The Scalan Association (SCO22814)
Scalan College 1716-1799
Scalan News No 47
Scalan Homily at Annual Mass 6 th July
"The time by the goodness of God will come, when the Catholic religion
will again flourish in Scotland; and then, when posterity shall
enquire, with a laudable curiosity, by what means any sparks of the
true faith were preserved in these dismal times of darkness and error,
Scalan and the other colleges will be mentioned with veneration, and
all that can be recorded concerning them will be recorded with care. .
(Rev. John Geddes, Rector of Scalan 1762-67)
The Scalan Association preserves the building at Scalan and promotes
knowledge of its history in Scotland and further afield. The
subscription for membership of the Scalan Association stands at £10 per
annum. The policy of the Association has been not to raise the
subscription but to encourage those who are able to give more if they
Payment of the subscription entitles members to receive the two
editions of the "Scalan News" produced each year which give information
on any developments with the building, articles on Scottish Catholic
History and local history, an invitation to the AGM and any
extraordinary meetings deemed necessary.
The Annual Mass at Scalan is on the first Sunday in July at 4.00 p.m.
This member,s area
has the Scalan News past editions and information on Roman Catholic
Churches in the diocese of Aberdeen and in particular their History.
has photographs and a brief history.
President: Fr. James Thomson
Correspondence regarding the Association and Enquiries to :
Rev. Michael Briody,
133 Glenmanor Avenue
Tel 01236 872537
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