Farewell for our special priest

Schools

At Mass we said a fond farewell to a very special member of our family here at St Joseph’s Primary School, Dundee. We will miss you Father Leszek. We wish you lots of love, luck and happiness in your role as Parish Priest of St Joseph the Worker parish, in Callander ❤️ 

Intense and fruitful week for Charis in Rome

Press releases

Dunkeld’s Charis McCrosson was invited by the Bishops’ Conference of Scotland to represent her country’s youth at the 11th International Youth Forum in Rome From 19-22 June 2019, the Vatican Dicastery for Laity, Family and Life hosted the 11th International Youth Forum in Sassone di Ciampino, Rome. This was in response to the Synod on Youth which took place in …

Dunkeld’s Lourdes Pilgrimage

Press releases

The Diocese of Dunkeld Annual Pilgrimage to Lourdes has again been a resounding success, reports Andrew Kelly. After our overland group left Dundee on Tuesday 9th July, the main pilgrimage group, led by Bishop Stephen Robson, flew from Edinburgh on 12th July to join them in Lourdes. We were also joined for most of the week by a group from …

New priest’s Dundee connection

Parish News, Press releases

A former member of Ss Peter and Paul’s, Dundee, and a former teacher in St Vincent’s Primary in the city, Deacon Ronnie Campbell, will be ordained to the priesthood this coming Tuesday in his home parish of St Mary, Star of the Sea, Benbecula, by Bishop Brian McGhee, for the Diocese of Argyll and the Isles. Ronnie has been studying …

Annual Schools’ Education Mass

Press releases

Mgr Ken McCaffrey addressed pupils and teachers at the Annual Diocesan Mass in St Andrew’s Cathedral, Dundee, on Thursday 6th June, 2019. The Mass was celebrated by Bishop Stephen Robson with priests and chaplains from across the diocese and hosted by pupils from Dundee’s St John’s High School. Preaching during the Mass, Mgr Ken McCaffrey, said: “Our annual Education Mass …

Bishop Robson’s 40th Anniversary Mass

Care Home, Press releases

Bishop Stephen Robson celebrated his 40th Anniversary as a priest at a Solemn Mass in St Andrew’s Cathedral, Dundee, on Thursday 20th June, 2019. Archbishop Leo Cushley (St Andrew’s and Edinburgh) and Bishop William Nolan (Galloway); with priests from across his diocese of Dunkeld and beyond. Mgr Ken McCaffrey, on behalf of the Cathedral Administrator, welcomed all who had come …

Young Lourdes helpers get Catenian backing

Press releases

Four of the young people who will be joining this year’s Dunkeld Diocese’s Pilgrimage to Lourdes received a welcome boost to their personal pilgrimage funding. Encouraged by their individual parish priests, the four had applied for support from the Catenian Association and were delighted with the news that they were successful. Sherrif Kevin Veal, acting-president of Dundee and Perth’s Catenians …

Bishop responds to publication of Independent Review Group report on Safeguarding

Press release

Responding to the IRG report, Bishop Joseph Toal, who has responsibility for overseeing the work of the Scottish Catholic Safeguarding Service, said: “The Bishops of Scotland are grateful to Baroness Helen Liddell and members of the Independent Review Group for their work in externally reviewing and monitoring the Safeguarding practices of the Catholic Church in Scotland.  We welcome their report and …