Dunkeld’s Education Week launches in St Modan’s

Press releases

The Diocese of Dunkeld will launch their Catholic Education celebrations, marking 100 years of partnership between Church and State, on the 2nd February 2018, at the start of Catholic Education Week, in St Modan’s High School. In June, while the Icon of Jesus Our Teacher visits the diocese on its Pilgrimage across the country, reminding us that Jesus is at …

Places available – Rome Pilgrimage

Press releases

There are still some places left on the National Pilgrimage to Rome for those involved in Catholic Education from the 15th—19th October 2018. The pilgrimage will include a specially prepared itinerary that will allow pilgrims to visit the spiritual and historic sites of Rome including the rooms of St Ignatius, the tomb of St. John Paul II and the Vatican …

St Mary’s Care Home, Monifieth

Care Home

St Mary’s is owned by the RC Diocese of Dunkeld and it is run by a Management Committee chaired by The Right Rev Stephen Robson. St Mary’s Care Home is a former Cottage hospital that is situated in quiet grounds within the suburb of Monifieth, Dundee. There are shops and facilities in Monifieth along with good transport links to Dundee …

Carols at Arbroath

Parish News

Children from St Thomas’ RC Primary School, Arbroath, at their Christmas Carol service in their parish church, St Thomas of Canterbury.

Kilgraston Christmas Concert

Education, Press releases

Movie magic was truly in the air on Friday night when the Kilgraston girls took to the stage to perform to a sold-out Perth Concert Hall. The concert opened this year with Headmistress, Mrs Dorothy MacGinty, giving her traditional welcome speech. Staff, families, friends and of course the girls were welcomed and told of how the famous Christmas Day Truce …

Special Collections in 2018

Press release

Justice & Peace 7th January:-The Epiphany of the Lord The African Missions 28th January:- 4th Sunday of the Year Catholic Education Service 11th February:- 6th Sunday of the Year The Sick & Retired Priests Fund 18th February:- 1st Sunday of Lent Papal & Episcopal Charities (including SCIAF) 11th March:- 4th Sunday of Lent Holy Places 30th March:- Good Friday SCIAF …

Dunkeld’s new deacon


On Sunday the 3rd of December, the first Sunday of Advent, Andrew Marshall was ordained to the sacred order of Deacons by the reverend Bishop Stephen Robson. The ordination Mass took place in St Mary’s College Oscott, with the formation staff, seminarians and a few select friends and family members in attendance. Deacon Andrew said, “It was a wonderful occasion …


Papal Medal, Parish News

Mary Hopkins age 95 received the Bene Merenti medal from his holiness Pope Francis. Presenting this prodigious award on behalf of His Holiness, Bishop Stephen Robson Bishop said Mary had given incredible service to the Catholic Church in her Parish of St Pius X, Dundee, for many years. She prepared the church for its worship, brought Holy Communion to the …

Town and Gown – Christ the King Mass

Press release

The Diocese of Dunkeld held their Annual Civic and Academic Mass in St Andrew’s Cathedral, Dundee, on the Solemnity of Our Lord Jesus Christ King. The Mass was concelebrated by Bishop Stephen Robson with Fr Gregory Murphy, universities chaplain, and Fr Paul Capaldi. Representatives of the Scottish and Westminster Parliaments were joined by the Provosts of Dundee, Angus, Perth and …

Deacon Charles Hendry – Pro Ecclesia et Pontifice

Parish News

Deacon Charles Hendry is presented with the Papal Honour ‘Pro Ecclesia et ‘Pontifice’ from Pope Francis.The medal is presented in recognition of his service to the Permanent Diaconate in Scotland where he has been National Director and also for his dedicated service to the Parish at Ss Peter and Paul’s, Dundee and to the diocese. Photo by Eddie Mahoney – …