Our hunger for the Bread of Life


We are now in the 5th week of Lent, “Passiontide” from the Latin word to suffer. Inspired by one of the intercessions in our Morning Prayer today read “Lord, give us a share in the Bread of the Eucharist, fill us with the blessings of your Paschal Sacrifice…Christ Bread of Life, strength us”. What a heart-rending prayer, arousing in the …

‘Rosary under the Cross’ for a purification within the Church

Our Lady, Prayer

On the Feast of the Most Holy Rosary, 7th October, Bishop John Keenan has invited people to pray in Parish churches or in other chosen venues at 3pm. They are asked to pray the Sorrowful Mysteries of the Rosary in Penance & Reparation for the sins committed within the Church and the nation against innocence and purity. ‘Rosary under the …

May Procession in Dundee

Our Lady, Prayer, Press releases

  Bishop Stephen crowns the statue of Our Lady at St Andrew’s Cathedral, Dundee During Rosary and Benediction at St Andrew’s Cathedral, Dundee, Bishop Stephen Robson blessed four Pilgrim Statues of Our Lady of Fatima which will be taken to deaneries across the diocese where they will be received into the homes of families, who will keep them for a …

Coastal parishes join in Rosary on the Coast


Bishop Stephen Robson will join Fr Michael Carrie and parishioners of St Bride’s, – Monifieth, St Thomas’s – Arbroath and St Anne’s – Carnoustie. 2-2.30pm Gather at St Thomas’ Arbroath, garden 2.45pm Invocation of the Holy Spirit and Prayers of Protection 2.50pm Act of Contrition; Scripture Readings 3pm Glorious Mysteries of the Most Holy Rosary 3.30pm Litany of Our Lady …

Spiritual renewal, friendship, prayer and much more

Lay Associations, Prayer

The beautiful surroundings of St Mary’s Monastery and Retreat Centre, Kinnoull, provided the setting for the 7th Annual Retreat Day for the St John Paul II Prayer Movement in November. With almost 60 delegates ranging from children, youth and adults, it proved to be a time of deep spiritual renewal, inspiration and laughter. The St John Paul II Prayer Movement, …

St John Paul II Prayer Group – Catholic Spiritual Renewal


The Sixth Annual retreat day was held in St Ninian Institute in Dundee, with Bishop Stephen Robson, and Father Jim McManus CssR with the theme The Face of Mercy, also the Veneration of First Class Blood Relic of St John Paul II. Over 40 people attended this wonderful experience

Prayer of Pope Francis for the Jubilee


Lord Jesus Christ, you have taught us to be merciful like the heavenly Father, and have told us that whoever sees you sees Him. Show us your face and we will be saved. Your loving gaze freed Zacchaeus and Matthew from being enslaved by money; the adulteress and Magdalene from seeking happiness only in created things; made Peter weep after …