Tag - Catholic education

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. ...

Sin No Laughing Matter… But Is THIS How To Teach Cleverly About Purity?

  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LMo6DFnBtm4 Comment:  It's nearly impossible not to see the funny side of much of Jason's talk.  Easy to see why teenagers would thoroughly enjoy his lectures. Still,  certain "givens" cause concern; should Catholics be accepting of, for example, "dating" in High School?  That's just one of many reservations which I have about the above speaker but,...

Archbishop of Glasgow On “Low Level of Catholic Formation” … So What?

Below, the text of the Pastoral Letter sent from the Archbishop of Glasgow to be read in all parishes tomorrow, Sunday, 3rd March, 2019.  Underneath the Pastoral Letter, is the text of the ad clerum - that is his letter to priests - on the same subject.  Compare the two - and weep! ARCHDIOCESE OF...

Scots RE Teacher: why lack of teaching on purity & sin in Catholic Schools?

Pauline Gallagher, an RE teacher in Glasgow Archdiocese, argues that LGBT guidelines make it difficult to keep teaching true to the Gospel AS a dedicated RE teacher in a Catholic school in Glasgow Archdiocese, I want to share fully the Church’s teaching and the Gospel with my pupils. In Scotland today, as the authorities prepare to...

Is There A RIGHT Reason For Young Catholics To Leave The Church?

From the Scottish Catholic Observer, 2nd March... Young people are ‘leaving the Church in droves,’ says Scots delegate to Vatican youth synod  By James Farrell Young people are ‘leaving the Church in droves for all the wrong reasons,’ according to Scotland’s representative to a global Vatican meeting of young people. Sean Deighan, 23, a youth worker for...

Catholic Schools Vs Catholic Education

First Minister praises Catholic schools First Minster Nicola Sturgeon praised Catholic schools during a meeting with Archbishop Philip Tartaglia and other faith leaders on Friday January 13.       The SNP leader was chairing an annual meeting of Action of Churches Together in Scotland (ACTS) which brings leaders from a range of denominations together, including...

Archbishop Tartaglia: Catholic schools have never been more successful…

Archbishop Tartaglia In his June 2016 end of term message to Catholic educators in Glasgow, Archbishop Tartaglia writes:  "I am pleased to be offered this opportunity to address a few words to those who teach in Catholic schools in the Archdiocese of Glasgow and, through them, to all who have a stake in Catholic Education, not...

Scotland’s First Catholic Home Education Website Launched…

At the request of one of our readers, Catholic Truth is proud to mark the Feast of the Holy Family with the launch of what we believe to be the first Catholic Home Education website in Scotland. Catholic Home Education Scotland aims to support parents who are home-educators as well as parents who have concerns about the education system...