Wednesday, March 01, 2017
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FATIMA PILGRIMAGE 2017: Archbishop Leo Cushley is delighted to invite you and your family to join him on this year's Archdiocese of St Andrews & Edinburgh Pilgrimage to Fatima in Portugal, 19 - 26 October 2017. The visit coincides with the centenary of Our Lady's appearance to three young shepherds in the small Portuguese town and will be led by Archbishop Cushley himself. Read the Full Story
JOB VACANCY: The Archdiocese of St Andrews & Edinburgh is seeking to appoint a dynamic and results-orientated Business Manager to be responsible for the provision of a range of professional and business support services to the Archdiocese. Read more:  Read the Full Story
BUILDING A CULTURE OF LIFE: Prayer is the most powerful resource in building a culture of life, said Archbishop Leo Cushley to the pro-life activists of the Archdiocese of St Andrews & Edinburgh upon the Feast of the Holy Innocents. “Today we come to pray. I think it is the very best thing we can do. That doesn’t stop us being socially and politically active, but I think as Catholic Christians, our best, our highest, our finest response is to place this matter before Almighty God,” said Archbishop Cushley in St Margaret’s Chapel, Gillis Centre, Edinburgh, 29 December. Read the Full Story
A LIVING TRIBUTE TO MONSIGNOR GEMMELL: Archbishop Leo Cushley recently paid a special visit to L’Arche community in Edinburgh’s Restalrig which is dedicated to the memory of Monsignor David Gemmell, the former Administrator of St Mary’s Metropolitan Cathedral, who died in 2008. “Here at Monsignor David’s House we have assistants and ‘core members’, that’s people with learning disabilities, living together, sharing life, prayer and community,” explained Community Leader, Mike Noonan, 21 December. Read the Full Story
PAPAL AWARD IN LENNOXTOWN: Congratulations to Miss Ella Murray of Lennoxtown who has been awarded the Benemerenti Medal by Pope Francis for her many decades of faithful service to St Machan’s parish. "Well done, Miss Murray, we're all proud of you and happy for you," said Father John Deighan, parish priest, at the award ceremony 29 December. Read the Full Story
NEW SOCIAL OUTREACH INITIATIVE LAUNCHED: The Archbishop of St Andrews & Edinburgh has marked Scotland’s national day by launching a new social outreach initiative, Caritas Archdiocese of St Andrews & Edinburgh. “Scotland is a country of great peace and prosperity, beauty and bounty, and yet ours is also a land where too many go without: without opportunity, without dignity, without hope,” said Archbishop Leo Cushley, 30 November, St Andrew’s Day. Read the Full Story
HOLY MASS & CONFESSION FINDER APP LAUNCH: Beneath the dome of St Peter’s Basilica in Rome and amid the skirl of the Scottish bagpipes, Archbishop Leo Cushley of St Andrews & Edinburgh has unveiled what is thought to be the world’s first interactive, GPS-powered, Holy Mass and Confession finder app. “This is a little bit of smart technology that could make a big impact on how the the Catholic Church brings the mercy of God and the joy of the Gospel to our contemporary world,” said the Archbishop, Tuesday 23 November in Rome. Read the Full Story
WE HAVE FOUND THE MESSIAH: On Palm Sunday 2015, Archbishop Leo Cushley unveiled his vision for the future of the Archdiocese of St Andrews & Edinburgh in a pastoral letter entitled We Have Found the Messiah. “My big message is that the renewal and, yes, growth of the Catholic Church in our part of Scotland is very possible but only if we create vibrant Christian communities gathered closely around Jesus Christ in the Holy Eucharist,” To view the film click here. Read the Full Story

Pastoral

CLUSTER PARISHES TOGETHER 

Presentation for the first
Cluster Parishes Together - Meeting 1

 

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CLUSTER PARISHES TOGETHER 

 PRAYER & LITURGY RESOURCES

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CLUSTER PARISHES TOGETHER

Electronic version CLUSTER PARISHES HANDBOOK

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CPD for Primary Schools 2015 - 2016

CPD opportunities for Primary Schools
from August 2015 - March 2016

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CPD for Secondary Schools 2015 - 2016

CPD opportunities for Secondary Schools
from August 2015 - March 2016

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How to Evangelise EVERYDAY

Jesus wants evangelisers who proclaim the good news not only with words, but above all by a life transfigured by God’s presence.

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Around the Archdiocese

Clergy Changes

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The Archbishop has announced the following changes in the staffing of the Archdiocese:

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Welcome

Welcome to the Archdiocese of St Andrews & Edinburgh which continues the mission of the Church from the Borders of Scotland to St Andrews, from East Lothian to West Lothian, Stirlingshire and East Dunbartonshire. Over one hundred Parishes and School communities and twenty nine Religious communities continue to spread the Good News today. Here you can find out what’s going on in the Archdiocese, what’s on offer for faith formation and how the life of our communities continues to grow and flourish.  You can also find a list of contacts for the various offices and agencies of the Archdiocese.

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