Monthly Archive: April 2016

Apr 30

‘Faith in Film’ Evening at St Columba’s Church, Culloden – The Mission

  Film Showing:   “The Mission” Screening:         Wednesday 18th May, beginning 7.00pm Venue:               St. Columba’s Church, Culloden   Based on a true story, The Mission is a 1986 British drama about the experiences of the 18th century Jesuit missions in South America, on the borders of …

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Apr 24

Catholic Teacher’s Certificate in Religious Education

  ROUTES TO CATHOLIC TEACHER CERTIFICATE The Bishops of Scotland wish to inform teachers and students looking to teach in Catholic schools about how they can gain the Catholic Teacher’s Certificate in Religious Education (CTC) in academic year 2016/17. There are two options: (i) the Certificate in Religious Education by Distance-learning (CREDL) and (ii)Setting Out …

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Apr 24

Vatican Letter and Information regarding the humanitarian crisis in Ukraine

  Our Holy Father Pope Francis has asked for a Special Collection to be taken this Sunday, throughout the church in Europe, for humanitarian aid in Ukraine.  The proceeds of this collection “will be joined to a substantial offering to be made by His Holiness as a sign of his own participation in this collection” and …

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Pope Francis’ Address to Rome’s Pontifical Scots College

  Pope Francis was invited to the Pontifical Scots College in Rome to mark 400 years of priestly formation.  The invitation was issued on behalf of the Bishops’ Conference of Scotland and the Pontifical Scots College by Archbishop Cushley during a private audience with Pope Francis at the Apostolic Palace. The Pontifical Scots College in Rome was founded …

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Apr 17

“The Corporal Works of Mercy”

  – Jubilee Year of Mercy – Evenings of Reflection at St Columba’s, Culloden Wednesday 20 April 2016 7.00pm – 8.00pm   “THE CORPORAL WORKS OF MERCY” Presentation Exposition of the Blessed Sacrament Period of Quiet Reflection Benediction   All welcome!   Corporal Works of Mercy Poster

Bursary Fund

  A Message from Bishop Hugh: “At the beginning of Advent 2015, I launched an Appeal for the Bursary Fund. This covers the costs of our seminarians, who are training to be priests for our diocese. As we now have seven seminarians, the costs are high. I am pleased to let you know we have …

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Apr 10

Following the Shepherd – Nine Days of Prayer for our Shepherds

From http://www.dioceseofaberdeen.org/archives/7154 As the Church prepares for Good Shepherd Sunday, which is the World Day of Prayers for Vocations, the Priests for Scotland commission have created a nine day Novena of Readings, Prayers and Reflections, titled “Following the Shepherd.” Faithful are asked to begin praying the novena on Saturday 9th April, and continue for nine consecutive days until Sunday 17th …

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Apr 10

AMORIS LAETITIA (THE JOY OF LOVE)

  Pope Francis’ highly anticipated apostolic exhortation “Amoris Laetitia”, on love in the family, was released on Friday 8th April, bringing together the results of the two Synods of the Family convoked by Pope Francis in 2014 and 2015.  The full document is 60,000 words 264 pages arranged across 9 chapters. Amoris Laetitia – The Joy …

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Apr 09

Letter from Scotland’s Bishops

  Dear Brothers and Sisters in Christ  1. It is the duty of every Catholic to try to influence society for the better. The bishops urge you, therefore, to exercise your democratic right and responsibility to vote in the forthcoming Scottish Parliamentary elections.  2. Keep in mind that the Scottish Parliament now has more powers …

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Apr 09

‘Spring Fair’ at St. Mary’s Beauly

  St Mary’s Beauly are holding their family fun Spring Fair on Saturday16th April from 10.30am – 2.00pm   All are welcome to join the parish for a fun filled day!  Please see the poster for further details.   St. Mary’s Spring Fair Poster

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