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Oct. 25 Saturday of the Twenty-Ninth Week of Ordin...

Today in England is the feast of the Forty Holy Martyrs of England and Wales (in Wales this is a mem...

Oct. 24 Optional Memorial of St. Anthony Claret, b...

Today the Church celebrates the optional memorial of St. Anthony Claret, bishop, the founder of the ...

Oct. 23 Optional Memorial of St. John of Capistran...

John was a native of Capistrano, in Italy. He became a Franciscan and was one of the great organizer...

Oct. 22 Optional Memorial of St. John Paul II, Opt...

The Vatican Congregation for Divine Worship has approved the insertion of the optional memorial of S...

Oct. 21 Tuesday of the Twenty Ninth Week of Ordina...

According to the 1962 Missal of St. John XXIII the Extraordinary Form of the Roman Rite, today is th...

Oct. 20 Optional Memorial of St. Paul of the Cross...

St. Paul of the Cross devoted himself to the service of the poor and the sick. He is best known for ...

Oct. 19 Twenty-Ninth Sunday of Ordinary Time, Sund...

Notwithstanding the malicious intention the Pharisees had in putting this question to our Lord, they...

Oct. 18 Feast of St. Luke, Evangelist, Feast

St. Luke, the inspired author of the third Gospel and of the Acts of the Apostles, was a native of A...

Church News

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Cardinal Turkson: We're Not Trying to Be the UN, But Listen to Those o...

Cardinal Peter Kodwo Appiah Tu...

Pope Explains the Road to Reconciliation, Full Communion Among All Bel...

Pope Francis is insisting that...

Cardinal Renato Martino Honored for His Indomitable Defense of Life

As the Synod on the Family was...

Pope Francis: Christians Are Called to Build the Unity of the Church

The task of every Christian is...

Love Dictates Us to Love

-- Roman Rite - XXX Sunday in ...

Life Is Nigeria's Cheapest Commodity, Laments Bishop

A Catholic bishop responsible ...

"You Can Die Any Number of Ways in Damascus"

With much of the focus on the ...

Discover how the Vatican Museums breathes new life to its masterpieces...

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Diego Torres, a life dedicated to music (Video)

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Pope at Santa Marta: Each Christian should work for the unity of the C...

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Vatican Announces Pope Francis' Public Liturgical Celebrations in Nove...

The Vatican has released the s...

Cardinal Nichols Calls For Prayer and Reflection on Themes of Synod

Cardinal Vincent Nichols of We...

Bishop Calls for Earnest Prayers for Conversion of England

Bishop Philip Egan of Portsmou...

Pope's Address to a Delegation of the Orientale Lumen Foundation of Am...

Here is a translation of Pope ...

Pope at Santa Marta: Our Own Forces Are Weak, We Need God

At this morning’s Mass at Casa...

Pope Condemns Corruption as Evil That 'Must Be Cured'

Pope Francis has warned that b...

Pope's Address to International Association of Criminal Law

Here is a translation of the P...

US Bishops Urge Continued Pressure on South Sudan Government, Oppositi...

The bishops of South Sudan app...

Filipino Prisoners Ask Pope Francis to Visit Them

Excitement continues to build ...

Archbishop Auza's Statement to 69th Session of UN General Assembly on ...

Here below is the statement by...

Latest SCES News

Vacancy Depute Head post in St Francis RC Primary School Falkirk

Falkirk Council has advertised a vacancy for the post of Depute Head Teacher in St Francis RC Primary School, Falkirk.  Details available here on myjobscotland website.  The closing date for applications is 26th October 2014....

Vacancy - St David's Primary School, Dalkeith

Midlothian Council has advertised a vacncay for a fixed term teaching post (till 3rd June 2015) in St David's Primary School, Dalkeith.  Details available here on myjobscotland website.  The closing date for applications is 30th October 2014....

Vacancy:Head Teacher - St Xavier’s Primary School, Patna

Applications are invited by East Ayrshire Council for the post of Head Teacher in St. Xavier’s Primary School, Patna.  NB Closing date for applications: Friday 24th October 2014.  For further information, go to Myjobscotland website. Ref No: EAY0...

Synod on the Family

Concerned about the diminiishing of the Family's significance in the world today, Pope Francis  gathered together Bishops and other Church represenatives from countries across the globe in an "Extraordinary General Assembly of the Synod of Bishops o...

Improving RERC Event - 8th December 2014

Improving RERC: Religious Education in Roman Catholic Schools National Engagement Event The Curriculum Area Impact Review Report for Religious and Moral Education/Religious Education was published by Education Scotland in February 2014. The report hi...

Phase 2 of Pope Francis Faith Award

Catholic Primary schools and parishes should know by now if they are going to have pupils involved in PHASE 2 of the pilot scheme for the Pope Francis FAITH AWARD, starting in Advent 2014.  SCES has now responded to all applications for Phase 2. ...

Public Lecture: THE DURKAN ACHIEVEMENT

The St Andrew’s Foundation for Catholic Teacher Education has organised a Public Lecture to be given by Professor Sir Tom Devine on: THE DURKAN ACHIEVEMENT.  This will take place in the University of Glasgow's Sir Charles Wilson Building, 1 Univer...

God's Loving Plan - Relationships Education for Primary schools

God's Loving Plan - updated guidance on the teaching of relationships education in Catholic primary schools - was launched at the CHAPS conference for Scotland's Catholic Primary Head Teachers on Friday 5th September 2014.  Following extensive consu...

Caritas Award 2014-15 Documentation

At a well-attended meeting of school co-ordinators held in the Conforti Institute on Wednesday 27th August 2014, participants were able to share some different experiences of implementing the Caritas Award in their schools.  These related to: classr...