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‘This Affects You’ consultation coming to a Glasgow parish near you!

Posted on November 29, 2013 at 7:28 AM
St Andrew's Cathedral, Glasgow
 
The Scottish Catholic Observer (SCO) has reported that the Archbishop of Glasgow, Philip Tartaglia, is to consult the Catholic people of Glasgow on the future of all parishes within the Archdiocese.  The SCO reports that the consultation leaflet contains tough questions about falling congregations and the way congregations are served at parish level.
 
There will, of course, be fears for the future of some parishes; however, this cannot simply be viewed as a precursor to the closure of churches across Glasgow.  This is a possibility but it cannot be assumed that the solution in each case will be the closure of a parish. 
 
Indeed, many recent reports suggest there is an increase in congregations across Scotland, probably as a direct result of the Year of Faith and the Pope Francis ‘effect’.  This, however, does not tackle the problem of a lack of vocations to the priesthood and this is a problem that will need to be considered in great depth.
 
This opportunity for people of the Archdiocese to have their say cannot be underestimated.  Please look out for the leaflet at your parish in the coming weeks.
 
 
 

Categories: Catholic, Church, Glasgow, Mass, Parish, Priesthood, Scotland

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