Dundee CATSOC welcomes new members


The society meets every Monday evening in the hall underneath St Andrew’s Cathedral, Dundee. Beginning with Mass in our Lady Chapel at 7.15pm, the meetings consist of either a talk by a guest speaker, a bible session, adoration or a social. University chaplain, Fr Gregory Murphy said, “tonight’s speaker was Elaine McGinlay, Schools and Education Officer at SCIAF, who gave …

Youth Retreat (September)

Press releases, Youth

A day of interaction, deepening and sharing of faith – with music provided by the Dunkeld Youth Music and Animation Team (DYMAT). Mass – Prayer – Adoration – Confession – Faith Initiative £3 – lunch included Please contact Fr Sam Alabi MSP at the Youth Office if you wish to attend youth-office@dunkelddiocese.org.uk

Youth Retreat

Press release, Youth

The Youth Lent Retreat was postponed due to the adverse weather conditions at the time. We rescheduled it for Saturday, 24th March. The theme was ‘Called to Serve’’ and it was a time to reflect on the mission of our Lord Jesus Christ and how we are called to share in it. He says to us “the Son of Man …

Message from Dunkeld’s Youth Director


Dear Young Person, I am delighted to write you all once again. I hope you are keeping well and making the best use of opportunities all around you. What about the weather? Oohhh well, for me, I am looking forward to Summer. I hope it will be warm enough this time. It’s been a wonderful time so far in the …

Youth Mass for Palm Sunday


Young Catholics from across Scotland gathered in St Mary’s Monastery, Kinnoull for a National Youth Mass on Palm Sunday, 2017. Prior to the Mass, Archbishop Leo Cushley and Bishop Stephen Robson led the young people in catechesis. It was an opportunity for those who had attended the 2016 World Youth Day to share their experiences with a newer generation planning, …

Advent Retreat for Youth


The Advent Retreat will begin at 4pm on Saturday 3rd December and finish at 2pm on Sunday. Activities will include: reflections on the journey of the Magi, liturgy, time to share Christmas gift ideas, food, a walk to the Law and a movie. We will stay in the Pastoral Centre overnight and participants should be ready to enjoy themselves and …

Volunteers in India

Parish News, Youth

St Bride’s Monifieth parishioner’s Sui Ning and Anna McCourt spend one month in India here they tell their time which they spent there. Sui Ning reports, “One thing that really stood out to me was how welcoming India was. Even families and children who had next to nothing would still offer us everything they had. When visiting the primary schools, …

Dunkeld Youth join national pilgrims at Whithorn

Press release, Youth

(L-R) Frankie McGuire (Diocesan Youth Officer) led the group of young pilgrims who represented Dunkeld and Glasgow: Monika Domagalska (Our Lady of Sorrows Dundee), Lauren Quinn (Our Lady of Perpetual Succour, Auchterarder), Lily Smith, St Pius X Dundee, Wiktoria Chorostkowska (St Paul’s HS, Glasgow), Joseph Taylor (St John the Baptist, Perth) and Lucie Kelly (SS Peter & Paul, Dundee). More …

Working in Tanzania with a De La Salle Project


During the month of July, I spent an amazing five weeks in an East African Country, Tanzania in a town called Hagafilo, near Njombe. With the eleven amazing individuals from all around the UK, we quickly became a family and together, a part of the Lasallian Developing World Project. LDWP is a charity which sends groups of young people to …

Education Mass

Press releases, Schools, Youth

Thanks to the staff and pupils at Ss Peter and Paul’s Primary School, who hosted this evening’s Education Mass in St Andrew’s Cathedral, Dundee. Bishop Stephen Robson and priests from across the entire diocese were joined by staff and pupils from primary and secondary schools for the occasion.