Category: Mass

Easter Sunday – Short Service

Easter Sunday – Short Service Opening Hymn – ‘This is the day……..’ This is the day (2) that the Lord has made. (2)  We will rejoice, (2) and be glad in it. (2)  This is the day that the Lord has made.  We will rejoice and be glad in it.  This is the day that …

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St. Columba’s Culloden Patronal Feast Day – Saturday 8th June 2019


Join us to celebrate the feast of St John Ogilvie at the Diocesan shrine of his birthplace where he was born in 1579. Mass will be celebrated at St Thomas’ Church, Keith on Saturday 9th March at 14:00. Main Celebrant and Homilist will be Bishop Hugh Gilbert OSB. Refreshments follow Mass in St Thomas’ Church …

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Jubilarians’ Mass at St. Mary’s Cathedral

  A special Mass has been organised on Monday 11 March at 12 noon to celebrate the anniversaries of ordination of three members of our presbyterate, and one deacon. Bishop Emeritus Peter Moran – 60 years Canon Peter Barry – 50 years Fr. Derick McCulloch – 25 years Deacon John Woodside – 25years This adds …

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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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Chrism Mass – St Peter’s Buckie, Thursday 22 March at 18:00

  The Chrism Mass is a special annual celebration led by the diocesan Bishop with the diocesan clergy.  During that Mass the priests publicly renew their vows, and the oils used to administer the sacraments are blessed.  Usually the Chrism Mass is celebrated on Maundy Thursday but due to the geographical spread of our diocese …

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St John Ogilvie Mass 2018 – Saturday 10 March at St Thomas, Keith

  On Saturday 10 March 2018, you are invited to gather in the town of his birth to mark the Feast of St John Ogilvie. The Celebration of Holy Mass will be at 14:00 in St Thomas Church, Chapel Street, Keith. Presided by Bishop Hugh Gilbert OSB with Fr Domenico Zanre as Homilist.  Followed by refreshments …

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Fr. Damian Martell S.P.S. – 10th Anniversary of Ordination Celebratory Mass

  Who could have predicted ten years ago at the Ordination to the Priesthood of Damian Martel SPS, that he would be celebrating his 10th anniversary as Parish Priest in the same church – St. Mary’s Nairn.  The Celebratory Mass held at 7.00pm on the 7th July 2017 was concelebrated by deanery priests Dean Rev. …

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Fr Barnett’s Last Sunday Mass as Parish Priest of St. Mary’s Nairn – 21st May 2017

  The day dawned brightly as parishioners gathered at St. Mary’s Church in Nairn to take part in the final mass celebrated by Fr Barnett as Parish Priest.  There was a buzz of expectation in the packed church as so often accompanies a special occasion.   A joyful mass followed with the young members of …

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Diocesan Chrism Mass – St Mary’s Inverness 6th April 2017

  The Diocesan Chrism Mass   St Mary’s Inverness Thursday 6 April 2017 at 6.30pm   Principal Celebrant The Bishop of Aberdeen The Right Reverend Hugh Gilbert OSB