Dunkeld Youth welcome Fr Samuel

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> Retiring Diocesan Youth Officer, Frankie McGuire (second from the left), with members of Dunkeld Youth Service at a meeting with Fr Samuel Alabi, (Missionary Society of St Paul in Nigeria), MSP, Dunkeld’s newly appointed Director of Youth Formation.

Fr Gregory Umunna’s 20th Anniversary Mass

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On Sunday 20th August, 2017, Fr Gregory’s and his fellow priests were joined by parishioners, past and present, and friends for a joyful celebration marking his 20th Anniversary of his priestly ordination. Full photo report – www.st-stephens-blairgowrie.org.uk/fr-gregorys-20th-anniversary-mass/

St Magnus 900th Anniversary

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Three Roman Catholic archbishops and nine bishops have celebrated Mass in St Magnus cathedral in Kirkwall. The service was the culmination of a pilgrimage by the diocese of Aberdeen. They were in Orkney to mark the 900th anniversary of the martyrdom of Magnus, joint earl, who was killed on his cousin’s orders. The anniversary has been marked by a number …

Parishes connect for sponsored walk

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From babes in pushchairs to more senior parishoners, the largest crowd of parishioners and friends yet (about 50) gathered after Mass in St Anne’s on 1st July for the annual sponsored walk/ cycle to St Thomas’ Arbroath. After a brilliant morning on the coastal path, many more joined us for the BBQ in the Presbytery garden which turned into a …

Scottish Catholic Heritage Collection – new curator

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The Bishops’ Conference of Scotland has announced the appointment of Dr Alison Burke as Curator of the Scottish Catholic Heritage Collection at Blairs Museum. Dr Burke was previously Creative Project Co-ordinator with Aberdeen City Council where she started in 2017 to build creative networks in Education in Aberdeen, working with arts based projects in the city’s schools. She has also …

We must fight the ‘culture of death’

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Each year, around the Feast of the Visitation of our Lady, the Catholic Church in Scotland celebrates the Day for Life, a day dedicated to raising awareness about the meaning and value of human life at every stage, and in every condition. Human life is a sacred and precious gift from God and must be treated with the upmost respect. …

Youth Mass at the Cathedral

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Dunkeld Diocese celebrated the launch of its Diocesan Youth Music and Animation Team (DYMAAT) at the evening Mass in St Andrew’s Cathedral, Dundee, on Sunday 25th June 2017,  where Bishop Stephen Robson, was the main celebrant along with several other Priest’s and Deacons of the diocese. Bishop Stephen also thanked Frankie McGuire for his years of work with the Dunkeld …