5th Sunday of Lent
18th March 2018
Cycle B.

Celebration of the Sacrament of Reconciliation.
This Sacrament is celebrated at the following times,

  • St. David’s, Dalkeith :- Saturday evening from 5.20 p.m. to 5.45 p.m. before Vigil Mass.
  • St. Luke & St. Anne’s, Mayfield :- Saturday morning from 9.30 a.m. before and then immediately after 10.00 a.m. Mass.
  • In either parish, at any suitable time by request.

Parish News and Events.

200 Club.
February Draw Winner - John Mullarkey £20.
There are still numbers available if you wish to join us.
Funds raised go towards repairs to the church.

Please see the notice board for a quarterly report on ongoing repairs to St. David’s church.

This Sunday (18th March)
Justice and Peace Teas & Coffees.
Please come and support us after Mass.

Mondays in the St. David’s Parish Room at 2.30 p.m.
Go Deeper this Lent - Welcome to Dalkeith Lent Retreat.
Each day of Lent we offer Bible readings, poems and other material for you to pray in your own home.
Register at

Tuesday/Wednesday - Stations of the Cross:
• Tuesday at 2 p.m. at St. Luke and St. Anne’s.
• Wednesday at 7.30 p.m. at St. David’s.

• Adoration - The Blessed Sacrament will be exposed for Adoration at St. David’s from 5.30 p.m. – 6 p.m.
• Reconciliation Service at St. David’s at 7 p.m., with the opportunity for confession with visiting priests.
This will include the opportunity for confession in Polish.

Palm Sunday (25th March)
• Pro-Life Teas & Coffees after Mass.
Please come and support us after Mass.
Lourdes Easter Hamper Raffle prize draw in the hall.
• Invite to All Young Adults from Archbishop Leo Cushley.
Join Archbishop Leo for a gathering of young adults from across the Archdiocese of St. Andrews & Edinburgh.
Venue: Gillis Centre, 100 Strathearn Road, Edinburgh.
2 p.m.: Talk by Archbishop Cushley. 4 p.m.: Holy Mass. 5 p.m.: Buffet supper and time to socialise.

Monday 7.30 p.m. – Ecumenical Stations of the Cross (St. David’s) refreshments in the hall afterwards.
Tuesday 7.00 p.m. – Chrism Mass at St. Mary’s Cathedral, Edinburgh.
Wednesday 9.45 a.m. – Reflections on the Stations of the Cross (St. David’s) - service led by the children of St. David’s Primary School.
Holy Thursday 7.00 p.m. – Mass of the Lord’s Supper (St. Luke & St. Anne’s).
Good Friday:
• 10.00 a.m. – Ecumenical Walk of Witness starting at St. Mary’s with tea in St. David’s Church hall afterwards.
• 3.00 p.m. – Liturgy of the Passion with Veneration of the Cross (St. David’s).
• 7.00 p.m. – Stations of the Cross with Veneration of the Cross (St. David’s).
Holy Saturday:
• 10.00 a.m.
– Blessing of Easter Food (St. Luke & St. Anne’s).
• 8.30 p.m. – Easter Vigil (St. David’s).
Easter Sunday:
• 9.30 a.m
. – Easter Sunday Mass (St. Luke & St. Anne’s).
• 11.00 a.m. – Easter Sunday Mass (St. David’s) - NO Teas & Coffees after Mass.

Lourdes Easter Hampers Raffle Fundraiser.
A Child's and an Adult's Hamper have been prepared.
Tickets, £1 per strip, can be bought after weekend Masses in St. David's.
The draw will take place on Sunday 25th March in the hall after Mass.

The next available Sunday for booking a Good Cause Teas & Coffees is in April.

St. David's is now a secure website.
The website has been secured and now uses SSL.
This means that all data transmitted is encrypted and secure from interference.
You should update your website page bookmarks/addresses to use the prefix https:// in place of http:// - although you will be redirected automatically if you forget to do this.