CatSoc Burns Night at the Cathedral


Fr Malcolm Hutchison with Dundee’s Catholic Society members enjoy an a traditional celebration at their Burns Night in St Andrew’s Cathedral Hall. Photos courtesy of Eddie Mahoney

Scottish National Youth Day at Dunkeld


Fellowship, Blessing and Joy on Dunkeld Youth Pilgrimage Following two years of postponement and uncertainty, the annual Scottish National Youth Pilgrimage was once again a success as around 40 young people from across the country gathered to pilgrimage across Dunkeld and Birnam on Saturday 24th September. The group, spanning ages between 12-35, split into junior and senior groups as they …

Dunkeld Youth are energised by NET Ministries infectious enthusiasm


On Sunday 15th May, NET Ministries delivered a youth retreat for the Catholic schools within the Diocese of Dunkeld.  The event took place at Our Lady of Victories, Dundee. The theme for the day was ‘Fully Alive’, delivered by a team of missionaries who focus on sharing a life that is purposeful, joy-filled and Christ centred.  Through a variety of games, talks, entertainment, …

Dunkeld Youth Retreat


NET programmes are designed for students from S1 – S6. They are delivered by a team of missionaries who focus on sharing a life that is purposeful, joy filled and Christ centred.  NET Teams present youth with the truth of who they are as God’s children and how true joy and meaning in life are found by accepting Christ’s gift …

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 …