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Rev Dr Laurence Whitley
04 Aug
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1,100 attend Glasgow service to mark centenary of the start of First World War

More than 1,100 people including dignitaries from around the Commonwealth have attended a service to mark the centenary of the start of the First World War. Prime Minister David Cameron, First Minister Alex Salmond and the Prince of Wales were ...

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02 Aug
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Baptist preachers produce Chariots of Fire devotionals for Games

Each day in July, dovetailing in with the Commonwealth Games, members of the Scottish Baptist Lay Preachers’ Association picked up on the athletic theme under the title of ‘Chariots of Fire’. The Association said: “The Bible is full of athletic imagery ...

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Carla Page
01 Aug
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Carla shares Glasgow 2014 experience

The Commonwealth Games are coming to an end but for Salvationist Carla Page the memories of Glasgow 2014 will last a lifetime. Carla, who works at Burnside Mill Lifehouse in Dundee, has enjoyed a fortnight to remember after singing at ...

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Erraid Davies
01 Aug
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Glasgow 2014 coming of age for teenager who met Pope

A young Catholic swimmer has become a worldwide sensation after winning a bronze medal at the Commonwealth Games. Erraid Davies—who, at 13 years old, is the youngest ever competitor to win a Commonwealth Games medal—finished third in the para-sport women’s ...

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Archbishop Tartaglia with athletes
30 Jul
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Archdiocese of Glasgow holds special Mass for Games

Archbishop Philip Tartaglia celebrated Mass on Sunday July 27 in St Andrew’s Cathedral in Clyde Street for all involved in the Commonwealth Games. The Archbishop says: If the Commonwealth Games are known as the friendly games then it is only ...

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23 Jul
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More Than Gold podcast #1

A five-minute news bulletin about the Commonwealth Games and the churches.

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SCIAF Commonwealth Games meme
23 Jul
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SCIAF wishes Games athletes good luck

The Scottish Catholic International Aid Foundation is running a Twitter campaign wishing good luck to all the nations competing in the Commonwealth Games. Good Luck in Glasgow,from SCIAF & Scotland !! @iamCARITAS @CaritasEuropa @AGAPGlasgow @GlasgowChurches pic.twitter.com/UMtT0U2vL3 — SCIAF (@sciaf) July ...

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Radio Alba logo
23 Jul
0

A Children’s Morning Prayer for the Commonwealth Games

The Games are featured in this week’s broadcasts from Radio Alba, the Archdiocese of Glasgow’s internet radio station at www.radioalba.org/#play-radio-alba. A Morning Prayer from the parish of St Leo the Great is led this week by Jean Swinbank, with music ...

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