Cathedral inter-faith cultural event in aid of Mary’s Meals

Mission work, Parish News, Youth

An inter-faith cultural event in aid of Mary’s Meals took place in Dundee’s Steeple Church – hosted by St Andrew’s RC Cathedral last Saturday evening. It saw a spectacular gathering of faith groups and young people all in the pursuit of healing, peace and mutual respect. The charity Mary’s Meals was chosen by Claire van Geete, of St Andrew’s, to …

Churches Question Abbey Service for Nuclear Deterrent Anniversary

Mission work

Joint Scottish Churches Statement on the UK government’s decision to hold a Service to Recognise Fifty Years Of Continuous At Sea Deterrent. As men and women of faith, and as leaders of the Christian communities in Scotland we offer our thanks and sincere gratitude to all the men and women of our nations’ armed forces for their service, and for …

Ss Peter and Paul’s, Support for Apostleship of the Sea

Mission work

The Apostleship of the Sea was delighted to return to Ss Peter and Paul’s Primary School, Dundee, where they were humble recipients of a £111 cheque. Bishop Stephen is the charity’s Bishop Promoter for Scotland, and he was delighted to learn the news that the children had raised such a generous amount through the sale of raffle tickets in recent …

Day of Reflection on ‘Laudato Si’

Mission work

Justice and Peace Scotland are holding a Day of Reflection on Pope Francis’ encyclical Laudato Si’ On Saturday 21st September 2019 Speakers include: * Lorna Gold – Divestment from fossil fuels * Stephen Curran – Eco-Congregation Scotland * Dr Pete Walton – Climate Science * Will Dickson – Ethical Finance Come along to our one day conference reflecting on the …

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 …

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 …

Justice and Peace Campaign Video

Mission work, Press releases

Dunkeld’s Director of Mission Awareness, Fr Mike Freyne MHM, received this news from Francis Gallagher at Justice and Peace (Scotland): “Vatican News have shared our latest campaign video! They have 3.1 million followers on their Facebook page.  You can see their Facebook post here. Vatican News said that they were happy to share it as it shows a nice response.”

St Mungo’s PS – SCIAF Campaign

Mission work

St Mungo’s, Aloa, 6/7 class successfully planned and led a fundraising campaign for SCIAF during Lent. They were slightly concerned that they would not be as successful as previous years as Ash Wednesday fell in our February half term and then the snow came and interrupted their initial activities. All that aside, they still managed to reschedule and change events …

Okerai Primary School, Amuria District, Uganda

Mission work

Please download the project appeal here. This report comes as a result funds sent via SPICMA from the parishes of St Bernadette’s, St Mungo’s and St John Vianney’s in the Diocese of Dunkeld, Scotland to CEREDO. Background: The School Sanitation Support Project has been an intervention for Okerai Primary School in Amuria District in Eastern Uganda. This area lies in …