The Scots College Magazine

Are You Thinking About Seminary?

Are You Thinking About Seminary?

Monday, 09 08 2010

The vocation to the priesthood has received much coverage, positive and negative, in recent months. As Pope Benedict closed a year set aside for priests and people to reflect and pray on the 'great gift' of such a vocation, the understandable reaction to media coverage of the sins of a some priests, combined with repor... Read more

The Pontifical Universities & The Scots College

The Pontifical Universities & The Scots College

Monday, 09 08 2010

To prepare seminarians for a future teaching and preaching apostolate, academic formation is an extremely important part of seminary life. This formation is entrusted to the Pontifical Universities run by the Jesuit and Dominican orders, the Gregorian and Angelicum. Here, Michael Carrie gives a brief history of the Col... Read more

It's Not The Winning That Counts...

IT'S NOT THE WINNING THAT COUNTS...

Monday, 09 08 2010

Aside from studying, praying or doing pastoral work, it is important that seminarians make time to relax! One way of doing this is in sporting pursuits. Sit mens sana in corpore sano (a healthy mind in a healthy body) goes the old Latin adage. ... Read more

Olivier Messiaen: Writing Music for Angels

Olivier Messiaen: Writing Music for Angels

Monday, 09 08 2010

The responsibility of providing music to accompany and enrich the liturgy in the College chapel is the responsibility of two students from the Archdiocese of St Andrews and Edinburgh who, with regular practices, gentle encouragement and kind criticisms, ensure that the music is of an acceptable standard. In this articl... Read more

Experiencing Africa

Experiencing Africa

Monday, 09 08 2010

Ordained to the Diaconate this year, Michael Kane spent some time last summer experiencing a different side to the Church, with the Mill Hill Fathers in Africa. Here he shares his experiences of working alongside the local people 'in the Lord's school of Truth, goodness and love.' Africa has always fascinated me. Yet,... Read more