August update

Find out about news & events in the Archdiocese in our August update. Read it here.

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Faith formation events announced

Discover the beauty and richness of the Catholic Faith with events to help inspire you to greater love of Jesus and His Church.

Our Catechetics events leaflet for 2022/23 will be in parishes soon (along with our annual events diary). Download a copy here.

Catechetics events 2022/23

 22-27 Aug Catechesis of the Good Shepherd

3 Sep Altar Servers’ Day

10 Sep Children’s Liturgy Day

8 Oct Day for Readers: Gospel of John

22 Oct Day for Musicians and Choirs

29 Oct Reflection Day for Diploma Students

5 Nov Talk on Family Relationships

28 Nov Advent Talk Series begins - Zoom event

28 Jan Called and Gifted Workshop

4 Feb Day for Extraordinary Ministers of Holy Communion

18-19 Feb Intentional Disciples Workshop

27 Feb Lent Talk Series begins - Zoom event

4 Mar Catechists’ Day

1 May Easter Talk series begins - Zoom event

All events at the Gillis Centre, 100 Strathearn Rd, Edinburgh, EH9 1BB (unless otherwise stated). Details of events will be published on this website and on our social media in due course. Events organised by the Catechetics Commission of the Archdiocese. The Archdiocesan Events Diary can be viewed and downloaded here (trifold format).

July update

Find out about news & events in the Archdiocese in our July update. Read it here.

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Events: Get inspired for Lent

Join us during Lent with this programme of prayerful events to inspire and encourage.

The INSPIRE series of Lenten Prayer talks features four speakers to guide you in prayer throughout the season: Sr Anna Marie McGuan, Brother Joseph Carron, Sr Sally Rollo and Archbishop Leo Cushley.

We're also hosting Pro-Life Stations of the Cross each Monday in Lent at 7:45pm, organised by our Pro-Life Office. These events will feature reflections from priests of the Archdiocese. Registration details below.

INSPIRE: Lenten Prayer Talks

Becoming Saints Today: Unlocking the Present Moment 

Sr Anna Marie McGuan | Tue 16 Feb, 7-8pm | Register here


Songs of the Redemption: The Benedictine Liturgy of the Hours

Br Joseph Cannon | Tue 02 March, 7-8pm | Register here


Prayer as a Relationship as Reflected in St Teresa of Avila

Sr Sally Rollo | Tue 16 March, 7-8pm | Register here


Praying the Passion According to St Mark

Archbishop Leo Cushley | Tue 23 March,  7-8pm | Register here


Pro-Life Stations of the Cross

Join us every Monday in Lent to pray for unborn children, their mothers and all Pro-Life intentions. Register here.

TODAY! Events to inspire on #BlueMonday

Fire & Water (2pm or 7:30pm)

We invite you to explore the power of the sacraments in a new series of talks hosted by the Archdiocese. Fire & Water covers Confirmation and Baptism. Sr Anna Marie McGuan, our Catechetics Advisor, leads the 45 minute session.

Sign up for your deanery area by emailing Falkirk & Stirling Mon 25 Jan 7:30pm. If you missed the talks for the Fife and West Lothian Deanery feel free to join any of the above talks.

Fail! (6:30pm)

Fr Augustine Wetta, a monk of the Order of St Benedict, discusses life lesson from "losers, has-beens, nobodies and other great saints!".

Two Advent events to celebrate Gaudete Sunday!

Gaudete Sunday is this weekend. ? To celebrate the joy of anticipating the birth of Jesus we're hosting two Zoom events on Monday evening.

7:00pm | Advent Rosary for Life | Register:
7:30pm | Be Still: Advent talk with Sr Anna Marie | No registration, use this link on the night: