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This quiet day of prayer led by Magdalen Lawler SND, will offer space for personal prayer and reflection using images from art, poetry and music as well as an opportunity to share ideas with othersNB please bring your own lunch, tea/coffee are providedSuggested donation £25Follow this link to book
St Aloysius College's Chemistry students, Clare, Nick and Laura with Mr Anderson
Three former students of St Aloysius’ College in Glasgow have collaborated with the University of Glasgow in some major scientific research. During their final year in the Green Blazer, Clare Scanlon, Nick Daly and Laura Docherty, then of S6 at the college, were selected to assist the research to find a new type of crystal in the field of solid-state ionic-chemistry.Dr Daniel Price, the researcher leading the project for the University of Glasgow, explained that Advanced Higher chemistry...
Last Sunday (27 September) at 8:10 am, St Aloysius' Church, Glasgow played host to BBC Radio 4 Sunday Worship.Mass from St Aloysius' RC Church, Glasgow, marking the Pope's visit to the United States and attendance this weekend at the World Meeting of Families in Philadelphia.Celebrant: Fr James Crampsey SJ, with the Choir of St Aloysius' Church and the Choirs of the Schola Cantorum of St Aloysius' College.Fr James opened by welcoming the congregation, “St Aloysius’ is in the centre of Glasgow,...
A non-residential, individually guided weekend retreat offering themed input and space for quiet and creative reflection using the Centre's facilitiesThere will be individual accompaniment with a prayer guide.Tea/coffee are provided but please bring your own lunch.  Sessions start at 10.30 and finish at 16.30 each day.Suggested donationSuggested donation £50 for the weekend, or what you can afford
Celtic Cross
All are welcome to get a flavour of what we do and offer.There will be workshops on prayer, and there will be creative space and the opportunity for informal conversation with our team.You are welcome to come for the whole day or to drop into individual workshop sessions.All workshops are free!  Each one will last about 30 minutes - no experience necessary just a desire to come, taste and enjoy.Workshops will fill on a first come first served basis.  To allow enough room for...
Eileen Opiolka reflects, with Frances Kelly at the piano in Glasgow University Memorial Chapel (Photo credit Robert Kelly)
A service was held at the Glasgow University Memorial Chapel on Monday to honour the memory Fr Gerry W Hughes SJ who died last November.  The ecumenical service was organised by the many friends, formers students and colleagues for whom Fr Gerry was such a formative influence.  The congregation was welcomed by Rev Stuart McQuarrie, current Chaplain to Glasgow University.  Fr Willie Slavin led the opening prayer and made introductory remarks noting that Gerry had been a...
In partnership with St Aloysius College, the parish of St Aloysius in Garnet Hill is about to take delivery of a new organ.  The organ, a “Cavillé-Coll”, built by Van den Heuvel of Amsterdam was built for the Duke’s Hall of the Royal Academy of Music in London. It has since been returned to Amsterdam where it has been completely refurbished.The current organ in the church was acquired in 1910 from a Presbyterian church that was scheduled for closure. It is believed that the parish paid the...
The St Aloysius exterior letterring
Students of St Aloysuis College, Glasgow, celebrate another landmark year in their SQA examinations.College pupils in year S5 have once again achieved outstanding results at Higher level, improving on last year’s record A-rate by 3.2%, with 63.2% of entries being at grade A.Fifth year pupils recorded an excellent 96% pass rate, with just over 25% of pupils earning five or more A grades – three of which being awarded six As. Overall, 92% of S5 pupils achieved at least three Highers.Meanwhile, S6...
The Ignatian Spirituality Centre, Glasgow has just opened a new lending library.  The Director of the Centre, Fr David Birchall said, “Following a number of generous donations of books from our friends we decided to open a lending library to allow people to take home both ‘spiritual reading’ and books relating to Ignatian Spirituality.  We currently have over 1,600 volumes, many of which are not easily obtainable in bookshops.  We hope that many people will take advantage of this...
Come along to a fun filled fund-raising day at the Ignatian Sprituality Centre in Glasgow Cake StallBring and BuyBooks & CD'sChildren's CornerTombola & Raffle                                            Workshops on candle making and jewellery makingEntry ticket includes afternoon tea with strawberries and cream, jam, scones, tea and coffee - only £5 for adults and £2...

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