Fr Jim’s 290 mile pilgrimage to help Calais refugee workers

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Fr Jim Walls, Spiritual Director at Scots College, Rome, plans to walk  from Iona to Lindisfarne this summer in solidarity with all those vulnerable people who flee their homes and are treated abysmally in Europe and the UK whilst seeking sanctuary. Linking the spiritual hearts of the missions of St Columba and St Cuthbert, Fr Jim’s pilgrimage will take 20 …

God saw all that he had made and indeed it was very good

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Pastoral Letter from the Bishops of Scotland on the Sixth Anniversary of Laudato Si’ Pentecost 2021  God saw all that he had made and indeed it was very good. [1] God’s creation is a great gift to all humanity, and humanity itself is an integral part of that creation. We are blessed by having the earth for our common home. It …

Scottish Bishops establish a “Care of Creation Office”

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Scotland’s Catholic Bishops have announced their intention to set up a “Care of Creation Office” ahead of the COP26 meeting in Glasgow later this year. Commenting on the decision, Bishop William Nolan, the Bishop of Galloway and President of the National Justice & Peace Commission said: “On Pentecost Sunday (23 May 2021) we mark the 5th anniversary of Laudato Si, Pope Francis’ encyclical letter …

First Anniversary Mass – Mgr Hendry

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Bishop Stephen Robson and Mgr Ken McCaffrey will celebrate Mass at Ss Peter & Paul’s RC Church, Dundee, for the repose of the soul of Mgr Hendry on the First Anniversary of his death – at 7pm on Friday 30th April. The Mass will be live-streamed on the parish YouTube Channel for those who are unable to attend in person. …

Pro-Life examines Dundee candidates’ voting intentions

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Election candidates from the main parties have being interviewed recently on the subject of their voting intentions on pro-life issues.  Dundee’s Clare McGraw told Dunkeld News, “This is usually distributed in the form of a leaflet available at the church doors.  As this will be near-impossible this year, you are inviting people to share this information via their social media …