Tuesday, October 13, 2015
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Monsignor Michael Regan 1955-2015
The exequies for the Very Reverend Monsignor Michael B. Regan RIP are as follows:

Reception of remains, 4.00pm, Sunday 6 September at St Mary’s Metropolitan Cathedral, Edinburgh;
Requiem Mass, 12.00 noon, Monday 7 September at St Mary’s Metropolitan Cathedral, Edinburgh; Burial, 2.00pm, Monday 7 September in the Priests’ Circle at Mount Vernon Cemetery, Liberton.    

Archbishop Leo Cushley has paid tribute to Monsignor Michael Regan, the former Administrator of St Mary’s Metropolitan Cathedral, who died last week aged 59-years-old. He had been ill for some time.
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The McLellan Commission Report:
A response by Archbishop Leo Cushley
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The Venerable Margaret Sinclair:
Annual Pilgrimage
Sunday 20 September 2015

An Edinburgh pensioner is asking for people to make a special pilgrimage to the capital city next month to pray for the beatification of her Godmother, the Venerable Margaret Sinclair.
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WORLD YOUTH DAY 2016 - Kraków  
Archdiocese of St Andrews & Edinburgh WYD to Kraków, Poland, 22 July to 3 August 2016

The Archdiocese of St Andrews & Edinburgh is looking to take a party of 35 young adults, led by Archbishop Leo Cushley, to World Youth Day 2016 in the Polish city of Krakow. 
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“Behind the Closed Door - a few thoughts on our journey” by Archbishop Arthur Roche

On Monday 8 May, Archbishop Arthur Roche gave a spiritual reflection to the priests of the Archdiocese of St Andrews & Edinburgh as part of a training day for diocesan clergy. The Secretary of the Vatican’s Congregation for Divine Worship dwelt upon the theme of “the door” in the following address:
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Pastoral Letter by Archbishop Leo Cushley for Good Shepherd Sunday, 26 April 2015
Since the days when the Lord Jesus ascended into heaven, his disciples have met on the first day of the week to celebrate Sunday Mass. The Eucharist on the Lord’s Day is a unique way to remember Christ, he who is risen and alive among his friends. There is nothing more important that we can offer to God the Father for our salvation and that of the whole of humanity. That is why the Eucharist is the source and the summit of all that we do as a Church.
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Archbishop Leo Cushley of St Andrews & Edinburgh has launched a new initiative aimed at promoting vocations to the priesthood entitled Come and See.

“The title Come and See refers to Christ’s invitation to a curious, youthful St Andrew upon their first encounter – that’s a reminder that this is not a call from me but from Jesus Christ himself to join him in the Sacred Priesthood and in a wonderful, serious, beautiful, challenging, noble, dedicated life given to the service of God and of his Church,” said Archbishop Cushley 24 April.
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We Have Found the Messiah: The Future of Our Archdiocese
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.   The title is taken from the exclamation of the young St Andrew upon meeting Jesus Christ for the first time. As part of a bid to communicate his proposal to the widest audience, Archbishop Cushley also commissioned a short explanatory film.   To view the film click here.
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Starts Wednesday 7 Ocotber 2015 - GILLIS CENTRE



Forthcoming Events Autumn 2015


of The Family in the Church

The Lauriston Jesuit Centre,
Saturday 3 October 2015


CPD for Primary Schools 2015 - 2016

CPD opportunities for Primary Schools
from August 2015 - March 2016


CPD for Secondary Schools 2015 - 2016

CPD opportunities for Secondary Schools
from August 2015 - March 2016


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.


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

The following appointments have been made to new pastoral offices across the Archdiocese of St Andrews & Edinburgh. These will take effect on 5 September 2015:


Clergy Changes


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



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.

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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