Dunkeld’s Lourdes Charity Ball

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Dunkeld Lourdes Service’s fundraising continues this week with a hospitality package for two people for the Scottish Gas Men’s Scottish Cup Final 2024 on Saturday 25th May to auction.  There is a minimum bid on this of £1,000 and the bids close on Sunday 12th May.  For further details contact dunkeld@pobox.com or phone 07801 227443. The organisers of the the Dunkeld Lourdes Service Charity Ball …

Month’s Mind Mass

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The Month’s Mind Mass for Fr Martin Chambers will be celebrated in St Andrew’s Cathedral, Dundee, at 7.30pm on Friday 10th May, 2024. The Principal Celebrant will be the Metropolitan of St Andrews and Edinburgh, Archbishop Leo Cushley, and the preacher with be Bishop Frank Dougan, the Bishop of Galloway. Other Bishops of Scotland will be concelebrating the Mass and …

Confirmation Day at St Mary’s, Forebank

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Pupils from Our Lady’s Primary, Dundee, are among those who received the Sacrament of Confirmation at a service conducted by Canon Kevin Golden in the city’s St Mary’s, Forebank. Photo courtesy of Eddie Mahoney

Our Bishop Elect, Fr Martin Chambers

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Our Bishop Elect, Fr Martin Chambers In a statement at 1pm, on Wednesday 10th April 2024, our Diocesan Administrator, Canon Kevin Golden announced the sad news: “It is with deep regret and sorrow that I have to inform you that our Bishop Elect, Martin Chambers, died in his sleep last evening. May he rest in peace and may his family …

Meditations on the Way of the Cross

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For the first time in his 11-year pontificate, Pope Francis has written his own spiritual meditations for Friday’s Via Crucis (Way of the Cross) in Rome. The reflections are based on the theme “In Prayer with Jesus on the Way of the Cross” and center on “what Jesus experienced in that moment” at each station, the Holy See Press Office …

Culture of Life theme at SPUC Afternoon for Life

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The SPUC Afternoon for Life, held on Saturday 18th March at the Pastoral Centre at Our Lady of Victories, saw over 60 delegates gather to support pro-life work in the Diocese.  Three speakers gave talks aimed at promoting what St John Paul called the ‘Culture of Life’.   Dr Gillian Wright from Our Duty of Care updated on the progress of Liam McArthur’s Assisted …

Synod update

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The Pastoral Centre at St Mary’s Forebank , Dundee, was the setting for a Lenten Retreat Day led by Canon Kevin Golden. The theme was taken from St Paul’s letter to the Corinthians, “The temple of God is holy… and you are that temple.” During the opening session, an update on the Synod on Synodality was presented by Maureen Ruddy …