Back Issues 2014

Open House has been published since 1990 and main content from February 2013 is available in the articles section.

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December 2013 - January 2014 Cover

January 2014

  • Conference report on the role of lay people
  • Kierkegaard: a voice for today’s church
  • Christmas books, music, reflections

February 2014

February 2014

  • What a difference a pope makes
  • New series on independence referendum
  • 1914-18 anniversary: books, film, music


March 2014

  • A closer look at lifestyles
  • American alternatives to detention
  • St Patrick’s witnessfor today


April 2014

  • Whatever happened to ecumenism?
  • Reshaping the Catholic Church
  • The church and the referendum

Open House May 2014- Pilgrims walking with God

May 2014

  • Walking with God: pilgrims’ tales>
  • Imaging Christian mission
  • Paragon and paradox: Mary for today


June/July 2014

  • Sharing sacred texts: Scriptural Reading
  • What kind of Scotland? Referendum special
  • The Vatican and the American sisters part 2

Front Cover August 2014

August 2014

  • Hutting in Scotland: a space of our own?
  • The place of religion in contemporary Scotland
  • Crisis of the spiritual in modern culture

Front Cover Sept14

September 2014

  • Man of many parts: a controversial Victorian
  • The Christian responseto a spiritual crisis
  • Francis de Sales: beyond the cloister walls


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October 2014

  • Reflections on the referendum
  • Global justice and the role of business
  • Saints of the Islands: St Donnan of Eigg
 Front November 2014
  • Funerals for the unchurched
  • Prisoners week: supporting offenders
  • The development of church teaching
Feb/Mar 2020

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.