St Pius X Mini Vinnies raise £500 for SCIAF

Schools, SCIAF

St Pius X Primary, Dundee, invited a representative of SCIAF to visit their school to received a cheque for £500. The money was raised during a whole school Coffee Morning in Lent, organised by the junior section of the Society of St Vincent de Paul, the ‘Mini Vinnies’, at the school. A spokesperson said, “Many of our families joined in …

Confirmation Day at Arbroath


Fr Andrew Marshall and Deacon Arthur Grant with the staff and children from St Thomas’s RC Primary, Arbroath, celebrating their Sacrament of Confirmation. PHOTO COURTESY OF EDDIE MAHONEY

Advent activities at St Thomas’


Primary 4/5 children at St Thomas’ Primary, Arbroath, celebrated the start of Advent with a School Mass. The pupils of P4/5 helped prepare and lead the Mass which was celebrated by Fr Andrew Marshall. Headteacher, Mrs Sarah Reid said, “The children read beautifully and our Advent wreath, which was made by one of our parents, was blessed by Fr Andrew. …

90th Anniversary Mass for St John’s High


Mgr Ken McCaffrey with Mr Sean Hagney (headteacher) and senior pupils from St John’s High School, Dundee at Ss Peter & Paul’s Church for the 90th Anniversary of the founding of their school.

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


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


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.