Parish Outing to Scone Palace – Sat 11th May

For the first time in literally ages the parish is going on a day out!! On Saturday 11th May we will travel in two coaches to Scone Palace, near Perth. It will be a lovely day out and a great occasion to build up the Community of the parish. Tickets are priced at only £20 for adults which includes everything including lunch (Cheap – Ed!). And to encourage families (through the generosity of a very kind benefactor) we are offering tickets for children at only £5!! There are only 100 places on the trip – so hurry to buy your tickets after Mass today – while stocks last!!

Weekend for Those Suffering through Divorce, Separation or Widowhood

The Beginning Experience are holding a weekend for those who find themselves suffering bereavement through divorce, separation or widowhood, from 22nd-24th March at St. Mary’s Monastery, Kinnoull. For details see or contact Catherine on 0131 665 3383. Completed Applications must be returned by 9th March 2019.

Young Adults Group – St Josemaria Escriva

Josemaria Escriva

Josemaria Escriva

The Young Adults’ Group meets as usual this Tuesday at 7pm in the Cathedral Café. This week we are delighted to welcome the Mary McGinty, who will talk about St Josemaria Escriva, the Spanish priest and founder of Opus Dei. His message was that everyone, regardless of their state of life, is called to seek holiness through the fulfilment of the ordinary duties of everyday life.

Host UK Lenten Appeal

Would you like to do something extra thoughtful and special this Lent? Host UK’s mission is to give international students a welcome in British homes for friendship and cultural exchange. Our hosts invite students into their homes for one day or three days and two nights at the weekend. For more information, please visit: or phone us on: 0207 739 6292.

Young Adults’ Group – St Oscar Romero

Oscar Romero

The Young Adults’ Group meets again this Tuesday at 7pm, to find out more about one of the newest saints of the Church, the martyred bishop of San Salvador, St Oscar Romero. Our speaker will be Fr William Pearsall, S.J. the parish priest of Sacred Heart parish here in the city, where a new shrine to St Oscar Romero has recently been opened. Do come along! 

Justice & Peace Talk at the Cathedral – Wednesday at 7.30pm

This Wednesday we welcome Fr Basil Clark, David Bradwell (from the Scottish Faiths Action for Refugees) and Alex Holmes (who has worked extensively with refugees in the West Bank) for a Panel Discussion on Refugees and Migrants and what Catholics can do to support them. The format will be three short presentations followed by a question and answer session. Wednesday at the Cathedral Café at 7.30pm

Young Adults Group

This week, we welcome the Missionaries of Charity who will speak to us about their foundress, St Teresa of Calcutta. The talk will begin, as always, at 7pm and be followed by discussion, night prayer and a trip to the pub. All young adults, aged 18-35, are very welcome.

Young Adults Group – Tuesday 12th February

This week the Young Adults Group welcome Sister Andrea Fraile. Our saint for this week is St Gianna Molla, an Italian doctor who died to save her unborn child. She is a great witness to the sanctity of life, and a model of the pursuit of holiness through work and family life. The talk will begin at 7pm in the Cathedral café. All young adults, aged 18-35, are very welcome.

St. Andrew’s Burn’s Supper on Friday

The Parish Social Committee are holding a Burns Supper in the Parish rooms on Friday 1st February at 7pm. It will be a wonderful occasion for us to celebrate the Bard and to socialize with one another. The cost is a very reasonable £15 (including supper) with any profits to the Parish project. Tickets are available from Geraldine Rooney or Marie McQuillan after Mass.

The Cathedral Young Adults Group – Begins this Tuesday

After a Christmas break, the Young Adults’ Group will resume on Tuesday. We are beginning a new series of discussions focusing on the saints of the modern world. The first talk will be titled, “Do Not Be Afraid to Be Saints: The Call to Holiness in the Twenty-First Century” and will take place at 7pm in Cathedral Café. All adults aged 18-35 very welcome.