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