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

Coronavirus: Temporary Arrangements

Mass Times

The Chapel

  • 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.


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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).



Ghirlandaio's Vocation of the Apostles

The Apostles Peter and Andrew kneel on the ground before Christ.  They wear cloaks as if ready to set out on a journey.  They are shown barefoot, in accordance with what Christ will say to them later on in the

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We regret that due to the new COVID restrictions members of the public cannot attend Mass. We will continue to celebrate our Community Mass at 5.15pm each day except on Saturdays when we have Mass at 12noon. These Masses can

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Rebecca Leonard will speak about her work on “The Economics of Ecosystems and Biodiversity” with particular reference to Thailand and Malaysia.  For background information visit  The talk will be on zoom on Monday 25th January at 6pm.  To

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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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