St Joseph's Convent Chapel, Lawside, Dundee

Bishop’s Diary

Bishop's Diary

Sunday, 8th December, 20199.15am – Holy Mass and Conferral of Acolyte on Mr A Miller, St Anthony’s Church, Kirriemuir. Tuesday, 10th December11am – Trustees Meeting, Diocesan Office Saturday, 14th1pm – Ordination Mass for Jude Mukoro, St Andrew’s Cathedral, Dundee

St Modan’s pupils win Knights’ Prayer Competition

Knights of St Columba, Schools

Two S6 pupils from St Modan’s RC High School, Stirling have won the Knights of St Columba Annual Prayer Competition for 2018/2019 in the senior grade category. Aleena Francis from Tullibody, and her friend Crista Arthur of Fallin submitted their joint entry as part of a school effort last year via Province 3, St. Andrews & Edinburgh, to the National Knights …

Parliament recognises the positive contribution of Catholic Education to Scotland

Press releases

The Scottish Parliament will tomorrow Tuesday 26th November 2019 debate Motion S5M-19246, on the Positive Contribution of Catholic Schools to Scotland. The motion proposed by Elaine Smith, Central Scotland, Scottish Labour, states that“the Parliament recognises the positive contribution that Catholic schools have made to Scotland’s education system, in particular since the historic Education (Scotland) Act 1918 came into force, when …

Dunkeld’s ACROSS pilgrims on ‘a holiday with Our Lady’

Across, Lourdes

Regular Across travellers to Lourdes will recognise this motto, representing a unique kind of pilgrimage. Across pilgrimages take place every week of the year from Easter to October and leave from different places in the UK and even from the Channel Islands. Across pilgrimages to Lourdes are available to all, regardless of health or disability difficulties. Each Across group of …

New book honours Perth’s parish’s WW1 service

Parish News, Press releases

On the occasion of the 100th anniversary of the 1st Armistice Day, Steve Clayes, has completed his timely publication of a book to honour the service given by parishioners from St John’s, Perth, and by the former pupils from the parish school of St John’s, during World War I. Together with Deacon Harry Schnitker, parish historian Steve was the joint …

Christus vivat – video series for the Under 30s


A series of 26 videos has been launched , based on different chapters of ‘Christus vivit’.They will guide viewers to read this document and will help young people discover how the words of the Holy Father resound in the hearts of the “Under30” generation. Just two years ago, Pope Francis set up the Dicastery for the Laity, Family and Life …

Learning to sing in the dark

Press releases

By Mary O’Duffin A recent visit to the island of South Uist for a family wedding was a rich and bittersweet experience. We journeyed through Skye, and chatted to cousins and aunts and Bishop Brian McGee on the ferry – after the ritual of Cal-Mac fish and chips. The remoteness of island life is a great leveller. Hebridean life is …

Aid to the Church in Need – Red Wednesday

Aid for the Church in Need, Press releases

ACN #RedWednesday Event sponsored by John Mason MSP, The Scottish Parliament. A multi-faith event for the people of Scotland to stand in solidarity with those who have been martyred for their faith. All religious intolerance is wrong and for too long the world has ignored religious persecution. Aid to the Church in Need would like to invite all parishioners to …