Dundee and Perth Catenians are entertained in style

Lay Associations

This year’s programme for the Dundee and Perth Catenian Association opened with entertainment by Marcin Pokusa, a music teacher from Poland whose music has been performed for Popes and presidents, and whose religious compositions have been danced to by over a million young people at the World Youth Day in Krakow. Marcin performed and sang as his story was unfolded …

Catholic State Education in Scotland – 100 years

Press releases

This is the story of 100 years of Catholic State Education in Scotland.Published by Sancta Familia Media

Arbroath – Rosary on the Coast

Events, Parish News

Joining in a nationwide #RosaryontheCoast, parishioners in Dunkeld’s coastal parishes gathered in the church garden at St Thomas’s, Arbroath, at the Shrine of Mary, Star of the Sea, with Bishop Stephen Robson to recite the Five Glorious Mysteries for Peace around the World, for Respect for Life and Faith. Parish priest, Fr Michael Carrie welcomed parishioners not only from the …

Okerai Primary School, Amuria District, Uganda

Mission work

Please download the project appeal here. This report comes as a result funds sent via SPICMA from the parishes of St Bernadette’s, St Mungo’s and St John Vianney’s in the Diocese of Dunkeld, Scotland to CEREDO. Background: The School Sanitation Support Project has been an intervention for Okerai Primary School in Amuria District in Eastern Uganda. This area lies in …

Good Shepherd Sunday – Pastoral Letter

Pastoral Letter

“I know my sheep and my sheep know me”
 A Pastoral Letter about our Young People
, their Discernment, Vocation and Life Choices, together with 
Our Diocesan Renewal of the Sacrament of Confirmation. FOURTH SUNDAY OF EASTER, 2018
 My dear Brothers and Sisters in Christ: As we celebrate Good Shepherd Sunday together at Mass, I would like to link this important …

Coastal parishes join in Rosary on the Coast


Bishop Stephen Robson will join Fr Michael Carrie and parishioners of St Bride’s, – Monifieth, St Thomas’s – Arbroath and St Anne’s – Carnoustie. 2-2.30pm Gather at St Thomas’ Arbroath, garden 2.45pm Invocation of the Holy Spirit and Prayers of Protection 2.50pm Act of Contrition; Scripture Readings 3pm Glorious Mysteries of the Most Holy Rosary 3.30pm Litany of Our Lady …

UCM National Retreat at Kinnoull

Union of Catholic Mothers

(L-R) National Treasurer Shirley Toole, National President Pauline Porter, Bishop Stephen and National Secretary Florence Reid. St Mary’s Monastery, Kinnoull, Perth was the venue for this year’s UCM Scotland’s national annual retreat. Around 100 members travelled from Motherwell, Paisley, St Andrew & Edinburgh and Dunkeld dioceses to take part in the retreat which was led by their Episcopal Director and …

Highly commended at St Thomas’, Arbroath

Press releases

Celebrations are underway in Angus as St Thomas Catholic Primary School Arbroath Pupil, Stanislaw Rakowski, received a Highly Commended award in the British Council Commonwealth Short Story competition. More than 3,000 stories from a host of Commonwealth countries around the world took part in this year’s competition on the theme of Peace. The judging panel selected the top three stories …