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Catholic Heritage Day for Teenagers

Catholic Heritage Day for Teenagers   This event is being held in conjunction with the diocesan celebration for the Feast of St John Ogilvie. It is open to all, yet the presentation on the life of St John Ogilvie will be geared toward the teenagers. Location: St Thomas Church – Chapel Street, Keith AB55 5AL …

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Bishop Hugh Gilbert of Aberdeen has become a patron of Musica Sacra Scotland

Bishop Hugh Gilbert, was named as the president of the Liturgy Commission of the Bishops’ conference of Scotland at the last Bishop’s Conference meeting.  He has now become a patron on Musica Sacra Scotland.     The Bishop was formerly the Abbot of Pluscarden Abbey, a medieval monastery which is home to a community of Catholic …

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New Films: ‘Son of God’ and ‘Noah’

With two new films scheduled for imminent release, 2014 is shaping up to be a big year for the Biblical epic.  With their close proximity to Lent and Easter, the double feature could prove a great way to celebrate the resurrection of Christ.  In our ‘sight and sound’ generation, the media of film may be one of …

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Station Masses in the Highland Deanery

The Deanery Station Masses will take place on Friday Evenings during Lent at 7.00pm. 7th March       St. Columba’s Culloden 14th March     St. Mary’s Nairn 21st March     St Ninian’s Inverness 28th March     St. Joseph’s Invergordon 4th April          Christ the King Brora 11th April        Immaculate Conception Stratherrick The Chrism Mass and blessing of the oils will be in …

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Prayer before a Manger Scene

Excerpt from Prayer before a Manger Scene Father Peter John Cameron, O.P.   Longed-for Messiah, your servant Saint Leo the Great well wrote that in the very act of reverencing the birth of our Saviour, we are also celebrating our own new birth.  From this night on may my life be a dedicated life of …

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Fr. Barnetts Golden Jubilee Celebration

Celebrating 50 years in the priesthood just recently was Fr Francis Barnett, parish priest of St Mary’s, Nairn, and St Margaret’s, Forres To mark the occasion, a social evening was held in the Nairn Dunbar Golf Club where he received numerous gifts from parishioners, including a travel and spending voucher, which was presented by 92-year-old …

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Father Barnetts 50th Anniversary of his Ordination

Parishioners at St Mary’s Church are preparing to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the ordination of their priest Fr Francis Barnett.  To mark the special occasion a social evening is to take place in the Nairn Dunbar clubhouse on August 2 when parishioners from St Margaret’s in Forres, where Fr Barnett is also parish priest, …

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Sam’s Feeding Shelter

Mary’s Meals Centre – Kaphirikwete In memory of Samuel Benedict Rimmer 19/10/2012 – 26/10/2012 Baby Sam’s life was only a week long but thankfully he knew no pain or distress and his week was filled with love and cuddles.  Sam will always live on in the hearts of Maugan, Jo and big brother Findlay as …

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Emergency food for local people in crisis

The box for collecting emergency food supplies at the back of the church is to remain there for the foreseeable future.  Any tins of soups or other easily cooked supplies will be collected regularly and passed on to people who are in real need.  Please see below for further details on the Trust, along with …

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