A Night with The Cecilian Choir in Blairgowrie

Fundraising, Parish News, Press release

It was absolutely an amazing night in the Blairgowrie Town Hall on Monday 26th of September when over 300 people were entertained by the Cecilian Choir. The choir is no stranger to Blairgowrie, indeed, when it was first formed over 50 years ago, Blairgowrie was chosen for its second ever concert. They were invited again to Blairgowrie by St Stephen’s …

Annual Vocations Mass

Press release

The priests, deacons and people of the Diocese of Dunkeld came together on Monday evening in St Andrew’s Cathedral, Dundee for the annual Diocesan Vocations Mass. A large number of senior pupils from the three Catholic secondary schools within the diocese were present at the Mass celebrated by Bishop Stephen Robson, along with some pupils and teachers from the various …

Dunkeld Youth join national pilgrims at Whithorn

Press release, Youth

(L-R) Frankie McGuire (Diocesan Youth Officer) led the group of young pilgrims who represented Dunkeld and Glasgow: Monika Domagalska (Our Lady of Sorrows Dundee), Lauren Quinn (Our Lady of Perpetual Succour, Auchterarder), Lily Smith, St Pius X Dundee, Wiktoria Chorostkowska (St Paul’s HS, Glasgow), Joseph Taylor (St John the Baptist, Perth) and Lucie Kelly (SS Peter & Paul, Dundee). More …

New Council of the Laity for Dunkeld

Press release

Bishop Stephen welcomed representatives of lay associations from around the diocese at the launch of a new Council of Laity in Dunkeld. The meeting took place in the St Ninian Pastoral Centre, Dundee, with Fr Jim High, Vicar Episcopal for Lay Associations, Fr Jim McCrudden (parish priest at St Joseph’s, Callendar) and Fr Michael Carrie. The Laity Council will hold …

Italian Earthquake – prayers

Press release

On behalf of the Roman Catholic Diocese of Dunkeld in Scotland, and especially on behalf of the Italian Communities of Perth and Dundee in my Diocese, I would like to express my condolences and solidarity with all the Italian people and especially those most affected on the occasion of the recent devastating earthquake. The prayers of our people and the …

Pro Ecclesia award for Miss Losty

Papal Medal, Press release

Anne Marie Losty, teacher and Housemistress at Kilgraston, has been awarded the Pro Ecclesia et Pontifice (literally: ‘for the Church and the Pontiff’), by the Pope. The honour, which consists of a gold medal inscribed in Latin and an official scroll, is the highest medal that the Pope can award to a layperson. Established in 1888, it is given to …

Kilgraston Christmas Concert

Press release

Kilgraston School hosted its annual Christmas Concert last Friday. With over 200 performers on stage there was a wonderful selection of festive music to start the season in style. The orchestra opened the evening in style with a rousing rendition of ‘Pirates of the Caribbean’, the string ensemble reprised their performance of Vivaldi’s Concerto in G which was last performed …