We are very blessed to have a good number of S6 pupils from our local Catholic secondary school taking part in the Pope Benedict XVI Caritas Awards.

The young people will be involved in many activities over the next few months. This includes learning more about the faith, being practically involved in the parish, being a part of local and national initiatives.

Here is the programme the young people will be following this year:

September 16th                     Catechesis on the Mass and Eucharist

September 30th                     Catechesis on the Blessed Virgin Mary

October 28th                          Catechesis on the Holy Souls

November 11th                     Catechesis on Prayer

November 25th                     Catechesis on Advent

December 1st                         Night Fever in St Aloysius, Glasgow

December 8th                        Visit to the Wayside Centre in Glasgow to assist the homeless

December 24th                      Christingle Service

January 12th                          Pilgrimage to Glasgow for the Feast of Saint Kentigern with                                                        Social afterwards

January 27th                          Catechesis on the Sacrament of Confession

February 10th                        A presentation of Lourdes and the work of ALMA

February 24th                        Catechesis on the Saints

March 11th                             Catechesis on Lent and Fasting

March 17th                             Saint Patrick’s Night Dance

Lent                                         Leading the Stations of the Cross

March 24th                            Workshop on Parish groups/clubs/societies

April 7th                                 Catechesis on the Sacred Triduum

April 18th                               Mass of the Lord’s Last Supper

April 28th                               Question & Answer Session