Category: Devotional

Mass of  Creation and Blessing of the Children’s Prayer Garden

To mark ‘Laudato Si’ week, on Saturday 22nd May we celebrated a Mass of  Creation at 11am.  After mass, Father Damian blessed our Children’s Prayer Garden, concluding with the hymn ‘All things Bright and Beautiful’.

The 2021 Pluscarden Pentecost Lectures – by Fr Thomas Joseph White OP

The annual Pluscarden Lectures this year take place from 25 to 27 May.  The invited Speaker is Fr. Thomas White OP, Director of the Thomistic Institute and Professor of Systematic Theology Pontifical University of St Thomas (Angelicum), Rome.  He will be speaking on the Passion and Resurrection of Jesus Tuesday 25th May at 3.00 pm …

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May Rosary Mission

All of the dioceses throughout the UK are being invited to participate in praying the Rosary for the following special intentions: Protecting our families and the family of nations, especially in this Year of St. Joseph. A deepening of faith, hope and love and the protection of life. Peace in the world. Deliverance from Coronavirus; …

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Crowning of Our Lady

  May is Mary’s month, and the “May Crowning” is a traditional Catholic ritual that recognizes Mary as Queen of heaven and earth.  Today we had a short serivice before Mass for the Crowning of Our Lady.        

Return to Public Worship

As from this Friday, March 26th, we are able to gather again for public worship at St. Mary’s.  The initial programme is: Friday: 9.30am – Stations of the Cross. 10am – Mass. Saturday Morning: 10am – Sacrament of Reconciliation. 11am – Mass. Saturday Evening: 6pm – Vigil Mass. Sunday Morning: 10.30am – Mass.   Please …

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Stations of the Cross at St. Columba’s Culloden

Live-streamed Station Masses from across the Aberdeen Diocese

Last year, the Highland Deanery Station Mass programme was curtailed part way through due to Covid restrictions.  Once again, we are unable to meet together publicly for these masses, however the Aberdeen Diocese have arranged to live-stream Station Masses from across the Diocese. Each Friday during Lent, a parish from a different Deanery will take …

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Voices of the Passion – Lenten Course via Zoom

This year’s Lenten Course at St. Columba’s – ‘Voices of the Passion’: A series of reflections delivered online via Zoom, On Wednesdays at 7.00pm throughout the Lenten season, Focusing on the major characters of the Passion of Christ. The draft programme is as follows: 17 February: Peter & Judas 24 February: Pilate & Herod 3 …

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Online Marriage Course

Marta and Michal Wachucik, two dedicated parishioners in the Diocese of Aberdeen, are running their very successful Marriage Course online. This course is for ALL couples, not just for intending newly-weds!  It is convened via Zoom and you participate from the comfort and privacy of your own home.  The Course does not involve group discussions, …

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Service of Readings and Carols with Bishop Hugh

St Mary’s Cathedral, Aberdeen will be hosting a Virtual Service of Readings and Carols, led by Bishop Hugh Gilbert OSB, via St Mary’s Cathedral’s YouTube Channel on Monday 21 December starting at 19:00. This year’s line up includes Aberdeen Diocesan Choir, St Mary’s Cathedral Choir and Junior Schola, Aberdeen African Choir, Gospel Choir, Polish Music Group, Children …

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