There will be a second collection next week for Missio.
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.
Pilgrimage in the Autumn.Great trails, great scenery, great opportunity for reflections. Scotland at its best. For details please visit http://www.thewayofstandrews.com/
Divine Mercy Retreat given by Fr. Peter Prusakiewicz CSMA, from 3-8pm, on Sunday 27 October 2019 at the Church of the Holy Cross, 11 Bangholm Loan, Edinburgh, EH5 3AH. All Welcome.
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.
St Andrew Camerata will return to the Cathedral on Saturday 9th November at 8:00pm with a program of choral music. Tickets (£12 & £8) available from the Usher Hall Box Office and at the door.
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).
Concert in St Patrick’s in Cowgate on Wednesday 16th October at 7.45pm (£5 donation).
Scottish Catholic Medical Association’s AGM Will be held in Turnbull Hall, on 26thOctober. If you would like to attend, please email firstname.lastname@example.org.
All Souls Day Mass at Mount Vernon The Archbishop will say Mass at Mt Vernon Cemetery at 10am on Saturday 2nd November, in the Cemetery Chapel. All are very welcome.
‘Newman at Abbotsford: A Spiritual Oasis’. A talk by Fr. Rod Strange on Wed 6th November at 6:30am. For more information, please contact Fr Nick at email@example.com.
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.
The SPUC Scotland Annual Conference is on Saturday 26th October in Glasgow. Book on 0141 221 2094 or at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Torchlight Procession A pro-life torchlight procession in George Square, Glasgow, on 24th October. All welcome.
The McGregor Family wish to thank all the parishioners for the wonderful love and support you have shown us over these last difficult weeks following Ian’s death. We are all truly grateful.
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 email@example.com or 07590378426.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org
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.