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

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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Bishop Vincent Logan RIP

Bishop Vincent Logan RIP

On Thursday 14th January 2021, the death was announced of Bishop Vincent Logan, bishop emeritus of the Diocese of Dunkeld, aged 79. Bishop Vincent was the first bishop-president of "Priests for Scotland" and a tremendous supporter and guide over the years. In some...

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Covid-19: Bishops’ Pastoral Letter

Covid-19: Bishops’ Pastoral Letter

In early December 2020, the Bishops of Scotland sent out a pastoral letter to encourage people during the time of pandemic, especially after months of restrictions, hardships and worries, illness and death. With the dark days of the Scottish winter upon us, these can...

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Think Vocations 2021

Think Vocations 2021

Click on the link below for the latest set of "inserts" for parish bulletins, websites and other social media and communication platforms you might use. The texts cover the Sundays and major feasts of the year from Advent 2020 to Pentecost 2021. Why not think about...

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Devotion to Sacred Scripture

Devotion to Sacred Scripture

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 340AD...

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Vocations Awareness Week 2020

Vocations Awareness Week 2020

13th - 20th September 2020 2020 has proven to be a very strange year for all of us, from lockdowns to closed schools, to cancelled holidays and working from home. We have been forced to reconsider some of our priorities and to think about what is truly important for...

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Thinking Vocations for 2020

Thinking Vocations for 2020

Bulletin and Website Notices for Vocations Trinity Sunday to Christ the King 2020 This page offers brief reflections drawn from the readings for Mass from the Sundays and major feast days in the second half of 2020. We hope they can prompt some thought and prayer...

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Word of God Sunday

Word of God Sunday

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". This was something he had already...

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Priests For Scotland
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General Secretariate
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RC Glasgow Vocations

On this Holy Thursday, when the Lord instituted the great gifts of the Holy Eucharist and the Priesthood, let us pray for our priests. Today the clergy would usually come together in our cathedral to renew their promises at the Mass of Chrism. @ArchdiocGlasgow @priestsforscot pic.twitter.com/ZmYAhLWrG5

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.