Good Shepherd Sunday – Pastoral Letter

Pastoral Letter

“I know my sheep and my sheep know me”
 A Pastoral Letter about our Young People
, their Discernment, Vocation and Life Choices, together with 
Our Diocesan Renewal of the Sacrament of Confirmation. FOURTH SUNDAY OF EASTER, 2018
 My dear Brothers and Sisters in Christ: As we celebrate Good Shepherd Sunday together at Mass, I would like to link this important …

Coastal parishes join in Rosary on the Coast


Bishop Stephen Robson will join Fr Michael Carrie and parishioners of St Bride’s, – Monifieth, St Thomas’s – Arbroath and St Anne’s – Carnoustie. 2-2.30pm Gather at St Thomas’ Arbroath, garden 2.45pm Invocation of the Holy Spirit and Prayers of Protection 2.50pm Act of Contrition; Scripture Readings 3pm Glorious Mysteries of the Most Holy Rosary 3.30pm Litany of Our Lady …

UCM National Retreat at Kinnoull

Union of Catholic Mothers

(L-R) National Treasurer Shirley Toole, National President Pauline Porter, Bishop Stephen and National Secretary Florence Reid. St Mary’s Monastery, Kinnoull, Perth was the venue for this year’s UCM Scotland’s national annual retreat. Around 100 members travelled from Motherwell, Paisley, St Andrew & Edinburgh and Dunkeld dioceses to take part in the retreat which was led by their Episcopal Director and …

Bishop’s Diary

Bishop's Diary

Saturday, 14th April 10am – UCM Day of Retreat, Kinnoull Monastery Tuesday, 17th April, 2018 11am – St Mary’s Management Meeting, Monifieth 7pm – Lourdes Meeting, Diocesan Office Thursday, 19th April 11.30am – Trustees Meeting, Diocesan Office 4pm – Church Representatives Meeting, Diocesan Office 7pm – Cardinal O’Brien Month’s Mind Mass, St Andrew’s Cathedral, Dundee Friday, 20th April 7pm – …

Highly commended at St Thomas’, Arbroath


Celebrations are underway in Angus as St Thomas Catholic Primary School Arbroath Pupil, Stanislaw Rakowski, received a Highly Commended award in the British Council Commonwealth Short Story competition. More than 3,000 stories from a host of Commonwealth countries around the world took part in this year’s competition on the theme of Peace. The judging panel selected the top three stories …

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 …

Dunkeld priest appointed to Scots College, Rome

Press release

Fr James Walls, currently parish priest of St Pius X parish in Dundee, has been appointed by the Scottish Bishops’ Conference as Spiritual Director of the Pontifical Scots College in Rome. Commenting on the appointment, Bishop Stephen said, “I am absolutely delighted that the Bishops have decided to appoint Father James Walls as spiritual director to the Pontifical Scots College …