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‘Gaudete et Exsultate’ Reading Group

‘Gaudete et Exsultate’ Reading Group St. Columba’s are putting together an informal reading group to look together at Pope Francis’ new document on the theme of holiness, entitled ‘Gaudete et Exsultate’.  The group will meet on Wednesday 1 August, from 7.00pm, and thereafter on 8, 22, 29 August, and 5 September.  If you would like to …

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Outing to Marydale and Our Lady and St Bean

  You are invited to join the Highland Ordinariate  on their Outing to Our Lady and St Bean, Marydale and Beauly Priory on Saturday 21st July     Programme – Saturday 21st July 2018 10.30am   Leave from Laurel Avenue, Inverness (Those from the north should meet at Cannich) 11.30am   Arrive at Our Lady and St Bean’s …

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The Emmanuel Community Present – “Jesus The Way” 28th July 2018

A Day of Recollection led by Fr. James Anyaegbu CCE, at St Mary’s RC Church, Beauly – a reflection on the Holy Father’s apostolic exhortation – “Gaudete et Exsultate” The day begins at 10.30am, and includes: Tea / coffee and introductions Holy Mass Session, and group discussion. Lunch and dismissal   Everyone Welcome!

Highland Deanery Day of Renewal

Saturday 30 June at The Church of the Immaculate Conception, Stratherrick This Day of Renewal is intended for Altar Servers, Confirmation Candidates, Post-Confirmation young people, teenagers, ………….. and the young at heart! It has been organised by the priests of St. Mary’s, Inverness, and the programme is as follows: 10.30am: Registration / Tea and Coffee …

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Annual Diocesan Pilgrimage to Pluscarden Abbey – 24th June 2018

  The Annual Diocesan Pilgrimage to Pluscarden Abbey will be held on Sunday 24 June 2018, marking the Centenary of the 1918 Education Act (Scotland) The programme for the day is as follows: 1.00pm-2.30pm   Exposition of the Blessed Sacrament (Lady Chapel). 1.00pm-2.30pm   Confessions (St Benedict’s Retreat). 3.00pm   Pilgrimage Mass and Procession in honour of Our Blessed …

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Priestly Ordinations of Deacon Emmet O’Dowd and Deacon Rafal Szweda

The Priestly Ordinations of Deacon Emmet O’Dowd and Deacon Rafal Szweda will be celebrated on Friday 6 July at St. Mary’s Cathedral in Aberdeen, at 6.00pm. A coach has been organised for anyone wishing to travel to Aberdeen for this special Ordination Mass.  The price is £10 each.  The coach will depart from King Street …

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Annual Pilgrimage Mass at Scalan

The Annual Pilgrimage Mass at the venerable house of Scalan in the Braes of Glenlivet, takes place this year on Sunday 1st July at 4.00pm.   Scalan was the site of a hidden seminary, and during the 18th century, more than a hundred ‘Heather Priests’ were trained there.  Scalan can be reached by leaving Tomintoul on the A939 and taking …

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Double Anniversary Mass, on the Feast of St Columba

  St Columba’s Culloden  are celebrating a double anniversary mass, on the feast of St Columba, on Saturday 9 June 2018 at 12 noon. Bishop Hugh will be the Principal Celebrant at the Mass, together with the priests who were in attendance 10 years ago at the Dedication of the Church.  St. Columba’s invite us …

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Blessing of the Prayer Garden and The Crowning of Our Lady

A short service was held at 10.30am before the start of mass firstly to bless the children’s prayer garden and then to crown the statue of Our Lady.  Over a number of weeks, Hilda has been in discussion with the Children to devise and develop a prayer garden.  The result has been a vibrant collection …

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The Rosary on the Coast in Nairn

On a gloriously sunny afternoon on 29th April at 2.30pm, parishioners from St. Mary’s Nairn gathered, with their priest Fr. Damian Martell to join in union with the rest of the British Isles in a special service including scripture, hymns, the Praying of the Rosary, and the liturgy of the saints, to ask our Blessed …

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