Around the Diocese

Stories and pictures from around the diocese.


Well done, P7 Lochyside School

  • 01-02-2016
    Lochyside Primary in Fort William was one of a number of schools who took part in the 'Talented Fundraisers' SCIAF project. The project is based on the parable of the Talents and then the children bring to life the parable by first of all, re...

Tributes to Bishop Murray

  • 23-01-2016
Tributes have been paid to Bishop Ian Murray, former Bishop of Argyll & the Isles, who died 0n Friday 22 January, aged 83. Archbishop Philip Tartaglia of Glasgow, President of the Bishops’ Conference of Scotland said: “On behalf of the Bishop...

Bishop Murray R.I.P.

  • 22-01-2016

The death has been announced today of Bishop Emeritus Ian Murray, aged 83. Bishop Ian was the 9th Bishop of Argyll and the Isles....

Remembering the Dead of WWI at St. Mary’s, Fort William

  • 17-12-2015
The Feast of the Immaculate Conception is the patronal feast of St. Mary’s Parish in Fort William. This year the Feast Day was marked by a special event when Mgr. Donald MacKinnon led the congregation in a ceremony in the church grounds to bless t...

Charles Kennedy Memorial in St. John's, Caol

  • 06-12-2015
Charles Kennedy MP, who died on 1 June 2015, is to be remembered in a specially commissioned stained glass window in his home parish church of St. John’s, Caol. Parish priest Fr. Roddy McAuley described Mr. Kennedy as a humble son of Lochaber and ...

Nightfever in the Cathedral

  • 09-09-2015

A big Thank You to the Craig Lodge Community and the Nightfever Team led by Mairi-Claire McGeady for creating a beautiful prayer experience in Oban…..

Rough Bounds Tea Party

  • 07-09-2015
  More than 60 parishioners and friends of the parishes of the Rough Bounds from Mallaig, Morar, Arisaig, Glenuig, Glenfinnan and Mingarry gathered together at Roshven House to share time and afternoon tea on Saturday 5th September.  The proceedin...

Diocesan Accounts 2014

  • 04-08-2015

Trustees' Report and Financial Statements for the Roman Catholic Diocese of Argyll and the Isles for the year ended 30 November 2014

Pilgrimage to Eigg: Feast of Saint Donan and Companions

  • 25-04-2015
15 people from the parishes of the Rough Bounds, Moidart, Glenfinnan, Arisaig and Morar (as well as a couple from Fort William) made the ferry journey to the Isle of Eigg together with Fr Tony Wood and Fr Joe Calleja on the 20th April 2015. They ...

In Memoriam

  • 19-04-2015
    Please pray for the repose of the soul of Peggy Johnston, the mother of Fr Roddy Johnston, who died last week. We offer him our condolences and reassure him of our prayers for the repose of her soul. The funeral will take place on Wednesday 2...

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