It’s Monsignor Pat McInally now

Parish News

Bishop Steven Robson visited St Columba’s, Cupar, on Sunday 20th January, to honour its parish priest as a newly appointed Monsignor, an honorary chaplain to the Pope. Mgr Pat was most recently appointed as Provost to Dunkeld’s Cathedral Chapter of Canons, following the retiral of Provost Ken McBride. His appointment as a Monsignor comes as recognition by the wider Church …

Jubilarians in Rome

Parish News

Two of Dunkeld’s priests were invited to celebrate the Feast of St Andrew in Rome and celebrate Mass at the Pontifical Scots College, Rome. Fr Tony McCarthy, who celebrated his 60th anniversary earlier this year, was accompanied by Fr Tobias Okoro who marked his silver jubilee this year too. They both enjoyed the hospitality of the Rector, staff and students.

Provost Ken’s Retirement Mass

Parish News

Bishop Stephen and Fr Johney Raphael CST, parish priest at St Ninian’s Dundee, concelebrate with Provost Ken McBride to mark his retiral. Seventeen years ago, Mgr Ken was appointed to St Ninian’s in the Menzieshill area of Dundee. He says he has loved his time there and has particularly enjoyed being Chaplain to the school. School Masses were always a …

Memorial Service in Monifieth

Parish News

Mgr Aldo Angelosanto met with representatives of other churches in Monifieth for the annual service in memory of those who have died in the World Wars and conflicts around the world. Photo courtesy of Eddie Mahoney

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 …

Fr Johney Rapael appointed to St Ninian’s, Dundee

Parish News

St Ninian’s, Dundee welcomed Fr Johney Raphael is to become the new Parish Priest – jointly with his existing parish at the neighbouring St Clement’s, Dundee He describes himself as a veritable ‘spring chicken’ compared to many priests in our diocese these days, having been ordained on 13th June, 1996. Fr Raphael was born in Kerala, India, the fifth of …

St Stephen’s, Blairgowrie

Parish News

With the major reparations now completed at St Stephen’s, Blairgowrie, parishioners have been opening the church’s doors to welcome visitors eager to see the glory of their restore Edward Pugin building. Ian Kirkwood has created an audio visual presentation highlight the church’s history and documenting the process. The commentary is by Evelyn Hood.