Pilgrimage to Lourdes – October 2012

Press releases

Parishioners from St Mungo’s, Alloa, St Bernadette’s, Tullibody, St John Vianney’s, Alva and St Serf’s High Valleyfield visited the Cathedral at Amiens, and Nevers to visit the tomb of St Bernadette. Mass was celebrated in both locations by Canon Michael Milton, who was chaplain to the group. The pilgrimage was organised by Mr McLaughlin, parishioner of St Bernadette’s, Tullibody. During …

Brian McEwan receives Benenerenti Medal

Papal Medal

St Bride’s in Monifieth celebrated a devoted parishioner as Bishop Vincent Logan arrived in the parish to present him with the Benemerenti medal. Brian McEwan, who has been a committed member of the parish for many years, was chosen to receive the award in hon-our of the work he has done for the church in Monifieth during his life of …

Papal award for George Haggarty

Papal Medal

George Haggarty, retired rector of St John’s High School, was presented with the Pro Ecclesia et Pontifice Papal Award at the Annual Mass for those involved in the field of Catholic education in the diocese, at Ss Peter and St Paul’s, Dundee. Bishop Vincent Logan thanked Mr Haggarty for his many years of service to the education community within the …

Fr David Ward, RIP

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FR DAVID Ward, a priest in the Dunkeld Diocese for almost 50 years, has died after a long illness. He was 72. Born in Dundee, the son of Francis and Agnes Ward, his family moved to Broughty Ferry shortly afterwards. He was educated at Lawside Primary and Lawside Academy. He began his studies for the priesthood at the then national …

A message to the boys and girls of Primary 4

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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 …