Youth Day for p4-p7

Parents! If you have a child(ren) aged p4-p7 why not sign them up for A Day with Mary at The Gillis Centre, 100 Strathearn Road, Edinburgh, EH9 1BB, on Saturday 11 May 2024? It takes place from 11:00am to 3:00pm and is a chance for children to learn more about the Blessed Virgin in her month of May, while enjoying games and activities with kids from across the Archdiocese. Register at

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Emerald Hill orphanage, Zimbabwe

Our parish has supported the orphanage and school for the deaf at Emerald Hill, Harare, Zimbabwe, for eleven years. The Dominican sisters who run Emerald Hill are entirely dependent on donations to provide their 100 children with accommodation, food, school fees, uniform and books.

If you already contribute to this worthy cause, many thanks indeed for your continuing kindness. Please, if you can, renew your support for 2024. I ask for £30 per year (£2.50 per month) but if you can increase your donation a little (say by 50p to £3.00 per month or £36 per year) that would be very welcome, as some regular contributors are sadly no longer with us.
If you haven’t previously supported Emerald Hill please think about becoming a contributor. All that we raise goes in full to Emerald Hill (usually via the Dominican mother-house in Bavaria) and gives a good life to children who have nothing.
You can pay into the following account, which is in my name (Mrs N C Lonie):
Bank of Scotland 80-47-87, account no 10230369.
Alternatively, I will be outside church after 9.15 Mass for a few weeks, weather permitting, and will be delighted to receive cash donations.
Nuala Lonie (please email with any questions)

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