arts

A pupil of St Aloysius College in Glasgow has been elected to the Scottish Youth Parliament. S3 student Calum Macleod will represent the Glasgow Maryhill and Springburn constituency and says he wants to use the position to encourage young people to remain as engaged in political debate as they were throughout last year’s independence referendum.“I would like to see votes at 16 implemented across the UK,” says Calum. “I think it’s wrong that you can join the army at 16 but you can’t vote for who...
Michelangelo's Pieta
The Catechism of the Catholic Church defines prayer as ‘raising the mind and heart to God’.  For centuries, the Church realised that the arts were one of the best ways of achieving this.  Any list of the greatest artistic achievements of all time will be dominated by religious works: in sculpture, Michelangelo’s Pietà; in painting, Leonardo’s Last Supper; in music, Handel’s Hallelujah Chorus; in architecture, the mediaeval cathedrals.  The best...
Barbra Kolasinski, an artistic OA who is completing a Master’s degree in Fashion Design and Technology has been selected to present a fashion collection at Graduate Fashion Week in London and has highlighted the role St Aloysius' College played in finding her true calling.Barbra graduated from St Aloysius’ College in 2007 and went on to pursue her passion for creative design by applying to study Fashion at the Edinburgh College of Art and then Fashion Design and Technology at...