Category Archives: Bellahouston Park

What’s so good about being a Catholic? (Part Two)

Patrick Ward writes… Over a week ago, I wrote a post called “What’s so good about being a Catholic?”   You can read it here. As you will see, lots of people responded with comments and thoughts.  Here, in alphabetical order, … Continue reading

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Pater Noster

When I left Bellahouston last night the crowds, the very happy crowds, were slowly wending their way back to various stations and to their coaches, which had been parked on the (closed) M77. There was a wonderful spirit in the … Continue reading

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Christ be near at either hand

I wonder how many hours the liturgists spent pouring over their books to decide the music for this Mass. Liturgy is a strange thing, and things you think might work don’t always come together whereas something that was not expected … Continue reading

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I dreamed a dream

The sun is still shining here in Bellahouston Park. There have been a number of wonderful songs performed by groups from all over Scotland. I have been taught the songs for the responses at Mass. I have marvelled at the … Continue reading

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My heart’s in the Highlands

Well, I’ve arrived safely in Bellahouston Park. The place is bathed in glorious sunshine, and inside the Media tent, at least, it is very warm. As I write a group of Scottish schoolchildren are singing ‘My heart’s in the Highlands’ … Continue reading

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