World Day of Prayer for Vocations (WDPV) is this Sunday, 30 April.

Watch Archbishop Cushley's message for the day below or on YouTube.


Please keep in your prayers the seminarians from the Archdiocese:

  • Peter Shankland and Paul Henderson (Beda College, Rome).
  • Gerard Holden and Matthew McCafferty (Scots College, Rome).
  • Matthew Frankland (Royal Scots College, Salamanca).

A special collection for the Ecclesiastical Students' Fund will take place at Masses this weekend. You can donate online at

Our next Mass to Pray for Vocations is at 7pm on Monday 1 May at St Mary & St David in Hawick.

Our next group meeting for women interested in the Religious Life is on Sunday 30 April at St Columba's, Upper Gray Street, Edinburgh at 4pm. Contact

Pope Francis' message for WDPV can be read here.

If you want to find out more about the priesthood or religious life, speak to your parish priest or contact Fr Andrew Garden at (0131 663 4286) or Sr Mirjam Hugens FSO at (0131 623 8902).