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).




The 7.15pm Sunday Mass resumes on 10th September and the 1.15pm Mass Monday to Friday on Friday 15th September.

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Volunteers are needed to greet visitors to the Chapel during the hours of 1pm and 6pm on this coming Saturday 23rd or 2pm to 5pm on Sunday 24th September. You can sign up for a slot on the noticeboard. Booklets

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A series of talks on the Arts and the Mystery of God begins on Monday 16th October at 7pm with Ian Campbell on “House of God.” The talks will be in the Garden Room. Refreshments will be served and discussion

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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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