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...
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...
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...
The process for application to study for priesthood in Scotland has a number of elements. First, there is a process of discernment carried out in conversation with the Diocesan Vocations Director (click here for contact details). When the enquirer is ready, and at the...
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.