Carols at Arbroath

Andrew Mitchell Parish News

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

LIFE LONG SERVICE TO CATHOLIC CHURCH

Andrew Mitchell 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

Andrew Mitchell 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 – …

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

Andrew Mitchell Parish News

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.