A message to the boys and girls of Primary 4

Press releases

Bishop Stephen sends a special message to the children of Primary 4, and to their families, at a time when they are missing their First Holy Communion. “It does gives us just little more time do just a little bit more preparation for that special day which you will never forget.” “It is a special day for you and for …

Canon Basil’s 50 Golden Years

Parish News, Press releases

The priest who was one of the first on the scene after 16 primary one pupils and their teacher were shot dead at Dunblane Primary School is celebrating 50 years of Ordination to the Priesthood, in Holy Family Church, Dunblane, Friday, June 16, at 7.00pm. Canon Basil O’Sullivan, parish priest of Holy Family, Dunblane and Our Lady of Perpetual Succour, …

Bishop Logan’s Episcopal Silver Jubilee Mass

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The Pope’s ambassador to Britain, Archbishop Faustino Sainz Munoz, will make his first official visit to Dundee this week, to take part in celebrations marking the Silver Jubilee of the Episcopal Ordination of the Rt Rev Vincent Logan, Bishop of Dunkeld. Bishop Logan was ordained a bishop in 1981, at the age of 39 by the late Cardinal Gordon Joseph …

Canon Augustine Klein (1914-2000)

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Canon Augustine Klein; born July 27, 1914, died December 15, 2000. Canon Augustine Klein, who was once arrested by the Gestapo in Germany and later interned in Ireland as a possible German spy, has died at the age of 86 in Dundee. Canon Klein served the RC diocese of Dunkeld for 31 years until he retired in 1986. Born in …

Canon Matthews – St Mungo’s, Alloa

Parish News, Press releases

Canon Matthews was Parish Priest of St Mungo’s from 1940 to 1976, when he retired. He died on 1st May 1978. Canon Matthews arrived in Alloa just after the Second World War had begun. This had delayed the building of the new church, due to various restrictions and shortage of materials. Canon Matthews was not idle in this time though, …

Rev. John Gerard Murphy

Obituary

OBITUARY, 1973 It is with the deepest regret that we must record here the death of Fr John Gerard Murphy, curate at St Teresa’s, Dundee, in the diocese of Dunkeld, which took place in Maryfield Hospital, Dundee, on Wednesday, the 16th May, 1973, in the thirty-second year of his age and the eighth of his priesthood. Fr Murphy was born …

Canon Michael Joseph Fahy 1891-1946

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Yesterday was the anniversary of Canon Michael Joseph Fahy, Parish Priest of St. Serf’s from 1929 – 1946. Canon Fahy was born on 19th March 1891 at Claremorris, Co. Mayo and was ordained priest for the Diocese of Dunkeld on 29th June 1915 by Bishop John Toner. Canon Fahy spent fourteen years as a curate at St. Patrick’s, Dundee before …

1913 – The Very Rev. Mgr. Robert Fraser, D D. was nominated Bishop of Dunkeld

Archives

Aberdeen Press and Journal – Saturday 10 May 1913 Roma, Friday The Very Rev. Mgr. Robert Fraser, D.D., rector of the Scots’ College here, has been nominated Bishop of Dunkeld, in succession the late Bishop MacFarlane. (Reuter) Fraser was born at Wardhouse, Aberdeenshire, 10th August, 1858. entered Blairs College on 18th July, 1872; and passed in October, 1875, Edmund’s College, …