Baptisms require 4 months’ notice in writing to the Parish Priest
You must give the parish priest at least six months’ notice and attend a marriage preparation course. Download an application form from the Resources section at https://archedinburgh.org/pastoral-governance/marriage-families/. Alternatively, email email@example.com (0131 623 8900). Marriage course are currently taking place on Zoom.
Our Weekly Newsletter
You can read our full parish newsletter here: joint newsletter 7 August 2021
Offertory collections by Standing Order & Gift Aid
THANK YOU to everyone who has converted their cash giving to a standing order recently. This really helps the parish now, and in the future. If you have not already done so, please consider setting up a Standing Order: Sort Code: 83-06-08, Account Number: 10402355, Account Name: Archdiocese of St. Andrews and Edinburgh, St. Columba’s Parish.
Also, if you are a tax payer and would like St. Columba’s to be able to benefit from Gift Aid then please complete the attached form – GAD 02_2020 – and mail it to our Gift Aid Coordinator: Peter Clee, 7 West Mayfield, Edinburgh, EH9 1TQ
Going into Hospital?
Don’t forget to let the hospital know that you’re a Catholic. For the Royal Infirmary leave a message at the Chaplaincy Centre for the Revd Duncan McLaren. This means you’ll be on the lists of patients to whom Eucharistic Ministers bring Holy Communion
Edinburgh Foodbank Project
Instead of donating groceries at Mass you can donate money and order food deliveries direct to the warehouse: https://edinburghnw.foodbank.org.uk/give-help/