The Edinburgh Newman Circle celebrates Newman’s canonisation by showing the film “John Henry Newman” by the Very Revd Dr John Davies, DI, Dean of Derby, on Tuesday 22nd October 2019 7.30-9.30pm. All are warmly invited to attend. Venue: Mayfield Salisbury Church, 18, West Mayfield, Edinburgh EH9 1TQ. A donation is requested to cover costs.
ALBERTUS ANNUAL LECTURE
Professor Robin Gill speaks on “The Future of Christian Ethics” in the Martin Hall, New College, University of Edinburgh on Thursday 24th October at 7pm.
ALBERTUS ANNUAL CONFERENCE
This year’s conference is entitled “Exploring Atheisms: History, Science and Religion” and will take place on Saturday 9th November from 10am until 5pm also at New College. Further details to follow.
The next meeting of the Parish Book Group is Thursday 31st October at 7.30pm, The Library, 24 George Square, when they will be discussing The Underground Railroad by Colson Whitehead (320 pages). New members are always welcome, and those who may only wish to discuss the book under review. For further details please contact Steven Male by email at: email@example.com.
Pope Francis has designated 29th September as a Day for Refugees and Asylum seekers, and his Day for the Poor in mid-November is also dedicated to them. During this period our Archdiocese is mounting several initiatives to support this group. As part of this we will be holding an hour long Vigil of Prayer at St Albert’s on Saturday November 2 at 6pm. This will comprise a series of readings followed by time for reflection in the chapel. Everyone is welcome, including people from out-with the parish.
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.