Solemnity of the Most Holy Trinity (a)

Solemnity of the Most Holy Trinity. (a)

Times of Mass and Confession:


Vigil Mass (Saturday) 6.00 p.m. & 10.00 a.m.


9.00 a.m. (Monday – Friday)

10.00 a.m. (Saturday)


After Mass on Saturday morning.


Please remember the following parishioners, relatives and friends in your prayers:

Sick: John McPartland, Veronica Allan, Irene Callan, Elizabeth Brown, Patricia Allison, Bridget Ferry, Pat Carlin, Margaret Bowen, Biddy Bonner.

Died: Miriam Campbell,

Anniv: Tom Gaughan, Bill Gibson.


Sunday: The Noisy Nutters group is in charge of the Coffee morning in the Hall after Mass. All welcome to go round and sample the fares on offer.

There will also be a short meeting of the social committee in the Hall after Mass.

Monday: As you can see, the work has started on the changeover of Our Lady and the Confessional. Some unexpected issues have emerged as the work went on which means it will take longer to complete.  The confessional is operational in its new location. Please make sure that children do not enter the area where the statue of Our Lady is located and parents also make sure they keep away from the Votive candle stands until the new safety rope is in place.

Sunday: Annual Pilgrimage to Dunfermline in honour of St. Margaret.  Pilgrims can arrive from 10.00 a.m. onwards to explore the historic sites associated with St Margaret. Guided tours will be available.  The procession of the saint’s relics through the streets of Dunfermline will start at 2.15 p.m. led by the Dunfermline District & Scottish Transport Regiment Pipe Band.  Mass will then be celebrated in St. Margaret’s Church at 3.00 p.m. with Archbishop Cushley as the main celebrant followed by individual/family blessings with the relic.

Monday: Mass for Vocations, celebrated by Father Thomas Prince Matthew O.F.M. Cap. in St. Joseph’s in Gilmore Place. It is at 7.30 p.m.  Refreshments will be served afterwards.  All welcome.

Wednesday: You  are cordially invited to  to join the Edinburgh Newman Circle for its AGM and Party at 7.30 pm. in Mayfield Salisbury Parish Church, 18 West Mayfield Edinburgh EH9. All who have attended any of our meetings are most welcome to come along to celebrate a very successful year. After the short business meeting there will be discussion over drinks and nibbles about topics and speakers for next season. Suggestions are invited. So go along and have your say!

Thursday: Film Premiere: There is still time left to book your tickets for the Edinburgh premiere of the acclaimed film, Ignacio de Loyola, at the VUE Cinema in the Omni Centre on Leith Street. The movie recounts the dramatic life of the 16th century founder of the Jesuits, Ignatius of Loyola, with Spanish actor Andreas Muñoz in the lead role. It is in English.  The special screening will take place at 7.00 p.m. There are six ways to book a ticket: or email or phone the Pastoral Office at Sacred Heart Church, Edinburgh, on 0131 229 9821 or phone the ticket hotline 0737 931 1331 or after Sunday Mass at Sacred Heart or pay at the door on the night. All very welcome !

Next Sunday: Celebration of First Holy Communion during the 10.00 a.m. Mass. Seats will be reserved for the children and their immediate family but after that it is on a first come first served basis. Refreshments will be served in the Hall after Mass to which you are all welcome.

Next Sunday: Archdiocesan Lourdes day, beginning at 4.00 p.m. at the Archbishop’s House concluding after a procession to the St. Margaret’s Chapel in Gillis with Benediction and the Blessing of the Sick. More details are on the poster in the porch. All welcome.

Next Saturday/Sunday the box will be at the back of the Church into which you can put your petitions for Lourdes. These will be collected and taken to Lourdes and placed at the Grotto in the course of the Archdiocesan Pilgrimage which leaves on the 7th July.


Diary Dates:

27th June: Meeting of Parish Fabric and Finance Committee in the house at 7.00 p.m.

1st July: The annual Parish Barbeque and Quiz after the 6.00 p.m. Mass. Tickets will be £7.00 which includes two burgers and salads.  Children’s tickets will be £3.00. (same prices as last year).  In order to gauge interest and avoid unnecessary ordering of food there is a list at the back of the Church on which to indicate if you plan to come and how many tickets you might need which will be on sale from next weekend.

With every best wish and Blessing

To you, your families

and those who are dear to you

Monsignor Tony