MISSIO

Mission Awareness

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Remember #WeAreStillHere! EARLIER this year, Pope Francis highlighted his passion for the Pontifical Mission Societies—known here as Missio Scotland—saying the mission is at the heart and identity of the Church, and the worldwide network reflects the rich variety of the ‘people with a thousand faces.’ Now, a new initiative by the various National Offices of the PMS throughout the world—entitled …

Livestream Mass continues from Lawside

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Following our series of live-streams to YouTube during lockdown – we have now installed a permanent camera (above), and a new sound system, in St Joseph’s Chapel at Lawside. We are grateful to an anonymous donor who has funded this project which enables those who are unable to return to their own church at this time to keep in touch. …

Catholic Bishops say Immigration Bill will “drastically alter opportunities” for migrants.

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In a strongly worded joint statement sent to opposition party leaders at Westminster, Catholic Bishops from Scotland and England & Wales have encouraged the UK Government to consider amendments to the Immigration Bill currently before parliament. The Bishops’ call for; a time limit on detention, together with “a significant permanent reduction in the use of detention will allow us to …

Re-opening of churches

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The Bishops’ Conference of Scotland has finalised its proposed infection control standards which will govern the reopening of parishes and confirmed that they have sent their guidelines to the Scottish Government.Commenting on the progress being made towards parish reopening, the President of the Bishops’ Conference, Bishop Hugh Gilbert, said; “A great deal of work has been done to provide guidance …

Mass for Pentecost 2020

Press releases, Streaming

Celebrants – Bishop Stephen Robson, Mgr Aldo Angelosanto and Canon Kevin Golden. Mass on Sundays is livestreamed at 10.30am from St Joseph’s Chapel, Lawside, Dundee – and on weekdays at 10am (normally). A recording is made available shortly after the livestreams. This week, on Monday 2nd and Tuesday 3rd June, Mass will be at the earlier time of 8am – …

Nationwide Rosary – Pentecost Sunday

Press releases, Rosary

May is the month of Our Blessed Mother Mary, and this year, during the COVID19 lockdown we have been praying five decades of the Holy Rosary every evening, and sharing it with you on our website. The prayer intentions of the Rosary have been: For Faith, Sanctity of Life, and Peace to prevail in our nations; For an end to …