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 …

Green Flag for St John’s Academy, Perth

Mission work

Scotland has become the first country to have 2,000 schools awarded a ‘Green Flag’ eco-award. Eco-Schools, the largest sustainable school programme in the world, presented the milestone achievement to pupils and staff at St John’s RC Academy in Perth last week. To achieve the certification a school has to demonstrate it has a green ethos in all areas and is …

Tullibody pupils learn about shipping and Apostleship of the Sea’s work with seafarers

Tullibody pupils work with Apostleship of the Sea

Mission work

Pupils from a Catholic primary school in Tullibody, Diocese of Dunkeld, had a school assembly with a difference recently – they got the chance to discover about the lives of seafarers and the world of shipping. The students from St Bernadette’s Primary School, Tullibody were all ears when told about how seafarers play a vital role in moving essential goods …