The Rough Guide is a free event and lunch will be provided. Please book in advance either by filling in the online form or by contacting the Cathedral Office on 0141 339 6691

Ash Wednesday Services

There will be services for Ash Wednesday on 6 March 2019 at 12.30 pm and 7.30 pm.

The evening service will be a Choral Eucharist.

Latest Magazine Articles

Check out the latest contributions to St Mary’s online magazine. New material published most weeks.


Regular Sunday Worship Times

Sunday services are at 8.30 am, 10.30 am and 6.30 pm. The morning services are communion services, the evening one is usually Choral Evensong. Look out for the Open Silence once a month at 8 pm.

St Mary’s at the movies

ST MARY’S @ THE MOVIES… A new season of film discussions will be held in St Mary’s Cathedral office, each beginning at 19.30. Discussions will be led by writer and teacher Donny O’Rourke.

For more information or to sign up, contact the cathedral office.

School of Spirituality

St Mary’s School of Spirituality is a series of one-off sessions that are open to anyone interested in learning and developing their practice of personal spirituality. The most recent series included sessions on silence, “Lectio Divina”, art and prayer, keeping a spiritual journal, the spirituality of Taize and “Capacitar” – the empowering potential of simple body movement.

For further information see the notice on the spirituality section of the cathedral notice board. For more information, complete the form below.


Choir CD Shop

Christmas CDs by the Choir are available for £10 in church or via the CD Shop on this website.

Young Church

St Mary’s has a lively programme of Sunday morning events which take place between the Psalm and the Peace during the 1030 am Sung Eucharist.  This includes  learning about the seasons of the Church Year, singing games with the choir and contact with the clergy.

Please contact the leaders via the Cathedral Office for more information.

BabySpace! Babies and infants are very welcome at St Mary’s. There is also a quiet space for parents to be with their children called BabySpace! This is in the small meeting room. It may be especially welcome during the sermon and intercessions. BabySpace! is equipped with live audio feed so the service can be heard. There are soft toys, a comfortable feeding chair and safe play space.   Picture Credit: Flavio Takemoto

What’s On – Spring and Summer 2011

Tuesday 26 April 2011 – The mid-morning programme on Radio Scotland will feature a live segment on recruiting organists, broadcast live from St Mary’s.
Saturday 30 April 2011 – The Bellringers will attempt to ring a Peal for the Royal Wedding.
Sunday 1 May 2011 – visit by the Ulster Association of Organists.
Saturday 7 May 2011 – Concert by Bearsden Choir Mozart Mass in C Minor K427 – see flyers at the back of church.
Tuesday 10 May 2011 – Compline (Night Prayer) will be sung at 7.15 pm
Saturday 14 May 2011 – Exploring Prayer – “Art and Prayer”. More details from the Rev Caroline McKillop
Sunday 15 May 2011 – The Open Silence – an hour of shared silence in church at 8 pm
Saturday 21 May 2011 – AGM of the Scottish Society of Change Ringers with service celebrating bell ringing at 4.30 pm
Sunday 22 May 2011 – Live Broadcast of Morning Worship from St Mary’s Cathedral on Radio 4 beginning at 8.10 am. Please be in seats by 7.40 am.
Wednesday 25 May 2011 – Cosmology Discussion Evening in the Synod Hall at 7.45 pm. “The Big Bang, Black Holes and Belief
Thursday 26 May 2011 – Visit from the Friends of St Mary’s Cathedral, Edinburgh
Thursday 2 June 2011 – Ascension Day – services at 11 am and 7.30 pm. The evening service will be a Choral Eucharist
Saturday 4 June 2011 – Diocesan Ministry Celebration Service at 1.15 pm
Sunday 5 June 2011 – RSNO Chamber Series Afternoon Concert – Italian Baroque Gens including including: Corelli’s Christmas Concerto, Vivaldi’s La Stravaganza, Geminiani’s Concerto Grosso La Folia, and works by Locatelli, Uccellini and Marini.
Saturday 11 June 2011 – Chorister Day – come try being a chorister for the day. Services at 12.30 pm and 5 pm
Sunday 12 June 2011 – Pentecost. Please wear national dress if you have it and come prepared to say the Lord’s Prayer in your first language at the 1030 Eucharist.
Saturday 18 June 2011 – evening – concert by the Lanarkshire Guitar and Mandolin Association.
Sunday 19 June 2011 – 10.30 am Trinity Sunday Jazz Mass!
Sunday 19 June 2011 – The Open Silence – 8 pm
Wednesday 22 June 2011 – North East Regional Council – Launch of the Diocesan Growth Strategy with the Bishop at St James’s Church, Bishopbriggs.
Thursday 23 June 2011 – Celebratory Choral Mass for Corpus Christi
Friday 24 June 2011 – Organ Mass for the Feast of St Barnabas – in the Parisian Style.
Saturday 25 June 2011 – Come and Sing “Messiah”. Conductor Frikki Walker. Rehearsal 10 am – 3 pm. Performance at 3 pm.
Sunday 26 June 2011 – Royal School of Church Music Music Sunday. Orchestral Evensong at 6.30 pm.
Saturday 16 July 2011 – Glasgow Fair Weekend Trip to Millport. Day out to the Isle of Cumbrae. Meet at St Mary’s for Morning Prayer and a Blessing before travelling to Cumbrae. Tea and Buns in Millport. Walks on the island. Visit to the Cathedral of the Isles.

Choir CD Launched

The choir’s latest CD, “Listen” is now available. Listen to samples and buy online .