Diocesan Heritage Commission

Motherwell Diocesan Heritage Commission, formed within the last year by Bishop Toal, is holding its inaugural event in St Augustine’s Parish Hall, Dundyvan Road, Coatbridge, ML5 1DQ, on 28 May, from 11:00 am until 3:30 pm. The programme is as follows:

11:00 – 11:20am               Registration

11:20 – 11:30am               Welcome

11:30 – 12:45pm               Prof. Sir Tom Devine (University of Edinburgh):

Growing up in the Diocese of Motherwell: a historian’s reflections

12:45 – 1:15pm                  Fr Michael Briody (Diocese of Motherwell)

The Scots College, Spain, 1767–1780: Memoirs of the Translation of the Scotch College from Madrid to Valladolid

1:15 – 2:15pm                    Lunch

2:15 – 3:15pm                    Roundtable discussion:

Catholic History and Heritage in Scotland: Future Directions and Community Engagement?

3:15 – 3:30pm                    Vote of Thanks

Registration for the event is free but essential.

To register, email Darren Tierney at darren.tierney@glasgow.ac.uk or telephone him on 07895 133 832.