S1 Retreats

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Pupils from S1 at St John’s Academy in Perth took part in a series of Retreat Days in the parish church, St John the Baptist’s, Perth. Diocesan Youth Office, Mr Frankie McGuire, led the day’s activities and reflections and Fr Tom celebrated Mass with the children.

Newsletter 24th May ’15

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Newsletter 17th May ’15

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International Connection

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[rev_slider international]   St John the Baptist’s parish celebrates its varied international traditions with Mass and a party. Thanks to Deacon Len Moir and members of the Lunch Club who coordinated the event – and to all who contributed the tasty food. Delightful entertainment was provided by children from the Polish and Indian communities in both song and dance. Thanks also …


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Welcome to St John’s RC Church, Perth

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  St John’s is part of the Diocese of Dunkeld, which serves east central Scotland – including Aberfeldy, Alloa, Alva, Alyth, Arbroath, Auchterarder, Blairgowrie, Brechin, Callendar, Carnoustie, Crieff, Cupar, Doune, Dunblane, Dundee, Dunkeld, Forfar, High Valleyfield, Kinross, Leuchars, Pitlochry, Kirriemuir, Perth, Newport, Tayport, and Tullibody. The Rt. Rev. Stephen Robson, Bishop of Dunkeld. Diocesan Office 24-28 Lawside Road Dundee DD3 …

Welcome to our newest members

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One after another, parishes throughout the world are adopting the thinking and practice of the R.C.I.A., the Rite of Christian Initiation of Adults. At once ancient and new, this Rite expresses the essential mission and purpose of the Church: to draw all people to the Father through Christ Jesus the Son, in the Holy Spirit. The Second Vatican Council in …

Clerical Changes

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A fond farewell to Fr Kaz. Fr Kaz has been recalled suddenly to Poland by his Provincial for another placement and will be leaving this week. We are very sorry to see him go, especially after such a short time with us. We thank him for his generosity in coming to Scotland and everything he has done for both the …

Papal Blessing for Scotland’s Italian Chapel

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Pope Francis has sent a special blessing to mark the 70th anniversary of one of Scotland’s most unusual landmarks. The Italian Chapel in Orkney was built during the Second World War by Italian POWs and has since become the island’s number one tourist attraction. In his message, Pope Francis prays; “that this Chapel, built in time of war, may continue …

St Margaret’s Adoption Agency

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Scotland’s first dedicated Catholic centre for the family opens this weekend (16 November 2013) on the feast of St Margaret of Scotland. St Margaret’s Children and Family Care Society, is expanding its services and moving into bigger and better accommodation. The Agency which is currently awaiting a ruling from the Scottish Charities Appeal Tribunal on whether it will be allowed …