Monthly Archive: July 2015

Jul 26

Stratherrick – Day of Reflection Celebrating the 8th Anniversary of the Grotto

  A Day of Reflection took place at the Church of The Immaculate Conception, Stratherrick on Sunday 26 July to celebrate the 8th Anniversary of the opening of the Grotto. The day started at 11am with the Joyful Mysteries, followed by the Glorious Mysteries of the Rosary.  This was followed by the Angelus.  After an …

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Jul 21

The Martyrdom of St John Ogilvie

The Martyrdom of St John Ogilvie was first performed in 2012 with a closing night held in front of 200 people in St Aloysius Church, Garnethill.  Combining faith and the arts, AGAP’s acclaimed production was written and directed by their creative director Stephen Callaghan. This year the company have revised the hugely successful play, staging the revival as part of the …

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Jul 19

Sunday 26 July – Day of Reflection at Stratherrick

There will be a Day of Reflection at the Church of The Immaculate Conception, Stratherrick on Sunday 26 July, celebrating the 8th Anniversary of the Grotto.   11.00am Rosary 12.00 noon Angelus 12.30pm Mass 1.10pm Rosary walk to the Grotto of Our Lady of the Highlands 2.15pm BBQ 3.00pm Exposition of the Blessed Sacrament/ Divine …

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The Annual Scalan Pilgrimage – Sunday 5th July 2015

  The Annual Scalan Pilgrimage and Mass took place this year on Sunday 5th July with Mass at 4.00pm Following hot on the heels of the National Pilgrimage at Keith which Celebrated The 400th Anniversary of the Martyrdom of St John Ogilvie, the Pilgrimage to Scalan was a quieter affair.  Nonetheless it was a wonderful …

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National Pilgrimage in honour of the 400th Anniversary of the Martyrdom of St John Ogilvie

  The 400th Anniversary of the Martyrdom of St John Ogilvie was celebrated on 4th July with a National Pilgrimage to Keith in Banffshire The commemorations took place at Kynoch Park, the home of Highland Football League side Keith FC, beginning at 12.00pm with entertainment for all ages.  The overcast blustery conditions proved a challenge …

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BISHOP HUGH’S PASTORAL LETTER FOR SUNDAY 28 JUNE

  BISHOP HUGH’S PASTORAL LETTER FOR SUNDAY 28 JUNE Dear Brothers and Sisters in Christ, This year marks the 400th anniversary of the martyrdom of St John Ogilvie. It was kept in Glasgow earlier this year. Now it’s our turn. On 10 March 1615, St John went to heaven from Glasgow but, 36 years before, …

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