Priests for Scotland

A Life Worth Living

Priests for Scotland

A Life Worth Living

Priests for Scotland

A Life Worth Living

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Bishop John’s Vocations Message 2021

Bishop John’s Vocations Message 2021

An Invitation to Consider the Call in 2021. Bishop John Keenan, the Bishop of Paisley - whose remit also includes Priests for Scotland - has recorded this video message to invite young men and women to make 2021 the year they consider giving themselves to the Church...

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Getting Back to Mass Again

Getting Back to Mass Again

In a Pastoral Letter to be read in all parishes on the 1st Sunday of Advent (28th November 2021), the Bishops of Scotland are encouraging all the Catholic faithful "to renew their covenant with the Church and her worship".  In March 2020, when the lockdown...

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Bulletin and Website Vocations Notices

Bulletin and Website Vocations Notices

First Sunday of Advent 2021 to Pentecost 2022 Follow the link below for brief reflections drawn from the Mass readings for each Sunday or feast day through the first half of the new liturgical year, 2021-2022. As always, our hope is that they might prompt some thought...

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Vocations Awareness Week 2021

Vocations Awareness Week 2021

12th-19th September 2021 Thinking Vocations in the Year of St Joseph Each year, the Church in Scotland invites us to reflect on the theme of "vocation". We consider what call God is making to each of us, and how we are respondingto it. We reflect on the various calls...

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Covid-19 Update June 2021

As many parts of Scotland move into Levels 1 and 2 of the Government's protocols, the Scottish Bishops have issued renewed guidance on what this means for the celebration of Mass and other liturgies in our churches. Note that parishes in areas designated as being in...

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Think Vocations 2021 (part two)

Think Vocations 2021 (part two)

Bulletin and Website Notices for Parishes Pentecost to Christ the King 2021 Follow the link below for brief reflections drawn from the Mass readings for each Sunday or feast day through the period June to November 2021. The hope is that they might prompt some thought...

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Vocations Music Award

Vocations Music Award

Ever thought of composing a song about "vocation" - of whatever kind, marriage, priesthood, consecrated life, or simply the call to follow Christ? Here is a website for you, and an international competition too! Set up in Austria in 2019, but now also present in...

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World Day of Prayer for Vocations 2021

World Day of Prayer for Vocations 2021

Pope Francis has issued a letter for this year's World Day of Prayer for Vocations, using the theme "St Joseph: The Dream of Vocation" during this Extraordinary Year of St Joseph in 2021. Below is the Holy Father's text: Saint Joseph: The Dream of Vocation Dear...

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Archdiocese of Glasgow

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Covid-19: Emerging from Lockdown

Coronavirus Pandemic

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

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

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

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.