The entire parish was delighted to celebrate with the families of the eleven children who made their First Holy Communion at St. Fergus on Sunday 16th June 2019. In his homily Fr. Tobias congratulated the First Communicants, thanked their parents and Catechists for preparing them and charged them not to relent in supporting the children to continue in their journey … Read More
On Thursday 13th June, parishioners gathered at St. Anthony’s Kirriemuir to celebrate the feast of their Patron Saint, St. Anthony of Padua. Our parish priest, Fr. Tobias Okoro celebrated the Holy Mass at 6 pm and there was a lot of food and drink for all who were present to enjoy
Bishop Stephen Robson, paid St Fergus’, Forfar, a Pastoral Visit on Sunday 2nd June during which he celebrated the Masses in their two churches, St Fergus Forfar and St Anthony’s Kirriemuir Fr Tobias reports, “The Bishop administered the Sacrament of Confirmation to the four candidates we prepared. He was able to meet the people after the Masses, during the Tea … Read More
The Catholic Church in Scotland is committed to supporting all EU citizens who have made their home here. The Church has experienced first-hand the extensive contribution that all EU citizens have made to our society. EU citizens are an integral and valued part of our parishes, schools and communities and as a majority of EU citizens are Catholic, raising awareness … Read More
There will be no weekday Masses in St Fergus’ or St Anthony’s from Monday 15th October until Monday 22nd October.
The Sisters of the Sacred Hearts of Jesus and Mary will be visiting our parish for their mission appeal in the weekend of 1st and 2nd September. A special collection will be taken up to support them in all the Masses that will be celebrated.
Fr Tobias Okoro celebrated the 25th anniversary of his ordination to the priesthood at St Fergus’, Forfar, on Sunday 29th July. Bishop Stephen Robson led the many warm tributes to Fr Tobias whose ministry spans so many communities. Ordained in his home diocese of Okigwe, in Nigeria. Fr Tobias’ worked in Germany while he was studying at Leuven in Belgium, … Read More
A Catholic Priest, Rev. Fr. Dr. Tobias Okoro has expressed worry over the neglect of rural communities in Imo State by those in authority. Fr. Okoro, now parish priest at St Fergus’, Forfar, and St Anthony’s, Kirriemuir, in Scotland, has lamented (Feb 2014) the deplorable condition of his home community, Umualumaku Ehime-Mbano, Nigeria. As reported in ‘The Leader’, official newspaper … Read More