You have come to the website of St Andrew’s Parish, a Roman Catholic faith community in the West of Edinburgh. Mass times are given below and visitors are most welcome.
News and announcements will appear further down the page. Older material is at the bottom and in the monthly archives to the side. The other pages on this site contain information about the parish, both now and in the past.
Sunday AM: at 10:30
Tuesday AM 09:30
Friday AM 09:30
2nd Sat month 10:00 AM (plus confessions)
Holidays of Obligation: Refer to newsletter either paper or online
The Schoenstatt Sisters will be running a meditation retreat on the theme ‘Sins to Expiate (Remove)’ on Thursday the 17th October from 10.30am-12.30pm. The theme is based on a topic heading from the 1962 Missal and the cost for the day is £7.50. For more information, please phone 01360 312718.
The Gifford Lectures The University of Edinburgh will be hosting six lectures by Prof. M. Welker from the University of Heidelberg on the theme “In God’s Image: Anthropology”. The lectures will be held at 5.30pm on the 28thOctober – 6thNovember at the Playfair Library. To book free tickets www.ed.ac.uk/gifford-lectures.
The Lauriston Jesuit Centre will host a series of lectures on the relationship between art and faith. The first will be on Thursday the 7th November at 7.30pm on the art of Daniel Seghers (1590 – 1661).
Welcome an International Student for Christmas. Hosting an international student will bring a whole new dimension to your Christmas, with a chance to learn about another country’s traditions and enjoy the connection and friendship that such sharing brings. HOST UK arranges for international students to enjoy brief visits-one day, a weekend or, over the festive period, a three-day visit, with UK hosts. We warmly welcome new volunteer hosts to join us. To learn more, go to our website www.hostuk.org
Christian Meditation Experience the joy of God´s healing presence during Christian meditation and meet our group. The Christian Meditation group leads meditation at 63 York Place on Fridays at 7.30 p.m. Afterwards you are welcome for refreshments and to socialize. For more information, please phone 0771 777 2614.
Together with the Cambodia Project, the Cathedral is raising funds to help support the poorest people of Cambodia by organizing a Quiz Night. So please brush up your general knowledge, message all your family and friends, put a team together (or join up with others) and come along for a fun evening for a worthy cause.
As part of Scottish Interfaith Week, the Archdiocese is hosting an event to answer the question ‘What does the Koran say about Jesus?’ It will be led by Fr Robert Afayori. Book online at Eventbrite or call 0131 623 8900.
To raise more funds to reduce homelessness in Scotland, Social Bite, the Edinburgh-based charity, have organised a Sleep Out in Princes Street Gardens (Sleep in the Park) during the night of Saturday 7th December. The Parish is planning to have its own team – please speak to James Walker if you would like to join in or email him at email@example.com
If your child will be five years of age before 28th February 2021, he or she is due to start school in August 2020. Parents who wish to enroll their child in St Mary’s RC Primary are asked to attend (if possible) the drop-in enrolment sessions at 9.45am-10.30am on Wednesday the 6thNovember and Thursday the 7thNovember. You will need to bring your child’s birth certificate, baptismal certificate, council tax letter/book, a utility bill (gas, electricity, passport) and your passport/work permit/visa if you are not from the EU. For questions or concerns, please contact the Head Teacher Mrs Nicola Kehoe on 0131 556 7128.
St Andrews Ravelston is a parish of the Archdiocese of St Andrews & Edinburgh and is a Charity registered in Scotland - number SC008540