Time Well Spent

A Life Teen blog, by Adam Cross Life right now seems like a weird movie with so many things being closed and cancelled. With more time at home, it’s tempting to binge Netflix or Hulu, or get a little stir crazy; but it’s also a chance to get creative and even pump up your prayer life. While our daily routines … Read More

Mass During COVID-19

A Life Teen blog, written by Rachel Penate On Tuesday, when the Diocese of Phoenix made their announcement for the suspension of all public Masses and the dispensation of the Sunday obligation, my heart sank. Absolutely sank. It’s really happening, I thought. We are actually starting a Eucharistic fast… how am I going to feel without the Eucharist? For a … Read More

Peace During COVID-19

A Life Teen blog by Stephanie Espinoza Welcome to the year 2020, where we don’t yet have personal flight devices yet but we do all have to adhere to some strict social distancing in order to flatten the curve on a worldwide pandemic. What a wild ride, mi gente. At this point in time, there is not one of us … Read More

Bishop’s Statement – No More Public Masses

Scotland’s Catholic bishops have announced that no public Masses will be celebrated in Scotland from Thursday 19th March. Priests will continue to celebrate Holy Mass in private, praying for those suffering from Covid-19 and those who care for them. Prayer and Sacraments Churches will remain open for personal prayer and parish priests will be available for Confession, Anointing of the … Read More

Catholic During COVID-19

A Life Teen Blog – written by Leah Murphy, posted Monday, March 16, 3:21 PM PST By the time you read this blog, things will likely have changed, and I pray and hope for the better — but it’s quite possible that they’ve grown increasingly difficult. We’re all facing something, unlike anything we’ve ever lived through before. The words “global … Read More

Dunkeld News March 2020

Check out the youth pages in the latest edition of the Dunkeld News Magazine – now available in parishes across the diocese, and on the Dunkeld Diocese website! (Pages 16 and 17)

Epiphany 2020

Two teens who take part in the JustLiveIt programme – currently being piloted at St Fillan’s Parish in Crieff – were given the task of conducting the Mass for Epiphany Sunday. This included choosing the hymns, prayers and readers, as well as writing and delivering the homily. We have shared their unique insight on this feast in the post below … Read More

International Youth Forum

Young delegates attend a forum in Rome to discuss the Church’s view on youth ministry and the way forward following the Synod on Youth in October 2018

Launching: All Fired Up

The Youth Service is now launching an online newsletter written for young people, about young people and by young people. A brand new platform to get your stories out there! This newsletter will feature what’s going on for the young people in our diocese, what you can get involved in, upcoming DYS events, teaching and testimonies, activities and more! We … Read More

From our Youth Director

From the Diocesan Youth Office: Dear Friends, I am happy to write to you all. I hope you are keeping well and making the best use of opportunities around you. How about the weather? Oohhh, for me, I am really looking forward to Summer. I hope it will be warmer this time. It’s been a wonderful time so far in … Read More