A Pastoral Letter from the Bishops’ Conference of Scotland on the General Election

  Dear Brothers and Sisters in Christ, On the Seventh of May the people of Scotland will vote in what may be the most unpredictable General Election in generations. While each of us alone will decide whom to vote for, the teachings of the Church can offer us a guide as we attempt to reach …

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Stations of the Cross – 2.00pm Good Friday

The Stations of the Cross, also known as The Way of the Cross, are a way to pray and meditate on Christ’s sacrifice for us. It is divided into fourteen stations from the time He was condemned to his burial.  First Station – Jesus is condemned to Death Second Station – Jesus is made to Carry His …

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Divine Mercy Sunday 12th April 2015 St Mary’s Church Beauly

Divine Mercy Sunday 12th April 2015  St Mary’s Church Beauly  3 pm Prayers for Divine Mercy Sunday  Our Lord’s Divine Mercy Sunday, grants forgiveness of all sins and punishment on the Feast of Divine Mercy, mercy for even the most hardened sinners  This is a very special Sunday when the Divine Floodgates from  Heaven are wide …

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A Time of Peace and Tranquillity – ‘Stay Awhile’

St. Mary’s Nairn will be open between 8.00pm and 10.00pm on Good Friday 3rd April. The church will be lit exclusively by candles, giving a peaceful atmosphere, encouraging tranquillity and inner peace.   It is an opportunity for not only our congregation, but passers-by, of all denominations or none, young and old to come into …

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Meditation Retreat 11th April 2015 – A Touch of Silence

  You are invited to a day Retreat during Eastertide, at the delightful little   Church of the Immaculate Conception at Stratherrick. Enjoy the beauty & peace of springtime in the surrounding countryside.    Fr Andrew Harden will be leading this Retreat, a Touch of Silence, an introduction to meditation.    The day will begin with …

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Pastoral Letter on SCIAF

  My dear brothers and sisters in Christ, On the fourth Sunday of Lent, I write to you on behalf of the Bishops of Scotland, to thank you for your support of SCIAF – the Scottish Catholic International Aid Fund – in its 50th anniversary year. In today’s Gospel Jesus says “For God sent his …

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Traidcraft Goods available from St. Mary’s Nairn

  IN THE CHURCH HALL AFTER 10am MASS ON SUNDAYS    Come and take a look at a selection of fair trade goods available to buy, and help to give a hand up and not a hand out to producers developing their own small businesses in some of the poorest parts of the world.   …

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Day of Reflection and Prayer – The Annunciation of the Lord

You are warmly invited to a day of Reflection and Prayer At the Church of the Immaculate Conception at Stratherrick on Wednesday 25th March at 10am, to celebrate The Annunciation of the Lord     The day will begin with Tea/Coffee and Lunch will be provided.   It will be led by Fr Andrew Harden …

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Pancake Day Fundraiser

Many thanks to everyone who helped with the Pancake Day Fundraiser in any way! It was so lovely to see older and younger members of the church sharing some time together.   Money was raised for 2 different charities, so with your help SCIAF will be given £31 which they can double up to £62 through …

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Confirmation 2014

On 16th November 2014 Bishop Hugh confirmed Princess, Ghent, Regan, Catriona and Lewis. We congratulate the young people for accepting Christ’s invitation to follow Him.  We ask you to keep them and their families in your prayers as they journey through life with the Lord.  May God guide them in all their days.   The candidates enjoying …

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