Pope Francis on love for Scripture 30th September 2020 marks 1600 years since the traditional date of the death of St Jerome, one of the early Church’s most fascinating and learned characters. Ignorance of Scripture is ignorance of Christ (St Jerome) Born around...
On the 30th of September 2019, the feast of St Jerome, Pope Francis published an “apostolic letter” under the title “Aperuit Illis” in which he invites us to mark the 3rd Sunday of Ordinary Time each year as “Word of God Sunday”....
On Monday 21st November 2016, Pope Francis issued an Apostolic Letter Misericordia et Misera following the closure of the Jubilee Year of Mercy on the Solemnity of Christ the King. In the Letter, he outlines some of his reflections on the impact of the Jubilee Year...
As part of national efforts in support of the Year of Faith, the Bishops’ Conference of Scotland welcomed His Excellency Archbishop Müller, Prefect of the Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith. Archbishop Müller spoke to the priests on the theme of “New...
This page offers a few suggestions to priests regarding the use of online platforms and social media. These can be useful means both for evangelisation and for pastoral engagement, but can also be fraught with dangers and pitfalls. How do we use such tools to best...
On All Souls' Day:
"Angels, to whom the willing task is given,
Shall tend and nurse and lull thee, as thou liest;
And Masses on the earth and prayers in heaven
Shall aid thee at the Throne of the Most Highest."
(St J. H. Newman, Dream of Gerontius)
Pie Iesu: dona eis requiem. pic.twitter.com/q11FwZeJL1
Please keep our seminarians in prayer, returning to their studies after a long, coronavirus-imposed absence. May God keep them safe and fill them with wisdom, peace & joy throughout the coming academic session, whatever challenges it may bring! @ScotsCollegeIT@pontificalbeda
Our seniors have enjoyed watching Priest School this week as part of our learning about Vocations Awareness Week! We have been giving thanks for the priests of our diocese and reflecting on our own vocation 🙏🏼 twitter.com/MrsMullanMaths…
The Bishops of Scotland have issued advice to guide parishes and clergy as they prepare for the gradual re-opening of our churches in line with the Scottish Government's phased approach to ending the "lockdown" occasioned by the coronavirus pandemic. This page has some essential information and documents. Visit the Bishops' Conference website for more details (ww.bcos.org.uk)
Jubilee of Mercy
Visit the official page of the Extraordinary Jubilee Year of Mercy, which ran from December 2015 until November 2016.
The Roman Missal Scotland
Musical settings of missal texts must receive an imprimatur from the Bishops' Conference in whose territory they first seek to publish. Click above for a Guide for Composers for those who seek to publish such settings for liturgical use in Scotland.
The St Mungo Singers
The Church seeks the “full, conscious and active participation” by all the faithful in the liturgy, a fundamental aim for all those involved in public worship.