A special Mass was organised and took place at noon on Monday 11th March at Saint Mary’s Cathedral to celebrate the anniversaries of the ordination of three members of our presbyterate, and one deacon. Bishop Emeritus Peter Moran – 60 years, Canon Peter Barry – 50 years, Fr. Derick McCulloch – 25 years, Deacon John Woodside – 25 years.
25 pilgrims from St. Columba’s Culloden are travelling to Southern Germany and Austria in July 2020, to attend the world-famous Oberammergau Passion Play. However, we are happy to offer a few remaining places for any last-minute pilgrims!
Bishop Hugh Gilbert OSB of the DIocese of Aberdeen invites us to consider using Psalms as a guide through the extraordinary time of Lent to reflect our relationship with God.
Across the Diocese of Aberdeen, each week during Lent there are special Masses held called “Station Masses” held across the deaneries.
Would you like to do something more than give up sugar this Lent? Why not try for an occasional mini-pilgrimage to a Lenten Station Mass?
Faith In The North: Reviving Cultures, an exciting event held at Pluscarden Abbey between 3 – 5 May 2019 focusing on “How can the Church increase involvement in the flourishing of Scottish Culture?” and “How can elements of the Scottish culture spread the message of the Gospel?”
The weekend will combine Lectures, Faith, Food and Scottish Culture.
The 2019 Pluscarden Pentecost Lectures will be held between 11 – 13 June, titled “Beauty Will Save The World” – A theological and pastoral reflection on the role of beauty in the life of the Church. The series will consist of four talks by Father Martin Boland.
This years annual “Aberdeen Diocesan Pilgrimage” led by Bishop Hugh Gilbert O.S.B. will visit Padua & Ravenna, departing from Aberdeen from Friday 12 – Wednesday 17 July.
The Abbot and Monks of Pluscarden invite young people (aged 18-30) to celebrate the Liturgy with them from Wednesday of Holy Week until Easter (April 17 – 23).
Our guests will stay in the Abbey Guesthouses. Those taking part will be able to gain deeper insight into the Christian life, monastic life and the Abbey. There is no charge for staying. If anyone, however, wishes to make a donation, that will be gratefully received.
The retreat for women ages 18-35 will be a balance of liturgical and personal prayer, recreation and silent times, talks on growing in the spiritual life, spending time with other Christian young women and the Dominican Sisters, and enjoying the peace of the atmosphere of Greyfriars Convent, Elgin.
A suggested donation of £30 for the weekend.