1. What is the Year of Faith? At certain times in the history of the Church, Popes have called upon the faithful to dedicate themselves to deepening their understanding of a particular aspect of the faith. In 1967, Pope Paul VI announced a Year of Faith cread more

Candidates for the Caritas Award are normally enrolled by their school but, if they do no attend a Catholic school, they can be enrolled by their parish.  Normally all candidates for the Caritas Award will be in their final year of school when they underread more

Year of Faith 11th October 2012 – 24th November 2013 Background to the Year of Faith At certain times in the history of the Church, Popes have called upon the faithful to dedicate themselves to deepening their understanding of a particular aspect ofread more

Caritas Award Ceremony 1st June 2012 Saturday2nd June 2012 was the date of the inaugural Caritas Award Ceremony which took place in the Clyde Auditorium, Glasgow.  A “magnificent celebration” was the phrase used by Cardinal Keith Patrick Oread more

God’s Loving Plan is the title of a document published by the Scottish Catholic Education Service to give guidance on the teaching of relationships education in Catholic primary schools in Scotland. The first draft of this document is now under revread more

Pope’s Message for the Season of Lent 2014 For the season of Lent 2014, Pope Francis takes a theme inspired by the words of Saint Paul: “For you know the grace of our Lord Jesus Christ, that though he was rich, yet for your sake he became poorread more

The Caritas Award was initially established as a scheme for pupils in their final year of secondary school.  It was always intended to introduce a version of the scheme which would engage younger pupils in appropriate ways, without merely replicating theread more