Dec
18
7:00 PM19:00

Rorate Mass

A reminder that again this year we  will be having our special Advent Candlelit Masses every Monday of Advent at 7pm in the Cathedral.

Amidst all the business of the pre-Christmas rush, these Masses are an ideal way for you and your families to prepare for Christmas.

Please put them in your diaries now and try to keep Monday evenings in December free.

There will be no Polish Mass on Monday evenings.

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Dec
22
7:00 PM19:00

Archbishop's Youth Initiative

The Archbishop is launching a new youth initiative for the whole Archdiocese in Advent. On each of the Fridays of Advent, he will gather with the youth of the diocese here at the Cathedral at 7pm to offer catechesis, prayer and social time together.

It promises to be a great new way of meeting Christ and meeting others interested in their faith, so if you’re between 16-29, keep your Fridays in Advent free.

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Dec
15
7:00 PM19:00

Archbishop's Youth Initiative

The Archbishop is launching a new youth initiative for the whole Archdiocese in Advent. On each of the Fridays of Advent, he will gather with the youth of the diocese here at the Cathedral at 7pm to offer catechesis, prayer and social time together.

It promises to be a great new way of meeting Christ and meeting others interested in their faith, so if you’re between 16-29, keep your Fridays in Advent free.

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Dec
11
7:00 PM19:00

Rorate Mass

A reminder that again this year we  will be having our special Advent Candlelit Masses every Monday of Advent at 7pm in the Cathedral.

Amidst all the business of the pre-Christmas rush, these Masses are an ideal way for you and your families to prepare for Christmas.

Please put them in your diaries now and try to keep Monday evenings in December free.

There will be no Polish Mass on Monday evenings.

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Dec
8
7:00 PM19:00

Archbishop’s Youth Initiative

The Archbishop is launching a new youth initiative for the whole Archdiocese in Advent. On each of the Fridays of Advent, he will gather with the youth of the diocese here at the Cathedral at 7pm to offer catechesis, prayer and social time together.

It promises to be a great new way of meeting Christ and meeting others interested in their faith, so if you’re between 16-29, keep your Fridays in Advent free.

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Dec
4
7:00 PM19:00

Rorate Mass

A reminder that again this year we  will be having our special Advent Candlelit Masses every Monday of Advent at 7pm in the Cathedral. Amidst all the business of the pre-Christmas rush, these Masses are an ideal way for you and your families to prepare
for Christmas. Please put them in your diaries now and try to keep Monday evenings in December free.

There will be no Polish Mass on Monday evenings.

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Nov
29
7:00 PM19:00

Syrian Voices Choir

We are pleased to jointly host a fundraiser with ‘The Welcoming’, a charity set up to welcome people who have arrived in Scotland under difficult circumstances.

The concert will feature the Syrian Voices Choir, who will sing songs from their homeland. There will also be the opportunity to sample some traditional Syrian food.

You can get tickets on the door (£10, £5 conc.) or onlne atthewelcoming.org/newscotscelebration

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Nov
26
10:00 AM10:00

New Movements Information Day

Want to learn more about the Catholic faith? We're hosting an information day for some of the movements active in the Diocese.

Representatives from seven new movements (New Dawn, The Neo-Catechumenate, Couples for Christ, Faith, Focolare, Communiazione Liberazione and Schonstatt) will be in the Cathedral Hall all day to showcase their wonderful apostolate in the Church and to answer any questions.

Please drop in to see what they are offering.

 

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Nov
18
7:30 PM19:30

Parish Ceilidh

Tickets are on sale after each Sunday Mass for the Parish ceilidh in the Cathedral hall on Saturday 18th November at 7.30pm.

A live ceilidh band will talk us through each dance and the ticket price includes two drinks and a light buffet. It is sure to be a great night, so get your tickets before they’re gone!

Tickets cost £10
Family tickets cost £25

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Nov
13
12:00 PM12:00

Devotion to Our Lady of Fatima

On 13th November, the Devotion to Our Lady of Fatima Group will join the regular Rosary Group at 12 noon to pray before the statue of Our Lady of Fatima, completing the centenary celebrations of Our Lady’s appearance to the three children.

It will be the last chance to obtain a Plenary Indulgence as granted by Pope Francis. 

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Nov
12
9:00 AM09:00

Rite of the Presentation of the Gospel

We will welcome the children of Primary Four who are preparing for first Holy Communion at the 09:00 Mass for the Rite of the Presentation of the Gospel.

They will be presented with a book of the Gospels as they continue on their journey towards meeting Jesus for the first time in the Blessed Sacrament.

Please keep these children in your prayers.

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Oct
21
12:00 PM12:00

St Vincent de Paul Society Mass for Sick

The St Vincent de Paul Society (SSVP) at the Cathedral invite parishioners and visitors to Mass for the Sick on Saturday, 21st October at noon.  This is a beautiful Mass where all are welcome, especially those who are ill or suffering.

If you would like to help SSVP, or know someone who needs help, please contact the Cathedral conference: ssvpstmaryscathedral@gmail.com.  Find out more about SSVP here. 
 

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Sep
28
7:00 PM19:00

Stella Maris Mass

Bishop Stephen Robson, Bishop Promoter for the Apostleship of the Sea in Scotland, will celebrate Mass here in the cathedral for the Apostleship and the seafarers it seeks to help.  This is the inaugural Stella Maris Mass in Edinburgh, so we hope as many of you as possible will attend.

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Sep
20
7:00 PM19:00

Young Adults' Group - First Talk

Fr Jamie McMorrin from the Falkirk parishes starts off this new series of talks on the 10 Commandments on Wednesday at 7pm in the Cafe. The group is a great way of deepening our understanding of the faith and our knowledge of Jesus Christ, as well as a great opportunity to make new friends. All under-35s welcome!

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Sep
16
2:00 PM14:00

Diaconate Ordinations

Patrick Carrigan and Gerard Sheridan will be ordained to the Permanent Diaconate. It is sure to be a beautiful occasion in which these men will be ordained to serve in the Diocese. It would be lovely to see as many Cathedral parishoners as possible here on the day to show our support for them as they begin this new ministry. In the meantime, let’s keep them in our prayers.
 

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Sep
9
2:00 PM14:00

St Vincent de Paul Society music afternoon

The St Vincent de Paul Society (SSVP) at the Cathedral will host a music afternoon for elderly guests on Saturday, 9th September, with live music, tea, coffee and cakes.  

If you are elderly or housebound and would like to attend, or know someone who would like to join other elderly parishioners at social events, please email ssvpstmaryscathedral@gmail.com, phone 07943 691517 or speak to SSVP in the porch after weekend Mass.

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Sep
7
6:30 PM18:30

Sacramental Initiation

Please note that parents with children in P3 and P4 next year should pick up a copy of the programme for sacramental initiation which is available at the back of the Cathedral, along with registration forms for sacramental intiation.

The first all-important event in this programme will be the initial parents' meetings which will be on Thursday 7th September for parents of P3, and Thursday 14th September for P4, both at 6.30pm in the Cathedral Hall. Please put these dates in your diaries and also pass this on to any parents who have children in these classes but who may not be here. 
 

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Sep
3
12:00 PM12:00

Festival Mass

His Grace the Archbishop will celebrate the 12 noon Mass in thanksgiving for the Edinburgh International Festival.

He will be joined by the Lord Provost and members of the City Council and the Edinburgh Consular Staff. It will be a lovely Mass – all are most welcome.

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Aug
15
8:00 AM08:00

Solemnity of the Assumption

Solemnity of the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary

On the Patronal Feast Day of St Mary's Cathedral, which is also a Holy Day of Obligation, Mass times at the Cathedral will be: 8.00am, 10.00am (Polish), 12:45pm, 6.00pm (Polish), 7.00pm.

Please join us for a Patronal Feast Day Reception in the Hall after evening Mass!

 

 

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Aug
13
1:00 PM13:00

Cathedral Fatima Group

The Fatima Group will join the Rosary Group on the 13th of each month at 12 noon in the Lady Aisle, until November, to pray to Rosary before the statue of Our Lady of Fatima as recommended by Pope Francis.

This act, during the centenary year of the apparitions at Fatima, can gain for participants a plenary indulgence, with the usual conditions of receiving Communion, making a confession and praying for the Pope’s intentions. 

Carfin "Fatima pilgrimage”  

On Sunday 13th August a bus will leave from the Cathedral steps at 6pm for Carfin. Contact us for more information

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