Category: Mass

Lent Station Masses 2017

  The Deanery Station Masses will take place on Friday Evenings during Lent at 7.00pm.  3rd March St Ninian’s, Inverness 10th March St Mary’s, Inverness 17th March Our Lady & St Bean, Marydale 24th March St Vincent’s, Tain * 31th March St Columba’s, Culloden 7th April St Anne’s, Thurso * Principal Celebrant: Bishop Hugh Gilbert, …

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Feast of St. Francis of Assisi

The secular Franciscan order will celebrate the Feast on Tuesday 4th October at St. Columba’s Culloden 10.30am Transitus service which prayerfully narrates the death of St. Francis.  Mass follows at 11.00am. All are invited to join with local members for the celebration and refreshments.     Feast of St. Francis Poster

Feast of St. Columba – Thursday 9th June

  Feast of St. Columba – Thursday 9th June 7.30pm From St. Columba’s Culloden: There is lot for the parish to celebrate this year – the Feast-Day of St Columba, the first anniversary St Columba’s Parish Priest Fr. Domenico Zanre (…and the fifth anniversary of his Priesthood!). After the Mass, they will have a Summer Picnic …

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Station Mass at St. Mary’s Nairn

St. Mary’s Nairn hosted the final Highland Deanery Lenten Mass of the year on Friday evening 18th March 2016.  Led by Bishop Hugh Gilbert OSB, and concelebrated by 12 priests, it was a wonderfully uplifting celebration.  The Parish Priest Fr. Barnet preached the panegyric. The packed church was reflected by strong singing, with hymns including, Praise …

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Lenten Station Masses in the Highland Deanery

  The Deanery Station Masses will take place on Friday Evenings during Lent at 7.00pm.   12th February – St. Mary’s, Inverness 19th February – St. Mary’s, Beauly 26th February – St. Joseph’s, Invergordon 4th March – Christ the King, Brora 11th March – St. Martin’s, Ullapool (with Bishop Hugh) 18th March – St. Mary’s, …

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The Re-Dedication of Pluscarden Abbey Church

The re-dedication of Pluscarden Abbey took place on November 5th 2015.  The Abbey was was founded in 1230, and was presumably dedicated within a few years of then.  After considerable destruction at the hands of the Wolf of Badenoch in 1390, the abbey was extensively rebuilt in the mid to late 15th century. It is expected that this …

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Installation Mass of Fr. Domenico Zanre

  On Wednesday 12th August 2015 Fr. Domenico Zanre was installed as Parish Priest of St. Columba’s Culloden.  The Principal Celebrant was the Right Reverend Hugh Gilbert OSB, Bishop of Aberdeen, with Vicar General Fr. Stuart Chalmers, Rev. James Bell, Rev. John Allen, Rev. Richard Reese, Fr. Andrzej Harden SJ concelebrating. Fr. Domenico chose the …

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Festival Of Sacred Song

Our Lady of Mount Carmel Church, Sandyhill Road – Banff 20th June 2015 Starting at 2.00pm with Holy Mass at 18:00.   Principal Celebrant – Bishop Hugh Gilbert    Everybody is Welcome!  

Two bishops at St. Mary’s Lenten service

St Mary’s Church was almost full to capacity for Friday night’s Station Mass.   During Lent, Catholics visit churches throughout their deanery to attend Station Masses which generally attract large attendances.   The Station Mass at St Mary’s – the second of Lent – was led by the Rt Rev Hugh Gilbert, OSB, Bishop of Aberdeen. …

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