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Pope Saint John Paul II’s Theology of the Body

A Zoom Study Group, is beginning on 15 September, on St. John Paul II’s Theology of the Body.  The group meets fortnightly, from 8.00pm-9.30pm.  There is no charge, but you do need to register in order to receive the Zoom link. The idea of the Study Group is to explore the teaching of Pope St. …

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The Highland Gathering – Virtual Men’s Conference for the RC Diocese of Aberdeen

What does a Catholic man in Scotland in 2020 look like? How does or should our faith effect our lives? Does it look different to what the world tells us it is?  If you are looking for help to find these answers, then this FREE virtual conference is for you. All of the talks are …

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The summer issue of the Light of the North is now available online

The summer issue of the Light of the North is now available online.   There’s lots for everyone in this issue, not least  Bishop Hugh Gilbert’s letter in which Bishop Hugh considers how, as humans, we are so adaptable to changed circumstances and how versatile a faith we have. Then there’s Deacon John Wire’s Lockdown …

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New Dawn in Scotland Conference – Friday 28 August to Sunday 30 August

the 11th Annual New Dawn Conference takes place online from Friday 28 August to Sunday 30 August. There is something for everyone, a Saturday morning slot forchildren, an early afternoon session on both days for teenagers and young people, and – for everyone – 5 talks that follow the 5 themes of the conference. There …

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Season of Creation – 1 September-4 October

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).  Christians are invited to pray and care …

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Guidance for Resumption of Mass

Guidance for Resumption of Mass (PDF)

St. Mary’s Nairn is re-opening for Public Mass from Wednesday 15th July 2020

Following the recent announcement by the Scottish Government that places of worship may reopen for liturgical services with effect from 15 July, the following programme will be in operation at St. Mary’s Nairn from Wednesday 15th July until further notice:           Saturday:         Mass 11.00 am             …

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St. Mary’s RC Church to open for private prayer from Sunday 28th July

We give thanks that after three months we are able to open for private prayer from Sunday 28th July 2020. You are welcome on Sundays and Wednesdays from 10am to 12 Noon. Please come with a face mask and follow the instructions of those who will guide you. There will still be however a reflection …

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Virtual course – “King David: Lessons in Leadership – A Reading of Samuel 1 and 2”

‘King David: Lessons in Leadership.  A Reading of Samuel 1 and 2’ – Fr. Domenico, the Parish Priest St Columba’s RC Church ( is busy putting together a course on the Old Testament Books of Samuel, focusing on the kingship of David. The course will commence on Wednesday 17 June at 7.00pm. This will tie …

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Live-Streamed Mass from St. Columba’s – Daily at 9.30am

Fr. Domenico is offering a LIVE streamed Mass on a DAILY basis, beginning SUNDAY 7 JUNE at 9.30am, and thereafter each day, seven days a week. It will be broadcast on their Parish Facebook page, which you can access here:, or go to their parish website, and click the ‘Facebook’ icon at the top …

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