Learning our faith

Here you can find out about courses and other events which will develop your understanding of different Christian beliefs and the teachings of the Catholic Church.  Some events are provided by Dioceses, parishes, particular Church commissions and agencies or other organisations.  Some may be aimed at particular audiences – eg., teachers, catechists, young people.  Some are intended to support your spiritual growth during particular seasons.


Bio-ethicsCatholic Bishops' Joint Bioethics Committee website reports on the work of a committee which offers advice to the Bishops of the United Kingdom on matters related to the ethics of some current developments in science.


 c-21.jpgChurch in 21st Century Online, a website provided by the American Jesuit college Boston College, offers on-line courses for spiritual renewal and on-going faith formation.  While most of these are subscription-based, two are freely available.



Life4seekersLife4seekers is a website for those people who want to improve their life and find a new sense of fulfilment, a fresh energy and joy of living. If you are searching for happiness, a sense of purpose and new direction in life, life4seekers is the right site to explore. Quotes, comments, viewpoints, pauses for thought... and much more!


lecto-icon.jpgThe Story of Jesus Born in the village of Bethlehem five miles from Jerusalem, Jesus grew-up at Nazareth in Galilee, worked as a carpenter into his early thirties when he abandoned this way of life to become an itinerant preacher.


Justice and Peace ScotlandJustice and Peace Scotland

provides short commentaries on each Sunday’s Mass readings, and directs you to reflect on the Catholic Church’s rich tradition of Social Teaching.


Darwin2.jpgDarwin's Origin of the Specise

This is a series of reflections on Darwin's Origin of Species by Fr Joseph Sullivan..