Vocations Mass

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The Annual Mass for Vocations, celebrated by Bishop Stephen Robson, and the priests of our diocese, will take place in St Andrew’s Cathedral, on Thursday 2nd October 2014, at 7pm. For Vocations Sunday 2014, Priests for Scotland is launching a new vocations campaign centred around this icon of Christ. The image will be displayed on prayer cards, A3 posters and large A1 cards. One large …

New appointments for Dunkeld

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Two new vicars general have been appointed, vicars episcopal named to conduct pastoral work, and orders and foreign priests come into the diocese Bishop Stephen Robson (above) has appointed two new vicars general in Dunkeld Diocese as part of clergy changes that bring a number of new vicars episcopal, orders and foreign priests into the diocese. Canon Aldo Angelosanto, chaplain …

Installation of Bishop Robson

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Bishop Emeritus Vincent Logan, Archbishop Leo Cushely of St Andrews and Edinburgh and Papal Nuncio Archbishop Antonio Mennini offered congratulations and advice at Bishop Stephen Robson’s installation Mass. The Papal Nuncio to the United Kingdom, Scotland’s bishops, priests, religious and lay Catholics welcomed Bishop Stephen Robson to his new role as Bishop of Dunkeld last night at his installation Mass. …

New Bishop for Dunkeld

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On 11th December 2013 Pope Francis announced that he had appointed Bishop Stephen Robson, Titular Bishop of Tunnuna and Auxiliary Bishop of St Andrews and Edinburgh, as Bishop of Dunkeld in succession to Bishop Vincent Logan who retired due to ill-health in June 2012. The Installation of Bishop Robson as Bishop of Dunkeld will take place on Thursday 9th January …

Opening of the St Ninian Institute

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Archbishop Antonio Mennini, Apostolic Nuncio to Great Britain officially opened the new St Ninian Institute, Lawside, Dundee. This new Catholic Education Institute will provide a range of part-time distance learning courses, lectures and Conferences. The opening Ceremony was attended by Bishop Joseph Toal of Argyll and the Isles and Bishop Stephen Robson, Auxiliary Bishop of St Andrews and Edinburgh, who …

Cathedral trip to see Lindisfarne Gospels

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Parishioners from St Andrew’s Cathedral, Our Lady’s Tayport and St Fillan’s, Newport, along with their parish priest Canon Michael Milton and a number of parishioners from other local churches, and from St Margaret’s Montrose, travelled to Durham on Wednesday 28th September to visit the exhibition displaying the Lindisfarne Gospels. The group also had the opportunity to visit Durham Cathedral. 28th …

Scottish National Ecumenical Event

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Canon Michael Milton, Administrator of St Andrew’s Cathedral, Dundee and Parish priest of St Fillan’s, Newport, represented Mgr Basil O’Sullivan, the Diocesan Administrator and the Diocese of Dunkeld at the Scottish National Ecumenical Event in Aberdeen on Saturday 14th September. The event began in Bishop Gilbert’s House with a lecture given by Mgr Peter Hocken on the “Renewal of Faith …

20th Anniversary of Perpetual Adoration in St Bride’s

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Parishioners of St Bride’s Monifieth, marked the 20th Anniversary of the inauguration of Perpetual Adoration of the Blessed Sacrament in the parish. The programme was originally instigated by Canon Romeo Coia, RIP, in response to Pope John Paul II’s invitation during the 45th Eucharistic Congress in Seville, Spain in 1993. Since then many parishioners have undertaken the commitment of an …

Centenary of St John Vianney’s, Alva

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The centenary of St John Vianney’s, Alva was marked by a Mass of thanksgiving held in the church on the afternoon of 4th of August. The principal celebrant was Fr. Mike Freyne MHM, parish priest of St. John Vianney’s. A Civic Reception was held in the Cochrane Hall, Alva after the Mass. The organising committee also produced a souvenir brochure …

Dunkeld Pilgrims in Lourdes

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Despite the ravages of recent flooding, Lourdes was very much open for business as pilgrims from throughout the Diocese of Dunkeld discovered during their Pilgrimage to Our Lady’s Shrine in Lourdes. The work carried out by the Lourdes Authorities and Sanctuary Staff enabled the pilgrims to attend all the events as indicated on their programme. This year’s pilgrimage was led …