Lenten Day in the Spirit of Synodality


Canon Kevin Golden invited parishes from throughout the diocese to join him for a Lenten Day in the Spirit of Synodality on Saturday 2nd March, 2024, from 10am-3pm, at St Mary’s, Forebank, Dundee, DD1 2PB. The theme will be ‘The temple of God is holy – and you are that temple.’ Synod Update Presentation by Maureen Ruddy Some people say …

Canon Kevin’s Homily at the Mass for Fr Martin Chambers


On Friday 12th April 2024, Dunkeld’s Diocesan Administrator, Canon Kevin Golden, delivered this Homily during the Mass in St Andrew’s Cathedral, Dundee as priest and people gathered together, with members of Fr Martin’s family, on hearing of the death of their Bishop Elect. I’ve had a wee refrain in my head the past couple of days. In fact, the past …

Our Bishop Elect, Fr Martin Chambers

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Our Bishop Elect, Fr Martin Chambers In a statement at 1pm, on Wednesday 10th April 2024, our Diocesan Administrator, Canon Kevin Golden announced the sad news: “It is with deep regret and sorrow that I have to inform you that our Bishop Elect, Martin Chambers, died in his sleep last evening. May he rest in peace and may his family …

Meditations on the Way of the Cross

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For the first time in his 11-year pontificate, Pope Francis has written his own spiritual meditations for Friday’s Via Crucis (Way of the Cross) in Rome. The reflections are based on the theme “In Prayer with Jesus on the Way of the Cross” and center on “what Jesus experienced in that moment” at each station, the Holy See Press Office …

Scottish Bishop responds to the Assisted Dying Bill

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Bishop John Keenan said, “Liberal Democrat MSP, Liam McArthur, has today published a damaging bill which attacks human dignity and introduces a dangerous idea that a citizen can lose their value and worth.  “The Assisted Dying for Terminally Ill Adults (Scotland) Bill may refer to ‘assisted dying’, but this is a euphemistic term which doesn’t accurately describe the reality. Assisted …

Culture of Life theme at SPUC Afternoon for Life

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The SPUC Afternoon for Life, held on Saturday 18th March at the Pastoral Centre at Our Lady of Victories, saw over 60 delegates gather to support pro-life work in the Diocese.  Three speakers gave talks aimed at promoting what St John Paul called the ‘Culture of Life’.   Dr Gillian Wright from Our Duty of Care updated on the progress of Liam McArthur’s Assisted …

Appeal for support with Lourdes Pilgrims


Are you a nurse or healthcare provider?    Could you join Dunkeld Lourdes Pilgrimage Nursing Team from 12th to 19th July 2024?  For information please email mrskimberleyblack@hotmail.com or call 07947 837 289