Scottish Bishop travels to Rome for global Synod

Press release

Two years after Pope Francis gave the world’s Catholics the opportunity to make their views known on the mission of the Church in the 21st Century, the first of two Synod meetings will take place in Rome from 4th-30th October on the theme ‘For a Synodal Church: Communion, Participation, Mission’. While the gathering is a Synod of Bishops, there will be participants who …

Prayer Vigil for the Protection of Unborn Children

Pro Life

The latest abortion statistics show that 16,584 abortions were performed in Scotland last year.  This is almost 20% more than the previous year.  98.8% of these abortions were chemical abortions, more than half of which took place entirely at home as part of the DIY abortion scheme introduced during the COVID-19 pandemic.  Clare McGraw, a member of the the Dundee …

Cecilian Choir visits Pitlochry

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Members of Dundee’s Cecilian Choir visited Pitlochry recently for a full sung Mass at St Bride’s. Mary Veal directed the choir, and Kevin Veal accompanied at the organ. Canon Kevin McBride, Diocesan Administrator, and Fr Emmanuel Adindu MSP celebrated the Mass. Canon Kevin paid tribute to the musicians many years of enhancing the liturgy and made special mention of composers R.R. Terry …

Scottish Bishops call on parishioners to lobby MSP’s against assisted suicide

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The Catholic Parliamentary Office has called on parishioners across Scotland to lobby MSPs against dangerous proposals to legalise assisted suicide. A briefing, which has been sent to every Catholic parish in the country, asks parishioners to contact local MSPs, either as individuals or as part of an organised parish group. Director of the Catholic Parliamentary Office, Anthony Horan, urged Catholics to …

Bishop’s Retiral Mass

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Parishioners and their priests from throughout the diocese gathered at St Andrew’s Cathedral, Dundee, on Thursday 24th August 2023, for a Mass of Thanksgiving for the Episcopal Ministry of Bishop Stephen Robson. The Mass to mark the retirement of Bishop Stephen Robson, held in the Cathedral on Thursday past, was an occasion of grace for all who attended; people come …

Fund raising for Mary’s Meals


An afternoon of music with Gary White at Our Lady of Victories (St Mary’s), Forebank Road, Dundee on Sunday 1st October at 2.30pm. Come along and hear the Mighty Wurlitzer Organ in the style of the Blackpool Tower Ballroom – dance and sing along to favourites old and new. Tickets £7 from

Scottish Bishops appoint delegate for 2025 Holy Year

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The Bishops’ Conference of Scotland has announced the appointed of Jim McKelvie as the Scottish Delegate for the Holy Year 2025. The Holy Year is a special year of grace, in which the Church offers the faithful the possibility of obtaining a plenary indulgence. Traditionally, it begins just before Christmas and ends on the Epiphany of the following year. The …

Sea Sunday – 16th June ’23

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Round Britain Sailing Pilgrimage in Aid of Stella Maris A Southampton sailor has thanked Dunkeld Diocese parishioners for taking him to their hearts – after berthing here recently as part of a 2.5 months long sailing pilgrimage in aid of Stella Maris. Russ Fairman, along with his intrepid crew members, is a passionate supporter of Stella Maris. He’s been aiming …