Tuesday, September 16, 2014
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THE BLESSING OF LONG LIFE
SAINT PETER’S SQUARE, 28 SEPTEMBER 2014

A day will be dedicated to elderly people and grandparents, who will gather to meet with Pope Francis. This is an initiative conceived and organised by the Pontifical Council for the Family, which will take place in St Peter's Square, on Sunday, 28 September 2014.
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Prayer for Religious Minorities in Iraq 

God of mercy and compassion,
We place before you our troubled world,
Riven with unrest and violence,
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The European bishops to the United Nations:
stop the cycle of violence in Iraq


The Council of European Bishops’ Conferences has sent a letter signed by the Presidents of Bishops’ Conferences from the entire continent members of CCEE to the United Nations Security Council.
St Gallen, 12 August 2014

Pic: Displaced people fleeing Mosul 
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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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Pastoral

CYSS (Catholic Youth Service Scotland)

1st National Youth Pilgrimage in honour of St Margaret of Scotland, Dunfermline, 21 September 2014

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 RCIA TRAINING EVENINGS

For ALL RCIA LEADERS & CATECHISTS
26 August 2014 - Gillis Centre
2 September 2014 - St Andrews Livingston

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Remember, Repent, Reconcile

Prayers and reflections on conflict and peacebuilding on the anniversary of the start of the First World War

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Evangelisation in the Mission of the Church

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

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SACRAMENTAL EVENINGS

Starts 25 August - 2 October 2014
Led by Patricia Carroll and Brid O'Brien

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PrayerNet

 

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

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Sunday Mass Preparation

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

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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 Independence Referendum

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Archbishop Cushley writes to the clergy and faithful of the Archdiocese regarding the forthcoming Referendum on 18 September

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

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Clergy changes

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

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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