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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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Rosary On The Coast Nairn – For Faith, Life and Peace in the British Isles

This Sunday, 29 April, at 3.00 pm we will join with groups and individuals throughout the British Isles to seek the intercession of our Blessed Lady, by reciting the Rosary for a renewal of faith, respect for human life, and for peace in our country.  We hope many will join us on the beach in …

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Rosary On The Coast – Nairn

Location – Nairn Beach    Led by – Fr Damian G Martell.  St Mary’s RC Parish,  Diocese of Aberdeen   Meet outside the swimming baths at 2.15pm        

The Emmanuel Community Present – ‘Jesus Christ the Source of Life’

A Day of Recollection led by Bishop Hugh Gilbert, OSB On Saturday 21 April from 10.30am – 1.30pm In St Mary’s Church, Beauly   The programme is as follows: 10.30am: Tea/Coffee and Introductions 11.00am: Preparation for Mass 11.15am: Mass 12.00 noon – 12.45pm: Presentation 12.50pm: Group Discussion 1.10pm – 1.25pm: Convene and Conclusion 1.30pm: Lunch and …

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Blessed Easter

  ~~~~~~~~~~~~ Blessed Easter            ~~~~~~~~~~~~                Thanks to all those who have helped in organising and participating in the Holy Week and Pascal Liturgies.  Also to those who gave time to attend Ecumenical activities and services in the Town.                        …

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Holy Week and Easter Services

  Holy Week and Easter Programme: Monday:         7pm – Ecumenical Service. Tuesday:        6.30pm – Stations of the Cross and Mass. Wednesday:  10am Mass. Thursday:      7pm – Mass of the Lord’s Supper. Friday:           12 O’Clock – Stations of the Cross.               …

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