Monthly Archive: November 2015

Nov 29


  Dear Brothers and Sisters in Christ, Advent is here. It turns us to the coming of Christ, his three-fold coming:  as the child of Mary born in Bethlehem; as the glorified Son of man at the end of time; and, in between, in our daily lives. Advent has its own atmosphere and character, symbols, …

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Nov 23

Day Of Reflection on the Feast of the Immaculate Conception

  On Tuesday 8th December at 10.30am –, a Day of Reflection will take place at the Church of The Immaculate Conception, Stratherrick to mark the beginning of the Year of Mercy. Please see the attached Poster for full detail.   Day of Reflection – The Feast of the Immaculate Conception  

Nov 19

Advent Soup – St Sylvester’s Elgin

After 11:45 Mass on 29th November St. Sylvester’s Parish will host the annual Advent Soup which will be also a World Youth Day Fundraiser. The Dominican Sisters of St. Cecilia and Parishioners of St. Sylvester’s look forward to seeing you.  If you can’t make it but would like to contribute, they are always grateful for donations.   …

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Nov 16

St Mary’s Nairn SVDP – The Past 16 Years

  The Past 16 Years.   Shortly after Fr. Barnett arrived as our Parish Priest, he suggested we have a Saint Vincent de Paul conference here at St. Mary’s and so this year we celebrated our 16th year. We held our inaugural meeting in the parish hall on 6th October 1999. There were 10 founding …

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Nov 08

The Re-Dedication of Pluscarden Abbey Church

The re-dedication of Pluscarden Abbey took place on November 5th 2015.  The Abbey was was founded in 1230, and was presumably dedicated within a few years of then.  After considerable destruction at the hands of the Wolf of Badenoch in 1390, the abbey was extensively rebuilt in the mid to late 15th century. It is expected that this …

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