of Scotland has published an updated version of IN GOD’S IMAGE, the Safeguarding instruction manual that applies to all parishes in Scotland. The revised text, ...

Blairs Museum launches new interactive virtual museum

Blairs Museum, Scotland’s National Catholic Museum has launched a brand-new website featuring an interactive virtual museum and shop, thanks to funding from the Scottish Government’s “Museum ...

World Day for Grandparents and the Elderly

The first World Day for Grandparents and the Elderly will be celebrated on Sunday 25th July 2021. Read the message from Pope Francis and the prayer created for this day. ...

Safeguarding Matters

The Bishops’ Conference of Scotland has published a newsletter to communicate progress with the revision of IN GOD’S IMAGE, its manual of safeguarding standards, policies and procedures. ...

The Pastoral Conversion of the Parish Community

The Holy See has published a major document exploring how the parish is called to be different in the 21st Century from what it was in the past century. The document is essential reading for those ...

40 Days for Life Lenten Prayer and Fasting Vigil

On Saturday 22nd February the 40 Days Lenten Prayer and Fasting Vigil for an end to abortion will commence with the celebration of Holy Mass at 1 pm in St Andrew’s Cathedral. It will be the feast of ...