MISSIO at work in Sri Lanka

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Gerard Gough, Director of MISSIO Scotland reports: “We recently returned from a Mission Trip to Sri Lanka to visit some of the projects we are supporting and we were taken to one of the sites of the 2019 bombings, St Sebastian’s Church and nearby cemetery.” “I wrote about my experience and how Scottish Catholics, through their support for Missio Scotland, …

Fr Tobias marks 30th anniversary of priesthood

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Fr Tobias celebrated the 30th Anniversary of his priestly ordination at a Mass in St Pius X, Dundee, on Sunday 30th July. Friends and parishioners from Fr Tobias’s previous parishes in Pitlochry and Forfar joined with members of St Pius X and St Patrick’s, Dundee, for the Mass which was concelebrated by his brother priests from across the diocese and …

Confirmation Day in Monifieth

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Bishop Emeritus Stephen Robson and Mgr Aldo Angelosanto with the young people who received the Sacrament of Confirmation at Mass in St Bride’s, Monifieth, together with their sponsors, on Sunday 18th June, 2023. Photo courtesy of Eddie Mahoney

First Communion Masses around the Diocese

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Congratulations to the boys and girls at Ss Peter & Paul’s Church, Dundee who received their First Holy Communion. Photo courtesy of Eddie Mahoney Congratulations to the boys and girls at St Stephen’s Church, Blairgowrie who received their First Holy Communion on Sunday 11th June 2023 The pupils from St Clement’s Primary School celebrated their First Holy Communion at nearby …

Annual Schools Mass

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Dunkeld Diocese’s Annual Schools Mass was celebrated in St Andrew’s Cathedral, Dundee, on Thursday 1st June, 2023. The principal celebrant was Canon Thomas Shields and he was joined by priests from across the whole diocese. St Dominic’s Primary school were the host school – arranging the music and providing the readers at the Mass.  The cathedral was packed to capacity …

Fund raiser for St Mary’s, Lochee

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An afternoon of music with Gary White at St Mary’s Lochee Church Hall, 2.30pm, Sunday 23 April 2023All proceeds to St Mary’s Renovation Fund. Hear the virtual Wurlitzer theatre organ as Gary plays music from the stage and screen, singalong favourites – and more! Tickets £7 from gerardfulton@yahoo.co.uk or Telephone 07496 539968

Parish lunch at Our Lady’s, Forebank

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The church hall at Our Lady of Victories, known to so many as St Mary’s Forebank, was buzzing on Sunday 26 March when Canon Kevin Golden invited all parishioners to a parish lunch to gather together to get to know one another better while enjoying delicious food and drink.  A fantastic array of glorious foods was available with tasty home-made soup …

Pope Francis appoints a new Papal Nuncio for the United Kingdom

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Pope Francis has appointed His Excellency Archbishop Miguel Maury Buendía as Apostolic Nuncio to Great Britain. Reacting to the recent announcement that Pope Francis had appointed His Excellency Archbishop Miguel Maury Buendía as Apostolic Nuncio to Great Britain, the President of the Bishops’ Conference of Scotland, Bishop Hugh Gilbert said; “I offer a warm welcome to Archbishop Miguel Maury Buendía on behalf of the Bishops’ Conference of Scotland and look forward …

Mass of Chrism

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The Mass of Chrism was celebrated in St Andrew’s Cathedral, Dundee, on Wednesday 5th April, at 7pm. Bishop Emeritus Stephen Robson and the priests from every part of the diocese celebrated the Mass and renewed their priestly promises. During the Mass the Holy oils were blessed and distributed to the parishes for use during the coming year. The oil of …