PONTIFICAL SCOTS COLLEGE, ROME
The whistle blew! The battle between Scotland and Italy commenced. Needless to say it was not a bashful but bashing display by the Scots. The ball was a red rag to the Scottish Bull. Tackles flew in like arrows
Thirty feet beneath St Peter’s Basilica, and largely unknown to the pilgrims and tourists above, exist the remains of an ancient Roman graveyard. The ‘Vatican Necropolis’ is now a rather gloomy, humid space, but at one time enjoyed the
One of the great privileges of living and studying in Rome is the opportunity to explore a city famed the world over for its art, history, music, food, and culture. Another fact is that, when people from home
The story of the exiled Stuarts and the subsequent Jacobite Cause have excited imaginations for centuries. The ill-fated quest of Charles Edward Stuart, affectionately known as Bonnie Prince Charlie, has been immortalised through art, poetry and music. At the
Monsignor Burns started compiling memories from his student days in the college for the Scots College magazine a few years ago. The events of those four years have now been brought together with the addition of some photographs from
In the second post of a series of Lenten reflections, Martin Eckersley considers the Transfiguration of the Lord.
Fr Joseph Carola, SJ recently preached the following homily at a Mass to mark the Feast of St John Ogilvie at the Pontifical Scots College. We are indebted to Fr […]
In the first of a series of Lenten reflections, Bobby Taylor considers St John Ogilvie as a model for Christians in Lent.
After a time of relaxation over the Christmas holidays, followed by an intense study period around the time of exams, the Scots College community reconvened for the second semester of […]