Willy Slavin

Retired Priest of the Archdiocese of Glasgow

Fr Willy Slavin is a priest, psychologist and writer.  A keen walker, Willy is also known for his involvement in supporting the homeless community, including involvement in bringing the Homeless Jesus Statue to Glasgow.

Articles and Updates

Book Launch

“Life is not a long quiet river” -A memoir by Willy Slavin Monday 6th May 1430 at Tron Church Buchanan St Glasgow G1 2JX Copies of ”Life is not a long quiet river” will be on sale and the author available to sign on request.  

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Homily – Golden Jubilee

Remembering 50 years The homily preached by Fr Willy Slavin on the occasion of his golden jubilee. This year we have been asked to think back 100 years to 1914.  There is a great debate as to what actually happened.  And the eventual sacrifice – was it worth it?  Fast...

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Christmas 2017

I have now spent just over three years in Chancefield Wood, Falkland.  It has snowed twice, with it clearing both times by midday.  The hut is not cold because it has a wood stove.  The main inconvenience in winter is the dark.  At its worst the light is gone by...

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