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We got back from Shetland in time to drive straight to St Michael and All Angels in Inverness to celebrate the life and witness of Canon Mackintosh. Canon Mackintosh had been instrumental in the creation of this Church and the growth of the congregation. He had moved the church from more »


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I was making a trip to Shetland as part of my ministry to the people of the Diocese of Aberdeen and Orkney. A tradition has developed in which a Chrism mass is offered in one or other of the Northern archipelagos each year, this year it was to be in more »


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Twenty years ago, the Provincial Youth Network organised a Youth Camp at Strathallan School in Perthshire and young people arrived from across Scotland.  That camp has now become an annual event which takes place at Glenalmond College. The annual event has brought young Episcopalians together for twenty years and the more »

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I have spent the last few hours considering what I could be saying to the Diocese and to the community in an Easter message, what new things could I be teasing out of the Gospel story, how could I reinterpret the Easter events. To help me I walked up to more »


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St Andrew’s Cathedral, Inverness Maundy Thursday 8.00 am Morning Prayer 10.15 am Communion (from Reserved Sacrament) 5.00 pm Evening Prayer 7.30 pm Sung Eucharist and Watch until midnight    Good Friday 8.30 am Morning Prayer and Litany 11.30 am until 1.30pm Messy Cathedral 2.00pm Meditation 7.30 pm Good Friday Liturgy   Easter more »


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Monday in Holy Week 11.00am Chrism Mass 7.30pm Eucharist and address Tuesday In Holy Week 8.00am Morning Prayer 5.00pm Evening Prayer 7.30pm Eucharist and address Wednesday in Holy Week 8.00am Morning Prayer 5.00pm Evening Prayer 7.30pm Eucharist and address Maundy Thursday 8.00am Morning Prayer 10.15am Communion from Reserved Sacrament 7.30pm more »

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I had my first visit back to the Kinnoull Retreat house since it had a major upgrade, it was good to be back and the en-suite facilities were wonderful. I was there for a meeting of the Provincial Faith and Order Board. The Board holds one overnight meeting a year more »