Extraordinary Form Mass

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Shortly after Bishop Stephen came to the Diocese last year he was asked to consider permitting and promoting the celebrating the Extraordinary Form of the Mass in the Diocese (the so called ‘Vetus Ordo’ or the ‘Old Mass’). Extraordinary Form of the Mass has never been abrogated (forbidden) though it was largely disused or restricted in the Church since the …

Prayers for Asia Bibi

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Prayer – Information –  Action Please join Aid to the the Church in Need in prayer this month and ask God to protect the Christian people in Pakistan who are suffering discrimination and oppression because of their faith: Heavenly Father, you know all of those who suffer in your name. We ask that you be with the Christians in Pakistan and encourage …

Bishop’s Newsletter December 2014

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Download Bishop Robson’s latest newsletter. The Season of Advent has been for us each year a Season of waiting, attention; A Season of anticipation, a Season of longing and a Season of desire.  Waiting, anticipation, longing and desire for the Lord to come to us!  During Advent we have remembered the promise that the Lord will come at the end …

World Youth Day 2016

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World Youth Day Krakow, Poland 25th – 31st July 2016 What is it? WYD is a celebration of Catholic youth, who gather from all over the world at the invitation of the Pope. WYD is open to all young people who want to take part in a festive encounter with other young Catholics centred on Jesus Christ. This event is …

Little Sisters of the Poor

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The Little Sisters of the Poor order have today announced that they will be leaving Dundee in 2015. The Sisters are making every effort to ensure continuity of care at the “Wellburn Care Home” which they operate and are actively negotiating with various parties at present, in the hope of securing a new operator for the facility. Commenting on the …

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 …