Mgr O’Sullivan’s 65 years of priesthood

Parish News

Parishioners of the Holy Family, Dunblane, gathered for Mass in the grounds of the SMA Fathers – the occasion was the 65th Anniversary of the Ordination of Mgr Basil O’Sullivan. Born in Wales in 1932, Monsignor Basil O’Sullivan spent his youth in Cork, Ireland where he attended both the North Monastery School and St Finnbarr’s College. He trained for the …

Fr Johney Raphael’s 25th Anniversary Mass


Fr Johney Raphael CST celebrated Mass with Bishop Stephen Robson, Canon Kevin Golden, Fr Mark Cassidy, Fr Samuel Alabi MSP and Fr Michael Carrie, in St Ninian’s Church, Dundee, on Tuesday 15th June 2021 at 7pm on the occasion of his 25th Anniversary of Ordination to the priesthood.

St Columba 1500 – Patronal Feast

Press releases

Marking the 1500th anniversary of the birth of St Columba, Patron of Dunkeld Diocese, Mass was celebrated at St Andrew’s Cathedral, Dundee, at 11am on Sunday 13th June 2021. The celebrant was Bishop Stephen Robson. In order to emphasise the importance of this year, Fr Ross Crichton of the Diocese of Argyll and the Isles, has composed a special Litany …

Mgr Basil O’Sullivan celebrates 65 years of Priesthood

Press releases

Our much loved Mgr O’Sulllivan celebrates 65 years of priesthood. Monsignor Basil O’Sullivan, Parish Priest of Holy Family Parish in Dunblane will celebrate 65 years since his ordination as a priest on 17 June 2021. He has been the priest in Dunblane since 1988 and was one of the first to arrive at Dunblane Primary School following the terrible attack …

Mass for the Feast of the Immaculate Heart of Mary

Religious Communities

Dundee’s Sisters of the Immaculate Heart of Mary, Mother of Christ, celebrated their Feast Day on Saturday 12th June, by getting together with Sisters from convents across Europe – from what forms the St Theresa of the Child Jesus Region of the Order – representing 30 convents in Italy, England, Germany, Ireland and Scotland. The Sisters ‘Zoom’-ed together for Mass …

Confirmations at Arbroath

Parish News, Schools

Staff and pupils from St Thomas’ Primary School, Arbroath, with Bishop Stephen Robson, Fr Andrew Marshall and Deacon Arthur Grant, after celebrating the Sacrament of Confirmation. (Photo courtesy of Eddie Mahoney)

New Knights at St Mungo’s, Alloa

Press releases

Brothers from Councils 40; 636; 981 and Provincial Officers who attended the Full Knighthood Ceremony on Wednesday 2nd June in St Mungo’s RC Church. Alloa and supported the two Brothers who were raised to Full Knighthood. On Wednesday the 2nd June 2021 at St. Mungo’s. RC Church, Alloa Brother Brian Beaton PGK Province 3 presented Fr. Michael Carrie Parish Priest of …

Confirmations at Ss Leonard & Fergus, Dundee


Congratulations to all of the children from Fergus Primary, Dundee who celebrated the Sacrament of Confirmation with Bishop Stephen ⁦⁦⁦and Fr Alexander at Ss Leonard & Fergus Church, Dundee. Thanks to their teacher, Mr Christie and to the sponsors and parents for preparing our children so well.