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Many more photos have been recently added to the Photo Gallery, currently nearly 700. I have also added a new section in the Photo Gallery called Recently Added which contains copies images added in the last few months, this will save you trawling through the whole gallery.
You can now view the Penguin advert that was filmed at the school.
We have a new section on the site which covers FPs in the Press
You can read and extract from Dominic Hyland's book on The Story of the Christian Brothers and their Mission in England, Scotland and Gibraltar during the Twentieth Century which details the history of Scotus Academy.
Brendan “Jock” McCann has sent us information about Fergie Byrne, our Maths master, who was president, in 1935, of a committee to raise funds for the Church Hall at St Nicholas & St John Cantius Church, Broxburn, to be known as the Canon Hoban Memorial Hall. You can read his findings here.
It is 50 years since the all the Christian Brother's schools in the UK and Ireland decided on a pilgrimage to Lourdes to mark the 100th anniversary of Our Lady's apparition at Lourdes. Mike Crean has recalled details of the trip and you can read them here.
Frank Zwolinski is a graduate of the University of Dundee has written a detailed history of The Congregation of Christian Brothers in Scotland, 1951 - 1983. Frank has kindly agreed to allow his document to be reproduced on this site.
We received information about the life of Rev Br John Leo Forde.
Frank Brash found a letter from Br Russell (then Rector of the school), dated December 1956. The letter spells out the financial situation of the school and advising parents that the fees would have to increase by £4 per term. (Hard times indeed)
In 1958 all the Christian Brother's schools in the UK and Ireland decided on a pilgrimage to Lourdes to mark the 100th anniversary of Our Lady's apparition at Lourdes. Mike Crean has recalled details of the trip and you can read them here.
Read about some of the history of Beechwood House dating back to 1794 when it was occupied by Sir Robert Dundas, Bart., Sir Robert was one of the principal Clerks of Session and Deputy Lord Privy Seal of Scotland.
You can also check up of one of our FP's life and work as an artist in West Virginia;
Richard Demarco CBE, the art teacher at Scotus Academy was awarded the 7th annual Edinburgh Award on the 24th of March 2014. You can read the speech given by Terry Ann Newman on that day, along with the invite to the award and much more.
We have now added links to a few YouTube clips which are footage of old cine film which have been converted, sorry about the quality but they are 45+ years old.
If you have any clips please let us know.
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