Pilgrimages: Fruitful Sources of Faith Formation for Catholic Student Teachers?

  • Stephen ReillyEmail author
  • Hazel Crichton
  • Mary Lappin


The School of Education at the University of Glasgow has a mission to Catholic education in Scotland, and is sole provider of teachers for the large Catholic state school sector. As an element of the faith formation of Catholic initial teacher education (ITE) students, several pilgrimages took place in academic session 2016–2017: two to Rome and three to Lourdes (with HCPT—The Pilgrimage Trust), involving 45 students, accompanied by the Coordinator of Spiritual and Pastoral Formation and other staff.


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.University of GlasgowGlasgowScotland

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