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Voices of the Passion – Lenten Course via Zoom

This year’s Lenten Course at St. Columba’s – ‘Voices of the Passion’: A series of reflections delivered online via Zoom, On Wednesdays at 7.00pm throughout the Lenten season, Focusing on the major characters of the Passion of Christ. The draft programme is as follows: 17 February: Peter & Judas 24 February: Pilate & Herod 3 …

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Closure of Places of Worship

Closure of Places of Worship On Wednesday 6th January, following the new Government guidelines St. Mary’s close for Public worship until further notice. This is a disappointment for us all and the Bishops of Scotland, are committed to working with the Scottish Government to agree on safe path forward back to Communal Worship. In the …

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Online Marriage Course

Marta and Michal Wachucik, two dedicated parishioners in the Diocese of Aberdeen, are running their very successful Marriage Course online. This course is for ALL couples, not just for intending newly-weds!  It is convened via Zoom and you participate from the comfort and privacy of your own home.  The Course does not involve group discussions, …

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Service of Readings and Carols with Bishop Hugh

St Mary’s Cathedral, Aberdeen will be hosting a Virtual Service of Readings and Carols, led by Bishop Hugh Gilbert OSB, via St Mary’s Cathedral’s YouTube Channel on Monday 21 December starting at 19:00. This year’s line up includes Aberdeen Diocesan Choir, St Mary’s Cathedral Choir and Junior Schola, Aberdeen African Choir, Gospel Choir, Polish Music Group, Children …

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Virtual Christmas Carol Concert – Monday 21 December at 7.00pm

Virtual Christmas Carol Concert St. Columba’s RC Church Culloden Monday 21 December at 7.00pm, via Zoom

Pastoral Letter for the 1st Sunday of Advent

Pastoral Letter from the Rt Rev Hugh Gilbert O.S.B. for the 1st Sunday of Advent Pastoral Letter for the 1st Sunday of Advent

Rosary Whirlwind British Isles – October 2020

From Your Rosary on the Coast Team: Bishop John Keenan Antonia Moffat Brian Timmons John Patrick Mallon October 7th 2020 Rosary Whirlwind British Isles, October 2020 Mission Rosary Whirlwind will invoke the mighty intercession of Our Lady of the Rosary inviting a WHIRLWIND of Heavenly Grace to blow where it wills across our Nations.  Our Isles are …

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Fratelli Tutti – On the Fraternity and Social Friendship

Fratelli tutti is the third encyclical of Pope Francis.  Inspired by the life and example of St Francis of Assisi, Pope Francis indicates that fraternity and social friendship are the ways to build a better, more just, peaceful and joyful world; to look at it in a different way – with new eyes, calling on …

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R C Diocese of Aberdeen – Statement to the Parish on Safeguarding

                                     R C DIOCESE of  ABERDEEN  Statement to the Parish on Safeguarding (Version 1)     The Bishops of Scotland have made the following commitment to Safeguarding: All components of the Catholic Church in Scotland, especially those in …

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Season of Creation

To mark five years since the publication of Pope Francis’ Encyclical Letter Laudato Sì, on the care of our common home, a ‘Season of Creation’ has been organised, to run from 1 September (World Day of Prayer for Creation) to 4 October (Feast of St. Francis of Assisi). Various online resources are available, including a …

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