St Joseph's Convent Chapel, Lawside, Dundee

Autumn clerical appointments

Press releases

Bishop Stephen has announced the following clerical changes to take effect from 3rd September 2018 ST JOHN THE BAPTIST, PERTH– after over three years of demanding and dedicated work Mgr Martin Drysdale has asked for a smaller parish. I thank him for his wonderful dedicated service to the people of Perth and to me personally while he was Vicar General. …

Vice Diocesan Chancellor appointed in Dunkeld

Press releases

Bishop Stephen has appointed Fr Michael Carrie as Vice Chancellor of the Diocese of Dunkeld. “Our dedicated Chancellor Malcolm Veal has reduced his hours in the Diocesan Curia to three days a week and I am pleased to appoint Fr Michael Carrie as Vice-Chancellor where he can learn from Malcolm’s wisdom and, for the moment, give one day per week …

Diocesan RE Team Changes

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Margaret MacFarlane has retired from her work as Dunkeld’s Diocesan RE Advisor (Secondary). Bishop Stephen recalled her working tirelessly efforts over so many years in the field of Catholic Education. “Margaret taught in Lawside Academy and served as depute headteacher at St John’s High School in Dundee for over 30 years. Latterly, she has given many years of her best …

Two new Canons in Dunkeld

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Fr Steven Mulholland and Fr Tom Shields have been appointed Canons of Dunkeld Diocese by Bishop Stephen Robson. On Fr Steven’s appointment as an honorary Canon, Bishop Stephen said, “I wish to thank him particularly for his diligence, patience and hard work in the delicate area of ecumenical and inter-religious dialogue.” “For the past 5 years Fr Steven has represented …

Mgr Ken McBride retires

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Bishop Stephen announced, “Our dear friend Mgr Provost Ken McBride has tendered his resignation from active ministry as parish priest of St Ninian’s, Dickson Avenue, Dundee. He will leave St Ninian’s in September/October this year.” Bishop Stephen said, “He will be fondly remembered and dearly missed in St Ninian’s, but he has indicated that once he is ‘up and running’, …

Catechism gift for P7 at S Bride’s

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Recently the catechism classes from St Bride’s Monifieth held their end of term Mass. During the Mass the departing P7 pupils were presented with a copy of YouCat prayer book. They are pictured with Fr Michael Carrie, and class teachers Mr George Haggarty and Angela Galbraith.

Justice and Peace Campaign Video

Mission work, Press releases

Dunkeld’s Director of Mission Awareness, Fr Mike Freyne MHM, received this news from Francis Gallagher at Justice and Peace (Scotland): “Vatican News have shared our latest campaign video! They have 3.1 million followers on their Facebook page.  You can see their Facebook post here. Vatican News said that they were happy to share it as it shows a nice response.”

St Joseph's Convent Chapel, Lawside, Dundee

Bishop’s Diary

Bishop's Diary

Sunday, 3rd June, 2018 9.30am – Pastoral Visit and First Holy Communions, St James’ Church, Kinross 3pm – Corpus Christi Procession, Diocesan grounds. Tuesday, 5th June 9.30am – Bishops’ Conference, Conforti Institute, Coatbridge 7pm – Meeting with new Chaplain of Kilgraston School Wednesday, 6th June 10.30am – Justice & Peace Meeting, Diocesan Office 7pm – Lourdes Committee Meeting, Diocesan Office …