Perth’s Polish Scouts reach out to the people of Ukraine

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Perth’s Polish Scouts have launched an emergency appeal in the city, both in support of Ukrainian refugees and for those fighting to defend their country. The idea came from the UK’s National Polish Scouts Association (ZHP) who have been in direct contact with the association in Ukraine. Perth Scout Leaders Paulina Rybicka and Kasia Guzowska found the girls and boys needed …

Installation of Glasgow’s new Archbishop

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The new Archbishop of Glasgow will be installed at a Mass on Saturday February 26 at 12 noon in St Andrew’s Cathedral, Clyde Street, Glasgow. Pope Francis nominated Bishop William Nolan of Galloway Diocese to be the new leader of Scotland’s largest Catholic community earlier this month. The new Archbishop will celebrate a Mass of installation in the presence of the …

Wisdom from the Desert: A Reflective Journey Through Lent


2nd March – 14th April 2022 For many of people, the last two years has felt like being in the desert – isolations, lockdowns, being cut off from things that nourish us. The forty days of Lent mirror the forty days Jesus spent in the desert – a trying time, but also one in which the energy of his ministry …

Appeal is launched to repair Dunkeld’s historic gravestone

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The headstone of the Bishops and Clergy of Dunkeld Diocese is in urgent need of restoration. The historic stone, set high at the top of Dundee’s Balgay Cemetery, marks the resting place of six of Dunkeld’s Bishops – + Angus MacFarlane (1901-12), + Robert Fraser (1913-14), + James McGuire (Coadjutor 1939-44), + John Toner (1914-49), + William Andrew Hart (1955-1981), …

Dunkeld News – March 2022

Dunkeld News

The latest edition of the official newsletter of the Bishop of Dunkeld – now in its 40th year of publication – including 25 years online.

Rich and prayerful responses to Synod questionnaires

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Speaking at the training day for Dunkeld’s Synod Listeners and Facilitators, Bishop Stephen reported that there had been a “rich and prayerful” response to the diocese’s online questionnaire. “Following the inline launch at the beginning of February the questionnaire, intended to gather a snapshot of the experiences of parishioners, has been met with a very positive response.” “Following this initial …

Dundee SPUC’s 7th Afternoon for Life

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Bishop Stephen Robson in conjunction with the Dundee SPUC branch hosted the 7th Afternoon for Life in the in new Dunkeld Pastoral centre at Our Lady of Victories on 12th March. Around 40 delegates from all over the northeast listened to 4 pro-life speakers with presentations on assisted suicide and abortion.  The first half of the Afternoon covered two important strands …

Glasgow’s new archbishop

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Pope Francis has today (Friday 4 February 2022) appointed Bishop William Nolan, as Archbishop of Glasgow. The new Archbishop will succeed Archbishop Philip Tartaglia who died in January 2021. Bishop Nolan is currently the Bishop of Galloway. Reacting to the announcement, Bishop Nolan said;“I feel overwhelmed by the trust Pope Francis is putting in me by appointing me as Archbishop of Glasgow. …