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6th Sunday in Ordinary Time - 12th February 2023

Services this week

Sunday 12th February 2023    6th Sunday of the Year    Mass    10.00am

Monday    Holy Communion Service                                             10.00am

Friday       Holy Communion Service                                             10.00am

Saturday   Holy Communion Service                                             10.00am

                                                                                 Vigil Mass        6.00pm

Sunday 19th February 2023    7th Sunday of the Year     Mass     10.00am


 In your charity, please remember in your prayers Father Forrest, Jean Blair, Mary Robertson and Gerry Henderson and all the sick and the housebound Also Tom Mulholland, James and Danny McLaughlin,  James Dickson, Gret Bryce, Owen McEvoy, Patricia McMoran, Catherine McAdam, Maria Corvi, Bernard McAllister, Mary Hickman, Dot Earl, Joseph Cameron, Peggy and Mary McLaughlin, Irena Bagini, Mary Madden, Annie Andrews, Russel McAllister, Agnes Cain, Frances Boyd and Margaret Murray whose anniversaries occur about this time. Also, June Reilly who died recently and whose funeral takes place at Noon on 23 February.


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The Offertory Collections last weekend amounted to £281.30 plus a donation of £100 towards the cost of the minibus- grateful thanks to all donors. There will be a special collection on 19th February for the Ecclesiastical Student Fund.


The 200 Club is restarting this month with tickets priced at £13 for the year; please see one of the Passkeepers if you want to renew your current ticket/s or if you want to join the 200 Club as a new member. There are plenty of tickets still remaining!


Safeguarding: All volunteers who routinely work with children or vulnerable adults must complete training and apply for a PVG through the parish before beginning in these areas of work. Please contact Callum Timms (call 07817 510 850 or email if this affects you.


Ecumenical Prayer Service for Peace in Ukraine: Archbishop Cushley will join Bishop Kenneth Nowakowski, the Catholic Ukrainian Eparch in the UK, along with other Christian faith leaders for an Ecumenical Prayer Service for Peace in Ukraine on Friday, 24 February, 7:00pm at St Mary’s Cathedral in Edinburgh. Save the date and join Christians in praying for peace.


Remembering Service­: A service for those who have suffered the loss of a child, from the beginning of pregnancy onwards, takes place on Sunday 19 February, 5:00pm at St John the Baptist RC Church, St Ninian’s Road, Corstorphine, Edinburgh. It is a chance to have time in quiet surroundings to fully recognise the loss and to help with healing. Those who wish to come in love and support are also welcome. The service is ecumenical and open to all.


Holy Hour with Archbishop Cushley: Join Archbishop Cushley for Eucharistic Adoration at 6pm on Sunday 12 February at St Margaret’s Chapel at the Gillis Centre, 100 Strathearn Road, Edinburgh, to pray for “insight, courage and joy in our mission,” as part of the Synod 2023. The final Holy Hour will take place at the same time/location on Sunday 12 March.


SPUC Youth & Student Conference - 24-26 February
SPUC Youth and Student Conference is a weekend providing information, inspiration and social time with hundreds of pro-life students and young people from around the UK. You will learn how to discuss pro-life issues among your peers intelligently, honestly and persuasively. The Archdiocese has a limited number of sponsored places available, including transport from Edinburgh. Contact Paul Atkin at the Archdiocesan Pro-Life Office: or 0131 623 8917.


Female vocations: Join other young Catholic women to chat and explore God's will in five monthly get-togethers in Edinburgh. The first took place on Sunday 29 January, 4-7pm at St Columba’s, 9 Upper Gray Street. It is a chance to pray, share and discuss in a relaxed environment, and refreshments will be served. The series continues at the same time/venue: 26 Feb, 26 Mar, 30 Apr, 28 May. To register please email


Family Retreats: Craig Lodge in Dalmally has announced dates for its family retreats. These are 3-7 July, 17-21 July and 31-4 July/August For details and to book visit 


Ash Wednesday: There will be two Masses on Ash Wednesday, 22nd February, at 10am and 7pm.