Parish Links

In this section we have tried to include links to all relevant websites.

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Local Schools

Our local primary school is St Ninian’s and our local high school is Holy Rood High School.

St Ninian’s Primary School

The pupils, staff and families of St Ninian’s RC Primary School have developed a very strong relationship with the Parish of St Ninian’s over many years. The pupils of our school have the opportunity to attend Mass in St Ninian’s throughout the school year for holy days of obligation, class Masses, school celebration Masses as well as attending both services of the word (led by parishioners) and Masses during Lent and Advent. These occasions are integral to the faith development and journey of all of our pupils.

The parishioners are always very welcoming and supportive of the young people and they too, through becoming prayer partners to pupils preparing for the sacraments, have also developed good, strong relationships with our pupils. As a parish, we celebrate the Rites of Christian Initiation for Children as part of Sunday Masses so that the whole faith community is involved. It is a great comfort to the pupils, their parents and the school staff to know that they have the support of the whole parish and that there are good people who will help them and the children on their faith journey.

Website for St Ninian’s

Facebook Page for St Ninian’s Parent Council

Website for Holy Rood High School


Cluster Parishes

Our cluster parishes are:

St John the Evangelist

St Mary Magdalene

St Mary, Star of the Sea – Leith

St. Teresa Of Lisieux

Cluster Parish Links

Website of St John the Evangelist

Website of St Mary Magdalenes

Facebook Page of St Johns and St Mary Magdalenes

Website of St Mary, Star of the Sea

Facebook Page of St Mary’s, Star of the Sea


Archdiocese of St Andrews and Edinburgh

Office Hours
Monday to Friday
9:00am to 5:00pm
Postal Address
Archdiocese of St Andrews & Edinburgh
Archdiocesan Offices
100 Strathern Road

Additional Links

The Bishop’s Conference of Scotland

The Bishops’ Conference of Scotland enables the Roman Catholic Bishops in Scotland to work together, undertaking nationwide initiatives through their Commissions and Agencies.

The members of the Bishops’ Conference are the Bishops of the eight Scottish Dioceses.  Where appropriate the Bishops Emeriti (retired) provide a much-welcomed contribution to the work of the conference. The Bishops’ Conference of Scotland is a permanently constituted assembly.

Justice and Peace Scotland

The National Commission for Justice and Peace advises the Scottish Bishops’ Conference of the Catholic Church in matters relating to social justice, international peace and human rights, and promotes action in these areas.


SCIAF is the Scottish Catholic International Aid Fund. We are the official aid agency of the Catholic Church in Scotland.

Lauriston Jesuit Centre

The Lauriston Jesuit Centre is designed to be a place for the Edinburgh Jesuit Community to present issues of spirituality, social justice and adult faith formation to the city of Edinburgh and beyond. We try to be ecumenical and inclusive and draw on many friends and colleagues from the city and elsewhere to help us in our ministry and our programme.

Ignatian Spirituality Centre – Glasgow

Our Team
Our team is made up of Christians from different denominations who are trained in and committed to the spirituality of Ignatius Loyola.
A spirituality which encourages people to find God in all things, everywhere and at all times.

Our Mission
The main aim of the work is to encourage prayer and discernment in Christian communities of Scotland.
We seek to encourage people to develop a personal relationship with God and give them the skills to make life choices in line with their Christian faith.
We aim to offer educational opportunities in the Christian Faith from the popular to university level.
With the help of our bursary fund, and other generous donors, we facilitate the attendance at our events of all people, regardless of ability to pay.
We aim to be a centre of excellence for the training and delivery of the spirituality of St. Ignatius Loyola for Scotland.  To this end, we offer a comprehensive training programme from the initial course in ‘Growth in Prayer and Reflective Living’ to in-depth courses on the Spiritual Exercises of St Ignatius.

Our retreats and courses can:
• Help people grow in their spiritual life with God
• Improve self-esteem
• Help in the healing of trauma
• Bring a greater sense of purpose, peace and tranquillity
• Offer tools for decision-making
• Deepen the Christian faith of people with courses on theology and the Christian faith.
• Teach people to run workshops on prayer in their own community.
• Combat sectarianism in the West of Scotland. (Teaching on Faith and Community: Scotland)