ADVENT PASTORAL LETTER FOR THE THIRD SUNDAY OF ADVENT

Pastoral Letter

Please download an share a copy of the Pastoral Letter here. Curial Office, 24-28 Lawside Rd. DUNDEE. DD3 6XY email: bishop@dunkelddiocese.org.uk My Dear Brothers and Sisters in Christ, I write to you on this Third Sunday of Advent when the theme of JOY is central to the Liturgy: Gaudete!, Rejoice! Today we are encouraged to be joyful at the coming …

Bambinello Blessing

Press releases

On the 3rd Sunday of Advent, churches around the diocese, and across the world, will respond to Pope Francis reminder that this coming Christmas reminds us of the fundamental truth of our faith, and in front of the manger we will be able to receive a special Joy today just thinking that in the newborn Jesus, we see the Face …

St Joseph's Convent Chapel, Lawside, Dundee

Bishop’s Diary

Bishop's Diary

Tuesday, 27th November 7pm – Scottish Parliament Reception Thursday, 29th November 1pm – Meeting with Church Representatives, Diocesan Office Friday, 30th November 1.45pm – Mass for the 10th Anniversary of St Andrew’s Primary School, Ss Leonard and Fergus Church, Dundee Sunday, 2nd December, 2018 11am – Mass & Confirmations, St Stephen’s Church, Blairgowrie 4pm – Lily Procession, Kilgraston Monday, 3rd …

Christ the King: Town and Gown Mass

Press release

Bishop Stephen Robson was assisted by Fr Gregory Murphy, Chaplain to Dundee and Abertay University, at Mass on the Solemnity of our Lord Jesus Christ, King and Redeemer, in St Andrew’s Cathedral, on Sunday 25th November 2018. The Mass was attended, as is tradition, by representatives of ‘Town and Gown’; civic and academic representatives from Holyrood and Westminster, local government …

Day of Prayer for Parish Safeguarding Coordinators

Safeguarding

Scotland’s National Safeguarding Coordinator, Mrs Tina Campbell, addressed Dunkeld’s parish safeguarding coordinators, and Deacons, at Dunkeld’s Pastoral Centre, in Dundee, on a Day of Prayer in support of their work. The event follows the launch, earlier this year, of the Bishops’ Conference of Scotland’s Instruction on Safeguarding, a document for implementation in all Catholic canonical jurisdictions in Scotland and by …

Provost Ken’s Retirement Mass

Parish News

Bishop Stephen and Fr Johney Raphael CST, parish priest at St Ninian’s Dundee, concelebrate with Provost Ken McBride to mark his retiral. Seventeen years ago, Mgr Ken was appointed to St Ninian’s in the Menzieshill area of Dundee. He says he has loved his time there and has particularly enjoyed being Chaplain to the school. School Masses were always a …

Dundee welcome for CST Superior General

Press releases

Mgr Ken McCaffrey said, “We are so pleased to welcome the superior general of the CST Fathers, the Little Flower Congregation, the Very Rev. Fr. Francis Kilivallickal, to St Peter and Paul’s, Byron Street, Dundee for Mass this morning.” During his visit to Dunkeld Fr Francis will meet with Fr Rogi and other members of the CST who are serving …

Memorial Service in Monifieth

Parish News

Mgr Aldo Angelosanto met with representatives of other churches in Monifieth for the annual service in memory of those who have died in the World Wars and conflicts around the world. Photo courtesy of Eddie Mahoney