Second Sunday of Lent: What goes up, must come down

Second Sunday of Lent: What goes up, must come down

In the second post of a series of Lenten reflections, Martin Eckersley considers the Transfiguration of the Lord. Our Lord’s ministry is one of valleys and mountains. His ministry starts in the Judaean desert. Here we meet Jesus fighting against the temptations of the...
Homily: The Passion of St John Ogilvie

Homily: The Passion of St John Ogilvie

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. A. M. D. G. THE PASSION OF SAINT JOHN...
First Sunday of Lent: John Ogilvie

First Sunday of Lent: John Ogilvie

In the first of a series of Lenten reflections, Bobby Taylor considers St John Ogilvie as a model for Christians in Lent. Tasked with the job of writing the reflection for the First Sunday of Lent, it struck me that today also marks the 414th anniversary of the...
Monsignor William Canon Clapperton Remembered

Monsignor William Canon Clapperton Remembered

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...
Rector’s Christmas Reflection

Rector’s Christmas Reflection

If you have been redirected here and are looking for the live stream of our 2020 Christmas Liturgies, please click here. The community of the Pontifical Scots College wishes our families, friends and benefactors a blessed Christmas. Below, the Rector gives his...
Fourth Sunday of Advent – A Reflection

Fourth Sunday of Advent – A Reflection

In the final post in our series of Advent reflections, Michael Kearns of the Diocese of Galloway reflects on the meaning of Christmas. In the first reading at Mass today, the prophet Micah prophesies about the birth of the Messiah, quickly pointing out that he will be...