The Pope’s Prayer Network – Intentions for February 2017

  February Prayer Intentions   Morning offering   “Dear Jesus, I offer you all the prayers and works, joys and sufferings of the day ahead, together with the intercession of Mary our mother.  I offer them all for the intentions of your heart, united with every holy Mass offered around the world today.  I offer …

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Jan 29

Our Lady of Lourdes at Stratherrick – Saturday 11 February

  On Saturday 11 February there will be a Celebration of Our Lady of Lourdes.  It will be a Day of Pilgrimage for Healing – at the Church of the Immaculate Conception, Stratherrick.   The programme is as follows:   10.00am:   Arrival, tea/coffee, registration 10.35am:   Praise and Thanksgiving 10.45am: Exposition and Meditation 11.30am: …

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Jan 22

Lent Station Masses 2017

  The Deanery Station Masses will take place on Friday Evenings during Lent at 7.00pm.  3rd March St Ninian’s, Inverness 10th March St Mary’s, Inverness 17th March Our Lady & St Bean, Marydale 24th March St Vincent’s, Tain * 31th March St Columba’s, Culloden 7th April St Anne’s, Thurso * Principal Celebrant: Bishop Hugh Gilbert, …

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Jan 22

Relics of St Maximilian Kolbe – Pluscarden Abbey 21/01/2017

  On Saturday 21st January 2017, Pluscarden Abbey was visited by Franciscan Friars, bearing the relics of St. Maximilian Kolbe. Following the traditional 9.00am sung mass celebrated in Latin in the “Ordinary Form”, with readings in English, the congregation, well represented by pilgrims from the Highlands and Moray and possibly further afield, had the opportunity …

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Jan 15

Light a Candle Cards

Thank you to everyone who took a card and gave a donation.  £40.00 was sent to Aid to the Church in Need, for the people of Aleppo.       

Jan 15

Relics of St Maximilian Kolbe

  The Relics of the Polish Franciscan saint Maximilian Kolbe, who was canonised by St. John Paul II, are coming to the Diocese later this month.   The schedule is as follows:   Friday 20 January 2017   King’s College Chapel, Aberdeen University 6.00pm: Celebration in honour of St Maximilian Kolbe with His Relics followed …

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Jan 15

Catholicism – Journey Around the World and Deep into the Faith

  “CATHOLICISM” is coming to St Columba’s!! From Wednesday 1 February, and throughout Lent, they will be journeying around the world, deep into our Catholic Faith, with the acclaimed DVD study series “Catholicism”. With creator and host Bishop Robert Barron, you will learn what Catholics believe and why, while being immersed in the art, architecture, …

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Jan 08

Mass of Thanksgiving – Fr. Andrzej Jan Maria Niski

On Saturday 7th January 2017 our new curate Fr. Andrzej Niski celebrated his first mass as a newly ordained priest, once again surrounded by family, priests and parishioners.  A joyous celebration, followed a heartfelt address by Fr. Andrzej.  Fr. Matthew Carlin was given the honour of preaching the homily which included reflections on their friendship.  …

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Jan 08

Ordination of Andrzej Jan Maria Niski – 6th January 2017

  On Friday 6th January 2017, surrounded by family, friends and parishioners, deacon Andrzej Jan Maria Niski was ordained to the Sacred Order of Priest by The Right Reverend Bishop Hugh Gilbert O.S.B.  In an uplifting, joyful and sometimes emotional service, Andrzej, surrounded by, Bishop Hugh, the bishop emeritus Right Reverend Peter Moran, diocesan priests, …

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The Pope’s Prayer Network – Intentions for January 2017

  January Prayer Intentions   Morning offering   “Dear Jesus, I offer you all the prayers and works, joys and sufferings of the day ahead, together with the intercession of Mary our mother.  I offer them all for the intentions of your heart, united with every holy Mass offered around the world today.  I offer …

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