Project Gambia says – thank you

Mission work

Project Gambia: People Feeding People are delighted to be working with the Diocese of Dunkeld following their meeting with Bishop Stephen Robson in June. Rebecca Lafferty and Aidan Curivan, two young students who run the fund raising efforts of the charity, are shown pictured with Pope Francis. Project Gambia was set up 7 years ago and Aidan and the other …

Mission Day at Alloa

Mission work

Sponsored by the Knights of Saint Columba, St Mungo’s, Alloa, held a Mission Day on 29th February 2020. The speakers were Fr Dorin (Mill Hill Fathers) who gave a talk on Mission Life in the Philippines, Falkland Islands & Africa. He was followed by Clare Fulton from Aid to the Church in Need (ACN) whose talk addressed the subjects of …

Dundee’s twin mission in Kerela

Mission work

Working under the Society of St Vincent de Paul’s principle that ‘No work of charity is foreign to the Society’ gives a tremendous range of activities into which their members can become involved. These works of charity, initially, are usually at a local level where the brothers and sisters of the local conference attend with ‘hands on’ assistance to try …

Amazon Synod – talks

Mission work

Join us at the Lauriston Jesuit Centre this September as we ‘Journey Towards Caring for Our Common Home’ with a series of talks exploring Pope Francis’ document Laudato Si in light of the forthcoming Amazon Synod.

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 …