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Liturgical Year

Catholic Liturgical Year

Jan. 30 Friday of the Third Week of Ordinary Time,...

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

Jan. 29 Thursday of the Third Week of Ordinary Tim...

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

Jan. 28 Memorial of St. Thomas Aquinas, priest and...

St. Thomas Aquinas is the Dominican order's greatest glory. He taught philosophy and theology with s...

Jan. 27 Optional Memorial of St. Angela Merici, vi...

St. Angela was born in northern Italy. In 1516, she founded the Order of Ursulines, the first teachi...

Jan. 26 Memorial of Sts. Timothy and Titus, bishop...

St. Timothy, born in Galatia in Asia Minor, was baptized and later ordained to the priesthood by St....

Jan. 25 Third Sunday of Ordinary Time, Sunday

As he passed by the Sea of Galilee, he saw Simon and his brother Andrew casting their nets into the ...

Jan. 24 Memorial of St. Francis de Sales, bishop a...

His ardent love of God and souls, his great kindliness, rare wisdom and sure teaching made St. Franc...

Jan. 23 Optional Memorial of St. Vincent of Sarago...

St. Vincent of Saragossa, one of the greatest deacons of the Church, suffered martyrdom in Valencia ...

Church News

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Why Having a Heart of Gold Is Not What Christianity Is About

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The Wonder in Front of the Prophet

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Pope Sends Message at Opening of Chiara Lubich's Beatification Process...

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A Musical on St. Peter (Video)

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Pope's Mass: What Is a Lukewarm Christian? (Video)

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Pope Francis' Prayer Intentions for February

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Pope's Address to the Joint International Commission for Theological D...

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Pope Sends Condolences to Victims of Gas Tanker Explosion in Mexico

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Pope Appeals for 'Negotiated Solution' to Middle East Conflicts

Pope Francis called for a "neg...

Pope's Morning Homily: Memory and Hope Preserves Salvation

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Middle East Patriarchs Call on World Leaders to Act

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Caritas Internationalis Calls For Increase in Aid for CAR Refugees

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Msgr. Robert J. Vitillo's Address to the UNHCR

Here is the address given by M...

Catholic Education Week 8th to 14th February 2015

Latest SCES News

Education Sunday Letter from Bishops

The Catholic Bishops of Scotland have sent a letter to be read out in every parish at Masses on Education Sunday (8th February 2015).  Signed by Archbishop Tartaglia, as President of the Bishops' Conference of Scotland, the letter encourages everyon...

Breaking Open- new course for Senior Phase R.E. teachers

Breaking open is a series of 6 conferences for non-specialist R.E. teachers exploring the themes from the Senior Phase of This Is Our Faith. Conference Themes and Dates: Breaking open the Word of God - 4th March 2015 Breaking open the Sacraments - ...

10 New Commandments

To encourage responsible and respectful use of the Internet for "Proclaiming the Joy of the Gospel", SCES has produced a poster to illustrate the "10 Commandments for Proclaiming the Joy of the Gospel on-line". It is hoped that these will encourage b...

Vacancy for R.E. Adviser (Primary)

The Diocese of Motherwell wishes to appoint a Religious Education Adviser to support the primary schools within the Diocese. (Part time average of 14 hours per week. Salary will be dependent on experience.) In addition to an appropriate teaching qual...

Resources for Catholic Education Week 2015

The following resources have been developed to support schools and parishes to address the theme: "Proclaiming the Joy of the Gospel".  Copies of printed resources have been sent to schools and parishes.  Other resources can be downloaded using the...

SCES News for Catholic Education Week

Read the January 2015 issue of SCES News, with a special feaure on Catholic Education Week.  Printed copies of this issue have been sent to parishes and schools (with copies also provided for Parent Councils). Inside this issue: Proclaiming the Joy ...

Cardinal Winning Education Lecture 2015

To mark Catholic Education Week 2015, the School of Education of the University of Glasgow has organised the Cardinal Winning Lecture on 14th February 2015. This year’s topic is ‘The Church in Contemporary Society’ and the guest speaker is Arch...