Congratulations to Douglas Robertson who was ordained a Deacon by Archbishop Cushley at St Michael's Church in Linlithgow on Saturday.
His ministry as a permanent deacon will be at St Michael's where he will assist Canon Paul Kelly.
Deacon Douglas said: "I would like to thank everyone, most especially my wife Margaret and all members of my family. I humbly ask you to keep me in your prayers."
Find out more about Douglas and the Permanent Diaconate here.