The Silver Jubilee of Canon Roddy Macdonald in Dunoon.

The occasion for this group photo is the Silver Jubilee of Canon Roddy Macdonald in Dunoon. Fr Calum MacLellan (Benbecula); Fr Pat Kennedy (Lochgilphead); Fr Roddy Wright (Dunoon); Canon Iain MacMaster (Taynuilt); Canon John MacLean (Ardkenneth); Fr Robert Cameron (Castlebay); Fr John Archie MacMillan (Blairs), Canon Angus John MacQueen (Castlebay); Canon Donald MacKinnon (Langbank) Mgr Ronald Hendry (Roy Bridge); Canon Iain Gillies (Arisaig); Canon Roddy Macdonald (Dunoon); BIshop MacPherson; Canon Archie MacMaster (Rothesay).

Canon Roddy was a first cousin of my father. Incidentally, both his father and my grandfather, Coll MacDonald, were engaged in the slating and plaster work of the Bornish Chapel House in 1934.


A group of priests at Oban in the early 20th century. From the left they are: Alexander MacDougall (Daliburgh), Wilfrid Gettins (Laggan), Sandy MacIntosh(Fort William), Donald MacIntosh (Moidart), John MacMillan (Oban), Bishop George Smith, John MacNeil (Eigg), Donald MacDougall (Roy Bridge), William MacLellan (Bornish), Angus MacRae (Morar), William MacKenzie (Craigston).

Articles by Fr. Michael J. MacDonald