Category Archive: Celebration

Aug 20

Well Done Fr. Damian!

  Congratulations from all your parishioners for completing the Nairn half marathon in a very credible time of 2h 27 minutes!                                                  

May 20

Open Evening for Fr Barnett

  On Friday 19th March, there was an Open Evening for Fr Barnett, where parishioners dropped in to give their good wishes for his retirement.     Many parishioners came along and everyone had time to sit with Fr Barnett, to talk over past times and their memories of Fr Barnett’s time at St Mary’s. …

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Apr 30

Parishioners reunion with former Parish Priest

  Rev Gerard Hassay, who was the parish priest of St. Mary’s RC Church from 1986 to 1999, and is now retired and living in Edinburgh, recently made a trip north.  He was delighted to have the opportunity to visit Nairn again and to meet old friends.  Around forty parishioners joined him for a lunch …

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Jun 05

Feast of St. Columba – Thursday 9th June

  Feast of St. Columba – Thursday 9th June 7.30pm From St. Columba’s Culloden: There is lot for the parish to celebrate this year – the Feast-Day of St Columba, the first anniversary St Columba’s Parish Priest Fr. Domenico Zanre (…and the fifth anniversary of his Priesthood!). After the Mass, they will have a Summer Picnic …

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Pancake Day Fundraiser

Many thanks to everyone who helped with the Pancake Day Fundraiser in any way! It was so lovely to see older and younger members of the church sharing some time together.   Money was raised for 2 different charities, so with your help SCIAF will be given £31 which they can double up to £62 through …

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Confirmation 2014

On 16th November 2014 Bishop Hugh confirmed Princess, Ghent, Regan, Catriona and Lewis. We congratulate the young people for accepting Christ’s invitation to follow Him.  We ask you to keep them and their families in your prayers as they journey through life with the Lord.  May God guide them in all their days.   The candidates enjoying …

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Fr. Barnetts Golden Jubilee Celebration

Celebrating 50 years in the priesthood just recently was Fr Francis Barnett, parish priest of St Mary’s, Nairn, and St Margaret’s, Forres To mark the occasion, a social evening was held in the Nairn Dunbar Golf Club where he received numerous gifts from parishioners, including a travel and spending voucher, which was presented by 92-year-old …

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Father Barnetts 50th Anniversary of his Ordination

Parishioners at St Mary’s Church are preparing to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the ordination of their priest Fr Francis Barnett.  To mark the special occasion a social evening is to take place in the Nairn Dunbar clubhouse on August 2 when parishioners from St Margaret’s in Forres, where Fr Barnett is also parish priest, …

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