Day of Prayer for Parish Safeguarding Coordinators


Scotland’s National Safeguarding Coordinator, Mrs Tina Campbell, addressed Dunkeld’s parish safeguarding coordinators, and Deacons, at Dunkeld’s Pastoral Centre, in Dundee, on a Day of Prayer in support of their work. The event follows the launch, earlier this year, of the Bishops’ Conference of Scotland’s Instruction on Safeguarding, a document for implementation in all Catholic canonical jurisdictions in Scotland and by …

Provost Ken’s Retirement Mass

Parish News

Bishop Stephen and Fr Johney Raphael CST, parish priest at St Ninian’s Dundee, concelebrate with Provost Ken McBride to mark his retiral. Seventeen years ago, Mgr Ken was appointed to St Ninian’s in the Menzieshill area of Dundee. He says he has loved his time there and has particularly enjoyed being Chaplain to the school. School Masses were always a …

Dundee welcome for CST Superior General

Press releases

Mgr Ken McCaffrey said, “We are so pleased to welcome the superior general of the CST Fathers, the Little Flower Congregation, the Very Rev. Fr. Francis Kilivallickal, to St Peter and Paul’s, Byron Street, Dundee for Mass this morning.” During his visit to Dunkeld Fr Francis will meet with Fr Rogi and other members of the CST who are serving …

Memorial Service in Monifieth

Parish News

Mgr Aldo Angelosanto met with representatives of other churches in Monifieth for the annual service in memory of those who have died in the World Wars and conflicts around the world. Photo courtesy of Eddie Mahoney

St Joseph's Convent Chapel, Lawside, Dundee

Bishop’s Diary

Bishop's Diary

Sunday, 18th November, 2018 11am – Mass & Confirmations, Our Lady of Lourdes Church, Perth Monday, 19th November 11am – Fabric and Planning Board Meeting, Diocesan Office Tuesday, 20th November 2pm – Visit to St Fergus Primary School, Dundee 7pm – Mass to celebrate 50th Anniversary of St Fergus Primary School Wednesday, 21st November 7pm – Mass & Confirmations, St …

Michelin plant closure

Press release

Bishop Stephen Robson, Bishop of Dunkeld, has offered his support and prayers to all those affected by the Michelin plant closure in Dundee. Commenting on the company’s announcement of its intentions to close the plant, he said: “I am dismayed to hear that the Michelin plant which has been such a significant employer in Dundee for over 26 years and …

Silent Vigil in Dundee City Square


For 15 years now Dundee City centre has been the venue for a candle light vigil commemorating the passing of the 1967 Abortion Act and the 9 million lives lost to abortion in Britain.  The event took place in the City Square on Thursday evening during late night shopping hours.  “We’re heartened to see the numbers of people taking part …

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.