A Day of Prayer For Victims of Abuse

Press release

Calling for prayers for the success of the Meeting of the Episcopal Conference Presidents from all over the world in Rome this week, on the Protection of Minors, Bishop Robson expressed his desire for “frankness, fruitful exchanges, strong determination to put things right, and productive decisions.” Bishop Stephen also announced that Bishops’ Conference of Scotland has proposed that the Friday …

Former days – James McErlain’s service to Catholic Education

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On the point of leaving London for holiday in his native Dundee, Mr James M’Erlain, retired headmaster, Oratory Boys’ School, Chelsea, succumbed to an illness at Hammersmith yesterday (2/10/1938). Mr M’Erlain was the second son of the late Mr John M’Erlain, and of Mrs M’Erlain, 55 Mains Loan, Dundee. Educated at St Mary’s RC School, Forebank Road, Dundee, and at …

Maltese-Scottish Mass in Perth

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The first Maltese-Scottish event took place in Perth this weekend to celebrate a national hoilday – St Paul’s feast day, which actually falls on February 10, is a national holiday in Malta and a celebration was held for the holiday on Saturday, February 9 at St Mary Magdalene church in Perth. Mass was celebrated by Fr Edward Vella, Deacon Jean …

Baptising of the Bell of St Joseph’s, Dundee (1874)

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Dundee Courier Tuesday, 15 December 1874 The ceremony of baptising the bell was celebrated , in St Joseph’s Roman Catholic Church, Dundee, on Sunday evening. The ceremony was preceded by a sermon by Father Bertrand, a friar of the Order of St Francis, who explained what place a blessed bell had in the Roman Catholic worship. The sermon was very …

It’s Monsignor Pat McInally now

Parish News

Bishop Steven Robson visited St Columba’s, Cupar, on Sunday 20th January, to honour its parish priest as a newly appointed Monsignor, an honorary chaplain to the Pope. Mgr Pat was most recently appointed as Provost to Dunkeld’s Cathedral Chapter of Canons, following the retiral of Provost Ken McBride. His appointment as a Monsignor comes as recognition by the wider Church …

Journey of Faith – talks recommence

Talks

Canon Kevin Golden’s popular adult formation series, Journey of Faith, restarts this week, on Wednesday 23rd January, at 7.30pm, at the Diocesan Centre, 24-28 Lawside Road, Dundee, DD3 6XY. All are welcome – especially those who are joining the Church at Easter – indeed everyone who is searching to gain a deeper insight into scriptures and the liturgy. The talks …

Dunkeld to launch initiative to bring lapsed Catholics back to the Church

Press release

Dunkeld Diocese to establish ‘School of Catechists’ for new evangelisation, Our are hoping that a catechesis programme beginning this weekend can help bring lapsed Catholics back to the fold and ‘create a Church of missionary disciples.’ In a pastoral letter released last month, Bishop Stephen Robson of Dunkeld revealed that 2019 would be a ‘Year of Re-Evangelisation.’ These efforts will …

Fr James McCruden RIP

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The family and friends and the priests and people of the Diocese of Dunkeld mourn the death of Fr James McCruden who died in the early evening of Sunday, 30th December, the feast of the Holy Family. RIP. Father Jim was Parish Priest of St Joseph’s Callander, St Fillan’s, Doune and Killin and was a much loved and compassionate pastor …

Christmas and New Year Masses 2018

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  PARISH MONDAY 24th DEC CHRISTMAS DAY MONDAY 31st DEC NEW YEAR’S DAY St Andrew’s Cathedral, Dundee 11.30pm, Carols 12, Midnight Mass 11am, Mass 6pm, Mass 9am, Mass 11am, Mass St Clement’s, Dundee 6.30pm, Carols 7pm, Christmas Vigil 10.30am, Carols 11am, Mass 9am, Mass 11am, Mass St Columba’s, Dundee 6pm, Carols 6.30pm, Christmas Vigil 11am, Mass 10.30am, Mass St Mary’s …