James Ward – first headteacher at St Columba’s High School, Perth

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Mr James Ward, first headmaster of St Columba’s Secondary in Perth, died recently at the age of 93. His Requiem Mass was concelebrated by Father Ken McCaffrey, parish priest of Our Lady of Lourdes, Canon Ken McBride, Father Tony McCarthy and Father Eugene O’Sullivan. Canon Basil O’Sullivan was present at the Reception of Remains. Paying tribute to him, Father McCaffrey …

Mr James Begg, RIP

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Mr James Begg, headmaster of John’s R.C. School, Perth, and a leading figure in the Roman Catholic community in Perth, died suddenly to-day. Mr Begg was attending school duties yesterday, and his death his home, 3 Goodlyburn Terrace, was due to a heart attack. He had been headmaster of St John’s R.C. School, Perth, for 17 years. He took over …

Perth Catholic Church – Grand Bazzar

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FUNDS FOR WAR MEMORIAL AND RENOVATION SCHEME Members of St John’s Catholic Church, Perth, have organised a Grand Bazaar and Fancy Fair for the purposes securing funds in aid of the church war memorial and restoration scheme. The Bazaar, which is being held in the City Halls, had a delightful send off yesterday, and before the last purchase is made …

Re-opening of St John the Baptist’s RC Church – 9th May 1849

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Perthshire Advertiser 3rd May 1849 ST JOHN’S CATHOLIC CHURCH WILL BE SOLEMNLY RE-OPENED ON WEDNESDAY, MAY 9th 1849 The Right Reverend the l.ord Bishop of Ceramis, Rt. Rev. Andrew Carruthers, will be attended by his Clergy The morning service, at Eleven o’clock, when High Mass will be celebrated and a sermon delivered. The Vespers Service, at 3pm.; after which a …