Twenty-Fifth Sunday in Ordinary Time - Year B

“The Role of the Laity in the Church Today”: Conference

The Archdiocese has organised a special day conference on this important theme on Saturday 6th October at St. Thomas of Aquin’s School. It will begin at 11am and finish at 4pm and the guest speaker is Prof. Helen Alvare who is coming from the USA specially for this event. There has been a huge response to this event but there are still a few places available. If you would like to attend, please contact 0131 623 8902 or email

The Role of Women in the Church: Lunchtime Conversation with Helen Alvaré

Helen Alvaré will also lead a lunchtime conversation in the Cathedral Café on Friday 5th October, following the 12:45pm Mass, on the role of women in the Church. A light lunch will be provided, for which donations are gratefully received. Please register interest by calling 0131 623 8900 or emailing

October: Rosary Holy Hours

The month of October is traditionally dedicated to the prayer of the Rosary, an ancient and beautiful way of meditating on the life of Jesus in the company of Mary, his Mother. Every Sunday evening in October at St Andrew’s, Ravelston, from 5pm until 6pm there will be adoration of the Blessed Sacrament, accompanied by a short meditation and the prayer of the Rosary, concluding with Benediction. Let’s take advantage of this great opportunity to come closer to Jesus, with the help of his Mother! 

God bless you all,

Fr Patrick, Fr Jamie, Deacon Peter and Sister Mary Simone. 

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