Warm welcome

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Father Sunil, Father Provincial of the Order of Friars Minor Capuchins (O.F.M. Cap), presents Bishop Robson wit the gift of a traditional Kashmiri shawl. Father Sunil visited Dunkeld during March as he brought Fr Joseph and Fr Peter to begin their work in the Diocese.

Dundee Day for Life inspires and invigorates!

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Upwards of 80 people attended Saturday’s Day for Life at the St Ninian’s Institute. The event which was a joint initiative of the Bishop of Dunkeld, Stephen Robson and SPUC Dundee who played host to a series of thought-provoking and informed talks. The day began with a complimentary lunch which was kindly prepared by the Diocesan Centre’s resident Sisters of …

Wellburn to continue to serve the infirm elderly

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For 152 years the Little Sisters of the Poor have cared lovingly for the vulnerable elderly in Wellburn Home, Dundee. In October of 2014 the Little Sisters finally, after prayer and discernment, decided that due to a shortage of Vocations they could no longer continue their mission at Wellburn. Today, 27th February 2015, the Little Sisters have accepted verbally, the …

Bishop’s Diary

Bishop's Diary

SATURDAY, 28th FEBRUARY AFTERNOON4LIFE, Pro-Life seminar meeting, Lawside, St Ninian’s Pastoral Centre, Dundee, 12noon to 4pm SUNDAY, 1st MARCH Confirmations and Pastoral Visit, St Pius X Parish Dundee 1-15 March Visit of Capuchin Provincial to Dunkeld Diocese MONDAY, 2nd MARCH Meet with Capuchin Provincial on Visit to Scotland 11am; Meeting with Sisters of St Dorothy, newly arrived, 4pm, Newport TUESDAY, …

Synod Questionaire Responses

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Bishop Stephen is delighted with the response of the priests and people of the Diocese of Dunkeld to the Consultation on Marriage and the Family. There were a good number of responses made both directly on the website and in the form of written responses sent to him at the Diocesan Centre. He would like to thank everyone for their …

Urgent Message from Bishop Hugh Gilbert

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Dear Brothers and Sisters in Christ, As you know, the Scottish Parliament is considering a Bill to legalise assisted suicide in certain situations. It is our human, Christian and democratic duty to oppose this. Thanks to advances in medical science and health care, we are likely to live longer. This can sometimes mean a drawn-out and difficult old age. The …

Pope’s letter about WYD

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Dear Young Friends, We continue our spiritual pilgrimage toward Krakow, where in July 2016 the next international World Youth Day will be held. As our guide for the journey we have chosen the Beatitudes. Last year we reflected on the beatitude of the poor in spirit, within the greater context of the Sermon on the Mount. Together we discovered the …

Bishop’s Diary

Bishop's Diary

BISHOP STEPHEN ROBSON’S APPOINTMENTS Week beginning 21st February 2015 SATURDAY, 21st FEBRUARY Demonstration of SPRED (Religious Education for persons with learning difficulties) St Ninian Pastoral Centre, Lawside, Dundee 11.00-15.00 SUNDAY, 22nd FEBRUARY Morning – Pastoral Visit and Confirmations, St Thomas’ Arbroath; 3pm – Rite of Election, Cathedral, Dundee ; SUNDAY 22nd-TUESDAY 24th FEBRUARY Visit to St Mary’s Seminary, Oscott, Birmingham …

Special Envoy at St John Ogilvie Mass

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Cardinal Cormac Murphy O’Connor – the former Archbishop of Westminster – has been asked by the Holy Father to be his special envoy at the celebrations which will involve Solemn Vespers at St Aloysius Church, Glasgow at 7.30pm on March 9 and a Mass in St Andrew’s Cathedral, Glasgow at 7.30pm on March 10, St John Ogilvie’s feast day. John …