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Lent 2021

Lent Resources
Here are links to some excellent resources for Lent on the St Peter’s website:
https://stpetersrcchurchedinburgh.org.uk/lent-events/
https://stpetersrcchurchedinburgh.org.uk/prayer-skills/lent-meditations/

Scottish Laity Network
Here are details of a very interesting programme of online events for Lent provided by the Scottish Laity Network : Lenten Journey 2021 Overview

Stations of the Cross
Stations of the Cross composed by John Bollan which you may find helpful during Lent: stations of the cross

New Dawn in Scotland, Lenten Healing Service
Live from the Augustinian Clare Priory, Suffolk. Led by Fr Stefan Park.
Friday 12th March, starting at 7.30pm.
Join us via Clare Priory YouTube Channel or find the link on www.newdawninscotland.com 
We are invited to offer our prayer requests via the ‘Live Chat’. Each prayer request will be prayed for by priests and laity in front of the blessed Sacrament.

Sacraments

Baptisms
Baptisms require  4 months’ notice in writing to the Parish Priest

Marriages
You must give the parish priest at least six months’ notice and attend a marriage preparation course. The available dates: March – Friday/Saturday 26/27: April – Friday/Saturday
23/24: May – Friday/Saturday 21/22. Spaces are filling up fast so please register now in consultation with the parish priest. Download an application form from the Resources section at https://archedinburgh.org/pastoral-governance/marriage-families/. Alternatively, email irene.furlong@staned.org.uk (0131 623 8900). Marriage course are currently taking place on Zoom.

Weekly Homilies

Listen again to the weekly homilies from Fr Douglas and Deacon Smith
//www.stpetersrcchurchedinburgh.org.uk/fr-douglas-sunday-homilies/

Our Weekly Newsletter 

You can read our full parish newsletter here: Parish Newsletter 2021-03-07

Offertory Collections
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. Did you know that less
than one third of the regular Parish contributions come from direct payments to the bank? 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.

Sunday Mass Online
Archdiocesan YouTube Channel:
Archdiocese of St Andrews & Edinburgh 2020

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/

Events coming up at The Gillis Centre:
(Book online or call 0131 623 8900)

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