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Canon John Paul’s 25 years as a priest will be celebrated next month on Barra with an outdoor mass at the Grotto at St Barr’s.

The Silver Anniversary mass is planned for 2.30 pm on Sunday, June 23, with food and refreshments afterwards.

In the meantime, there is a meeting to plan the event tomorrow (Sun, May 19) at 2 pm in Northbay Hall.

Canon John Paul MacKinnon was ordained as a priest on June 24, 1999, in his home parish of St Peter’s in Daliburgh, South Uist.