Catholic education

Traditionis Custodes: Brutal Archbishop of Paris ADDS Restrictions to Prevent Access to TLM

Archbishop Michel Aupetit is banning the traditional Mass from more than half of the locations where it was regularly celebrated, either on Sundays or in some cases on weekdays. Only five churches in Paris will officially be allowed to use the old Missal.  Click here to read more Editor writes... This news came to me in...

Practical Faith Aka Wasting Your Life…

From Wikipedia... Fulton John Sheen was an American archbishop of the Catholic Church known for his preaching and especially his work on television and radio. Ordained a priest of the Diocese of Peoria in 1919, Sheen quickly became a renowned theologian, earning the Cardinal Mercier Prize for International Philosophy in 1923. He went on to...

Letter From A Catholic Teacher: Avoid “Rights Respecting Schools” Award…

Why Catholic schools should have nothing to do with UNICEF’s Rights Respecting Schools Award Dear Editor, On the face of it, the aims of the Rights Respecting Schools Award appear noble and worthwhile. Who could argue with the aim of creating safe and inspiring schools, where children are respected and nurtured? By issuing the coveted award of being...

Nicola Sturgeon Denounces “Vile Anti-Catholic Prejudice” But Will She ACT?

From the Scottish Sun... A dispersal order had to be issued as officers in riot gear battled with boozed-up fans refusing to leave and were pelted with missiles as others heckled and set off smoke bombs. Over 20 arrests were made and three were officers injured as bloody and chaotic images emerged from over the city...

Leading The Post-Vatican II Battle For Catholic Schools, Daphne McLeod, RIP …

The sad news of the death of Daphne McLeod [left] has just arrived in my inbox, emailed by a mutual friend who has written to say that she first went into hospital about a month ago.  Then, yesterday morning she had "taken a turn for the worse" and passed away yesterday evening, Sunday 3rd...

Young Catholics in Scotland Talk About The Faith: Well… Sort of… Not Really…

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=R1lDHeSf4f8 Comment: The young people in the above video (published in November, 2018) are just lovely.  Each and every one of them is transparently pleasant and sincere.  They are obviously proud to be Catholics, God bless their tartan socks :grin:   Yet, there is no way to gauge the level of their knowledge and understanding of the Faith. ...

Archbishop of Glasgow: Most Catholics Faithless, But No Return To Tradition…

Archbishop Philip Tartaglia, Glasgow A Lent challenge: Do I really believe? (From March 2020 edition of Flourish) I believe in miracles … do you? That’s the powerful question asked by Archbishop Tartaglia this month as Lent begins in earnest. In a powerful interview with Flourish, Glasgow’s Archbishop calls for a new effort at fostering devotion to...

Is Scottish Catholic Education Service Embedding The LGBT+ World-View?

Editor writes... Reflecting on our forthcoming Education Seminar (23 May), and given that Barbara Coupar, the Director of the Scottish Catholic Education Service (SCES) has ignored my emailed invitation to her to participate in said seminar, I decided to take a look at some of the resources on the SCES website which are used in...

Politics More Important Than Faith: Should “Catholic” Rebecca Long-Bailey Win Labour Leadership Race? Really?

Rebecca Long-Bailey has appeared to suggest her politics are more important than her Catholic faith, as she attempted to extinguish a major row over her stance on abortion. Amid a mounting backlash over her objection to later terminations on the grounds of disability, the Labour leadership frontrunner said that although she prayed to God every...