Members of the Union of Catholic Mothers at St John’s, Perth, celebrated the 70th Anniversary of their foundation. Bishop Stephen Robson celebrated Mass together with Fr Michael Carrie, Diocesan UCM Chaplain, and priests from throughout the diocesan who had served at St John’s, or as UCM chaplain over many years.
National President, Pauline Porter, a member of the Perth branch, describe her pride in the work and prayers of the Mothers over so many years.
In his address, Bishop Stephen praised the Mothers for their dedication and commitment. “Dunkeld Diocese is an area of growth for the UCM, we are pleased especially to enrol five new members here today. The UCM have been the mainstay of many parishes. Its constitution may have needed some tweaking over the years but the concept of Motherhood remains the same.”