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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
0

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
0

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
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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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Major Kathy Betteridge
23 Jul
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Games: UN Gift Boxes raise awareness of human trafficking

The Salvation Army is taking part in an anti-human trafficking campaign during the Commonwealth Games. Members of the church and charity will be among a 160-strong team of Christian volunteers on the UN Gift Boxes in Glasgow city centre. The ...

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Rev Elisabeth Spence
23 Jul
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Glasgow 2014 and the Church of Scotland

The 20th Commonwealth Games are being held in Glasgow, writes Jackie Macadam, so it’s understandable that the bulk of the churches involved in helping out are in the city and the surrounding areas, although there is input from churches elsewhere ...

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Penny Gospel cover
22 Jul
0

Prayers for Penny Gospel at the Games

The Scottish Bible Society is asking for prayers for successful distribution of its Penny Gospel, which combines Luke’s gospel with the testimonies of athletes Kirsty Balfour, Ernst van Dyk, Dieudonné Disi, Nick Willis and Christine Ohuruogu. The Penny Gospel Team ...

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