Dundee and Perth Catenians are entertained in style

Lay Associations

This year’s programme for the Dundee and Perth Catenian Association opened with entertainment by Marcin Pokusa, a music teacher from Poland whose music has been performed for Popes and presidents, and whose religious compositions have been danced to by over a million young people at the World Youth Day in Krakow. Marcin performed and sang as his story was unfolded …

Spiritual renewal, friendship, prayer and much more

Lay Associations, Prayer

The beautiful surroundings of St Mary’s Monastery and Retreat Centre, Kinnoull, provided the setting for the 7th Annual Retreat Day for the St John Paul II Prayer Movement in November. With almost 60 delegates ranging from children, youth and adults, it proved to be a time of deep spiritual renewal, inspiration and laughter. The St John Paul II Prayer Movement, …

SPUC Dundee – Silent Vigil

Lay Associations

On Thursday 26th October, from 6-8pm, the Dundee Branch of the Society for the Protection of Unborn Children are holding their 14th Annual Vigil in Dundee City Square. This year marks the 50th anniversary of the passing of Abortion Act (1967). If you are able to show your support, even for just a part of the 2 hours, please go …

Jeanne Jugan Association visit Dublin

Lay Associations

A large number of Association Jeanne Jugan of the Little Sisters of the Poor recently descended on the Holy Family Residence in Dublin for a day retreat led by Fr Michael Maher S.M. Fr Michael is a Marist priest who has a passionate devotion to Our Lady, which was very evident during his talk when he explained in detail each …

Council of the Laity – Minutes 11th February 2017

Lay Associations

DIOCESE OF DUNKELD: COUNCIL OF THE LAITY Minute of the second meeting of the Council of the Laity held in the Conference Room of the St Ninian’s Pastoral Institute, Lawside, Dundee, on Saturday 11 February 2017 at 11.00 am. Present: Fr J High (Chair), Fr J McCruden (Vice-Chair),Sr M Aladi, M Caswell, A Herron, J Galligan, J Joyce, A Kenny, …

Cenacolo visit to UCM in Perth

Lay Associations

The Union of Catholic Mothers at Our Lady of Lourdes, Perth, recently had a visit from members of Cenacolo House in Kendal. The Cenacolo community was founded by an Italian nun called Mother Elvira in 1983. She was concerned about the destruction that addiction to alcohol and drugs can bring in society to a young person’s life, their families and …

Pro Life Day creates a buzz in Dundee

Lay Associations, Press releases

Over 60 delegates attended Dundee’s second Afternoon for Life – Building a Pro-Life Scotland – on 27th February at the St Ninian Institute. The Afternoon was jointly hosted by Bishop Stephen Robson and the Dundee branch of SPUC and was organised in response to the devolving of abortion law to Scotland. Professor of Economics from Nottingham University Business School, David …

Knights of St Columba 10th Anniversary

Lay Associations

On Friday 20th November, Charter Council 636 of The Knights of St. Columba which meets in St Mungo’s Church, Alloa celebrated the 10th Anniversary of the Council receiving its Charter. The occasion was marked with a Mass in St Bernadette’s Church, Tullibody, celebrated by Fr Paul Lee, Provincial Chaplain. The Order’s Supreme Knight, Charlie McCluskey who was also in attendance …

St John Paul Prayer Movement

Lay Associations

The St John Paul Prayer Movement meet on Thursday evening, 8th October 2015, for their regular weekly prayer group at the Diocesan Pastoral Centre, St Joseph’s Convent, Lawside Rd, Dundee, with Bishop Stephen Robson in attendance. His encouragement and support has been much valued. The two hour prayer meeting was a very uplifting, blessed and anointed time together, taking people …

Catenian’s legal speaker

Lay Associations

Members of the Dundee and Perth Circle of the Catenian Association gathered at the Queens Hotel in Perth last night (Thursday 3rd September) to hear guest speaker, Mrs Donna Brown, senior Procurator Fiscal Depute in Dundee, and who spoke on the work of the Crown Office and Procurator Fiscal Service. L-R Councillor Archie MacLellan, Douglas and Trish Crighton, Raymond Carlin, …