St Paul’s Cathedral, Dundee

St Paul’s is an Anglican cathedral in the city of Dundee. It is the Mother Church of the Diocese of Brechin in the Scottish Episcopal Church. In 1847, the new Bishop of Brechin, Alexander Forbes, decided to make Dundee permanent residence. He urged his people ‘to take on the holy work of building, to the…

Dunblane Cathedral

Christianity was first established in Dunblane in the year 602 by followers of St. Blane. The cathedral dates back to the 12th Century and most of what stands today was constructed during the bishopric of Clement (1233-58). When he died, the Lady Chapel had been built and most of the cathedral as it largely stands…

St. Machar’s Cathedral, Aberdeen

Cathedral Church of St. Machar, Old Aberdeen This is a Church of Scotland church located in the former Burgh of Old Aberdeen. Technically it is no longer a cathedral but rather a ‘High Kirk’ as it has not been the seat of a bishop since 1690. The settlement of 1690 ended many years of strife…

St. Andrew’s Cathedral, Aberdeen

Cathedral Church of Saint Andrew This is the mother church of the Diocese of Aberdeen and Orkney in the Scottish Episcopal Church. It is also the seat of the Bishop of Aberdeen and Orkney. The church is famous for being where the first bishop of the Episcopal Church of the United States of America, Samuel…