Bishop’s Diary

Bishop's Diary

Sunday, 19th July, 2015 9.30am – 50th Anniversary Mass of St Columba’s RC Church, Newport, Fife 11.15am – 50th Anniversary Mass of St Columba’s RC Church, Cupar, Fife. 2.30pm – Mass for the residents of Wellburn, St Joseph’s Convent Monday, 20th July/ Tuesday, 21st July, 2105 Visit of Mother General of the Sisters of St Dorothy Tuesday, 21st July, 2015 …

Mgr Hendry’s Diamond Jubilee

Events, Parish News

Perth paid tribute to the Rt. Rev. Mgr Charles Canon Hendry, parish priest at St Mary Magdalene’s, Perth, on the 60th Anniversary of his Ordination to the Priesthood. Born, baptised, confirmed and ordained in St Andrew’s Cathedral parish in Dundee, Mgr Hendry has served over 30 years in Perth where he was first appointed as a curate, in 1955. He …

Success by degree

Press releases

Congratulations to Sr Biji Joseph who has graduated at Stirling University as a Master of Science. Sr Biji’s degree focuses on dementia studies and will be of great value in her work, particularly with the frail elderly at Wellburn Home in Dundee which Dunkeld Diocese has recently taken over from the Little Sister of the Poor. Sr Biji recently arrived …

Auxiliary Bishop planned for Glasgow

Press releases

Pope Francis has agreed to appoint an auxiliary bishop for Glasgow Archdiocese. The new bishop will assist Archbishop Philip Tartaglia (above) who turns 65 in January. The archbishop asked Pope Francis for an auxiliary following his health scare earlier this year and he will be able to assist with the large numbers of Confirmations which will resume in 2017 when …

Bishop’s diary update

Press releases

Sunday, 14th June, 2015 11.30am – Confirmations, St Bernadette’s, Tullibody Monday, 15th June, 2015 10am – Meeting with Episcopal Bishops, Edinburgh 6pm – Meeting of Council of Deacons, Diocesan Office Tuesday 16th – Thursday 18th June 2015 Retreat Friday, 19th June – Saturday, 20th June, 2015 Apostleship of the Sea Pilgrimage, Lindisfarne Sunday, 21st June, 2015 10am – Confirmations, Kilgraston …

Permanent Deacons

Press releases

Congratulations to the two men who took the next steps on their journey to the Permanent Diaconate at a Mass in St Andrew’s Cathedral, Dundee, this evening. Bishop Stephen Robson installed Perth’s Kris Jablonski as an Acolyte mean that he can hold the Roman Missal for the presider and help prepare the altar. An acolyte is also an extraordinary minister …

St John Ogilvie

Press releases

The St John Ogilvie 400th Anniversary National Pilgrimage, will be celebrated at the Kynoch Park in Keith on Saturday 4th July 2015.

Bishop’s Diary

Bishop's Diary

Monday, 22nd June – Friday, 26th June, 2015 Meetings re Apostleship of the Sea and Anscombe Centre, London Sunday, 28th June, 2015 6pm – Acolytate; Candidacy for Permanent Deacons, St Andrew’s Cathedral, Dundee Thursday, 2nd July, 2015 7pm – 50th Anniversary of SCIAF Mass, St Andrew’s Cathedral, Dundee Friday, 3rd July, 2015 7pm – 60th Anniversary Mass for Mgr. C. …

Stirling – Youth Event

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The Bishops Conference of Scotland is reluctantly having to cancel Stirling 2015 July 30-August 2 due to a lack of up-take on a national level. Says Dunkeld Youth Officer, Frankie McGuire, “This is a little bad news I’m afraid folks. Unfortunately the Bishops of Scotland have decided to cancel Stirling 2015 due to low uptake in some diocese. Here at …