Hillfoot parishes aid for Missionary Projects

Mission work, Parish News

Dunkeld’s Clackmannanshire parishes are setting their sights on two fund raising projects during Advent this year. In conjunction with St Mungo’s, Alloa, St Serf’s, Highvalleyfield and St John Vianney’s, Alva – parishioners at St Bernadette’s in Tullibody aim to send their aid through the Special Projects in Christian Missionary Areas (SPICMA), a Catholic Charity run entirely by volunteers. The Sisters …

St Stephen’s, Blairgowrie

Parish News

With the major reparations now completed at St Stephen’s, Blairgowrie, parishioners have been opening the church’s doors to welcome visitors eager to see the glory of their restore Edward Pugin building. Ian Kirkwood has created an audio visual presentation highlight the church’s history and documenting the process. The commentary is by Evelyn Hood.

Fr Tobias’ Silver Jubilee, Forfar

Parish News, Press releases

Fr Tobias Okoro celebrated the 25th anniversary of his ordination to the priesthood at St Fergus’, Forfar, on Sunday 29th July. Bishop Stephen Robson led the many warm tributes to Fr Tobias whose ministry spans so many communities. Ordained in his home diocese of Okigwe, in Nigeria. Fr Tobias worked in Germany while he was studying at Leuven in Belgium, …

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 …