Homily of 16th Sunday of Year B


Although there is sometimes something funny and exciting about watching PMs question time, I must say I hate seeing or hearing political leaders in a parliamentary session just slinging mud at each other, instead of telling the truth and trying to solve the problems of the day. It is even worse when we remember that the general public voted them …


Press releases

Group 1: THE FOLLOWING CHANGES TO BE EFFECTED AS FROM 25th/26th JULY 2015. Fr Ian Wilson OSA to return to the Order of St Augustine after a grateful period of ministry in our Diocese. Equally, we have been most thankful to Fr Ian and to the Provincial of the Augustinians, Fr Paul Graham OSA for having released Fr Ian for …

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

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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 …

Catholic Grandparents – Carfin Pilgrimage


Sunday 16th August 2015 http://s3-eu-west-2.amazonaws.com/dunkeld/wp-content/uploads/2015/07/27224120/carfin.pdf Pilgrimage poster – please download and print out for your parish/school.

Bishop’s diary update

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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

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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 …