Family occasion at Newport

Parish News

Grace Catherine Wylie, was baptised in St Fillan’s Church, Newport on Tay, on the 1st of November. Mum and dad, Jennifer and Marcus Wylie are pictured here with grandfather, Deacon Ron Wylie who conducted the baptism (of his seventh grandchild), assisted by Canon Pat McInally. Grace’s sister and brother, Ruby and Daniel and grandmother Mrs Helen Wylie were also present.

St Bride’s Tribute for Diamond Jubilee

Parish News, Press releases

Celebrations to mark the Diamond Jubilee of Mgr Charles Hendry (St Mary Magdalene’s, Perth) continue to be held throughout St Fillan’s Deanery in Dunkeld Diocese. St Bride’s parishioners in Pitlochry wanted to show their respect for Mgr Hendry who is often to be found as working as a supply priest in the highland town. Fr Tobias, parish priest at St …

St Columba’s, Cupar 50th Anniversary

Events, Homily, Parish News

Congratulations on the 50th anniversary of the laying of the foundation stone of the present church at St Columba’s, Cupar, in 1964-5 and also celebrate the 150th anniversary of the foundation of the parish in 1864-5. While the parish was founded in 1864, the directory shows a strange anomaly. From 1879-1885, after the restoration of the hierarchy in which the three districts of Scotland …

Mgr Hendry’s Diamond Jubilee

Events, Parish News

Perth paid tribute to the Rt. Rev. Mgr Charles Canon Hendry, parish priest at St Mary Magdalene’s, Perth, on the 60th Anniversary of his Ordination to the Priesthood. Born, baptised, confirmed and ordained in St Andrew’s Cathedral parish in Dundee, Mgr Hendry has served over 30 years in Perth where he was first appointed as a curate, in 1955.   …

Canon Basil’s 50 Golden Years

Parish News, Press releases

The priest who was one of the first on the scene after 16 primary one pupils and their teacher were shot dead at Dunblane Primary School is celebrating 50 years of Ordination to the Priesthood, in Holy Family Church, Dunblane, Friday, June 16, at 7.00pm. Canon Basil O’Sullivan, parish priest of Holy Family, Dunblane and Our Lady of Perpetual Succour, …

Canon Matthews – St Mungo’s, Alloa

Parish News, Press releases

Canon Matthews was Parish Priest of St Mungo’s from 1940 to 1976, when he retired. He died on 1st May 1978. Canon Matthews arrived in Alloa just after the Second World War had begun. This had delayed the building of the new church, due to various restrictions and shortage of materials. Canon Matthews was not idle in this time though, …