Tag - funeral

Cardinal Keith Patrick O’Brien RIP

Cardinal Keith Patrick O'Brien From Scottish Catholic Media Office - press release... His Eminence Archbishop Vincent Cardinal Nichols of Westminster used his homily during the Requiem Mass for the Cardinal Keith Patrick O’Brien RIP (1938-2018) to urge those present to pray for the repose of his soul and also for those he offended during his life... The...

Fr Despard Banned From Conducting Funeral of Former Parishioner & Friend

Last night, I had a telephone call from a gentleman in the Diocese of Motherwell, who expressed concern about the fact that the family of a deceased lady, Teresa Howie RIP, had asked if their former (now suspended) Parish Priest, Fr Matthew Despard, who is a personal friend of the deceased and family could...

Glasgow Jesuits Strike Again!

HUNDREDS of friends and family gathered today for the funeral of a popular Glasgow teacher who died in a sledging accident. Large crowds attended St Aloysius Church in Glasgow to pay their respects and leave floral tributes to Lanark Primary teacher Maryam Najafian. Temporary additional seating was needed as the church pews quickly filled up at...