Fr Tony McCarthy’s 60th Anniversary Mass

Parish News, Press releases

Bishop Stephen Robson and priests from through Dunkeld Diocese and beyond attended Mass (on Friday 22nd June) at Our Lady of Good Counsel in Broughty Ferry in honour of the Rev. Anthony McCarthy’s 60th Anniversary as a priest. Fr Tony was born in Cork and studied for the priesthood at All Hallows College, Dublin. He was ordained priest for Dunkeld …

Warm welcome for Fr Victor

Parish News

Last weekend, the coast parishes or St Thomas’ Arbroath, At Anne’s, Carnoustie and St Bride’s, Monifieth welcomed Fr Victor Thomas OFMCap. Parish priest, Fr Michael Carrie said, “He will be residing with Fr Joseph in St Thomas’ but will serve all three of our parishes. We pray that he will have many happy and fruitful years with us.”

Sid Grant receives Benemerenti Medal

Papal Medal, Parish News

On Tuesday 7th May, in St James’, Kinross, a Mass of Thanksgiving was celebrated by Bishop Stephen Robson and priests of the Diocese of Dunkeld for the presentation of the Benemerenti award to Mr. Sid Grant. Sid and his wife Maureen have been stalwarts of the parish since they moved to Kinross back in May of 1972. They were joined …

Arbroath – Rosary on the Coast

Events, Parish News

Joining in a nationwide #RosaryontheCoast, parishioners in Dunkeld’s coastal parishes gathered in the church garden at St Thomas’s, Arbroath, at the Shrine of Mary, Star of the Sea, with Bishop Stephen Robson to recite the Five Glorious Mysteries for Peace around the World, for Respect for Life and Faith. Parish priest, Fr Michael Carrie welcomed parishioners not only from the …

Lochee Church mark World Day of Prayer at St Clement’s

Parish News

The service for Lochee churches was held this year in St Clement’s RC Church, Charleston. Despite the horrendous weather of snow and wind, on the day and for the previous three days, Fr Johney Raphael, the Parish Priest, who is from Kerela, India welcomed the congregation of 22 people from various local churches. The service, written by the women of …

Carols at Arbroath

Parish News

Children from St Thomas’ RC Primary School, Arbroath, at their Christmas Carol service in their parish church, St Thomas of Canterbury.


Papal Medal, Parish News

Mary Hopkins age 95 received the Bene Merenti medal from his holiness Pope Francis. Presenting this prodigious award on behalf of His Holiness, Bishop Stephen Robson Bishop said Mary had given incredible service to the Catholic Church in her Parish of St Pius X, Dundee, for many years. She prepared the church for its worship, brought Holy Communion to the …

Deacon Charles Hendry – Pro Ecclesia et Pontifice

Parish News

Deacon Charles Hendry is presented with the Papal Honour ‘Pro Ecclesia et ‘Pontifice’ from Pope Francis.The medal is presented in recognition of his service to the Permanent Diaconate in Scotland where he has been National Director and also for his dedicated service to the Parish at Ss Peter and Paul’s, Dundee and to the diocese. Photo by Eddie Mahoney – …