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 …

Pupils honour St John Ogilvie

Press release

Staff and pupils of St John’s RC High School in Dundee joined with the Catholic community across Scotland, and the wider Jesuit community around the world, to mark the 400th anniversary of the martyrdom of St John Ogilvie. In the weeks leading up to the anniversary pupils learned about Scotland’s only reformation martyr in their Religious Education classes. They had …