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

Mass Times

The Chapel

  • The Chapel is open for prayer during the day. (from 8am until 6pm). 

Confessions

  • The Sacrament of Reconciliation is available after the 1.15pm Mass until 2.30pm on Wednesdays or by appointment see contact page

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).

 

Resources

Resources

Josephine Bakhita, Patron Saint of human trafficking survivors. 

   “Virgin of the Institute of the Daughters of the Canossiane charity”, Artist unknown.    Below: Exrtract from “Spes Salvi,” Benedict XVI, about St Josephine Bakhita (1869 – 1947)  “In what does this hope consist which, as hope, is “redemption”?

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News

News

Reception at Polmont HMP & YOI for Fr Aelred

Left to right: Fr Dermot, Fr Aelred,  Gerry Michie and Fr Matthew To mark Fr Aelred’s retirement from his role as a Chaplain at Polmont HMP & YOI SPS members of staff, the Governor Gerry Michie,  the Senior Management, fellow

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Events

Events

NEXT BOOK GROUP MEETING

The next Parish Book Group meeting will take place in person on Thursday 9th March at 7.30pm the library of 24 George Square, EH8 9LD.   The group will discuss the novel “The Master” by Colm Tóibín (360 pages). For

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Notes of the Parish Assembly Sunday  29th January 2023

Notes of the Parish Assembly Sunday  29th January 2023

Present:  Fr Dermot Morrin OP (in the chair), Fr Aelred Connelly OP, Fr Matthew Jarvis OP, Fr Albert Robertson OP and 51 parishioners 1. Matters arising from the Parish Assembly of 13 Nov 2022: Projects completed or ongoing: 10 O’Clock

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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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