St Albert’s Catholic Chaplaincy  
23 -24 George Square, Edinburgh

Divine Office and Mass times


  • 08.30-Morning Prayer
  • 09.00-Mass
  • 10.00-Mass
  • 12.00-Mass
  • 17.30-Evening Prayer
  • 19.15-Mass (term time only)

Monday to Friday

  • 08.00-Morning Prayer
  • 13.15-Mass (term time)
  • 17.15-Mass followed by Evening Prayer


  • 08.30-Morning Prayer
  • 12.00-Mass

Holydays of Obligation

  • 13.15-Mass
  • 17.15-Mass
  • 19.15-Mass (term time only)


  • Wednesdays during term time after 13.15 Mass (until 14.00)
  • Or by appointment – see contact page

Eucharistic Exposition

  • After 13.15 Mass on Wednesdays and from 18.45 until 19.15 Mass during term time

Welcome to St Albert’s, Edinburgh

We are a Catholic Chaplaincy welcoming University students, staff and others, located in George Square in the centre of Edinburgh. Our Chapel is located to the rear of 23-24 George Square and is accessed from the George Square Lane, which runs behind the houses. The Chapel is open during the daytime.

What we do

The Catholic Chaplaincy hosts activities and events for those who come as well as religious services. It is home to the Catholic Students’ Union which runs a series of events each week in term (see Facebook).




Volunteers are asked to help welcome Syrian Refugees to Edinburgh by writing cards and messages of welcome. As new families arrive in the next months, the Council have requested cards and messages of welcome to provide that simple greeting as

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Geraldine Bienkowski will be displaying a range of Lent and Easter  books in the Garden Room after masses on 19th February. Some items would be suitable as First Communion presents . Books can be ordered on the 19th, and will

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Edinburgh Catholic Chaplaincy

The Catholic Chaplaincy serves the students and staff of the University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh Napier University and Queen Margaret University.

The Catholic Chaplaincy is also a parish of the Archdiocese of St Andrews and Edinburgh (the Parish of St Albert the Great) and all Catholic students and staff are automatically members of this parish.

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