History

The stories behind the names

FLORENCE BOYLE.

In this, the centenary year of the Armistice, a resident of the village of Old Kilpatrick traced the stories behind the names on her local war memorial.  Continue reading

A complex relationship

STEPHEN J. MCKINNEY.

In the final article in his series on the 1918 Education (Scotland) Act and the events which led up to it, a Glasgow academic looks at the gradual integration of Catholic schools within the state funded sector and highlights challenges they face today. Continue reading

On the trail of the Northern saints

JANE COLL.

When three members of a book club in Thurso decided to make the saints of their diocese better known, they discovered ancient sites scattered across the North East.  So they created the Northern Saints Trail, which they hope will encourage visitors to discover the area’s Celtic past. Continue reading

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CONFERENCE PAPERS

In June 2019 Open House held a conference exploring possible new directions for the Catholic Church in Scotland. See conference papers.


Open House also held a conference on the role of lay people in the governance of the Catholic Church in November 2013. See conference papers.