Friday, October 31, 2014
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CYSS First National Youth Pilgrimage to Dunfermline
In honour of St Margaret of Scotland,
Sunday 21 September 2014

Archbishop Cushley offered Mass with Bishop Toal, Bishop Keenan and priests who had gathered with the young people for the day at St Margaret's Church, Dunfermline. Afterwards there was an opportunity to venerate the relic of Scotland's saintly Queen. Pictured with the relic are Emma McLean, RE teacher at St Kentigern's (centre right) High School, Blackburn with S6 students, Catherine Potter, Sam Smith and Sylwia Plewko.
Photographs © Paul McSherry
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Father Thomas Watson Flynn RGN : 
An Appreciation by Father Gordon Brown
Born: 17 August, 1941, in Fauldhouse, West Lothian.
Died: 7 October, 2014, in Edinburgh, aged 73
Tom Flynn’s vocation in life was to care for others. First as a nurse and then, for 38 years, as a faithful priest in the Archdiocese of St ­Andrews & Edinburgh.
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Message for World Day for Migrants and Refugees 2015
The World Day for Migrants and Refugees will be marked by the Church on Sunday 18th January, 2015. 
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Archbishop receives the pallium from Pope Francis
On the Solemnity of Ss Peter and Paul, Archbishop Cushley received the pallium from our Holy Father, Pope Francis in St Peter’s Basilica.
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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.


Believing and Celebrating

Training evening for RCIA Leaders and Catechists,
10 November, Gillis Centre, EH9 1BB


CYSS (Catholic Youth Service Scotland)

Gartmore House, 14-15 November 2014


Evangelisation in the Mission of the Church

For parish catechists, RCIA leaders, Parish Council Members
2014 - 2015, Starts 15 September 2014 - 10 June 2015




Workshops for those who lead others in prayer
led by Sr. Kathleen Curran & Juliet McKellaig


Sunday Mass Preparation

Here is a resource for anyone who wants to prepare well to celebrate the Sunday Mass.


Sunday Gospel Reflections

PREGO - Click here for Reflections

Here’s some text if you’ve only a minute!

Sunday, in Ordinary Time, Year A

Liturgical Rites

Full guidelines on how to implement the new Liturgical Rites are now available, with a sample sacramental journey. 

Liturgical Rites for CIC

Around the Archdiocese

Mass with students of the Archdiocese


Mass of the Holy Spirit for the University students of the Archdiocese, 14 October 2014, St Mary's Metropolitan Cathedral.


Exhibition of the Shroud 2015


The Archbishop of Turin invites the people of the Archdiocese of St Andrews & Edinburgh to pray before the Shroud and the tomb of St John Bosco next year




A young woman from the Archdiocese is currently undertaking potentially lifesaving work in New York City


Clergy changes


Archbishop Cushley has announced the following changes to the staffing of parishes in the Archdiocese:



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We pray that as you visit our website God will bless you in your search both on the internet and in your spiritual journey!

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