Saturday, March 24, 2018
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FUNERAL ARRANGEMENTS:  Archbishop Emeritus Keith Patrick Cardinal O’Brien (1938-2018) RIP. The Requiem Mass of Cardinal Keith Patrick O’Brien RIP will take place at the Church of St Michael, Westmoreland Road, Newcastle on Thursday 5 April at 1.00pm. As requested by the Holy See, the main celebrant and homilist will be His Eminence Cardinal Vincent Nichols, Archbishop of Westminster. Donations to SCIAF’s Lenten campaign in lieu of flowers please. The interment of the body of the late Cardinal O’Brien will then take place at Mount Vernon Cemetery, Edinburgh on 6 April at 1.00pm The Cardinal’s body will be laid to rest in the grave of his mother and father. This was in accordance with wishes expressed by Cardinal O’Brien himself. May he rest in peace. Read the Full Story
CHURCH CLOSURE PLANS DROPPED: Archbishop Leo Cushley has dropped draft proposals to close a significant number of churches across the Archdiocese of St Andrews & Edinburgh, following a two-year consultation with the people of the Archdiocese which included nearly 120 public meetings attended by over 7,000 parishioners. “If you choose to consult with parishioners and priests, then you have to listen to what they are saying and, in this instance, I was happy to be persuaded by the case that was made to me by many of our people and clergy,” said the Archbishop, Sunday 25 February, “The fact is, people are very attached to their local churches and have expressed a wish in many places to keep them.”   Read the Full Story
LOVE LENT: Archbishop Leo Cushley chose St Valentine's Day to invite the young people of the Archdiocese of St Andrews & Edinburgh to fall in love with…Lent. “I was delighted to be approached by a group of young adults from across the Archdiocese of St Andrews & Edinburgh who asked for help in understanding Lent more fully and advice on how to live it better – the result is Love Lent, a series of three talks delivered by me and culminating in a gathering on Palm Sunday in Edinburgh,” said Archbishop Cushley, 14 February, which is also Ash Wednesday, the first day of Lent.  Read the Full Story
CURIAL APPOINTMENTS: Archbishop Cushley has nominated six priests of the Archdiocese of St Andrews & Edinburgh to key posts within the Archdiocesan Curia, each responsible for a particular area of evangelisation. As of 23 November 2017, the following are nominated Vicars Episcopal, with duties in the following areas: Read the Full Story
ARCHDIOCESE CONSECRATED TO IMMACULATE HEART: Archbishop Leo Cushley has consecrated the Archdiocese of St Andrews & Edinburgh to the Immaculate Heart of Mary in Fatima, Portugal, upon the 100th anniversary of Our Lady’s appearance there to three local shepherd children. Read the Full Story
HOLY MASS & CONFESSION FINDER APP LAUNCH: Beneath the dome of St Peter’s Basilica in Rome and amid the skirl of the Scottish bagpipes, Archbishop Leo Cushley of St Andrews & Edinburgh has unveiled what is thought to be the world’s first interactive, GPS-powered, Holy Mass and Confession finder app. “This is a little bit of smart technology that could make a big impact on how the the Catholic Church brings the mercy of God and the joy of the Gospel to our contemporary world,” said the Archbishop, Tuesday 23 November in Rome. Read the Full Story
WE HAVE FOUND THE MESSIAH: On Palm Sunday 2015, Archbishop Leo Cushley unveiled his vision for the future of the Archdiocese of St Andrews & Edinburgh in a pastoral letter entitled We Have Found the Messiah. “My big message is that the renewal and, yes, growth of the Catholic Church in our part of Scotland is very possible but only if we create vibrant Christian communities gathered closely around Jesus Christ in the Holy Eucharist,” To view the film click here. Read the Full Story



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Around the Archdiocese

Clergy Changes


The Archbishop has announced the following changes in the staffing of the Archdiocese:


Parish List

Please note that parish Mass times may vary.
It is wise to check with the parish website (where there is one) or to telephone.

Parishes within City

St Mary's Metropolitan Cathedral The City of Edinburgh
St Kentigern Barnton
St Albert the Great Blackfriars
St Teresa of Lisieux Craigmillar
St John the Baptist Corstorphine
St Patrick Cowgate
St Margaret Davidsons Mains
St Catherine of Alexandra Gracemount
St Margaret Mary Granton
St John Vianney Gilmerton
The Sacred Heart of Jesus Lauriston
St Mary, Star of the Sea Leith
St Peter Morningside
St Paul Muirhouse
St Columba Newington
St Mark Oxgangs
St John the Evangelist Portobello
St Mary Magdalene Portobello
St Mary Ratho
St Andrew Ravelston
Ss Ninian & Triduana Restalrig
Heriot Watt University Chaplaincy Riccarton
St Joseph Sighthill
St Cuthbert Slateford
St Margaret South Queensferry
The Holy Cross Trinity
St John Ogilvie Wester Hailes

Parishes Outwith City

St Thomas the Apostle Addiewell
The Sacred Heart & St Anthony Armadale
St Anthony Balfron
St Kenneth & St Bernard Ballingry (Fife)
St Luke Banknock
Our Lady & St Ninian Bannockburn
Immaculate Conception Bathgate
Our Lady of Lourdes Blackburn
St Kessog Blanefield (Glasgow)
St Mary of the Assumption Bo'ness
St Joseph Bonnybridge
Our Lady of Consolation Bonnyrigg
St Ninian Bowhill
Ss John Cantius and Nicholas Broxburn
St Joseph Burntisland
Our Lady & St Bride Cowdenbeath
Sacred Heart Cowie
Most Holy Trinity Crail (Fife)
Our Lady, Mother of the Church Currie
St David Dalkeith
Ss Luke and SAnne Dalkeith, Mayfield
St Alexander Denny (Falkirk)
Our Lady of the Waves Dunbar
Our Lady of Lourdes Dunfermiline
St Margaret Dunfermiline
Our Lady Immaculate & St Margaret Duns
Carmelite Convent Dysart
St Cuthbert Chapel Hall Earlston
St Theresa East Calder
St Andrew Eyemouth
St Francis Xavier Falkirk
St Mary of the Angels Camelon
Chapel Royal Falkland
St John the Baptist Fauldhouse
Our Lady & St Andrew Galashiels
St Paul & St Mary Glenrothes
St Margaret Gorebridge
Christ the King Grangemouth
The Sacred Heart Grangemouth
St Mary Haddington
Ss Mary and David Hawick
St James Innerleithen
St Peter in Chains Inverkeithing
Immaculate Conception Jedburgh
Immaculate Conception (St Mary's) Kelso
St Joseph Kelty
St Giles Kennoway
St Patrick Kilsyth
Our Lady of Perpetual Succour Kirkcaldy
St Pius X Kirkcaldy
Our Lady of Lourdes & St Bernadette Larbert
St Machan Lennoxtown
St Peter Leven
St Michael Linlithgow
St Andrew Livingston
St Peter Livingston
St Philip Livingston
St Margaret of Scotland Loanhead
St Patrick Lochgelly
St Cuthbert Melrose
St Agatha Methil
St Paul Milton of Campsie
Our Lady of Loretto & St Michael Musselburgh
Our Lady, Star of the Sea North Berwick
Santa Maria Abbey Nunraw
Holy Name Oakley
St Mary Pathhead
St Joseph Peebles
The Sacred Heart Penicuik
Christ the King Pittenween
St Anthony Polmont
St Gabriel Prestonpans
St Mary Ratho
Heriot Watt University Riccarton
St Matthew Rosewell
Ss John & Columba Rosyth
St James St Andrews
Our Lady & St Joseph Selkirk
St Mary Slamannan
St Margaret South Queensferry
Holy Spirit & St Ninian Stirling
St Margaret Stirling
St Mary Stirling
Stirling University Stirling
St Patrick's Missionary Stirling
Church of Our Lady Stoneyburn
St Dominic Torrance
St Martin of Tours Tranent
St James Wallyford
Our Lady & St Bridget West Calder
St Joseph Whitburn
St Philomena Winchburgh




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