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

Coronavirus: Temporary Arrangements

Mass Times

The Chapel

  • The Chapel is open for private prayer during the day. On entering and leaving the Chapel please use the hand sanitiser. While in the Chapel please wear a face covering (unless exempt).


Online Spiritual Resources


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).



Bassano's Good Samaritan

The story of the Good Samaritan is one of the great parables of Luke’s Gospel and this painting is one of the best illustrations of it.  Bassano’s portrayal of the two men is highly realistic.   You can see that

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Churches and faith groups from Edinburgh are making banners for COP26 which will be hung from the two towers of New College on the Mound. The St Albert’s Justice and Peace Group have designed a section which will be 1m

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The next online meeting of the Parish Book Group is on Thursday 11th November at 7.30pm when the group will be discussing the novel: “The Testaments” by Margaret Atwood (432 pages). For further details please contact

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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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