For most men who apply to become priests the attraction to ordained ministry will have been with them for some time. Perhaps they have been slow to reveal this thought to anyone else and have mulled it over quietly in their own mind… So where do I start? ...
Each diocese in Scotland has a nominated priest whose role is to promote and foster vocations to the priesthood within each diocese. In addition, the Diocesan Vocations Director is responsible for helping a potential candidate for priesthood discern their vocation,...
What is the Process for Application to Seminary in Scotland? The Process for Application to Seminary in Scotland (sometimes shortened to PASS) is based round a series of weekend retreats and scheduled meetings that begin the journey to seminary for applicants who wish...
We invite you to join in prayer for the happy repose of Fr Kevin Alban, a much loved contributor to our Propaedeutic Course over the past few years, who yesterday evening was called home to the Lord he served so faithfully. Que descanse en paz. pic.twitter.com/Aim03eE6Ke
Joyous day as 9 men are Ordained to the Sacred Priesthood for the Diocese of Rome, Pope Francis offering the Holy Sacrifice on the High Altar of St. Peter’s Basilica for the first time since February 2nd, 2020, and the Basilica filled with over 1000 faithful assisting the Mass. pic.twitter.com/DrgZWpzMnQ
On this #GoodShepherdSunday, we pray not only for vocations, but also for all our "pastors" - priests, clergy, bishops, pastoral workers of every kind - especially in these challenging times. May they have hearts after the Good Shepherd who knows, leads and loves his own. pic.twitter.com/KlZELeGOAr
Today is #WorldDayofPrayerforVocations. Pray for vocations and for all those discerning a call to priesthood or religious life. Could that be that you? Speak to your Vocations Director, email us, or visit our website or Facebook pages (PFS or VocationNetworkScotland) for info.
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.