Cleary Cup for Sam

Parish News, Schools

Congratulations to Sean McFarlane, a parishioner at Ss Peter & Paul’s RC Church, Dundee. He was the winner of the Cleary Cup for fostering links between his school, St John’s High School, Dundee, and his parish. Sean is pictured here with Mgr Ken McCaffrey, his parish priest.

Parish’s tribute to headteacher

Schools

Mgr Ken McCaffrey, parish priest at Ss Peter & Paul’s, Dundee congratulated parishioner Mrs Fiona McLagan on her retirement after ten years as headteacher at the city’s St John’s High School. “What a wonderful contribution she has made to Catholic Education and to enhancing Marist Values,” said Mgr McCaffrey.

Confirmations at Arbroath

Parish News, Schools

Staff and pupils from St Thomas’ Primary School, Arbroath, with Bishop Stephen Robson, Fr Andrew Marshall and Deacon Arthur Grant, after celebrating the Sacrament of Confirmation. (Photo courtesy of Eddie Mahoney)

Confirmations at Ss Leonard & Fergus, Dundee

Schools

Congratulations to all of the children from Fergus Primary, Dundee who celebrated the Sacrament of Confirmation with Bishop Stephen ⁦⁦⁦and Fr Alexander at Ss Leonard & Fergus Church, Dundee. Thanks to their teacher, Mr Christie and to the sponsors and parents for preparing our children so well.

Bishop presides over the Sacraments at St Stephen’s, Blairgowrie

Parish News, Schools

Bishop Stephen Robson attended St Stephen’s Church on the Third Sunday of Advent to share in the parish’s First Holy Communion celebrations and to confer the Sacrament of Confirmation on eight young people. Both celebrations had been delay from earlier in the year due to the Covid-19 pandemic. Fr Gregory express a warm welcome to the Bishop Robson and congratulated …

A blessing for our schools

Schools

Bishop Stephen welcomes the return of staff and pupils with few words of introduction and a special blessing – and Mrs Mary O’Duffin, Dunkeld’s RE Advisor, looks at how schools are adapted to some new rules – but also at the support that we receive from regular prayer and from the sacraments.

Schools Mass- 11am, 24th June – livestream

Schools, Streaming

Bishop Robson celebrated a Mass for schools on Wednesday 24th of June, at 11am, from St Joseph’s Convent Chapel, at Lawside, Dundee. It was streamed and recorded for later viewing. Bishop Stephen said, “These past months have been hard for teachers, parents and carers and children who have been missing school. From S1 to S6 there has been much suffering …

Let the skies be your limit – Fr Gregory Umunna has a special message for all P7 pupils at St Stephen’s Blairgowrie

Schools, Streaming

Seven years ago, Fr Gregory Umunna took up his new post as the parish priest at St Stephen’s, Blairgowrie. Soon the girls and boys who started school in the parish primary school at that time will move on to their secondary school studies at St John’s Academy or Blairgowrie High School. Addressing the children with a video message, Fr Gregory …