Deep sorrow at the death of Fr Bogdan Palka SDS

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It is with deep sorrow that we announce the sudden passing of Father Bogdan Palka SDS at his home in St Mary Magdalene’s Church, Perth, on Saturday, 18th May 2024.  A spokesperson for the Diocese of Dunkeld expressed great shock on hearing of the death of Fr. Bogdan.  “On behalf of Canon Kevin Golden, and the priests and the people …

Members of Association Jeanne Jugan Renew Their Promises

Parish News

Each year on or around 1st May the feast day of St. Joseph the Worker, members of the Association Jeanne Jugan come together with the Little Sisters of the Poor to make their annual promise. When the Little Sisters were at Wellburn the Associates would make their promise in the presence of the Sisters and Residents, however since their departure this …


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Mgr Aldo Angelosanto, Parish Priest of St Bride’s, Monifieth and St Anne’s, Carnoustie, recently returned from taking part in the International Conference of Parish Priests, representing Scotland, in Rome. Mgr Aldo told Dunkeld News, “What an honour and privilege it was for me to attend the International Conference of Parish Priests in Rome last week. There were over 200 priests …

Dunkeld’s Lourdes Charity Ball

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Dunkeld Lourdes Service’s fundraising continues this week with a hospitality package for two people for the Scottish Gas Men’s Scottish Cup Final 2024 on Saturday 25th May to auction.  There is a minimum bid on this of £1,000 and the bids close on Sunday 12th May.  For further details contact or phone 07801 227443. The organisers of the the Dunkeld Lourdes Service Charity Ball …

Month’s Mind Mass

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The Month’s Mind Mass for Fr Martin Chambers will be celebrated in St Andrew’s Cathedral, Dundee, at 7.30pm on Friday 10th May, 2024. The Principal Celebrant will be the Metropolitan of St Andrews and Edinburgh, Archbishop Leo Cushley, and the preacher with be Bishop Frank Dougan, the Bishop of Galloway. Other Bishops of Scotland will be concelebrating the Mass and …

Confirmation Day at St Mary’s, Forebank

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Pupils from Our Lady’s Primary, Dundee, are among those who received the Sacrament of Confirmation at a service conducted by Canon Kevin Golden in the city’s St Mary’s, Forebank. Photo courtesy of Eddie Mahoney

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 …