Edinburgh Doors Open Day 2016

On Saturday 24th and Sunday 25th of September, the Sacred Heart Church participated in Edinburgh Doors Open Day. A number of parishioners gave up their free time to volunteer over the course of the weekend and assisted by serving teas and coffees, baking, giving guided tours, preparing video presentations, welcoming visitors and working on stalls […]

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Commissioning of Pastoral Assistant

On the 25th of September 2016, Andrew Cassidy, our parish Pastoral Assistant was commisioned for pastoral work within the Sacred Heart Church. Andrew began work as our Pastoral Assistant on the 22nd of February 2016 and was previously the Youth Ministry Coordinator for the Missionary Oblates of Mary Immaculate in the Anglo-Irish Province. Andrew was […]

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Parish & Family BBQ

Parish & Family BBQ The Sacred Heart Church held their annual Parish & Family BBQ Saturday 10th of September. All who attended had a great day and we were lucky enough to have the sun shining. The BBQ took place at Dalkeith Country Park and the children had great fun playing in the Adventure Park. […]

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Bettina Arrives in South America

Bettina has now safely arrived in South America in the city of Lima, which is the largest city in Peru. Bettina will begin volunteering in the small community of Lamud in North Peru, which is run by the Sisters of the Institute of the Blessed Virgin Mary and will remain there for 5 months. During […]

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Bethany Care Shelter

The Sacred Heart’s large parish hall hosted Edinburgh’s Bethany Care Shelter for nineteen nights from October to December this year.    An initiative of the Bethany Christian Trust, with the help of many local Christian churches of different denominations, who take turns to provide the premises and the catering teams, the shelter provides a hot evening […]

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Appointment of Pastoral Assistant

We are delighted to announce the appointment of Mr Andrew Cassidy to the new post of Pastoral Assistant in the Sacred Heart Parish.   Andrew is currently Youth Worker for the Oblates of Mary Immaculate, at St Mary Star of the Sea in Leith.  In order to give the Oblates time to find a succesor, we […]

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Changes to weekday Mass times

As a result of the feedback received during the consultation in October, we have negotiated a revised plan with our nearest neighbouring parish – St Patrick’s in the Cowgate – and with the Little Sisters at St Joseph’s House, Gilmore Place.  The two main points are: (i) Instead of stopping the lunchtime Mass altogether, we […]

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Confirmations 2014

The Feast of Pentecost on Sunday 8th June was a fitting occasion for seven of our young parishioners to be confirmed at the 10.45 Mass.   This was the culmination of a long programme of study, prayer and preparation for Krzystof, Marissa, Nadia, Callum, Matthew, Meabh and Thomas, who have all been attending classes for […]

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