Pope Francis
FAITH AWARD

Liturgical Year

Liturgical Year

Catholic Liturgical Year

Apr. 16 Wednesday of Holy Week, Weekday

Wednesday is known as Spy Wednesday because on this day Judas made a bargain with the high priest to...

Apr. 15 Tuesday of Holy Week, Weekday

"False witnesses have stood up against me, and my enemies threaten violence; Lord, do not surrender ...

Apr. 14 Monday of Holy Week, Weekday

"Here is my servant whom I uphold, my chosen one in whom my soul delights. I have endowed him with m...

Apr. 13 Palm Sunday, Sunday

So they took branches of palm trees and went out to meet him, crying, "Hosanna! Blessed is he who co...

Apr. 12 Saturday of the Fifth Week of Lent, Weekda...

Historically today is the feast of St. Julius, a Roman who was chosen Pope on the 6th of February in...

Apr. 11 Optional Memorial of St. Stanislaus, bisho...

St. Stanislaus was the Bishop of Cracow, Poland. A champion of the liberty of the Church and of the ...

Church News

Church News from Rome

President Obama Recalls Visiting Pope Francis During Annual Prayer Bre...

President Barack Obama has rec...

"Blessed" Instead of "Saint"

Answered by Legionary of Chris...

Official Images of Sts. John Paul & John XXIII Released

With the canonizations of Bles...

Pope to Seminarians: We Have Too Many 'Half Priests' Who Fail to Imita...

Pope Francis met Monday in the...

Head of Ukrainian Greek Catholic Church: God Has Not Forsaken His Peop...

The words Hosanna in the highe...

Nigerian Prelate Decries Boko Haram Attacks

More than 100 people have been...

Pope Francis Appoints 2 New African Bishops

Pope Francis appointed Father ...

Daily Homily: They Paid Him 30 Pieces of Silver

-- Isaiah 50:4-9a Psalm 69:8-1...

Denver Archbishop Praying at Capitol Today for Stop to Abortion Legisl...

The archbishop of Denver is as...

Happy Birthday Benedict XVI! (Video)

To view the video click here. ...

Cardinal Sandri asks for generosity in the collection for the Holy Lan...

But the birthplace of Christia...

Pope's Way of the Cross to highlight economic crisis, unemployment and...

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The Resignation of Mozilla's CEO; Catholics Should Be Worried

The media storm swirls around ...

Pope's Address to Seminarians of Pontifical Leonine College of Anagni

Pope Francis received in audie...

Pope Sends Message of Consolation to Victims of Wildfire in Chile

Pope Francis has reached out t...

Pope to Send Pocket-Sized Gospels to Roman Prison Detainees

Inmates at the “Regina Coeli” ...

Pope Sends Passover Greetings to Jewish Community of Rome

In a telegram to the Chief Rab...

Pope Francis: John Paul II to Become World Youth Days' 'Great Patron S...

Prior to the recitation of the...

20 Years After Cairo Conference on Population and Development

Last week the United Nations h...

Thousands Joining the Church in the U.S. This Saturday

A widower honoring his late wi...

Latest SCES News

Vacancy: Depute Head Teacher St Columba's High School Dunfermline

Applications are invited by Fife Council for the post of Depute Head Teacher in St. Columba's High School, Dunfermline.  NB Closing date for applications: Friday 26th April 2014.  For further information, go to MyJobScotland website....

Caritas Award Ceremony 31st May 2014

Plans are underway to celebrate the achievements of over 1,000 young people who have been using their talents to benefit others in their schools, parishes and local communities.  These young people, all student in Catholic schools across Scotland -...

Caritas Award update 10th April 2014

Sincere thanks to school and parish co-ordinators for all their efforts to submit evidence for this year’s Caritas Award.  Since 31st March we have been processing over 1,000 submissions. On Friday 4th April the Caritas Assessment Board met to di...

Troon pupils baking for fun

Primary 6 pupils enrolled fro the Pope Francis Faith Award in St Patrick’s Priamruy school in Troon have been putting their Faith into action by  raising money for S.C.I.A.F and for a clinic for mothers and babies in Badagry, Nigeria, which is su...

Seminar for Catholic School Parents

An important seminar for parents is being organised by the Parental Involvement Working Group of the Catholic Education Commission to enable parents to hear about some key findings from a recent evaluation of the impact of Religious Education in scho...

Aid to the Church In Need Resources

Aid to the Church In Need, is a charity which is at work in more than 130 countries, helping Christians who are persecuted, oppressed or in pastoral need.  The charity supports more than 5,000 projects every year, helping the Church 's mission. Fr...

Progress with Pope Francis FAITH AWARD

Survey of Pilot Schools To give us some early information about how things are going in pilot schools, teachers are being asked to complete an on-line survey which asks some simple questions about what has happened so far.  Responses will enable us ...

Resources for Lent 2014

Details of a range of resources available to focus on the season of Lent, which begins on Ash Wednesday (13th February), can be found here: Lent Resources 2014