Monthly Archive: August 2015

Aug 23

PASTORAL LETTER FOR 23RD AUGUST 2015

  Dear Brothers and Sisters in Christ, Last Tuesday, Revd. Dr. Andrew McLellan published his Commission’s Report, a review of current Safeguarding policies, procedures and practice within the Catholic Church in Scotland. This review was called for by the Bishops two years ago. We deliberately sought help from those outside the Catholic Church, and we …

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Aug 14

Installation Mass of Fr. Domenico Zanre

  On Wednesday 12th August 2015 Fr. Domenico Zanre was installed as Parish Priest of St. Columba’s Culloden.  The Principal Celebrant was the Right Reverend Hugh Gilbert OSB, Bishop of Aberdeen, with Vicar General Fr. Stuart Chalmers, Rev. James Bell, Rev. John Allen, Rev. Richard Reese, Fr. Andrzej Harden SJ concelebrating. Fr. Domenico chose the …

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Aug 14

Christian Healing Service – Sunday 6th September 2015

  You are warmly invited to a Christian Healing Service on Sunday 6th September at 3pm.  This will take place at the Catholic Chapel at Fort Augustus. The service will be led by Rev Jim Rettie & Team from the Christian Fellowship of Healing (Highland) Parish Priest – Fr Andrew Harden Saint Peters and Benedict Chapel, …

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St Patrick’s Youth Pilgrimage

  Many thanks to everyone who contributed towards the funding for the youth pilgrimage to Ireland! Ghent, Princess & Lewis arrived in Aberdeen early yesterday morning (Sat 8th August) for mass with a larger group of young people from throughout the diocese. They will join up with other young folk in Ireland & as you can …

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Monastic Experience Weekend at Pluscarden Abbey

  The monks of Pluscarden Abbey offer a special opportunity to see at firsthand what monastic life is about, during the weekend Friday 11th September to Monday 14th September 2015.  There will be no charge for the weekend. The invitation is extended to single young men, Catholics who practice their faith, aged 18-35   Please …

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