Scottish Catholic Observer – free edition this week

Press release

Scotland’s national Catholic newspaper will be free this week in response to the suspension of public Masses in churches throughout the country. The Scottish Catholic Observer, which has been keeping the faithful informed since 1885, has distributed the newspaper to parishes across Scotland, waiving the cover price this week as a goodwill gesture. Churches across Scotland announced on Wednesday March …

Mission Day at Alloa

Mission work

Sponsored by the Knights of Saint Columba, St Mungo’s, Alloa, held a Mission Day on 29th February 2020. The speakers were Fr Dorin (Mill Hill Fathers) who gave a talk on Mission Life in the Philippines, Falkland Islands & Africa. He was followed by Clare Fulton from Aid to the Church in Need (ACN) whose talk addressed the subjects of …

Bishop welcomes Dundee councillors’ decision to keep Catholic voting rights on education committee

Education, Press release

Dunkeld Diocese has welcomed an almost unanimous decision to keep Catholic voting rights on Dundee City Council’s education committee. The decision came after Independent councillor Gregor Murray called for Church reps to be stripped of such powers, a motion that was overwhelmingly quashed by 26 votes to two. Cllr Murray, a former convener of the children and families services committee …

Religious Education Advisor

Video resources for Teachers and Parish Catechists Dunkeld’s ECHOES series ECHOES Series – October – December 2020 A series of presentations to help us understand the call to echo faithfully the Good news of Jesus, his life death and resurrection. This is our hope to be shared with others. Email – mary.oduffin@dunkelddiocese.org.uk Schools Mass in thanksgiving for the work of …

Annual Schools’ Education Mass

Press releases

Mgr Ken McCaffrey addressed pupils and teachers at the Annual Diocesan Mass in St Andrew’s Cathedral, Dundee, on Thursday 6th June, 2019. The Mass was celebrated by Bishop Stephen Robson with priests and chaplains from across the diocese and hosted by pupils from Dundee’s St John’s High School. Preaching during the Mass, Mgr Ken McCaffrey, said: “Our annual Education Mass …

Young Lourdes helpers get Catenian backing

Parish News, Press releases

Four of the young people who will be joining this year’s Dunkeld Diocese’s Pilgrimage to Lourdes received a welcome boost to their personal pilgrimage funding. Encouraged by their individual parish priests, the four had applied for support from the Catenian Association and were delighted with the news that they were successful. Sherrif Kevin Veal, acting-president of Dundee and Perth’s Catenians …

Ss Peter and Paul’s, Support for Apostleship of the Sea

Mission work

The Apostleship of the Sea was delighted to return to Ss Peter and Paul’s Primary School, Dundee, where they were humble recipients of a £111 cheque. Bishop Stephen is the charity’s Bishop Promoter for Scotland, and he was delighted to learn the news that the children had raised such a generous amount through the sale of raffle tickets in recent …

ADVENT PASTORAL LETTER FOR THE THIRD SUNDAY OF ADVENT

Pastoral Letter

Please download an share a copy of the Pastoral Letter here. Curial Office, 24-28 Lawside Rd. DUNDEE. DD3 6XY email: bishop@dunkelddiocese.org.uk My Dear Brothers and Sisters in Christ, I write to you on this Third Sunday of Advent when the theme of JOY is central to the Liturgy: Gaudete!, Rejoice! Today we are encouraged to be joyful at the coming …