Category Archive: Information

Oct 03

Mary’s Meals – Talk and Films

  A reminder that on Friday 6th October there will be a talk and films on Mary’s Meals, upstairs in the Parish Hall, from 7pm – 8.45pm, Two films will be shown with a Tea / Coffee interval.      Below is a copy of the speech given by Bridget after mass last Sunday   Marys Meals is a …

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Aug 01

Nairn Half Marathon

  Nairn Half Marathon Fr. Damian will attempt to complete the Nairn Half Marathon on Saturday 26th August, to raise funds for the Parish Project – to plan and carry out renovations of the Parish house, and the church hall. If you wish to donate, please check the ‘Just Giving’ link on the Facebook page …

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Fr. Barnett, Parish Priest of St. Mary’s Nairn to retire on 21st May 2017

This Post has been reproduced courtesy of the Nairnshire Telegraph   The only person to have been ordained a priest in almost 153 years at St Mary’s RC Church in Nairn is set to become its next priest.  Rev Fr Damian Martell made history when he became its first ordained priest on July 7, 2007. …

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Light A Candle Card

  If you are lighting a Candle for someone this Easter, why not give them an Easter ‘Light A Candle Card’.   There is no charge but Donations can be left in the tin beside the cards. All donations for Aid to the Church in Need, and they will go specifically to help people in …

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Jan 15

Light a Candle Cards

Thank you to everyone who took a card and gave a donation.  £40.00 was sent to Aid to the Church in Need, for the people of Aleppo.       

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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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

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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