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Bishop Logan's Silver Jubilee

Posted by SCMO on 20th February 2006 in Christianity |

Attention: News Planning Desks  Tributes flood in as Bishop Logan prepares for Silver Jubilee on Friday 24 February.  The Pope s Ambassador to Britain Archbisop Faustino Sainz Munoz will visit dundee this week, in his first official visit to the city to take part in the celebrations to mark the Silver Jubilee of the Episcopal Ordination of the Rt. Rev. Vincent Logan, Bishop of Dunkeld.  Bishop Logan was ordained a bishop in 1981, at the age of 39 by the late Cardinal Gordon Jospeh Gray and was until the recent appointment of Bishop Philip Tartalgia to Paisley, Scotland s youngest bishop.  A Mass of Thanksgiving to mark his 25 years as bishop of Dunkeld is be...

Bishop Logan to receive honorary degree from the University of dundee

Posted by SCMO on 24th January 2007 in Christianity |

The Bishop of Dunkeld, the Rt. Rev. Vincent Logan, is to receive an honorary degree of Doctor of Laws from the University of dundee.  Bishop Logan, who last year celebrated his Silver Jubilee as bishop of the diocese, is one of eight eminent dundee citizens the university has chosen to honour to mark its 40th anniversary.  The special degree ceremony is being held in the city s Caird Hall on February 9. dundee University was formed in 1967, bringing to an end a constitutional relationship with its St Andrews counterpart that reached back to the 19th century.  It was a major milestone for education in the city and the start of decades of growth that would see ...

Bishop welcomes new Justice and Peace appointment.

Posted by SCMO on 9th January 2003 in Christianity |

Bishop John Mone today (Monday 1st September), welcomed the appointment of Dr Richard McCready to the post of National Secretary of the Catholic Bishops' Justice and Peace Commission. Bishop Mone said; "I am very pleased that Richard has accepted this appointment and especially pleased that this important post has now been filled." He added:" I am looking forward to working with him in the future and join the staff of our Justice and Peace Commission and the whole Catholic community in Scotland in wishing him every success in his work." Speaking from the Commission's Glasgow office, as he took up his post Richard McCready said: "I am delighted to have been a...

Little Sisters of the Poor to leave dundee

Posted by SCMO on 24th October 2014 in Christianity |

The Little Sisters of the Poor order have today announced that they will be leaving dundee in 2015. The Sisters are making every effort to ensure continuity of care at the Wellburn Care Home which they operate and are actively negotiating with various parties at present, in the hope of securing a new operator for the facillity.  Commenting on the decision, the Provincial of the order, Sister Joseph said; It is with great sadness and regret that the Little Sisters of the Poor have decided that they will be leaving dundee in 2015. This has been a very painful decision for us, but due to a decrease in the number of Vocations to the Congregation and the age of th...

VE DAY - St Andrew's Cathedral, dundee

Posted by SCMO on 11th May 2005 in Christianity |

First Minister Jack McConnell joined veterans and civic and academic guests for a service in St Andrew s Cathedral, dundee, to mark the 60th anniversary of VE Day.  The guests were welcomed to the cathedral by Bishop Vincent Logan of Dunkeld, who led the Drumhead Service along with the Rev Bob Wightman, chaplain to the City of dundee Ex-Services Association. Also taking part was the Moderator of dundee Presbytery, the Rev James Wilson.  dundee s newly-elected MPs Jim McGovern and Stewart Hosie were among the guests, as were Transport Minister Nicol Stephen and his fellow MSPs Kate Maclean and Shona Robison.  Cathedral Administrator Father Michael Milton spoke...

Little Sisters of the Poor Home, Wellburn, dundee

Posted by SCMO on 3rd March 2015 in Christianity | Little Sisters of the Poor, dundee, Dunkeld, Bishop Robson

In October of 2014 the Little Sisters of the Poor announced, that due to a shortage of Vocations they could no longer continue their mission at the Wellburn Care Home in dundee, bringing to an end 152 years of caring lovingly for the vulnerable elderly in dundee.     On   27th February 2015, the Little Sisters verbally accepted an offer from the Diocese of Dunkeld to continue the vital mission of care and support for the infirm elderly at Wellburn, by allowing the Diocese to take over the Home. The legal and practical arrangements for the transfer of mission will be worked out over the coming months. Sr Joseph Christine, Mother Provincial of the Little Sis...
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