On Saturday 3rd June 12 young people celebrated the sacrament of Holy Communion for the first time. Click to see the group photos. Continue reading
St Columba’s RC Church , our neighbour in the Bridge of Don, has a new website.
You can view it here: St Columba’s.
The Church in Africa, a Seed of Unity
That the Church in Africa, through the commitment of its members, may be the seed of unity among her peoples and a sign of hope for this continent.
Our pilgrimage to Lourdes with HCPT Group 118 Aberdeen was a joyful and exhausting experience for all. There were 9 children and 11 helpers, plus 2 daytime youth helpers. Each child had a named helper whilst the Group leader, group nurse/deputy and chaplain provided support to all. Continue reading
Do you know the legend of the Cherokee Indian youth’s rite of passage? All the young boys go through this trial as a rite of passage to manhood.
In the afternoon of the day of the trial, the boy’s father takes him deep into the forest, blindfolds him and leaves him alone. The boy is required to sit on a tree stump throughout whole night and not remove the blindfold until the rays of the morning sun shine through it. He must not cry out for help. Once he survives the night, he is a man. He cannot tell the other boys of this experience because each boy must come into manhood on his own. Continue reading