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

Divine Office and Mass times


  • 08.30-Morning Prayer
  • 09.00-Mass
  • 10.00-Mass
  • 12.00-Mass
  • 17.30-Evening Prayer
  • 19.15-Mass (term time only)

Monday to Friday

  • 08.00-Morning Prayer
  • 13.15-Mass (term time)
  • 17.15-Mass followed by Evening Prayer


  • 08.30-Morning Prayer
  • 12.00-Mass

Holydays of Obligation

  • 13.15-Mass
  • 17.15-Mass
  • 19.15-Mass (term time only)


  • Wednesdays during term time after 13.15 Mass (until 14.00)
  • Or by appointment – see contact page

Eucharistic Exposition

  • After 13.15 Mass on Wednesdays and from 18.45 until 19.15 Mass during term time

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).




Parishioners from St Albert’s are invited to join parishioners from St Patrick’s, St Columba’s, St Peter’s and St Mark’s on  day trip to Lindisfarne on Saturday 25th May. A coach will leave from St Patrick’s at 10am and return by

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Palm Sunday, 14th, to Wednesday,  17th April Masses as normal at St Albert’s.  Holy Thursday, 18th April 9.30am Tenebrae  8pm Mass of the Lord’s Supper Good Friday, 19th April 9.30am Tenebrae 3pm Passion. 7pm Stations of the Cross with St

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Fr John O’Connor will lead a retreat for parishioners at the Whitchester Christian Guest House in Hawick from the evening of Friday 21st until lunchtime on Sunday 23rd June. The cost for full board per person sharing is £120.  

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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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