St Joseph's Convent Chapel, Lawside, Dundee

Bishop’s Diary

Bishop's Diary

Sunday, 16th February, 2020 10am – Celebration of Holy Mass at Our Lady of Good Counsel Church, Broughty Ferry, Dundee Tuesday, 18th February2pm – Meeting of Church Representatives, Diocesan Office4pm – Meeting of Education Advisory Group, Diocesan Office Wednesday, 19th February11am – Meeting at St Mary’s Care Home, Monifieth6.30pm – Celebration of Holy Mass and Presentation of Papal Award, St Paul’s Academy, …

St Mary’s to launch a new postgraduate campus in Edinburgh

Press releases

St Mary’s University will offer taught Masters courses in Theology and Catholic Education beginning academic year 2020/21. St Mary’s is pleased to announce a partnership with the Archdiocese of St Andrews and Edinburgh which will open up postgraduate provision in Catholic Theology and leadership in Catholic education in Edinburgh. The University and the Archdiocese have agreed arrangements for St Mary’s …

World Day of Prayer for the Sick at Lochee

Press releases

Mass for the World Day of Prayer for the Sick was celebrated at St Mary’s, The Immaculate Conception, Lochee, Dundee – on the Feast of Our Lady of Lourdes, 11th February 2020. Bishop Stephen Robson was accompanied by St Mary’s Parish Priest, Fr Mark Cassidy, and priests from across the diocese for the Mass which included Anointing of the Sick. …

Our Lady’s RC Primary, Perth

Press releases

On the Feast of Our Lady of Lourdes, 11th February 2020, Bishop Stephen Robson joined staff and pupils at Our Lady’s RC Primary School, Perth, to celebrate their patronal festival. Headteacher, Mrs Lynn Mendes, welcomed Bishop Stephen to the school and invited him to visit the classes and witness their work. From nursery to P7 there was common thread, Our …

Maltese Mass in Perth

Maltese, Mass

On Sunday 2nd February, members of Scotland’s Maltese community gathered in St Mary’s Monastery in Kinnoull, Perth, to celebrate the feast of the Shipwreck of St Paul. The feast – traditionally celebrated on the 10th of February in Malta – is a national holiday on the island and remembers the event when St Paul, in the year 60AD, was shipwrecked …

Bishop welcomes Dundee 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 …