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Scalan Annual Mass July 2018

July 3, 2018

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January 12, 2018

Bishop John Geddes (1735-99) built the house at Scalan which we can visit today. He lived in turbulent times. Here are his memories of how Mass was celebrated during the difficult days following the failure of Bonnie Prince Charlie's 1745 Jacobite Uprising which brough...

January 6, 2018

The latest edition of the Scalan News, the twice-yearly publication of the Scalan Association has just gone into the Royal Mail. It is not available here, because people would read it and not pay their subscription! So, why not send your £10 subscription to the Treasur...

December 23, 2017

A Happy and Holy Christmas from the Scalan Association officebearers  to all our members; to those who follow on Facebook; and all who are discovering our new website: www.scalan.net

May 21, 2017

From its early days Scalan began accepting boys as paying ‘lay boarders’, students not planning to follow a priestly vocation but who wished the kind of Catholic education that was unavailable elsewhere since it was still outlawed in Scotland.

Normally these boys stayed...

January 1, 2014

The bishops envisaged Scalan as an all-through College, one that would be both a Junior and a Senior seminary. It would take students from their early teens, when for five years they would study the typical Latin-based courses of a Scottish Grammar school as well as sp...

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