Father Jamie

Father Jamie

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.

Mass Times

  • 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

Father Jamie McMorrin

Welcome an International Student for Christmas

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

Christian Meditation
Christian Meditation

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.

Quiz Night – 1st November in St Mary’s Cathedral Hall, 7pm-11pm

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.

Tickets are £10 per adult, including pizza, email Kate on togetherwithcambodia.twc@gmail.com or 07590378426.

Parish Team for Sleep in the Park


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 cathedralhouse@stmaryscathedral.co.uk  

Register Your Child for St Mary’s RC Primary School

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.