Dunkeld Pilgrims in Lourdes

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Despite the ravages of recent flooding, Lourdes was very much open for business as pilgrims from throughout the Diocese of Dunkeld discovered during their Pilgrimage to Our Lady’s Shrine in Lourdes. The work carried out by the Lourdes Authorities and Sanctuary Staff enabled the pilgrims to attend all the events as indicated on their programme. This year’s pilgrimage was led …

Cupar Pilgrims in Spain

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39 parishioners from St Columba’s, Cupar and their parish priest Canon Pat McInally took part in a Family Pilgrimage to Salamanca. The pilgrimage began at the Royal Scots College, Salamanca, and included a visit to the tomb of St Teresa at Alba de Tormes. After the celebration of Mass the group enjoyed a picnic lunch on the river bank. The …

150 years of St Vincent de Paul in Dundee

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St Andrew’s Cathedral, Dundee was the venue for a Mass of Thanksgiving to mark the 150th Anniversary of the establishment of the Society of St Vincent de Paul. The Mass was concelebrated by Mgr Kenneth McBride, Diocesan Chaplain to the St Vincent de Paul Society, and Canon Michael Milton, Cathedral Administrator. Recently ordained Deacon, Rev. Michael Carrie was the Deacon …

New deacon for Dunkeld

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Michael Carrie, parishioner of St Clement’s Dundee, was ordained to the Diaconate by Bishop Vincent Logan, Bishop Emeritus of Dunkeld, in St Andrew’s Cathedral on Thursday 4th July. Michael has just finished his studies for the priesthood at the Pontifical Scots College, Rome. After his ordination Michael will serve as a Deacon in St Mary’s Lochee. 4th July 2013

Diamond Jubilee for Celcilian Choir

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To mark their Jubilee Year, the Cecilian Choir celebrated a Diamond Jubilee Concert in St Andrew’s Cathedral on Friday 21st June 2013. In his welcome to the Choir and those who attended the Concert, Canon Michael Milton, Cathedral Administrator outlined the connection that the Choir had with the Cathedral, reaching back to 1952 when the then Bishop of Dunkeld, Bishop …

Golden Jubilee of St Columba’s, Dundee

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A Thanksgiving Mass was celebrated on the evening of Friday 7th June 2013 to mark the Golden Jubilee of the opening of St Columba’s, Church, Dundee. Before Mass the children of the parish acted out the life of St Columba. The principal Celebrant of the Mass was Fr Neil Gallagher, parish priest of St. Columba’s. The concelebrants were Mgr Basil …

Diocesan Education Mass – hosted by St Mary’s PS Lochee

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The Staff and Pupils of St Mary’s RC Primary School, Lochee, Dundee were the host school of the Annual Diocesan Education Mass, which took place in St Andrew’s Cathedral, Dundee on Thursday 6th June 2013. Mgr. Ken McCaffrey was the principal celebrant. To mark the Year of Faith the school chose “Opening the Door of Faith” as the theme of …

Marriage and the Family – Year of Faith Talk

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At the invitation of Mgr. Basil O’Sullivan, the Diocesan Administrator, the Rev. Professor Gilfredo Marengo of the John Paul Institute, Rome provided a day conference on Marriage and Family. The day was hosted by the St Ninian Institute.  

New St Joseph’s opens in Dundee

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The official opening of the new St Joseph’s RC Primary School took place on Thursday 16th May 2013. The primary School is now part of the West End Campus, Glenagnes Road, Dundee, which also includes Balgay Hill Nursery, and Park Place Primary School. The opening ceremony was performed by Mrs Liz Fordyce and Mr Jim Collins.

Fr Leszek Więcaszek’s Silver Jubilee

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Fr Leszek Więcaszek SAC, parish priest of St Joseph’s Dundee and Chaplain to the Polish Community in the Diocese of Dunkeld, celebrated the Silver Jubilee of his Ordination to the Priesthood on Tuesday 7th May 2013. A number of diocesan priests and members of the Society of the Catholic Apostolate (Pallotine Fathers) concelebrated the Mass with him. Bishop Vincent Logan, …