Biting the Bullet: Scotland and America

Katie Hunter | Depute Editor-In-Chief Last Wednesday, the world woke to the news of yet another tragic shooting. This time, in Marlory Stoneman Douglas High School in Florida, leaving 17 […]

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Saint of the week: SAINT Joseph of Cupertino

Ritty Tomichen | Reporter With several preliminary exams approaching, a little bit of stress has taken over some student’s minds. However, some last-minute revision and a little hope and prayer […]

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The Christmas Journey: A Teenager’s Perspective

Liam Gilroy | Editor We all know that Christmas means different things to different people but to me, it is and always will be a magical time. When I was […]

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The Unique Christmas Traditions Around The Globe

Faith Sindick| Reporter In Scotland we have a vast range of Christmas traditions from giving and receiving gifts, kissing under the mistletoe to believing in Santa for us then to […]

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Celebrating Success: 2017 Roundup

Eleanor Service | Editor On the final day of school in the 2017 session, we take a look back at some of the wonderful achievements of some of our school’s […]

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All Saints’ and All Souls’

Niamh McGroarty | Reporter Katie Hunter | Depute Editor-in-Chief Each year on the 1st of November, All Saint’s Day is celebrated in the Catholic Church. It is a day which […]

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S6 Rome Trip: Are We There Yet?

Liam Gilroy | Reporter Last week a large gathering of S6 including myself and 6 teachers travelled to Rome for a week, on our long awaited holiday.

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St Andrew’s Day

St Andrew’s Day is celebrated each year on 30th November, in honour of St Andrew, the patron saint of Scotland. What you may not know is that he is also […]

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The Catholic Church Gains 17 New Cardinals

Eleanor Service | 17 new cardinals of the Catholic Church have been named by Pope Francis, 13 of which are eligible to vote in Pope Francis’ successor when he passes away […]

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Mother Teresa Becomes A Saint

Erin Brady | With Mother Teresa being very recently anointed a saint by Pope Francis,  The Oystercatcher looks at her life through the years, and the miracles she made happen.

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Pro Life Group

|Katie Hunter On the 9th September 2016, a group of St Andrew’s and St Bride’s pupils travelled to a Pro Life Conference in St Brides Parish Hall, Motherwell, hosted by […]

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Micro Tyco Success

Micro Tyco is a month long event that allows participants to practice and develop their entrepreneurial skills. Teams from schools, universities or businesses have one month to turn their £1 […]

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SCIAF

Katie Hunter | At the weekend Alistair Dutton, Director of SCIAF, attended mass at St Leonards School to talk about the life changing work carried out by the charity and […]

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Special Contributor: The Paris Massacre

Mr Russell | There are 3 things that last – faith, hope and love – and the greatest of these is love            Paul’s first letter to the Corinthians 13:13

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Pope Francis: The Humble Servant

Kirstyn Higgins | Jorge Mario Bergoglio became the 266th Pope on the 13th March 2013, after Pope Benedict XVI shocked the world by announcing his abdication on the 11th February […]

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