Here's a round-up of forthcoming events in the Archdiocese and beyond. Full listings of all our events can be found on our news-events page.

Sat 24 Feb: ARISE
The ARISE retreat on  is for 16-35 year olds across Scotland to gather for a day of faith, fun and friendship at St Albert’s Chaplaincy, George Square, Edinburgh. The day includes Mass, Adoration, talks, small group discussion, opportunities for Confession and much more. Tickets are £15 which includes lunch & dinner, along with the whole day’s programme. Register at https://www.youth2000.org/events/Edinburgh

25 Feb: EXPLORE
Join other young Catholic women to chat and explore God's will in monthly get-togethers in Edinburgh. To register email religiousvocations@staned.org.uk

 

Throughout Lent: The Challenge of the Gospels
Spend time with Canon Hugh White in Lent as he reflects on the coming Sunday Gospel. The Challenge of the Gospel videos will be posted on our YouTube channel each Monday morning in Lent, beginning on 12 February.

Monday 19 February (and throughout Lent): Stations of the Cross
Pray the Stations of the Cross each Monday in Lent at 7:45pm. The first takes place on Monday 19 February. Praying for the unborn, their mothers and all pro-life intentions. Register at bit.ly/lentstations

Friday 23 Feb: Interreligious Dialogue Event
The Bishops' Conference of Scotland Committee for Interreligious Dialogue hosts its annual colloquium at the Conforti Centre in Coatbridge. Register by emailing joseph.sikora@bcos.org.uk

Friday 23 Feb: SPUC Youth Conference
The Conference runs 23-25 February at Yarnfield Park Training Centre in Stone, Staffordshire. Contact the Pro-Life Office fr more info: prolife@staned.org.uk

Sun 3 March: Remembering Service
A service for those who have suffered the loss of a child, from the beginning of pregnancy onwards, together with those who wish to come in love and support, to have time in quiet surroundings to fully recognise their loss and help with healing. It takes place on Sunday 3 March 2024 at 5.00pm in St John the Baptist RC Church, Corstorphine, 37, St Ninian’s Road, Edinburgh, EH12 8AL. This service may be helpful to anyone who feels that they have not had the opportunity to acknowledge and grieve for their loss.

Sat 3 March: Day for Catechists
In this Year of Prayer, we invite parish catechists to join us for a day of workshops, witness and inspiration. Register here (registration closes Thursday 7 March at 2:00pm).

Sat 16 March: Pathways of Hope
Join us at The Gillis Centre in Edinburgh for Pathways of Hope: Catholic Social Teaching and Poverty. Register at bit.ly/pathwaysofhopeevent

Sat 23 March - Called to be Saints
A day of inspiration, friendship and prayer for S1-S4 pupils that asks the question 'what does it to be a saint in the modern world?' Includes talks from TV presenter Judith Ralston and Sr Catherine Farrelly, from the Sisters of the Gospel of Life. Called to be Saints takes place on Saturday 23 of March from 12noon, finishing by 4:00pm at The Gillis Centre, 100 Strathearn Road, Edinburgh, EH9 1BB. Free parking onsite. Register your child for this FREE event here.