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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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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Vocations Awareness Week  2019

Vocations Awareness Week 2019

Vocations Awareness Week 2019 8th - 15th September 2019 Each year, the Church in Scotland sets aside this week as a time for parishes and schools to reflect on the idea of vocation - whether the vocation each of us has as baptised Christians to live our faith or the...

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Weekly Vocations Posts for Parishes 2019

Weekly Vocations Posts for Parishes 2019

Bulletin and Website Notices for Vocations Sundays in Ordinary Time 2019: Weeks 14 - 34 As we did in the earlier part of 2019, we continue to offer here some short reflections for each Sunday and major feast day for the remainder of the year.  Taking as their...

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Vocations 2019

Vocations 2019

Bishop John Keenan, the Bishop of Paisley and the bishop responsible for supporting and guiding the work of "Priests for Scotland", issued this message for 2019: a reflection on the joys of 2018, but also a challenge to our young (and not so young!) people to consider...

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Vocations Awareness Week 2018

Vocations Awareness Week 2018

Every year, the Church in Scotland sets aside a week in which we are all asked to reflect on our vocation within the Christian family, a vocation which flows from our shared Baptismal vocation to grow in holiness and in service of others. In particular, we are asked:...

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Newsletter – Issue 2 available

Newsletter – Issue 2 available

To coincide with Vocations Awareness Week around Scotland, a second edition of our newsletter has been sent to parishes and schools. This edition focuses on the stories and personalities of some of the new priests ordained around Scotland this year, a year which has...

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PFS Magazine – Issue One now available

PFS Magazine – Issue One now available

Priests for Scotland has issued for parishes, schools and those interested in priesthood and in vocations to priesthood, the first issue of a free magazine.  This edition has short pieces from seminarians studying to become priests from around Scotland as well as an...

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Posting the Invitation

Posting the Invitation

Each Sunday, we hear the Word of God in the readings at Mass.  But do we really listen? Do we notice the call to follow Christ which gently echoes in every text?  Do we hear the "still, small voice", the "gentle breeze", which brought Elijah to the mouth of a cave,...

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General Secretariate
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Royal Scots College

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

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.