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 the Scots College archives.
Today on the Feast of the Presentation, Christ is proclaimed by Simeon as the light of revelation to the Gentiles and the glory of the Lord’s people Israel. The Presentation of Jesus in the Temple is an sublime image of the total gift of one’s life for all, those men and women, who are called[…]
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 Carola for providing such an inspiring reflection on the priesthood. […]
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 classes last week. The start of the semester coincided with the 50th anniversary of one of the community’s best loved figures: Monsignor William Canon Clapperton, Rector of the College between 1922 and 1958.
The homily of Fr James Walls, Spiritual Director, from Mass on the Solemnity of St. Andrew, 2018. The footsteps of those who bring good news are a welcome sound. These words echo the popular hymn How lovely on the mountains are the feet of Him, who brings good news, Announcing peace, proclaiming news of[…]
The Scots narrowly missed out on reaching the final of the Ragheed Ganni Cup after a narrow defeat to the Irish. The tournament is a fitting tribute to the soccer-loving priest who was martyred in 2007.
On Sunday 11th November, the students of the Scots College joined those of the Venerable English College and the Pontifical Beda College for Mass in commemoration of all the war dead. The Mass takes place each year in San Silvestro, the British national Church here in Rome. The solemnity of this year’s celebration was added[…]