Tour of Relics of Saint Therese

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An icon of St Therese painted and completed in May 2019 by the St Andrews Community

The St Andrews Community of Aberdeen and the RC Diocese of Aberdeen is pleased to announce that in September 2019, the relics of St. Therese of the Child Jesus and of the Holy Face, otherwise known as ‘the Little Flower,’ will make a tour of Scotland. In a Roman Catholic context, this is a wonderful grace for our country, an opportunity for faith, hope and charity to be rekindled in our hearts through the powerful intercession of ‘little Therese,’ as she asked to be called. Continue reading

Uplifting Walks – Portsoy

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Date: Saturday, 31st August 2019
Mileage: 6 miles

Meeting Point: Outside Portsoy Ice Cream Shop (24 Seafield Street, AB45 2QT)
Walk Leader: Sabrina  Maguire       Email me


Join Uplifting Walks on Saturday 31st August as we explore a section of the Aberdeenshire coast. The walk will start from Portsoy and follow the beautiful coastline along to Sandend returning via country tracks. The walk will be 6 miles long on mainly flat terrain. A shorter 3 mile walk option (incorporating the use of a service bus) is also available.
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St Columba’s Deanery Walk, Fraserburgh

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You are invited to join St Columba’s Deanery Walk on Saturday 31st August at 14:00. The meeting place is at Our Lady Star of the Sea and St Drostans, Commerce Street, Fraserburgh.

The walk starts from the church down to the harbour and along the shore, taking roughly an hour and a half. It’s a fairly flat walk so suitable for all ages.

Refreshments will be served in the parish rooms at the end of walk but the parish room will be open from the start of the walk at 14:00 if anyone just wants to come along for a cup of tea and a chat.

Youth Ministers’ Weekend

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Pray, Learn and Don’t Worry! Join LifeTeen Youth Ministers; Neil and Beccy Roseman and youth ministers from across Scotland for a weekend of youth ministry formation and inspiration.

27 – 29 September 2019 at Kilcoy Castle, Muir of Ord, IV6 7RX. Continue reading

President of Scotland’s Catholic Bishops asks First Minister to Protect Freedom of Conscience

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The President of the Bishops’ Conference of Scotland, Bishop Hugh Gilbert has written to the First Minister Nicola Sturgeon to express his concerns at the attacks launched against the SNP MP Dr Lisa Cameron, following her vote against an amendment to the Northern Ireland (Executive Formation) Bill that would have lifted the legal protections presently afforded to the unborn child in Northern Ireland. Continue reading

The Holy Land Pilgrimage 2020

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See the Gospel come to life by following the footsteps of Jesus in the Holy Land. From Galilee to Jerusalem, you will find yourself immersed in spirituality and culture. This beautiful, tried and tested itinerary promises to bring the faithful pilgrim an unforgettable experience, including a non-stop return flight from London Luton to Tel Aviv airport, a touring coach and professional local guide, as well as en-suite accommodation at the 4* Rimonim Hotel in Nazareth and 3* Star Hotel in Bethlehem. Continue reading

Unlocking the Mystery of the Bible

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If you would like to have a deeper relationship with God and a better understanding of your faith, then join us for Unlocking the Mystery of the Bible. You will not only benefit personally from being part of this study; you will also help to bring about a profound renewal in our parish as we grow closer to Christ. Continue reading