Coronavirus: Temporary Arrangements
- All our Masses are public now but to attend Mass please book on Eventbrite (see how). The gate will be opened 15 mins before each Mass, but will be closed when all those who are expected have arrived and Mass has started. We are sorry that, because of the need for infection control, only those who are attending Mass may enter the Chapel.
- Available by appointment see contact page
Online Spiritual Resources
- See our News section for homilies and reflections
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).
El Greco's Burial of the Count of Orgaz
“The Burial of the Count of Orgaz”, El Greco, c.1586-88, Church of San Tomé, Toldeo. You can see this picture in higher resolution at https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Burial_of_the_Count_of_Orgaz#/media/File:El_Greco_-_The_Burial_of_the_Count_of_Orgaz.JPG The funeral of the Lord of Orgaz Gonzalo Ruiz de Toledo, had taken place
Attending Mass at St Albert's
TO ATTEND MASS AT ST ALBERT’S, OR ONE OF OUR MASSES AT ST COLUMBA’S, WE ASK THAT YOU BOOK ON EVENTBRITE. PLEASE NOTE THAT IF YOU ARRIVE LATE AT ST ALBERT’S AND/OR WITHOUT HAVING BOOKED THE GATE WILL BE CLOSED.