40 Days for Life

Andrew Mitchell Pro Life

Unfortunately due to lack of support the 40 Days for Life hours had to be reduced to just 2 hours a day (12-2, 7 days a week). A stalwart core of 4 people have attended every day since Ash Wednesday but very few people have signed up for a regular hour. Today was the beginning of the first full week …

Bishop’s Diary

Andrew Mitchell Bishop's Diary

Sunday, 18th February, 2018 3pm – Rite of Election – St Joseph’s Convent Chapel, Lawside Monday, 19th February 9.30am – Afternoon for Life Meeting -Diocesan Office Tuesday, 20th February 9.30am – Scottish Catholic Heritage Collection Trust Meeting – Glasgow Wednesday, 21st February 12.30pm – Trustees Meeting – Diocesan Office 7pm – Lourdes Meeting – Diocesan office Saturday, 24th February 12.30-3.30pm …

Sandhurst Treaty – swift action

Andrew Mitchell Pastoral Letter

English and Scottish Bishops are calling on the Government for swift implementation of the Sandhurst Treaty. Following their visit to Calais last year, Bishop Paul McAleenan, the Lead Bishop for Asylum and Migration for England and Wales and Bishop William Nolan, President of Justice and Peace Scotland, issued a joint statement calling for a commitment by the UK Government to …

Dunkeld’s Education Week launches in St Modan’s

Andrew Mitchell Press releases

The Diocese of Dunkeld will launch their Catholic Education celebrations, marking 100 years of partnership between Church and State, on the 2nd February 2018, at the start of Catholic Education Week, in St Modan’s High School. In June, while the Icon of Jesus Our Teacher visits the diocese on its Pilgrimage across the country, reminding us that Jesus is at …

Places available – Rome Pilgrimage

Andrew Mitchell Press releases

There are still some places left on the National Pilgrimage to Rome for those involved in Catholic Education from the 15th—19th October 2018. The pilgrimage will include a specially prepared itinerary that will allow pilgrims to visit the spiritual and historic sites of Rome including the rooms of St Ignatius, the tomb of St. John Paul II and the Vatican …

St Mary’s Care Home, Monifieth

Andrew Mitchell Care Home

St Mary’s is owned by the RC Diocese of Dunkeld and it is run by a Management Committee chaired by The Right Rev Stephen Robson. St Mary’s Care Home is a former Cottage hospital that is situated in quiet grounds within the suburb of Monifieth, Dundee. There are shops and facilities in Monifieth along with good transport links to Dundee …

4th Annual Pro-Life Conference

Andrew Mitchell Pro Life

Shortly after his installation as Bishop of Dunkeld, Bishop Stephen got into discussions to set up a local pro-life conference to maintain the spotlight on pro-life issues in the Diocese. In conjunction with SPUC Dundee, the 4th Afternoon for Life is to be hosted by Bishop Stephen in the Pastoral Centre, Lawside Road, on Saturday 24th February. The conference is …

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.

Christmas and New Year Masses

Andrew Mitchell Press releases

  PARISH SATURDAY 23rd DEC SUNDAY 24th DEC CHRISTMAS DAY SATURDAY 30th DEC SUNDAY 31st DEC NEW YEAR’S DAY St Andrew’s Cathedral, Dundee 6pm, Vigil Mass 11am, Sunday Mass 11.30pm, Carols 12, Midnight Mass 11am, Mass 6pm, Mass 6pm, Vigil Mass 11am, Sunday Mass  11am, Mass St Clement’s, Dundee 11am Sunday Mass 6.30pm, Carols 7pm, Christmas Vigil 10.30am, Carols 11am, …

Kilgraston Christmas Concert

Andrew Mitchell Education, Schools

Movie magic was truly in the air on Friday night when the Kilgraston girls took to the stage to perform to a sold-out Perth Concert Hall. The concert opened this year with Headmistress, Mrs Dorothy MacGinty, giving her traditional welcome speech. Staff, families, friends and of course the girls were welcomed and told of how the famous Christmas Day Truce …