Kilgraston Christmas Concert

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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 …

Bishop’s Diary

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Wednesday, 13th December, 2017 11.30am – Meeting with Director of SCIAF – Diocesan Office Saturday, 16th December 10am – Deacons’ Advent Retreat – Diocesan Pastoral Centre Tuesday, 19th December, 2017 11am – Meeting at St. Mary’s Care Home, Monifieth Thursday, 21st December 10am – Visit to Glenochil Prison Friday, 22nd December 10am – Visit to Perth Prison

Special Collections in 2018

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Justice & Peace 7th January:-The Epiphany of the Lord The African Missions 28th January:- 4th Sunday of the Year Catholic Education Service 11th February:- 6th Sunday of the Year The Sick & Retired Priests Fund 18th February:- 1st Sunday of Lent Papal & Episcopal Charities (including SCIAF) 11th March:- 4th Sunday of Lent Holy Places 30th March:- Good Friday SCIAF …

Dunkeld’s new deacon

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On Sunday the 3rd of December, the first Sunday of Advent, Andrew Marshall was ordained to the sacred order of Deacons by the reverend Bishop Stephen Robson. The ordination Mass took place in St Mary’s College Oscott, with the formation staff, seminarians and a few select friends and family members in attendance. Deacon Andrew said, “It was a wonderful occasion …


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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 …

Town and Gown – Christ the King Mass

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The Diocese of Dunkeld held their Annual Civic and Academic Mass in St Andrew’s Cathedral, Dundee, on the Solemnity of Our Lord Jesus Christ King. The Mass was concelebrated by Bishop Stephen Robson with Fr Gregory Murphy, universities chaplain, and Fr Paul Capaldi. Representatives of the Scottish and Westminster Parliaments were joined by the Provosts of Dundee, Angus, Perth and …

Deacon Charles Hendry – Pro Ecclesia et Pontifice

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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 – …

News from St Modan’s H.S., Stirling

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Welcome Evening Our annual Welcome Evening was a great success this year. Fr Andrew Kingham led a beautiful Mass for over 300 guests made up of S1 pupils and their families. The theme of new beginnings, represented by the light of Christ, permeated the celebration. After Mass we had a social gathering as a community. Overall it was a wonderful …