Annual Schools Mass

Press releases

Staff and pupils from Our Lady’s Primary School in Perth were hosts at Dunkeld Diocese’s Annual Schools Mass in St Andrew’s Cathedral, Dundee. Bishop Stephen Robson concelebrated the Mass for Our Lady’s Chaplain, Fr Colin Golden and priests and school chaplains from across the dioceses. The music for the liturgy was ably supported by staff and pupils from St John’s …

First Holy Communion – Arbroath

Parish News

Children from St Thomas of Canterbury RC Church, Arbroath, pictured with Canon Kevin Golden and the teachers from the primary school after receiving the Sacrament of Holy Communion.

Day for Life – Pastoral Letter – 31 May 2017

Pastoral Letter

My dear brothers and sisters in Christ, Each year, around the Feast of the Visitation of our Lady, on the 31st May or the nearest Sunday, we celebrate 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 …

Jeanne Jugan Association visit Dublin

Lay Associations

A large number of Association Jeanne Jugan of the Little Sisters of the Poor recently descended on the Holy Family Residence in Dublin for a day retreat led by Fr Michael Maher S.M. Fr Michael is a Marist priest who has a passionate devotion to Our Lady, which was very evident during his talk when he explained in detail each …

New school for St Thomas RC Primary, Arbroath

Press releases

Shared Campus Proposal: Angus Council are proposing a shared school campus in Arbroath, to develop a building where Hayshead Primary School, St Thomas RC Primary School and an Early Years facility could be collocated. The individual school identities will remain. Both schools would have their own Head Teacher, staff group, parent council and budgets. The development would be on the …

Church’s call to politicians on Pro-Life

Press release

A new poll out today (Sunday 21 May) shows that most people (60%) would like to see time limits for abortions reduced, among women the figure is 70%. ComRes interviewed 2,008 British adults online between 12th and 14th May 2017. Data was weighted to be representative of all GB adults. 61% of Scottish respondents opposed any moves towards making it …

St John Paul II Prayer Movement – Divine Mercy Retreat Weekend

Press releases

The St John Paul II Prayer Movement hosted their first Divine Mercy Retreat Weekend, in the beautiful surroundings of St. Mary’s, Kinnoull, for the Feast of Divine Mercy, over 21st – 23rd April. It proved to be a great success, with 30 residential guests and 20 day visitors over the weekend consisting of prayer group members throughout the Diocese of …

Presidential Medal for Kevin

Press release

Kevin Veal has been appointed President of the Scottish Federation of Organists. Outgoing president, Mrs Brigitte Harris, Director of Music at St Andrew’s and St George’s West Church, Edinburgh, presented Kevin with his medal of office at the conclusion of the SFO 2017 Conference, held at Abbotsford House, Melrose and at Melrose Parish Church at the start of May. Kevin …