The summer issue of the Light of the North is now available online

The summer issue of the Light of the North is now available online.   There’s lots for everyone in this issue, not least  Bishop Hugh Gilbert’s letter in which Bishop Hugh considers how, as humans, we are so adaptable to changed circumstances and how versatile a faith we have. Then there’s Deacon John Wire’s Lockdown …

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New Dawn in Scotland Conference – Friday 28 August to Sunday 30 August

the 11th Annual New Dawn Conference takes place online from Friday 28 August to Sunday 30 August. There is something for everyone, a Saturday morning slot forchildren, an early afternoon session on both days for teenagers and young people, and – for everyone – 5 talks that follow the 5 themes of the conference. There …

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Season of Creation – 1 September-4 October

To mark five years since the publication of Pope Francis’ Encyclical Letter Laudato Sì, on the care of our common home, a ‘Season of Creation’ has been organised, to run from 1 September (World Day of Prayer for Creation) to 4 October (Feast of St. Francis of Assisi).  Christians are invited to pray and care …

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Guidance for Resumption of Mass

Guidance for Resumption of Mass (PDF)

St. Mary’s Nairn is re-opening for Public Mass from Wednesday 15th July 2020

Following the recent announcement by the Scottish Government that places of worship may reopen for liturgical services with effect from 15 July, the following programme will be in operation at St. Mary’s Nairn from Wednesday 15th July until further notice:           Saturday:         Mass 11.00 am             …

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St. Mary’s RC Church to open for private prayer from Sunday 28th July

We give thanks that after three months we are able to open for private prayer from Sunday 28th July 2020. You are welcome on Sundays and Wednesdays from 10am to 12 Noon. Please come with a face mask and follow the instructions of those who will guide you. There will still be however a reflection …

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Virtual course – “King David: Lessons in Leadership – A Reading of Samuel 1 and 2”

‘King David: Lessons in Leadership.  A Reading of Samuel 1 and 2’ – Fr. Domenico, the Parish Priest St Columba’s RC Church (http://www.stcolumbasculloden.org/) is busy putting together a course on the Old Testament Books of Samuel, focusing on the kingship of David. The course will commence on Wednesday 17 June at 7.00pm. This will tie …

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Live-Streamed Mass from St. Columba’s – Daily at 9.30am

Fr. Domenico is offering a LIVE streamed Mass on a DAILY basis, beginning SUNDAY 7 JUNE at 9.30am, and thereafter each day, seven days a week. It will be broadcast on their Parish Facebook page, which you can access here: www.facebook.com/stcolumbasculloden/live, or go to their parish website, and click the ‘Facebook’ icon at the top …

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Pentecost National Rosary Rally

 Pentecost National Rosary relay Rally – Sunday May 31st 9am to 9pm “The Holy Rosary is not only a weapon to put to flight the enemies of God and of Religion but, above all, it fosters and nourishes the Gospel virtues. And in the first place, it reanimates the Catholic faith by contemplation of the divine …

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Priest School – TV documentary on the Scots College in Rome

This Sunday evening, 19 April, BBC Scotland (Freeview 9; Sky 115; Virgin 108; Freesat 106) are showing a fly-on-the-wall TV documentary on the Scots College in Rome, at 10.15pm. This is our National Seminary for men training for diocesan priesthood in Scotland, where two of our seminarians are currently studying – Christopher Doig (6th Year) …

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