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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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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Advent and Christmas Vocations Prompts

Advent and Christmas Vocations Prompts

Each Sunday in Advent, and throughout the Christmas season, Priests for Scotland is publishing via our Facebook page little vocations "prompts" to help those who might be thinking about a priestly vocation to use this sacred time to consider the possibility guided by...

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Misericordia et Misera

Misericordia et Misera

On Monday 21st November 2016, Pope Francis issued an Apostolic Letter Misericordia et Misera following the closure of the Jubilee Year of Mercy on the Solemnity of Christ the King.  In the Letter, he outlines some of his reflections on the impact of the Jubilee Year...

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Decade a Day

Decade a Day

During the month of October – a time when Catholics often take up the prayer of the Rosary with greater devotion – Priests for Scotland invited friends to offer up one decade of the Rosary each day with the intention of praying for Vocations to the Priesthood. In...

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Seminary Applicants’ Weekends

Seminary Applicants’ Weekends

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...

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Vocations Awareness Week – Bishop’s Reflection

Vocations Awareness Week – Bishop’s Reflection

This Sunday we begin our celebration of Vocations Awareness Week in Scotland – a time when we are encouraged to pray for an increase in vocations to the priesthood, diaconate and religious life. Both within and outwith the Catholic community, people often wonder what...

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RC Glasgow Vocations

CONGRATULATIONS - To Douglas and Frank who were ordained deacons today for @ArchdiocGlasgow , both men study @pontificalbeda and were ordained in Rome at the Basilica of St. Paul’s outside the walls @priestsforscot pic.twitter.com/TIjeqfrUzu

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.