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

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 …

St Joseph's Convent Chapel, Lawside, Dundee

Bishop’s Diary

Bishop's Diary

Tuesday, 12th & Wednesday – 13th November, 2019Council of Priests’ Meeting, Kenmore Thursday, 14th November12 noon  Mass for Deceased Priests, St Andrews Cathedral, Dundee 4pm – Education Advisory Group Meeting, Diocesan Office Friday, 15th November 3pm – Site visit to Hayshead/St. Thomas’, Arbroath Saturday, 16th November 11am – Diocesan Pastoral Council Meeting, Pastoral Centre. Sunday, 16th November, 2019 9.15am – Holy Mass in St …

Christus vivat – video series for the Under 30s

Youth

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 …

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 …

SVdP seeks Youth Development Co-ordinator

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If you have excellent communication and facilitation skills and experience of working and communicating with young people between the ages of 7 and 25 the Society of St Vincent de Paul (Scotland) would love to hear from you. You will be responsible for the promotion, development, support for and co-ordination of SSVP Scotland’s youth work. Applicants must have excellent organisational …

Mission Mass at Alloa

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The parishes of St Mungo’s (Alloa), St Bernadette’s (Tullibody), Holy Family (Dunblane), St John Vianney (Alva) and St Serf’s (High Valleyfield) came together for a Deanery Mass on the Feast of St Therese of Lisieux, Patroness of the Missions. Fr Mike Freyne MHM, Dunkeld’s Vicar Episcopal for Missions and Justice and Peace, remarked, “Pope Francis declared that October 2019 will …

PASTORAL LETTER TO HEAD TEACHERS AND PRIESTS

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Dear Father/ Headteacher, ‘Promoting Gospel Values – the theme of this year’s Education Week is what you do every single day. I cannot thank you enough for all you do to show the face of Christ to parishioners, young people, staff and parents. Some elements of our society maintain that Catholic education, denominational schools, and even the promotion of a …

St Matthew’s Auchtermuchty – Diamond Jubilee

Parish News, Press releases

Fr Martin Pletts led the parishioners at St Matthew’s, Auchtermuchty, in a celebration of a great milestone in its history—its 60th anniversary! “We give thanks for those years,” said Fr Pletts, “and for the members of the church community past and present (especially loved ones and family members who have gone on ahead of us). We give thanks, too, for …

Blairgowrie celebrates diversity Mass

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Parishioners from Coupar Angus and Alyth gathered at St Stephen’s, Blairgowrie for a Mass to celebrate the wide range of culture represented within their parishes. Fr Gregory Umunna said, “Our Parish is blessed! We are a people drawn from diverse nations Scottish, English, Polish, Ukrainian, French, German, Romanian, Filipino, Nigerian, Irish, Spanish, Kenyan, Belgian, South African, Indian, Colombian, Czech, Dutch …