Mission Mass at Alloa

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The parishes of St Mungo’s (Alloa), St Bernadette’s (Tullibody), Holy Family (Dunblane), St John Vianney (Alva) and St Serf’s (High Valleyfield) came together for a Deanery Mass on the Feast of St Therese of Lisieux, Patroness of the Missions. Fr Mike Freyne MHM, Dunkeld’s Vicar Episcopal for Missions and Justice and Peace, remarked, “Pope Francis declared that October 2019 will …

PASTORAL LETTER TO HEAD TEACHERS AND PRIESTS

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Dear Father/ Headteacher, ‘Promoting Gospel Values – the theme of this year’s Education Week is what you do every single day. I cannot thank you enough for all you do to show the face of Christ to parishioners, young people, staff and parents. Some elements of our society maintain that Catholic education, denominational schools, and even the promotion of a …

St Matthew’s Auchtermuchty – Diamond Jubilee

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Fr Martin Pletts led the parishioners at St Matthew’s, Auchtermuchty, in a celebration of a great milestone in its history—its 60th anniversary! “We give thanks for those years,” said Fr Pletts, “and for the members of the church community past and present (especially loved ones and family members who have gone on ahead of us). We give thanks, too, for …

Blairgowrie celebrates diversity Mass

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Parishioners from Coupar Angus and Alyth gathered at St Stephen’s, Blairgowrie for a Mass to celebrate the wide range of culture represented within their parishes. Fr Gregory Umunna said, “Our Parish is blessed! We are a people drawn from diverse nations Scottish, English, Polish, Ukrainian, French, German, Romanian, Filipino, Nigerian, Irish, Spanish, Kenyan, Belgian, South African, Indian, Colombian, Czech, Dutch …

Dunkeld’s Sixth Year RE Conference

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This year’s Sixth Year RE Conference took place on 20th September 2019 in St John’s RC High School in Dundee. Mr John Paul Cecil, PT of Religious Education, welcomed S6 students and staff from across the diocese – including St Paul’s Academy, Dundee, St John’s Academy, Perth and Kilgraston School, Bridge of Allan, together with their school chaplains. A warm …

Life Teen Europe Summer Camp 2019

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From the 4th to 11th August 2019, a group of teens from Dunkeld Diocese attended the Life Teen Summer Camp in Helvoirt, the Netherlands for the third year in a row. Led by Charis McCrosson from the Dunkeld Youth Service, the five teens joined many others from across Europe at the Emmaus Retreat Centre for an intense week of activities …

Dunkeld’s Annual Vocations Mass

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Fr Mark Cassidy, Dunkeld’s Vocations Director, led the Annual Vocations Mass in St Andrew’s Cathedral, Dundee on Thursday 12th September, 2019. Priests and Religious came from across the diocese and were joined in prayer by representations of schools and parishes. Canon Kevin Golden directed the Diocesan Choir, accompanied by Sheriff Kevin Veal. Scotland’s youngest priest, Fr Jean Gové, preached. Fr …

Safeguarding Training – Online Booking

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Training is delivered over the course of ONE evenings. FOUR different venues are offered to you. Please select a VENUE and DATE to suit your diary. Please ensure that your selection, either INDUCTION 1 or INDUCTION 2 , is appropriate to your needs. Your parish safeguarding coordinator can advise you.

Safeguarding Training Days

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Safeguarding Training – 2019 Training is delivered over the course of ONE evenings. FOUR different venues are offered to you. Please select a VENUE and DATE to suit your diary. Please ensure that your selection, either INDUCTION 1 or INDUCTION 2 , is appropriate to your needs. Your parish safeguarding coordinator can advise you. You must BOOK IN ADVANCE – …