General Election 2019

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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.

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St. Columba’s, Culloden: Christmas Carol Service

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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! Continue reading

Service of Readings and Carols

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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. Continue reading

Statement of the Bishops of the European Union (COMECE): Fall of the Berlin Wall

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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

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