Study day for permanent diaconate students

Events, Vocations

Members attending a recent study day at the St Ninian Institute, Dundee, followed an intensive programme led by Dr Birute Brigitte, lecturer in Catechetics at the Maryvale Institute in Birmingham. Fr Tom Shields Tom addressed ‘Christology and Ecclesiology’ for students in the first year. Fr Gerald Sharkey gave lecture of Patrology and Trinity for students of Year III. Deacon Stephen …

Dunkeld’s Christmas and New Year Masses 2015-16


PARISH CHRISTMAS EVE CHRISTMAS DAY NEW YEAR’S EVE NEW YEAR’S DAY St Andrew’s Cathedral, Dundee 11.30pm Carols Midnight Mass 11am St Clement’s, Dundee 7pm 7.30pm Mass 10am St. Columba’s, Dundee 7.30pm Carols 8pm Mass 11am St Mary’s Lochee, Dundee 7pm Carols 10.30am 10.30am 7.30pm Mass St Joseph’s, Dundee 6pm Mass (English) 9.30pm Carol Service 10pm Mass ( English) 11.30pm Carols …

Cupar Pilgrims on the Camino


On Saturday 5th September parishioners from St Columba’s, Cupar, including their Parish Priest Canon Pat McInally completed the 111km walk along the ancient pilgrim way of St James (known as the ‘Camino’) following the French Route from Sarria to Santiago de Compostela. The attached picture shows the group arriving in good spirits at the the entrance to the Cathedral Square …

Lay Societies hosting Family Fun Days across the Diocese


A series of Family Fun Days is being organised across the Diocese with the first one taking place in Montrose on 5th September, from 11.00 am – 3.30pm. Representatives of the lay societies in the diocese will be there to give out information and talk to anyone who would like to know about the work being done. There will be …

Fr. Gerard Hughes SJ – Ecumenical Memorial Service

Events, Press releases

There will be an Ecumenical Memorial Service for Gerard W. Hughes, SJ on Monday 17th August, at 6pm, in the Glasgow University Memorial Chapel – West Quadrangle, Main Gilmorehill Building – to be followed by a Reception at the Catholic Chaplaincy, Turnbull Hall, Southpark Avenue, Glasgow.

St Columba’s, Cupar 50th Anniversary

Events, Homily, Parish News

Congratulations on the 50th anniversary of the laying of the foundation stone of the present church at St Columba’s, Cupar, in 1964-5 and also celebrate the 150th anniversary of the foundation of the parish in 1864-5. While the parish was founded in 1864, the directory shows a strange anomaly. From 1879-1885, after the restoration of the hierarchy in which the three districts of Scotland …

Mgr Hendry’s Diamond Jubilee

Events, Parish News

Perth paid tribute to the Rt. Rev. Mgr Charles Canon Hendry, parish priest at St Mary Magdalene’s, Perth, on the 60th Anniversary of his Ordination to the Priesthood. Born, baptised, confirmed and ordained in St Andrew’s Cathedral parish in Dundee, Mgr Hendry has served over 30 years in Perth where he was first appointed as a curate, in 1955. He …