St Bride’s Pitlochry visit to Malta

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Parishioners and friends from St Bride’s RC Church, Pitlochry, has newly returned from a parish trip to Malta and Gozo. The parishioners were accompanied by friends from Perth, Dundee and Glasgow. Thanks to their diode, Maria, they are confident that they learned all there is to know about the islands of Malta and Gozo. The weather was kind but blustery …

New Marian Shrine at Kinross

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Bishop Stephen joined Fr Martin Pletts and  parishioners at St James’ Kinross for the Blessing of the Shrine in honour of Our Blessed Lady. Following the blessing children of the parish placed flowers at the shrine. Bishop prayed, “On this Remembrance Day, invoking the intercession of Mary, Queen of Peace, let us pray for all our beloved dead, especially those who …

5th Anniversary Mass – Fr Jean Pierre

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On the 19th October 2012 the former chaplain to Wellburn Home, Fr Jean Pierre was kidnapped from his parish house along with Fr Edmond and Fr Anselme. Their whereabouts is still unknown. You are invited to join us for Mass to pray for them, their family, friends and their fellow religious brothers and sisters on Thursday 19th October, at 7pm, …

Help for Mary’s Meals

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The parishes of St Andrew’s Cathedral Dundee, St Bride’s Monifieth , St Anne’s Carnoustie, and St Thomas’ Arbroath, helped to donate over 150 backpacks for Mary’s meals project to help school children. The organiser Ms Anne Cairnie from St Bride’s said she was overwhelmed with the generosity of goods for this project, and thanked everyone involved for their help – …

Parishes connect for sponsored walk

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From babes in pushchairs to more senior parishoners, the largest crowd of parishioners and friends yet (about 50) gathered after Mass in St Anne’s on 1st July for the annual sponsored walk/ cycle to St Thomas’ Arbroath. After a brilliant morning on the coastal path, many more joined us for the BBQ in the Presbytery garden which turned into a …

Celebrations mark Fr Mike’s 40th anniversary

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Parishioners from St Bernadette’s, Tullibody and the surrounding parishes gathered to celebrate Fr Mike Freyne’s 40th anniversary. Fr Mike was joined by Bishop Stephen and many of his fellow priests for the occasion.

Scottish Parliament examines culture of fear for those with a faith

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Giving evidence to the Equalities and Human Rights Committee of the Scottish Parliament today (15th June 2017) Anthony Horan, Director of the Catholic Parliamentary Office claimed; “a culture of fear prevents people from being open about their faith.” Mr Horan who was giving evidence to MSP’s on the topic of bullying and harassment in schools, with an emphasis on anti-religious …

First Holy Communion – Arbroath

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Children from St Thomas of Canterbury RC Church, Arbroath, pictured with Canon Kevin Golden and the teachers from the primary school after receiving the Sacrament of Holy Communion.

St Mary’s Lochee’s generous support for Sea Sunday

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Apostleship of the Sea were given a warm welcome as they made a return visit to St Mary the Immaculate Conception in Lochee, Dundee to celebrate Sea Sunday recently. Ship visitor Jacqueline McGuire, who regularly supports seafarers who arrive in the City of Discovery, spoke at both Masses over the February weekend on the invitation of Mgr Aldo Angelosanto. Jacqueline’s …