St Joseph's Convent Chapel, Lawside, Dundee

Bishop’s Diary

Bishop's Diary

Tuesday, 21st January, 20209.30am – Bishops’ Conference, Airdrie Wednesday, 22nd January, 202011.30am – Meeting with Vicar Episcopal for Education Friday, 24th January, 202010am – Celebration of Mass at St. Thomas’ Primary School, Arbroath, before the closure of the school.1.45pm – School Concert at St Thomas’ Primary School, Arbroath Sunday, 26th January, 2020 10am – Holy Mass & Confirmations, St Joseph’s Church, Dundee …

Bishop welcomes councillors’ decision to keep Catholic voting rights on education committee

Education, Press release

Dunkeld Diocese has welcomed an almost unanimous decision to keep Catholic voting rights on Dundee City Council’s education committee. The decision came after Independent councillor Gregor Murray called for Church reps to be stripped of such powers, a motion that was overwhelmingly quashed by 26 votes to two. Cllr Murray, a former convener of the children and families services committee …

Maltese Mass in Perth

Maltese, Mass

Scotland’s Maltese community will gather in Perth on Sunday 2nd February for a Mass to celebrate the Feast of the Shipwreck of St Paul. Malta is proud of its 2000 year association with Christianity. Paul was being taken to Rome to be tried as a political rebel, but the ship carrying him and some 274 others was caught in a violent …

Dundee Italian Community Mass

Press releases

Members of the Dundee Italian community gathered for their Annual Mass with Bishop Stephen and their chaplain, Mgr Aldo, at St Bride’s Church, Monifieth.

St Paul’s Academy – food hampers and Christmas Carols

Press releases

Just under 400 items were donated by the families at St Paul’s Academy, Dundee, for this years Christmas Food hampers. 20 boxes were dsitributed throughout the area – with plenty left over to go to our local Foodbank which is run by one of our parents. An added bonus for the recipients was the rendition of “We Wish You a …

Benemerenti for Maria Bartlett

Press releases

Maria Barlett, a parishioner at St James’, Kinross, was presented with a Papal Award byher parish priest, Fr Martin Pletts, following Sunday Mass on 22nd December 2019. The award of a Benemerenti Medal comes as a recognition of Maria’s great contribution to the life of the Church. Fr Pletts commented, “It is a great service and it is right that …

Bishop Stephen’s Christmas Message

Pastoral Letter

Returning from continental Europe recently, I had bought a plaster statue of the baby Jesus to put in my Crib at home this Christmas; the previous one was cracked and beginning to look a bit shabby. When we think of it, what an eloquence there is demonstrated by such a representation of the divine child! It tells of the ‘condescension’ …