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QUESTIONS & ANSWERS ABOUT THE NEW CHAPEL - posted July 2012
How do I get into the new chapel? The new chapel is entered from the garden at the rear of number 23. For the moment you ca...

MOVING INTO THE NEW CHAPEL - posted July 2012
Sunday 15th July: The last Sunday in the current chapel. Thursday 19th July: Mass wil...

The 2nd Pentland Challenge - Funraising Walk - posted February 2012
JOIN US FOR A BEAUTIFUL WALK IN THE PENTLAND HILLS Led by Dr James Jarvis &n...

Lenten Prelude - posted February 2012
Before Lent begins enjoy an evening ot traditional music, song & poetry peformed by members of the congregation and friends! 23 Geo...

The Accordian around the World - posted November 2011
Friday 2nd December 2011 at 7.30pm basement, number 23.   Mary Mc...

Ceilidh 2011 Photos! - posted November 2011
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Foundation Stone Blessing ceremony - posted August 2011
7.30pm on Thursday 8th September The Cardinal and the Provincial will be in attendance Full details to follow  ...

The Pentland Challenge Fundraising Walk 2011 - Report & Photos - posted June 2011
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3rd Annual Ceilidh Dance! - posted June 2011
04 November · 19:30 - 22:30     Sacred Heart Church Hall 28 Lauriston St     ...

The Pentland Challenge Fundraising Walk - posted May 2011
Balerno to Flotterston SATURDAY 18th June 9.30am – 1pm ...

Tim Paxton's cello recital - posted March 2011
Tim Paxton's will hold a cello recital in the chapel on Thursday 12th May at 7:30pm...

Candles for Christmas - Sunday 21 November 2010 - posted November 2010
With Christmas coming and the search on for ever more interesting gifts, there will be a display of high quality scented candles and accessories in...

Frances Byatt-Smith's Traditional Christmas Puddings - posted October 2010
Christmas dinner would not be perfect without a traditional Christmas pudding. I love Christmas and the preparation for Christmas is part of the p...

Fine Dine & Blind Wine - posted October 2010
Saturday 13th November, 7 for 7.30pm. Come eat fine food and with drink each course a fine but unnamed wine. T...

Spanish lessons from Leo Lyle - posted October 2010
Leo Lyle will give Spanish lessons in number 23 on Tuesday evenings from 7 to 8pm, starting on 12th October on on Thursda...

Indian Summer - A Medley of Poetry, Dance and Food - posted August 2010
Come join in a cultural event which infuses the...

Ceilidh Dance - posted July 2010
St Thomas of Aquin’s High School 2-20 Chalmers St Edinburgh EH3 9ES Friday October 8th 2010 ...

CSU Fundraising Events - Roundup - posted March 2010
Shaun McMaster, President of the CSU writes... On 23rd January the CSU did its first ever Church hunt. The idea was that we would get spons...

Spring Open Day and Fair - posted March 2010
Sat 8th May ...

Fundraising Fine Dining - posted March 2010
37 guests sat down to a 5 course meal in the Café, cooked and served by Fr Dermot with a team of 5 students. Members of the team worked on ...

Guided Sponsored Fundraising Walk - posted March 2010
SCOTTS VIEW & LESSUDDEN A Guided Circular Day Walk Of Historical. Literary, Ecclesiastical & Natural Interest...

Dan Cronin's home-made marmalade sale - posted March 2010
On Sunday 7th March Dan Cronin sold his home-made marmalade after each Mass. He raised £280 pounds and thoroughly enjoyed himself. ...

Carols and Readings for Christmas - posted March 2010
The first heavy snowfall of the winter in Edinburgh provided an appropriate background for our evening in Findhorn Place on the Sunday before Chris...

Race Night - posted January 2010
26th February 7pm – 12pm at St Peter’s Episcopal Church Hall, Lutton Place The Cat...

Planning Permission Received! - posted January 2010
we received planning permission this morning for the Cha...

Spring Fair - posted January 2010
We will be having our parish spring fair on Saturday 8th May. In preparation for this we need people to help with planning. ...

Planning Meeting - posted January 2010
The Chapel plans should come for consideration by the council sometime at the end of this month or in early February. We need people to ke...

£360 Raised at Winter Warm - PHOTOS! - posted November 2009
A good night was had by all at the WinterWarm. Arthur Skelton ...

£880 Raised at Ceilidh - GALLERY! - posted November 2009
The Keeping the Door Open Ceilidh last Friday was a triumphant success raising £880! Taking place at St Thomas of Aquin’s school...

Christmas Cards - posted November 2009
Many thanks to all who took part in the parish Christmas card competition to help raise funds for the chapel project (Keeping the door open). ...

WinterWarmer - An Entertainment - posted October 2009
A programme of music, song, poetry, sketches and reading...

Cheilidh at St Tams - posted October 2009
There will be a fund raising cheilidh for KTDO on Friday November 6th at 7.30pm at St Thomas of Aquin's high school. Music will be provided...

Sunday Coffee Morning - posted September 2009
On Sunday 4th October there will be a coffee morning after each Mass in the student Common Room. We need people to bring cakes, jams, and ...

Fr Tim's Sponsored Bike Ride to Glasgow! - posted September 2009
Fr Tim will be leading a sponsored bike ride in the spring to Glasgow. Others will be welcome to join in this event, either for a part or t...

Planning Permission - posted September 2009
The process of getting planning permission has been more time consuming and uncertain than expected. Things do seem to be moving forward again now,...

Children's Christmas Card Competition - posted August 2009
To support our KTDO campaign we are organising a Christmas card competition for children aged 3-16. Entries cost 50 pence each, with all proceeds f...

Christmas Bring & Buy - posted August 2009
November 14th 11.30am until 4pm. AS part of the fundraising for KTDO we shall be having a Christmas fair. This wi...

Positive meeting with Planners - posted July 2009
The Chapel plan is now reaching the final stages before final approval. A recent meeting with planners was extremely positive, and it seems that d...

Bulletin No 2 - posted July 2009
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Letters of support please! - posted July 2009
The planning officer currently dealing with our application for the new chapel dropped a bombshell last week by suggesting to our architects that h...

First Volunteer Meeting - posted July 2009
Every hour given and pound raised brings us a step nearer our goal of raising £750,000. Please come to the first meeting for voluntee...

Our first Pledge Day - posted June 2009
To get our two-year fundraising campaign off to a good start we have nominated Sunday 28 June as our first Pledge Day....

Ideas into action - posted June 2009
To bring together all those people who have pledged time and ski...

Pledges - an encouraging Start - posted June 2009
Many pledges of cash, time and ideas have already come in. Thanks to all who have made pledges, both of cash and talents. The numbe...

Bulletin No 1 - posted June 2009
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Launch party - posted June 2009
On Sunday 31 May, the Solemnity of Pentecost, our Parish launched the most ambitious project in its 80-year history. Keeping the Door Open will ens...