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Pastoral Letter on SCIAF

  My dear brothers and sisters in Christ, On the fourth Sunday of Lent, I write to you on behalf of the Bishops of Scotland, to thank you for your support of SCIAF – the Scottish Catholic International Aid Fund – in its 50th anniversary year. In today’s Gospel Jesus says “For God sent his …

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Traidcraft Goods available from St. Mary’s Nairn

  IN THE CHURCH HALL AFTER 10am MASS ON SUNDAYS    Come and take a look at a selection of fair trade goods available to buy, and help to give a hand up and not a hand out to producers developing their own small businesses in some of the poorest parts of the world.   …

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Day of Reflection and Prayer – The Annunciation of the Lord

You are warmly invited to a day of Reflection and Prayer At the Church of the Immaculate Conception at Stratherrick on Wednesday 25th March at 10am, to celebrate The Annunciation of the Lord     The day will begin with Tea/Coffee and Lunch will be provided.   It will be led by Fr Andrew Harden …

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Pancake Day Fundraiser

Many thanks to everyone who helped with the Pancake Day Fundraiser in any way! It was so lovely to see older and younger members of the church sharing some time together.   Money was raised for 2 different charities, so with your help SCIAF will be given £31 which they can double up to £62 through …

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Confirmation 2014

On 16th November 2014 Bishop Hugh confirmed Princess, Ghent, Regan, Catriona and Lewis. We congratulate the young people for accepting Christ’s invitation to follow Him.  We ask you to keep them and their families in your prayers as they journey through life with the Lord.  May God guide them in all their days.   The candidates enjoying …

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Pastoral Letter for 1st Sunday of Lent

Bishop Hugh’s Pastoral Letter for 1st Sunday of Lent   Dear Brothers and Sisters in Christ, As you know, the Scottish Parliament is considering a Bill to legalise assisted suicide in certain situations. It is our human, Christian and democratic duty to oppose this. Thanks to advances in medical science and health care, we are likely …

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Meditation Retreat 7th March 2015 – A Touch of Silence

You are invited to a Meditation Retreat on Saturday 7th March at 10am at the Church of the Immaculate Conception, Stratherrick. Fr Andrew Harden will lead this Retreat, a Touch of Silence, an introduction to Meditation. Tea and Coffee will be served at 10am.   Please book a place as lunch will be provided.  The …

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Meditation Retreat  – Touch of Silence

Fr Andrew Harden will be leading this Retreat on Saturday 7th February 2015, at 10am at the Church of the Immaculate Conception at Stratherrick. The day will start at 10am with tea and coffee.  Please book a place as lunch will be served.  There is no charge for this Retreat but donations will be most …

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Advent Readings

The Church’s celebration of the mystery of Christ in the liturgy is like a circle. it has no definite beginning and no recognisable end.  During the closing Sundays of the liturgical year, the readings invite us to look forward to the final coming of Christ.  At the start of the following liturgical year we remain …

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National Youth Pilgrimage to Dunfermline

On Sunday 21st of September Catriona, Ghent, Regan, Princess and Lewis went on a three hour drive to Dunfermline for the National Youth Pilgrimage in Honour of St Margaret of Scotland. Once we arrived, we went into the Dunfermline Abbey. This Abbey was beautiful. It had King Robert the Bruce’s plaster cast of his skull …

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