News & Events

WALKING THE CAMINO FOR ST CATHARINE’S

April 21st 2017

Frances Byatt-Smith,  who is on the left in this recent  picture taken with Sr Aelred, will be walking the Camino next month to raise funds for St Catharine’s Homeless Project.  Full details of how you can sponsor her are on

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RAISING FUNDS FOR ST CATHARINE’S HOMELESS PROJECT

March 18th 2017

Many thanks to Sr Aelred for her talk and discussion on homelessness last Sunday. The pot luck lunch raised£460 which together with £191.80 raised by the CSU’s Ash Wednesday simple meal, raised a total of £651.80. Many thanks to all

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MINISTRY OF SEEKERS SMALL LENT GROUPS

March 11th 2017

This is taking place in the Garden Room on each Friday of Lent 7pm to 9pm. For full details and and more information and to book a place go to  their website . The Ministry of Seekers (“Seekers”) is a Catholic group started by

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ABECEDARIAN PHOTOS

March 5th 2017

Some great images of the Chapel today from Graham Paton of Abecedarian Photos.  You can view them at the Abecedarian Photos Facebook page or  on Flickr .  The one featured here is different from most in the way it captures the shadows in

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PRE-LENTEN RETREATS

February 24th 2017

Fr Dermot and 24 parishioners were away last weekend on retreat in the Whitchester Christian Guest House outside Hawick, led by Fr John Farrell. The weekend before, Fr John O’Connor led a retreat for 26 students at Kinnoull Monastery outside

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CARDS OF WELCOME

January 21st 2017

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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LETTER FROM THE NEW JUSTICE AND PEACE GROUP

January 14th 2017

A Justice and Peace Group has started. This follows on from discussions at the recent Parish Assembly. There is a letter from the group for you to read besides the newsletter. If you wish to do so you can let

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OUR ADVENT PROJECT

December 19th 2016

This Advent we have been raising funds for St Catharine’s Homelessness Project.  The CSU had a talent auction in November and raised £108.  Their Carol Concert on 3rd December raised £262.34.  A parish Bake Sale on Sunday 11th December raised

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PEACE ON EARTH AND GOOD WILL AMONG SJ & OP COMMUNITIES!

December 9th 2016

Edinburgh’s Dominican and Jesuit communities get together for an pre-Christmas fish supper!  Absent from the picture is Fr Aelred Connolly OP who was detained by pastoral commitments.

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GRADUATION CELEBRATION

November 29th 2016

On Monday night  we raised a glass to celebrate Fr John O’Connor’s graduation as a Doctor of the University of Edinburgh.  Next Stop the Church!!   See more pictures our Facebook

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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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