Former days – James McErlain’s service to Catholic Education

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On the point of leaving London for holiday in his native Dundee, Mr James M’Erlain, retired headmaster, Oratory Boys’ School, Chelsea, succumbed to an illness at Hammersmith yesterday (2/10/1938). Mr M’Erlain was the second son of the late Mr John M’Erlain, and of Mrs M’Erlain, 55 Mains Loan, Dundee. Educated at St Mary’s RC School, Forebank Road, Dundee, and at …

Maltese-Scottish Mass in Perth

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The first Maltese-Scottish event took place in Perth this weekend to celebrate a national hoilday – St Paul’s feast day, which actually falls on February 10, is a national holiday in Malta and a celebration was held for the holiday on Saturday, February 9 at St Mary Magdalene church in Perth. Mass was celebrated by Fr Edward Vella, Deacon Jean …

Christmas and New Year Masses 2018

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  PARISH MONDAY 24th DEC CHRISTMAS DAY MONDAY 31st DEC NEW YEAR’S DAY St Andrew’s Cathedral, Dundee 11.30pm, Carols 12, Midnight Mass 11am, Mass 6pm, Mass 9am, Mass 11am, Mass St Clement’s, Dundee 6.30pm, Carols 7pm, Christmas Vigil 10.30am, Carols 11am, Mass 9am, Mass 11am, Mass St Columba’s, Dundee 6pm, Carols 6.30pm, Christmas Vigil 11am, Mass 10.30am, Mass St Mary’s …

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 youth-office@dunkelddiocese.org.uk

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 …