Show kindness to one another Archbishop urges Barlinnie inmates

The relics of Saint Therese of Lisieux which have been in Scotland since Thursday 29th of August, as part of a three-week tour of Scotland’s eight Catholic dioceses, arrived at Barlinnie Prison in Glasgow today, Monday 16th September. The relics arrived at HMP Barlinnie, one of Scotland’s largest prisons at 2.00pm on 16th September where Archbishop Philip Tartaglia celebrated a Mass for staff and inmates. In his homily, the Archbishop urged inmates to follow the example of St. Therese and to “do little things, little acts of goodness here and there throughout the day that in the end make a … Continue reading Show kindness to one another Archbishop urges Barlinnie inmates

St Therese goes to Barlinnie

1 September 2019 The relics of Saint Therese of Lisieux which have been in Scotland since Thursday 29th of August, as part of a three-week tour of Scotland’s eight Catholic dioceses, will be taken to one of Scotland’s largest prisons on Monday 16th September. The relics will arrive at HMP Barlinnie at 2.00pm on the 16th September where Archbishop Philip Tartaglia will celebrate a Mass for staff and inmates. Marie-Francoise-Therese Martin who is patroness of the Missions, the sick and prisoners entered the convent aged just fifteen and was canonised a saint in 1925 by Pope Pius XI. Many miracles … Continue reading St Therese goes to Barlinnie

The relics arriving on Thursday

The relics of Saint Therese of Lisieux arrive in Scotland for the first time on Thursday 29th of August, where they will begin a three-week tour of Scotland’s eight Catholic dioceses. Marie-Francoise-Therese Martin entered the convent aged just fifteen and was canonised a saint in 1925 by Pope Pius XI. Many miracles of healing have been reported throughout the world, including Scotland, through her intercession. She is a Doctor of the Church, Patroness of the Missions and of the sick. Hesr relics will be brought to Barlinnie Prison for a special Mass on Monday 16th of September. Fr Jim Grant, General Secretary … Continue reading The relics arriving on Thursday