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Advent Retreat

The Advent Youth Retreat held on the 8th – 9th December was a great success. Youths met at the Diocesan Retreat Centre, Lawside Road, Dundee, on the Friday evening and were welcomed by Fr Samuel Alabi MSP and members of the Dunkeld Youth Commission. The evening began with some fun, ice-breaking games to help everyone to get to know each … Read More


What is DYMAT? DYMAT stands for Diocesan Youth Music and Animation Team. We are a group of young people who enjoy creating music and giving back to the community by providing music ministry for different events run by the Diocesan Youth Service and Youth Commission. What do we do? We bring together the youth of the Diocese to form a … Read More

Message from Fr Samuel

Since my appointment as the Director of Youth Formation in Dunkeld Diocese, I have settled down to work in the office. Every Tuesday and Wednesday between 11am and 4pm are the official hours I am in the Youth office at the Diocesan Centre, Dundee. I am happy to work with the Diocesan Youth Commission made up of some young, vibrant … Read More

Life Teen Camp – Netherlands

This Summer was the first time that I got to go to Life Teen Camp. It is a Catholic Summer camp for teenagers based in the Netherlands where young people from all over the world come to learn more about their Catholic faith. At first, I wasn’t at all convinced about going but it sounded very intriguing. My older sister … Read More

Youth Mass at St Andrew’s Cathedral, Dundee

Dunkeld Diocese celebrated the launch of its Diocesan Youth Music and Animation Team (DYMAAT) at the evening Mass in St Andrew’s Cathedral, Dundee, on Sunday 25th June 2017, where Bishop Stephen Robson, was the main celebrant along with several other Priest’s and Deacons of the diocese. Bishop Stephen also thanked Frankie McGuire for his years of work with the Dunkeld … Read More

WYD Panama 2019

World Youth Day is celebrated every two or three years by Catholic youths, who gather from all over the world at the invitation of the Pope. In 2019 this event will take place in Panama and will be an opportunity to experience the universality of the Church and share in the hope of many young people who want to commit … Read More

Thought for the day

As human beings we have are complex and wonderful beings. As complex and wonderful beings we also have a multitude of emotions which sometimes we don’t know how to handle. In this chart we can seek strength from the Lord whatever we are feeling. Refer back to this when you need something to guide you.