New deacon for Dunkeld

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Michael Carrie, parishioner of St Clement’s Dundee, was ordained to the Diaconate by Bishop Vincent Logan, Bishop Emeritus of Dunkeld, in St Andrew’s Cathedral on Thursday 4th July. Michael has just finished his studies for the priesthood at the Pontifical Scots College, Rome. After his ordination Michael will serve as a Deacon in St Mary’s Lochee. 4th July 2013

Diamond Jubilee for Celcilian Choir

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To mark their Jubilee Year, the Cecilian Choir celebrated a Diamond Jubilee Concert in St Andrew’s Cathedral on Friday 21st June 2013. In his welcome to the Choir and those who attended the Concert, Canon Michael Milton, Cathedral Administrator outlined the connection that the Choir had with the Cathedral, reaching back to 1952 when the then Bishop of Dunkeld, Bishop …

Golden Jubilee of St Columba’s, Dundee

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A Thanksgiving Mass was celebrated on the evening of Friday 7th June 2013 to mark the Golden Jubilee of the opening of St Columba’s, Church, Dundee. Before Mass the children of the parish acted out the life of St Columba. The principal Celebrant of the Mass was Fr Neil Gallagher, parish priest of St. Columba’s. The concelebrants were Mgr Basil …

Diocesan Education Mass – hosted by St Mary’s PS Lochee

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The Staff and Pupils of St Mary’s RC Primary School, Lochee, Dundee were the host school of the Annual Diocesan Education Mass, which took place in St Andrew’s Cathedral, Dundee on Thursday 6th June 2013. Mgr. Ken McCaffrey was the principal celebrant. To mark the Year of Faith the school chose “Opening the Door of Faith” as the theme of …

Marriage and the Family – Year of Faith Talk

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At the invitation of Mgr. Basil O’Sullivan, the Diocesan Administrator, the Rev. Professor Gilfredo Marengo of the John Paul Institute, Rome provided a day conference on Marriage and Family. The day was hosted by the St Ninian Institute.  

New St Joseph’s opens in Dundee

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The official opening of the new St Joseph’s RC Primary School took place on Thursday 16th May 2013. The primary School is now part of the West End Campus, Glenagnes Road, Dundee, which also includes Balgay Hill Nursery, and Park Place Primary School. The opening ceremony was performed by Mrs Liz Fordyce and Mr Jim Collins.

Fr Leszek Więcaszek’s Silver Jubilee

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Fr Leszek Więcaszek SAC, parish priest of St Joseph’s Dundee and Chaplain to the Polish Community in the Diocese of Dunkeld, celebrated the Silver Jubilee of his Ordination to the Priesthood on Tuesday 7th May 2013. A number of diocesan priests and members of the Society of the Catholic Apostolate (Pallotine Fathers) concelebrated the Mass with him. Bishop Vincent Logan, …

UCM 22nd Triennial Rally

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Over 300 members of the Union of Catholic Mothers were welcomed to the City of Dundee and St. Andrew’s Cathedral on the afternoon of Sunday 28th April by the City’s Lord Provost, Bob Duncan and his wife Brenda. The U.C.M. gathered in the Cathedral to mark their 22nd Triennial National Rally. The speakers at the Rally were Bishop John Mone, …

Little Sisters 150th Anniversary

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Lord Provost Bob Duncan hosted a Civic Reception in the City Chambers in Dundee to mark the 150th Anniversary of the arrival of the Little Sisters of the Poor in Dundee. In the winter of 1839, Jeanne Jugan, the daughter of a fisherman, from Cancale in Brittany visited an elderly, blind, paralysed lady, who was abandoned, cold and hungry.  Jeanne …

Ss Leonard & Fergus Hall re-opens

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The opening of the Refurbished Hall at Ss Leonard & St Fergus Church, Dundee took place on Sunday 3rd March 2013. A large proportion of the cost of the refurbishment was met by a grant of £10,000 from Dundee Partnership through the Strathmartine Community Regeneration forum and a grant of £10,000 from the Awards for All, Big Lottery Fund.