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Catholic Liturgical Year

Jul. 23 Optional Memorial of St. Bridget, religiou...

Patron saint of Sweden, Bridget married a young prince and lived happily with him for 28 years, bear...

Jul. 22 Memorial of St. Mary Magdalene, Memorial

Mary, the sister of Martha and Lazarus, wasted the great beauty that God had given her in a life of ...

Jul. 21 Optional Memorial of St. Lawrence of Brind...

St. Lawrence, the first Capuchin Franciscan to be honored as a Doctor, was born in 1559 at Brindisi,...

Jul. 20 Sixteenth Sunday of Ordinary Time, Sunday

"Just as the weeds are collected and burned up with fire, so will it be at the end of the age. The S...

Jul. 19 Saturday of the Fifteenth Week of Ordinary...

Historically today is the feast of the holy abbot Arsenius. Before he left the world and retired int...

Jul. 18 Optional Memorial of St. Camillus de Lelli...

St. Camillus, entirely without means of existence and from his early youth suffering from an incurab...

Jul. 17 Thursday of the Fifteenth Week of Ordinary...

St. Alexius was an Eastern saint whose veneration was transplanted from the Byzantine empire to Rome...

Jul. 16 Optional Memorial of Our Lady of Mount Car...

Sacred Scripture celebrated the beauty of Carmel where the prophet Elijah defended the purity of Isr...

Church News

Church News from Rome

Lord Alton: The World Must Respond to Cry of Iraq's Christians

The last Christian has now bee...

Papal Astronomer: Real Science Is Not the Realm of Atheists or Egoists

Catholics need to be more cour...

Statement by Bishop John McAreavey on the Middle East

Here below is a statement issu...

Pope Telephones Patriarch to Express Solidarity With Iraqi Christians

Pope Francis has called the Pa...

Papal Diplomat: Pope's Words Having Impact in Holy Land

Pope Francis’ words on the con...

US Bishops Urge Administration to Seek Israel-Hamas Ceasefire

The United States should seek ...

Leader of US Bishops Urges Brothers to Join With Pope in Prayer for Tr...

Archbishop Joseph E. Kurtz of ...

Bishops: Obama's Executive Order on Discrimination 'Implements Discrim...

The bishop-Chairmen of two USC...

Vatican's publishing house resists impact of new technologies (Video)

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Jews, Catholics and Evangelicals the most favorably viewed religious g...

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Pope traveled to Brazil one year ago! (Video)

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Islamists Seize Monastery in Northern Iraq

Jihadist militants have taken ...

Conference for Ecclesial Movements, New Communities Set for November

The Pope's words of encouragem...

Daily Homily: I Have Put My Words in Your Mouth

-- Jeremiah 1:1,4-10 Psalm 71:...

Blessings Over the Phone

Answered by Legionary of Chris...

Mayor of New York Visits Vatican, Pitches for Pope to Visit City in 20...

The mayor of New York has expr...

Pope Sends Message for Day for Life in UK and Ireland

With a call to all people of g...

Cristiano Ronaldo Is Alive Thanks to a Conscientious Objector

Seventy individual prizes, amo...

Pope Names Consultors for Pontifical Council for Promoting Christian U...

Pope Francis has appointed new...

Daily Homily: I Have Seen the Lord

Song of Songs 3:1-4b Psalm 63:...

Latest SCES News

Honorary Fellowship for Michael McGrath

On 30 June 2014 Michael McGrath, Director of the Scottish Catholic Education Service (SCES), was appointed an Honorary Fellow of the St. Andrew's Foundation in the University of Glasgow. The Fellowship was awarded at the end of the Graduation Mass fo...

Plaques for Caritas Award

Schools and parishes wishing to display the names of young people who have received the Caritas Award in 2014 can order a plaque which can be displayed appropriately to commemorate the achievements of young people. The Caritas Award Plaque, sharply d...

Vacancy 2 Posts - St Peter’s RC Primary School

Aberdeen Council have advertised 2 posts of class Teacher, 1 permanent and 1 fixed-term until June 2015 in St Peter’s RC Primary School, Aberdeen. Closing date for applications is Sunday 13th July 2014.  For further information and details how to ...

Liturgical Calendar Wallchart 2014-15 - ORDER NOW

SCES has published a Liturgical Calendar Wallchart for 2014-15 for use in schools and parishes.  It is printed in full colour at B2 size (29 x 17 in) and will provide an excellent resource for classrooms and other display areas.  The Calendar di...

Parents value Religious Education

Catholic school parents from around Scotland gathered in the St Francis Xavier Centre in Carfin to discuss the importance of Religious Education in schools.  Their discussions followed input from Archbishop Philip Tartaglia, President of the Catholi...

Pope Frances Faith Award - phase 2

Following early signs of very positive developments emerging fromthe phase 1 pilot scheme of the Pope Francis FAITH AWARD,  we now wish to extend the pilot into a second phase which will begin at the start of Advent 2014 with pupils then in Primary ...

Photographs from Caritas Awards Ceremony

Many photographs were taken at the Caritas Awards Ceremony on Saturday 31st May 2014.   Some show small groups of award recipients showing their medals.  Others show larger groups with the Bishops and some guests on stage at the end. Most of these...
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