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Bishop Toal, Bishop of Motherwell and long-standing faithful member of the Scalan Association, solemnly dedicated the Scalan Altar on Sunday 6 October. In addition to remembering the past, he felt that the altar would be a timely reminder of all the members of the Church who suffer for their Faith today in many countries throughout the world. Below you can view the video of the event produced by Sancta Familia Media.

October 14, 2019

The Solemn Dedication of the New Scalan Altar Carfin On Sunday 6th October, members of the Scalan Association attended a most moving Liturgy of a solemn dedication of a new Altar and Mass celebrated by Bishop Toal in Carfin Grotto. The Altar was the dream of Fr Michael...

June 26, 2019

Mass at Scalan the Secret Seminary honouring the 250th Anniversary of Bishop George Hay On Trinity Sunday 1769, Fr George Hay a Scottish Priest was consecrated a Bishop in secret. An illegal act. During those years following the Scottish Reformation the Catholic Faith...

April 6, 2019

Plans are well under way to have a Scalan Altar at Carfin Grotto to commemorate the native Scots who kept the Faith in difficult times. The secret seminary at Scalan is very representative of them. Moreover it produced the priests who were crucial to catering for the C...

March 28, 2019

Bishop Hay's episcopacy was dominated by the struggle to regain our freedoms and to shake off the sense that we were second-class citizens. He was the main negotiator with government officials at a time when it was still illegal for him to be in the country at all acco...

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