Pastoral visit to St Mary’s Magdalene’s, Perth

Parish News

On Sunday 2nd October, Bishop Stephen celebrated Mass with parishioners at St Mary Magdalene’s parish in Perth. It was his first visit to the parish since Fr Bogdan’s recent appointment there in July this year. It was also an opportunity for Bishop Stephen to meet Perth’s Polish community in their new home. More pictures on the parish’s own website.

Centenary Celebrations at St Serf’s, High Valleyfield

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The centenary of the opening of St Serf’s Church, High Valleyfield, in Fife, was marked with a Solemn Mass of Thanksgiving, celebrated by Bishop Stephen Robson.  Fr Michael Carrie, parish priest, reports from the parish archive:  “The church dedicated to St Serf was solemnly opened by Bishop John Toner, Bishop of Dunkeld on 23rd April, 1922. It replaced the school-church …

Dunkeld’s new Canon is installed in Crieff

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Sunday Mass in St Fillan’s, Crieff, saw the installation of Fr Andrew Clark as an Honorary Canon of the Cathedral Chapter – in recognition of his service with prison chaplaincies in the diocese. Fr Andrew is pictured here along with Bishop Stephen Robson (left) and Canon Tom Shields, parish priest at Crieff.

Forebank invites you…

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The 170th anniversary of the opening of St Mary, Our Lady of Victories Church, Forebank Road, Dundee will be celebrated on Sunday 28 November at the 11.15am Mass.  A warm welcome is extended to all former parishioners and friends and all those with an association to St Mary’s to join us for this special Mass.  Refreshments afterwards in the Church Hall. 

Advent Journey in Perth

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St John the Baptist RC Church, Perth, welcomes Fr Martin Pletts and St James’ Worship and Praise Band as they support the parish’s Advent Journey with Our Lady on Saturday 4th December. The day begins with quiet prayer, then Holy Mass at 10am. In his reflection, Fr Pletts will look at ‘Our Lady and Her role in our lives as …

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60th Anniversary at St Mungo’s, Alloa

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A SPECIAL mass was held recently to mark the diamond jubilee of the St Mungo’s RC Church building. The congregation, on Alloa’s Mar Street, came together on the evening of Tuesday, September 21, to mark the 60th anniversary of the consecration of the church. The Mass of thanksgiving celebration was led by Bishop Stephen Robson who was joined by Fr …

St Thomas’, Arbroath, welcomes four new members

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On Wednesday 19th September, parishioners at St Thomas of Canterbury, Arbroath, welcomed four new members to their church community. Jack and Stuart were baptised, and after a canticle of thanksgiving, the Veni Creator Spiritus invoked the Holy Spirit for their Confirmation along with Adrienne and Ruth – using the Oil of Chrism recently consecrated by Bishop Stephen at the Mass …

Grace celebrates 100 years and has an amazing tale to tell

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AN EXTRAORDINARY Alloa woman who saved escaped prisoners of war as an Italian partisan during WWII, before marrying one, celebrated her 100th birthday on Saturday, June 19, some 77 years after she arrived in Scotland on a landing craft, having fled war-torn Italy. All those decades ago, Grace was helping escaped prisoners of war in Italy’s Abruzzo region as a …