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.

MAY 2022

Open Evening (online) – MA in Applied Catholic Theology
Find out all about the MA in Applied Catholic Theology offered by St Mary’s University at its Gillis Centre Campus at an online open evening this Tuesday 17 May, 6-7pm. Register at bit.ly/smu_openevening

Mass for Married/Engaged Couples
Archbishop Leo will celebrate a Mass for Married & Engaged Couples on Wednesday 18 May at 7pm at St Mary’s Cathedral in Edinburgh. All married and engaged couples are welcome.

New Dawn event
New Dawn in Scotland host a day-long spiritual event at St Mary’s Church, Upper Bridge Street, Stirling on Saturday 21 May. It includes Holy Mass, Confessions, Testimonies, Workshops, a healing service and more. No registration required, just turn up on the day. More details at www.newdawninscotland.com

Mass in Italian
There will be Mass in Italian at 3pm on Sunday 29 May at St Mary’s Monastery in Hatton Road, Kinnoull, Perth, followed by a May Procession in the grounds of the Monastery. If you want to attend, please contact Pierluigi Carena pcarena750@dundeeschools.scot

JUNE 2022

National Prayer Breakfast
Join Archbishop Cushley and Christians from across Scotland at the National Prayer Breakfast on Wednesday 1 June at Prestonfield House, Edinburgh. Tickets available at https://www.npbscotland.org.uk/

Queen’s Jubilee Celebration
Archbishop Leo will celebrate a special Mass of Thanksgiving at Noon on Sunday 5 June to mark the Platinum Jubilee of Her Majesty the Queen. This will be a lovely and joyful celebration and will finish with a champagne reception after the Mass. All welcome.

Corpus Christi Procession
As part of the Eucharistic renewal in the Archdiocese this liturgical year, led by Archbishop Cushley, you are invited to take part in a Corpus Christi procession at St Francis Xavier’s in Falkirk on Sunday 19 June (time tbc). This is a major event for the Archdiocese and a beautiful and prayerful experience (as well as a chance to be a witness to the Eucharistic Christ in public).

World Meeting of Families
This is a big event taking place in Rome 26-29 June to celebrate the role of the family in the Church and wider society. Pope Francis has written about the importance of familyin his encyclical Amoris Laetitia (The Joy of Love). Want to know more? TheArchdiocese has posted three talks on its YouTube channel. View the playlist at bit.ly/ArchFamily2022

JULY 2022

Lourdes
If you’re a nurse, please consider taking part in the Archdiocesan Pilgrimage to Lourdes 8-15 July. The pilgrimage committee is looking for a night nurse (full funding available) and nurses to join to join the medical team. Contact Claire Banks, chief nurse, on 07930 928489 for more info. There is also still space for assisted pilgrims who will have 24hr care on the pilgrimage. Helpers and hotel pilgrims are also welcome. More info at www.edinburgh-lourdes.com