Events in the Archdiocese

Please see below some events that are happening throughout the Archdiocese. If any of these are of interest to you then you are most welcome to attend/take part.

October 2022

Day for Readers: The Word Made Flesh: Full of Grace and Truth
Do you read the Word of God at Mass? A Day for Readers will take place at The Gillis Centre, 100 Strathearn Road, Edinburgh, 11am – 3pm on Saturday 8 October. Registration from 10:30am. It is also open to anyone who wants to come and reflect on the Gospel of St John. Fr Andrew Garden of St David’s in Dalkeith will be the main speaker and there will be practical sessions. The day concludes with Mass at 2:15pm. A light lunch and refreshments will be available. Register at

Romero Lecture 2022: The Life, Loss and Legacy of Romero
The inaugural Romero Lecture will take place at Sacred Heart Church on Friday 14 October. Mass will be celebrated by Archbishop William Nolan at 6pm, followed by the Romero Lecture by Fr Martin Maier SJ at 7pm, introduced by Archbishop Leo Cushley. More information at

Divine Renovation
Divine Renovation is a ministry that supports parishes and coaches priests in leadership and making evangelisation central to parish life. St Charles Borromeo Parish in Paisley, Union Street, invites you to join them on Saturday 29 October 2022, 10am – 5pm for a day of talks, workshops, music and prayer, delicious lunch and refreshments. Open to clergy and lay people. Tickets £20. Register:

November 2022

All Souls’ Day
Archbishop Cushley will offer Holy Mass for the repose of all the faithful departed who have died in the Archdiocese in the last year, especially those buried at Mount Vernon Cemetery.  This will take place at 10am on Wednesday 2 November (All Souls’ Day) in the Mount Vernon Cemetery Chapel.