Dunoon Paper

2019 – Easter in Cowal

ONE OF the most important dates in the Christian calendar Easter provides cause for celebration in churches and in the community. A Silent Walk of Witness along Argyll Street on Saturday afternoon started off the more public events taking pace to celebrate Easter this year. The walk started with Rev Jim MacFarlane officiating at a […]

2019 – Easter Experience at DGS

  A LOCAL team of church members from a variety of churches in Dunoon brought the Easter Experience to Dunoon Grammar School on Monday April 15. There were four stations set up to represent different experiences during Easter. The stations were Remember, Sharing Sorrows, Hopes And Dreams and Alone. A key part of our school […]

The children assist Canon Paddy to bless the candles for the prayer zone.

Sunday 3 February 2019 – Candlemas

Candlemas at Holy Trinity IT’S TIME for the Holy Family to leave their temporary shelter under the altar at Holy Trinity and for things to revert to the ordinary. The baby Jesus has been presented to the Temple 40 days after his birth and the elderly Simeon and Anna have recognised him as the long […]

New Priest for Holy Trinity

THE REV David Railton has been appointed as the new Rector for the Linked Scottish Episcopal Church Charges of Holy Trinity Church Dunoon and St Paul’s Episcopal Church Rothesay. David Railton is currently vicar of Blackwell and Coniscliffe Parishes, Darlington in the Diocese of Durham. In preparing to take up his appointment just after Easter, […]

Experience Christmas - 2018

Experience Christmas – 2018

ON MONDAY December 17 SI pupils at Dunoon Grammar School participated in RME Christmas Experience. The Christmas Experience is an interactive journey of the Christmas story and gives the pupils the chance to explore their own thoughts and opinions relating to the birth of Jesus. The experience con­sists of four stations, the message, the announce­ment, […]

Sunday 9 December 2018 - Advent sunday

Sunday 9 December 2018 – Advent sunday

Advent at Holy Trinity WE HAD a beautiful Advent Evensong at Holy Trinity on Sunday, December 9. John McIntosh and his five singers gave us the most amazing music – singing the Magnificat, the Nunc Dimittus and the Psalm. Reverend Canon Paddy Allen officiated. Although we are still in a vacancy, worship continues much as […]

Canon Michael Kitchener

Sunday 25 November 2018 – Christ the King

Traditions at Holy Trinity   UP ON the hill, Holy Trinity celebrated the conclusion of the Church Year on Christ the King Sunday with the help of Canon Michael Kitchener, one of the visiting priests who is supporting us during our vacancy. We were delighted that he arrived with his pleased to be able to […]

Sunday 28 October - Pentecost 23

Sunday 28 October – Pentecost 23

DATES COMING UP AT HOLY TRINITY HOLY TRINITY’S congregation was delighted to welcome Canon Paddy Allen to celebrate the Eucharist at the church on Sunday. The Gospel reading was about Jesus healing blind Bartimaeus and Paddy preached about the reading encouraging us to ask for healing from Jesus. Although we are still in a vacancy, […]

New Bishop of Brechin Consecrated

New Bishop of Brechin Consecrated

THE FORMER Rector of Holy Trinity was consecrated as Bishop of Brechin last weekend. A bus and several cars with members of Holy Trinity aboard left for Dundee on Saturday to attend the consecration of the Very Revd Andrew Swift as the new Bishop of Brechin. All the Scottish bishops, as well as several retired […]

New Bishop ready to roll up his sleeves.

New Bishop ready to roll up his sleeves.

“It’s a privilege and an honour to be picked to be the bishop” The Very Reverend Andrew Swift When the Very Rev Andrew Swift is consecrated Bishop of Brechin in St Paul’s Cathedral, Dundee, on Saturday afternoon, the ceremony will reach a potential worldwide audience of millions when it is live-streamed on Scottish Episcopal Church […]