Returning to cinemas by popular demand – Vue Theatres in Inverness and Aberdeen Tuesday 10 December 2019, time tbc (evening)!
Our appeal to rebuild the medieval monastery’s South Range has launched a new charity auction on our fundraising website https://appealpluscardenabbey.org.uk
A Youth Pilgrimage to Poland is being organised from 28th July to 13th August 2020 by the St Andrew’s Community. The pilgrimage is for youth aged 12-17. Registration ASAP via youth@standrewX.org or phone 07754 891808
A letter from the Catholic Bishops of Scotland
This General Election presents us with an opportunity to elect an individual representative who reflects as closely as possible our beliefs. It allows us to revisit Catholic Social Teaching and to connect our voting to our Catholic faith, it can be a chance to proclaim the inherent dignity and value of every human being, made in the image and likeness of God, and to promote the common good.
“Joy to the World”: Marian Reflections for Advent is a series of talks, discussions, and meditations on God’s plan for salvation, seen through the eyes of Mary of Nazareth at St. Columba’s, Culloden during December. Everyone Welcome!
St. Columba’s, Culloden will be holding a Christmas Carol Service on Thursday 19 December, 19:00-20:00. The service will include favourite Christmas carols, with community singing, together with seasonal Scripture readings. We will have the children of St. Joseph’s RC School joining us, together with a special appearance by The Three (Highland) Priests!
“Unwrapping Advent – finding the coming Christ in the Mass” is the title of St Joseph’s, Woodside Advent Talk Series, given by Fr Emmet O’Dowd (Catholic Chaplain to the ARI).
A Diocesan Pilgrimage to the Marian Shrine of Walshingham and Saintly sites of the North East of England, led by Bishop Hugh, OSB, will take place from 1-8 July 2020.
The annual Service of Readings and Carols at St Mary’s Cathedral, Huntly Street, Aberdeen will take place on Monday 9 December at 18:30. Please come along and join in the singing with the Aberdeen Diocesan Choir, African Choir, Gospel Choir and children from St Joseph’s, Holy Family and St Peter’s Primary Schools.
On the occasion of the 30th anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall, EU Bishops call upon all Europeans to work together towards a free and united Europe “through a renewed process of dialogue […] for a common peaceful future”.The statement was adopted by the Assembly of COMECE, which is composed of the Bishop-Delegates of the Episcopates of the EU. H.E. Mgr. Overbeck (Germany), Vice President of COMECE commented on the statement: “it is a call on the European people to cooperate in solidarity”.
To view the letter visit: 30th anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall: EU Bishops call for a renewed process of dialogue
For more information about COMECE visit their website: comece.eu