News & Events

CRUMBLE

May 19th 2017

Congratulations to our student, Theo Shack, who is editor-in-chief of a newly-launched architecture magazine called “Crumble” It is beautifully designed and RISO-printed using blue, red and yellow. It is beautifully illustrated too and may in time become a collector’s item.

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POSSIBLE PILGRIMAGE TO THE HOLYLAND

May 19th 2017

There is a note at the back of the Chapel about the possibility of organising a parish pilgrimage to the Holy Land. At this early stage we need to have an idea of whether there is sufficient interest for a

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THIRD ALBERTUS INSTITUTE TALK

April 29th 2017

The Albertus Institute is providing a series of talks exploring topics from their recent conference in greater depth. The third talk takes place on Tuesday, 23 May.  :Suitable for Framing or Wrapping Fish: the Inevitability of Fake News:. Speaker: Professor Stephen

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A HOME FOR BUTTERFLIES

April 25th 2017

We have just planted yellow rock roses on our roof!  This is all part of the “The Square Meter for Butterflies” project which seeks to establish a network of green roofs in the city to offer new homes to Edinburgh’s

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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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DONATIONS AT THE SCREENING OF “I, DANIEL BLAKE”

April 8th 2017

Many thanks to all who made donations to St Catharine’s Homelessness Project at the  showing of “I,Daniel Blake”  last Sunday.  We raised £276.60 for the Project.  This figure includes £39.10 raised by our female students who organised a “clothes Swap”.

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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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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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