Christus vivat – video series for the Under 30s


A series of 26 videos has been launched , based on different chapters of ‘Christus vivit’.They will guide viewers to read this document and will help young people discover how the words of the Holy Father resound in the hearts of the “Under30” generation. Just two years ago, Pope Francis set up the Dicastery for the Laity, Family and Life …

Life Teen Europe Summer Camp 2019

Press releases, Youth

From the 4th to 11th August 2019, a group of teens from Dunkeld Diocese attended the Life Teen Summer Camp in Helvoirt, the Netherlands for the third year in a row. Led by Charis McCrosson from the Dunkeld Youth Service, the five teens joined many others from across Europe at the Emmaus Retreat Centre for an intense week of activities …

Cathedral inter-faith cultural event in aid of Mary’s Meals

Mission work, Parish News, Youth

An inter-faith cultural event in aid of Mary’s Meals took place in Dundee’s Steeple Church – hosted by St Andrew’s RC Cathedral last Saturday evening. It saw a spectacular gathering of faith groups and young people all in the pursuit of healing, peace and mutual respect. The charity Mary’s Meals was chosen by Claire van Geete, of St Andrew’s, to …

DYS Lent Retreat


Fr Sam with the members of the Dunkeld Youth Service during a Lent Retreat at the Pastoral Centre in Dundee. Photo by Eddie Mahoney

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

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 …