With a gradual return to public Masses, various parishes continue to stream services online, however, some times may change. Please check with the individual parishes.
Online Morning and Evening prayer will continue to be broadcast each day except Mondays.
The Roman Catholic Diocese of Aberdeen is looking for two volunteers, one for the role of Chairperson of the Diocesan Safeguarding Team and the other role for the Diocesan Safeguarding Advisor. Continue reading
Memoir of a PILGRIMAGE FOR EIGHT: Val-des-Choues to Pluscarden Abbey.
In the summer of 2017, a group of strangers followed in the footsteps of eight medieval monks, who in 1230 AD travelled north from their priory in France to found three new monasteries in the far reaches of Scotland. Continue reading
“Let us dream, then, as a single human family, as fellow travellers sharing the same flesh, as children of the same earth which is our common home, each of us bringing the richness of his or her beliefs and convictions, each of us with his or her own voice, brothers and sisters all.” (Fratelli Tutti 8) Continue reading
Online Conference on Catholic Apologetics takes place next weekend, 23-25 October. It is the largest ever Catholic Apologetics conference, with an impressive line-up of over fifty guest speakers.
There is FREE access throughout the weekend of 23-25 October to 50+ online presentations, Continue reading
October is traditionally the month dedicated to Our Lady of the Rosary. Nations around the world are hosting their great Rosary Crusades and we join them, especially Ireland in a great union of prayer.
Once again Catholics across England, Wales, Scotland and the Isles are invited to take up their rosaries for an intensive Rosary Whirlwind Mission for the spiritual well-being of the British Isles and for its preservation from degeneration, disaster, sickness and war. Continue reading
In a letter sent to Scotland’s 500 Catholic parishes, the bishops of Scotland urge the catholic community to maintain their “meticulous” infection control and safety measures. The letter points out, that the rate of Covid-19 infections is on the rise across Scotland and public anxiety is increasing, asking priests and parishioners, to “persevere in our efforts to reduce the risk of transmission and to ensure that our parishes and communities adhere to all infection control measures that have been put in place.” Continue reading
Pope Francis has a gift for touching key issues. As he did with Laudato Si 5 years ago, so he has done again with his latest Encyclical devoted to human fraternity and social friendship, Fratelli tutti. Like its predecessor, it too gives the first words to St Francis, and it too will have a wide appeal. Continue reading
‘In God’s Image’ – the document which is an ‘Instruction on Safeguarding’ from the Bishops of Scotland to all Catholic jurisdictions in Scotland – was published in March 2018 initially for a three-year period. The Bishops are now preparing for the publication of version 2 of this document to reflect any significant Safeguarding developments that have occurred since first publication. The intended publication date is June 2021. Until then, ‘In God’s Image’ V1 will remain valid. Continue reading
Traditionally, October is known as Mission Month. While the Covid-19 pandemic has affected the lives of millions of people throughout the world, the proclamation of the Gospel has continued and preparations for World Mission Sunday on 18 October are underway on all five continents. Missionaries #WeAreStillHere. Continue reading