Abortion Statement from the Bishops’ Conference of Scotland


In the light of recent public debate on the subject of abortion, Scotland’s Catholic Bishops offer this perspective to the people of Scotland: “Whether we believe in anything spiritual or not, the life that each one of us lives is the only one we have, and to take life from the unborn, no matter how insignificant in size, cannot be …

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Synod Synthesis


Following the Diocesan Synod Feedback day at Our Lady of Victories, Dundee, on Saturday 25th June 2022, a copy of the Synthesis document is available here. A recording of the presentations and a copy of the audio-visual materials will also be made available here. (Early next week).

Clergy changes and appointments

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Bishop Stephen Robson has announced the following clergy changes: Fr Bogdan Palka SDS has been transferred from the parish of St John the Baptist in Perth to serve the parish community of St Mary Magdalene’s, Perth – from where he will also continue to serve the Polish Community. He will celebrate his first Mass on Sunday, 17th July, 2022. Fr …

St Mary’s Chapel at Blairs under threat of closure

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An architectural survey of St Mary’s chapel, Blairs, carried out in December 2021 on behalf of the Blairs College Chapel Trust has revealed a catalogue of interior and exterior defects, which it is estimated will cost over £2,000,000 to repair. St Mary’s College, Blairs, was a junior seminary from 1829 to 1986. Although the surrounding land and seminary buildings were sold, the chapel …

Diocesan event brings Synod preparation update

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Diocesan Event in St Mary’s, Our Lady of Victories, Church Hall on Saturday 25th June from 10.30am (coffee at 10am) until 12.30pm with Mass at 1pm. The Diocesan Synod Core Group has completed the collation of more than 10,000 written responses to the Synodal Questionnaires, Listening Group Sessions and Coffee Conversations held throughout the diocese. A huge thank you to …

Marian Procession at St Clement’s, Dundee

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Dundee’s Missionaries of the Sisters of Charity organised a May Procession in the grounds of St Clement’s Church, Dundee, on Saturday 28th May. Fr Dijo Thomas, priest at St Ninian’s and St Clement’s, led the prayers.