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Faith and Fun Youth Weekend

Tweet You are invited to a Youth Event called Faith & Fun 2017 It takes place at Craig Lodge Family House of Prayer. P7-S1 – 24-26th February   ~   ~   ~    S2 – S4 – 3-5th March Booking forms and a letter for parents at reception desk BOOK TODAY – places are going fast !! For more information Craig Lodge 01838 200216

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Vocations magazine launched

Tweet Catholic Parishes throughout Scotland will receive copies of a new magazine this week, aimed at encouraging young men to consider the Priesthood. 15,000 copies of the magazine, which focuses on young men who are currently studying for the Priesthood at the Scots College in Rome, will be available in all parishes by next weekend 4/5th February 2017. The A4 publication titled ‘Priests for Scotland’ will be distributed free to all of Scotland’s 500 parishes.   Commenting on the launch, Bishop John Keenan, the President of the Church’s national Vocations Agency, ‘Priests for Scotland’ said: “As I go round...

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New appointment for papal Nuncio

Tweet His Excellency Archbishop Antonio Mennini, who has served as Apostolic Nuncio to Great Britain since December 2010, has been appointed by Pope Francis to serve in the Holy See Secretariat of State and will take up his new post in Rome next month. Reacting to the announcement, Archbishop Philip  Tartaglia, President of the Bishops’ Conference of Scotland said: “On behalf of the Bishops’ Conference of Scotland, I congratulate him on his appointment and thank him for the attentive concern he has shown for the Catholic Church in Scotland on his many visits to our country. He has always...

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Clergy changes

Tweet Mgr. Thomas Wynne, parish priest at St. Margaret’s, Roy Bridge, will be celebrating sixty years of priesthood in June. He will then be retiring then from active ministry. Mgr. Tom will be succeeded by Fr Danny Convery, who is currently Administrator of St Mary’s, Benbecula.   At the end of January Fr Danny will be moving to support Mgr. Wynne in Roy Bridge during his final months as parish priest. Bishop Brian will look after St Mary’s, Benbecula from the end of January until June, when Fr Philip Massawe, a Spiritan Father, will take care of the parish...

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Dates for your diary

Tweet Faith & Fun Retreat for Young Teens – 24-26 February – for P7-S1 Faith & Fun Retreat for Mid Teens – 3-5 March – for S2-S4 Palm Sunday – 9 April – for 16+ – Kinnoull, St Mary’s Monastery Easter Triduum Retreat – 13-16 April – for 18-30 Diocesan Youth Retreat to Iona – 11-14 May (for current P7-S2) The Return – 2-4 June – for 16-35 – Youth 2000 comes back to Scotland here in Argyll! 2017 National Youth Pilgrimage – 10 September – (for current P7 up) –  this is a gathering of young people from across...

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