First Holy Communion at St Pius X

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Children from St Pius X Primary School, Dundee, pictured with Fr Ninian Doohan after receiving the Sacrament of Holy Communion in St Pius X Church, Dundee. Photo courtesy of Eddie Mahoney

Tullibody’s VIP guests from France

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A French Catholic school have been staying in Tullibody accompanied by their chaplain, Fr Daniel, for the past week. Mass was said for the group of staff and pupils on weekdays in St Bernadette’s. Later in the week the parish was delighted to welcome them all at the Saturday Vigil Mass.

Annual Scalan Mass

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The AGM of the Scalan Association is due to take place on Tuesday 24 May, beginning with Mass in The Scalan at 12.30. Tea/coffee will be provided afterwards at the Braes Hall, Chapeltown of Glenlivet. Please bring your own eatables. The meeting proper will begin at 1.30pm and end by 3.00pm. The Annual Mass is arranged for Sunday 3 July …

Declaration of Friendship

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The General Assembly of the Church of Scotland will be invited to welcome an historic Declaration of Friendship with the Catholic Church in Scotland that offers ‘a decisive and irrevocable statement of our friendship with one another, based on our shared faith in Christ.’  The culmination of more than 100 years of ecumenical relationship building between the two Churches, the …

Safeguarding Matters – April 2022

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The headline message that emerged from the recent Safeguarding Audit exercise was that, as we emerge from the Coronavirus pandemic and Church activities begin to resume, it is time to refresh in everyone’s mind our shared responsibilities for Safeguarding. This ‘re-opening’ of Church life coincides with the establishment of the Scottish Catholic Safeguarding Standards Agency (SCSSA), the appointment of Board …

Appeal to Russian Patriarch from Scottish Bishops

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In an impassioned plea to the head of the Orthodox Church in Russia, Patriarch Kirill, Scotland’s Catholic Bishops have urged him to “intervene with the President of Russia to bring this tragedy to an end”. Highlighting the death of innocent people, the letter points out that “the beauty and power of the Orthodox faith is a message of peace”. The letter …

Act of Consecration of Russia and Ukraine to the Immaculate Heart of Mary

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Along with the Holy Father Pope Francis, and churches around the world, Bishop Stephen Robson will lead the diocese in the an Act of Consecration of Russia and Ukraine to the Immaculate Heart of Mary. The service, at 4pm on Friday 25th March in St Andrew’s Cathedral, Dundee, will also be live-streamed. Pope Francis recently announced he would consecrate Russia and …

Perth Peace March Rallies Prayers for Ukraine

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Setting off from from St John the Baptist Church, Perth, around 300 people took park in a March of Peace in Perth on Saturday 19th March, a day which marks the Feast of the Solemnity of St Joseph in churches around the world. One of the organisers, from among Perth’s Polish Community, said, “It was good to see so many …

Scottish Bishops show solidarity for Ukraine

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At their meeting today, Scotland’s Catholic bishops welcomed Right Rev Kenneth Nowakowski Bishop for Ukrainian, Belarusian and Slovak Eastern Catholics in Great Britain and expressed their solidarity with the people of Ukraine. In a statement, the Bishops’ Conference of Scotland said: “Together with Pope Francis, we fervently pray for an end to the conflict in Ukraine and for all those who …