Synthesis of Synodal Process in Scotland

12 August 2022

Dear sisters and brothers,

I am pleased to share with you the National Synthesis which has been sent to Rome by the Bishops’ Conference. It brings together the submissions of all eight Scottish dioceses as well as a number of other groups within our country. It is interesting that many of the points submitted by our own diocese were also raised by the other dioceses too. Our national submission will now form part of a larger European document for further prayerful reflection. I thank everyone who has contributed in any way to the process so far. I am confident that the Spirit will guide us in our discernment.

Mary, Mother of the Church pray for us.

+Brian

Click the image below to open the document.

Bishop Murray R.I.P.

Bishop Ian was born in Lennoxtown on 15 December 1932, the eldest of the four children of John and Margaret

The McLellan Commission Report: Summary and Response from Archbishop Tartaglia

In the Report, the Commission set out 8 principal recommendations: 1. Support for the survivors of abuse must be an

Gaelic Prayers

COMHARRADH NA CROISE SIGN OF THE CROSS An ainm an Athar, agus a Mhic, agus an Spioraid Naoimh. Amen URNAIGH

Church Life on Mingulay

  ‘THE CHURCH AND MINGULAY’ Permanence and change  At the outset of this talk, I want to thank the Islands
"Lectio Divina" - for the 17th Sunday in Ordinary Time

Bishop Brian leads us in “Lectio Divina” – a time of prayer and meditation using the text of the Gospel for the 17th Sunday in Ordinary Time Year C (Luke: 11:1-13) 15 minutes