Dunkeld mourns the death of Mgr Charles Hendry

Parish News, Press release

On Thursday 30th April 2020, Bishop Stephen announced the death of Mgr Charles Hendry, parish priest of St Mary Magdalene’s, Perth. “It is with great sadness, but also with great gratitude for the priestly life filled with service to his people and to the Diocese, that I announce the death of Mgr Charles Hendry. Mgr Hendry died this afternoon at …

MISSIO spreads the news at St Dominic’s, Crieff

Mission work

The Diocese of Dunkeld has its own Missio team based at St Bernadette’s, Tullibody that is going round all the primary schools in the Diocese. The team explores the theme: Children Helping Children. It also focus very much on the need to pray for those less fortunate. A huge coloured rosary (the missionary rosary) with five different colours representing the …

Dunkeld priest appointed to Scots College, Rome

Press release

Fr James Walls, currently parish priest of St Pius X parish in Dundee, has been appointed by the Scottish Bishops’ Conference as Spiritual Director of the Pontifical Scots College in Rome. Commenting on the appointment, Bishop Stephen said, “I am absolutely delighted that the Bishops have decided to appoint Father James Walls as spiritual director to the Pontifical Scots College …

News from St Modan’s H.S., Stirling

Press release

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 …

New Council of the Laity for Dunkeld

Press release

Bishop Stephen welcomed representatives of lay associations from around the diocese at the launch of a new Council of Laity in Dunkeld. The meeting took place in the St Ninian Pastoral Centre, Dundee, with Fr Jim High, Vicar Episcopal for Lay Associations, Fr Jim McCrudden (parish priest at St Joseph’s, Callendar) and Fr Michael Carrie. The Laity Council will hold …

New Vocations site for Dunkeld

Press releases, Vocations

Fr Michael Carrie, chaplain at Dundee University and the University of Abertay, is a member of Dunkeld Diocese’s Vocations Team. On Good Shepherd Sunday 2016, a Day of Prayer for Vocations to the Priesthood, Fr Michael launches a new-look Vocations website filled with the latest news about our student priests already studying in the seminaries, and those who are considering …

Bishop’s Newsletter December 2014

Press releases

Download Bishop Robson’s latest newsletter. The Season of Advent has been for us each year a Season of waiting, attention; A Season of anticipation, a Season of longing and a Season of desire.  Waiting, anticipation, longing and desire for the Lord to come to us!  During Advent we have remembered the promise that the Lord will come at the end …

Newport’s Nifty Knitters send homespun care

Mission work

Almost 10 years ago, parishioners at St Fillan’s, Newport-on-Tay started a ‘Nifty Knitting Group’ which gathered monthly to knit, have coffee and chat. Their efforts have bow gone half way around the world and they have been join by many of the local churches – and others without a faith connection. “Everyone is welcome,” said parishioner Anne Meiland, “and since …

Restoration

Faith Formation

Following a meeting with priests of Dunkeld Diocese, Scotland’s Landings Team have been working hard to provide resources in support of their work reaching out to those, especially at this time, who may be searching for a way back to the Faith. Landings UK North coordinator, Margaret Johnson, was delighted when ‘working from home’ turned out to to be ‘working …