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Scottish Catholic Safeguarding Service

Information Line  Tel/Fax: 0141 353 1177 274 Bath Street, Glasgow, G2 4JR Tel: 0141 332 7177   AWARENESS & SAFETY IN OUR CATHOLIC COMMUNITIES Safeguarding Children, Young People and Vulnerable Adults A POLICY STATEMENT AGREED BY THE BISHOPS OF SCOTLAND   “The Catholic Church in Scotland is concerned with the lives, safety, wholeness and well-being of each individual person within God’s purpose for everyone. It seeks to safeguard the welfare of people of all ages who are involved in whatever capacity with the Church and its organisations. As a church community, we accept that it is the responsibility of all of us, ordained, professed, paid and voluntary members, to work together to prevent the physical, sexual, emotional abuse or neglect of children, young people and vulnerable adults.”     Diocesan Office Tel. No:                                     01631 567436     National Information Line:                                 0141 353 1177 Details of policy, contacts and roles with regard to the safeguarding of children and vulnerable adults can be found on these pages.   National Policies and Procedures  National Confidential Forum...

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Documents are in PDF format. Click on the title to download. Attachments 1. Awareness Safety – Contents – Revised 2015 2. Awareness Safety – Acknowledgement Revised 2015 3. Awareness Safety – Introduction – Revised July 20147. Awareness Safety – Section 4 – Good Practice 4. Awareness Safety – Section 1 – Policy Statement 5. Awareness Safety – Section 2 – Structures – Roles – Revised July 20146. 6. Awareness Safety – Section 3 – Recruitment changes – Revised July 2014 7. Awareness Safety – Section 4 – Good Practice 8. Awareness Safety – Section 5 – Responding to Allegations – Revised July 2014 9. Awareness Safety – Section 5 – Supplement – Integrating changes – Revised July 2014 10 Awareness Safety – Section 6 – Adult Protection 11.Awareness Safety – Section 7 – Training 12. Awareness Safety – Section 8 – Pro Formas Information Handling 13. Proof Read Awareness & Safety – Section 8 – Pro Formas 14. Awareness Safety – Section 9 – Useful Contacts and Further Information – Revised November 2014 – 2  ...

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Congratulations, Fr. Donald

Priests from across the diocese and from other parts joined Canon Donald MacKay in St. Peter’s, Daliburgh on 8 July 2016 to celebrate the 40th anniversary of his ordination to the priesthood. The congregation at the Jubilee Mass included island parishioners and visitors from other parts of the diocese where Fr. Donald has served. The joyful atmosphere at the reception in St. Peter’s Hall was one of many signs of the people’s respect, appreciation and affection for Fr. Donald....

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Canon MacQueen celebrates 65 years of priesthood

Congratulations and good wishes to Canon Angus John MacQueen, Barra, who celebrated the 65th anniversary of his ordination to the priesthood on Friday 22 July 2016 Due to old age and failing health, Canon Angus is now resident in St Brendan’s Home, Castlebay, where he is happy, settled and well cared for. As we recognise and acknowledge his very many active years of service as a priest, we now keep him in our prayers that this new phase of his life will be blessed with contentment and peace....

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RC Diocese of Argyll and the Isles
Diocesan Office, Bishop's House
Esplanade, Oban, Argyll, PA34 5AB.

Tel: 01631 567436
Fax: 01631 564930

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