Clergy changes – Lent 2021

Press release

Following the death of Mgr John Harty, Bishop Stephen Robson has announced the following clergy changes: Father Michael Carrie currently Parish Priest of Our Lady of Victories, Hilltown, and St Patrick’s, Stobswell, to St Mungo’s, Alloa as PP, as from 5th Sunday of Lent, 21st March, 2021 in time for Easter. Father Ninian Doohan, currently Parish Priest of St Pius X, Douglas and coordinating …

LENTEN PASTORAL LETTER FROM BISHOP STEPHEN ROBSON

Pastoral Letter

REPENT AND BELIEVE IN THE GOSPEL! A few weeks ago, on the first Sunday in Ordinary Time, following as we are this Liturgical Year the gospel of Saint Mark, we heard the story of the Baptism of Jesus. Jesus was baptised in the River Jordan by John, and when he came up out of the water, immediately he saw the …

Church leaders urge withdrawal of controversial section of Hate Crime Bill to allow “adequate consideration”

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An unprecedented alliance of Catholic and Evangelical church leaders are urging the Scottish Government to drop part of its proposed Hate Crime and Public Order (Scotland) Bill to allow time for “detailed consideration of crucial provisions.” The Bill, which would potentially criminalise any criticism of Transgender ideology has been criticised by the Catholic Church, the Free Church of Scotland and the Evangelical …

RENEW International Mourns the Passing of Co-founder Msgr. Thomas A. Kleissler

Press release

Monsignor Thomas A. Kleissler, who launched a parish-renewal program that turned into an international movement, died on Tuesday February 2, at St. Catherine Healthcare Center, Caldwell, N.J. He was 89. Father Tom, as he preferred to be known, co-founded RENEW International, which has been serving Catholic parishes for more than 40 years with processes that help the laity, meeting in …

Bishop Vincent Logan – a picture tribute

Press release

Out of the depths I have cried to Thee, O Lord: Lord hear my voice! Let Thine ears be attentive to the voice of my pleading. If Thou, O Lord, should mark our guilt, Lord, who would survive? But with you is found forgiveness: for this we revere you. My soul is waiting for the Lord, I count on his …