Bambinello Blessing

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On the 3rd Sunday of Advent, churches around the diocese, and across the world, will respond to Pope Francis reminder that this coming Christmas reminds us of the fundamental truth of our faith, and in front of the manger we will be able to receive a special Joy today just thinking that in the newborn Jesus, we see the Face …

Dundee welcome for CST Superior General

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Mgr Ken McCaffrey said, “We are so pleased to welcome the superior general of the CST Fathers, the Little Flower Congregation, the Very Rev. Fr. Francis Kilivallickal, to St Peter and Paul’s, Byron Street, Dundee for Mass this morning.” During his visit to Dunkeld Fr Francis will meet with Fr Rogi and other members of the CST who are serving …

Blairgowrie lecture

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St Stephen’s Church in Blairgowrie has recently undergone a significant restoration programme supported by funding from the Heritage Lottery Fund. This building, somewhat hidden up a side street in the town, is of huge historical significance, having been designed by E W Pugin, a member of the Pugin architectural dynasty, best known for their plans for the Houses of Parliament …

Youth Retreat (September)

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A day of interaction, deepening and sharing of faith – with music provided by the Dunkeld Youth Music and Animation Team (DYMAT). Mass – Prayer – Adoration – Confession – Faith Initiative £3 – lunch included Please contact Fr Sam Alabi MSP at the Youth Office if you wish to attend

Life Teen Europe Summer Camp 2018 in the Netherlands

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Charis McCrosson reports In the last week of July, The Dunkeld Youth Service facilitated a group of young people to participate in a Life Teen Summer Camp in the Netherlands. Alongside teens from several other countries, including Germany, America, the Netherlands, and Spain, the group had a busy week filled with group activities, messy games and theological lessons, centred on …

Fr Tobias’ Silver Jubilee, Forfar

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Fr Tobias Okoro celebrated the 25th anniversary of his ordination to the priesthood at St Fergus’, Forfar, on Sunday 29th July. Bishop Stephen Robson led the many warm tributes to Fr Tobias whose ministry spans so many communities. Ordained in his home diocese of Okigwe, in Nigeria. Fr Tobias worked in Germany while he was studying at Leuven in Belgium, …

Working as a Youth Volunteer in Lourdes 2018

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Volunteer Youth Worker Sian Sievwright reports from Lourdes: The 2018 Pilgrimage to Lourdes marks my 6thyear as a Youth Volunteer with Dunkeld. My first pilgrimage was when I was the ripe youthful age of 16. I was still in high school about to go into my 6thyear. I am now 22, have a degree and I am about to start …