Funeral arrangements for Fr Colin Golden

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Bishop Stephen Robson has confirm the following arrangements for the funeral of Fr Colin Golden, parish priest of Our Lady of Lourdes, Perth. 6pm, Thursday 09 December 2021Reception of Fr Colin’s body into Our Lady of Lourdesfollowed by Holy Mass. 12 noon, Friday 10 December 2021Requiem Mass Thereafter to the graveside at Wellshill Cemetery, Perth Livestream If a stable connection …

St Andrew's Cathedral, Dundee

Cathedral Canons restored to full strength

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Following the deaths of Mgr Charles Hendry and Mgr John Harty last year – and replacing two other long serving priests, Canon Neil Drysdale and Mgr Basil O’Sullivan, the following priests of Dunkeld Diocese were installed as Canons of the Chapter of St Andrew’s Cathedral on Tuesday, 30th November, 2021: Fr Mark Cassidy, Fr Brian McLean, Fr Tom Shields and …

1st Sunday of Advent, 2021

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Mgr Patrick McInally, parish priest at St Columba’s, Cupar as well as the parishes of north Fife at Tayport, Newport-on-Tay and Auchtermuchty, celebrated 11am Mass on the First Sunday of Advent at St Andrew’s Cathedral, Dundee. During the Mass – Mgr McInally read out the Pastoral Letter from the Bishops of Scotland announcing the return of the Sunday and Holyday …

90th Anniversary Mass for St John’s High


Mgr Ken McCaffrey with Mr Sean Hagney (headteacher) and senior pupils from St John’s High School, Dundee at Ss Peter & Paul’s Church for the 90th Anniversary of the founding of their school.

Obligation returns for Sunday Mass and Holidays

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In a “Pastoral Letter to the Catholics of Scotland” issued this weekend 27/28 November, Scotland’s Catholic bishops have announced that with effect from Sunday 2 January 2022 the obligation to attend Mass on Sundays and Holydays of obligation will be reinstated. Th letter is read here by Mgr Patrick McInally. The requirement was dispensed at the beginning of the pandemic …

Christ the King

Christ the King – 21st November ’21


Livestream recorded at St Andrew’s Cathedral, Dundee, Sunday 21st November 2021. Celebrant – Bishop Stephen Robson. During his homily Bishop Stephen reminded us that, after the 40 million deaths in World War I, Pope Pius XI dared to hope for a brighter future in which the peoples and nations, who had spurned the the rule of Jesus Christ, might return …