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New Warden for Iona Catholic House of Prayer

Sadly we are saying goodbye in the summer to Sister Jean Lawson RSCJ, our very welcoming and caring Warden for the past fifteen years.  We wish her every blessing in her new post in Dalkeith.   We have been fortunate enough to have appointed Miss Maureen Connell as her replacement. We are very confident that she will continue with the good work.  We will be welcoming her in mid-July. Kathleen Hughes Chair of Trustees Iona Catholic House of...

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Young hearts enter into Lent

Young people from across Scotland gathered recently for Faith & Fun retreats at Craig Lodge.  Fr Kieran Fletcher (Hallam Diocese) led the young teens’ weekend and Fr Martin Delaney (Motherwell Diocese the mid teens. There were plenty of opportunities for both prayer and fun with a mix of: talks, discussion groups, Way of the Cross hill climb, Mass and healing service.  The weekends offer young people a chance to encounter the love of Jesus in the Sacraments and in one another.  As one boy said after Adoration, “Jesus looked at me and told me that he loved me”.  ...

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Fort William pupils help to feed people in need

Primaries 6 and 7 at St. Columba’s RC Primary School in Fort William are working on their Pope Francis Faith Awards programme. Recently the children have been showing their faith in action by organising a collection of food items for the local Food Bank in Fort William. Their theme has been “Helping to Feed People in Need”. Over three weeks the children have collected enough food to provide over 200 meals for people in need. Mr. Alex McConnachie, a volunteer worker at Lochaber Food Bank came in to the school to talk to the children about the service provided...

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