Resumption of Mass

Sunday Masses have now resumed in our Church

To facilitate the resumption of Masses as we step out of the COVID-19 lockdown, please follow the following social distancing measure that we have put in place.

Book Your Place in Advance

You will need to book your place for a specific Mass if you wish to attend:

  • Call 0131 669 5618 during this time only:

    • Tuesday 10.00-13.00

    • Wednesday 10.00-13.00

    • Thursday 10.00-13.00

  • Or email us before Friday 13.00

Social Distancing

When you arrive, you will be escorted to your seat and you will not be able to choose your own seat. Please maintain a two metre distance from others during your time at church.

Face Covering

Face covering must be worn while inside our church and throughout Mass. Please come prepared and bring your own face covering.

Hand Sanitising

Please sanitise your hands as you enter and leave our church. Hand sanitiser will be available at our entrance and exit.

Masses at St John's

  • Saturday Vigil 6.30pm at St John’s

  • Sunday 9.30am at St John’s (also live-streamed)

Each Mass will be 30 minutes long with a reduced number of readings and a shortened homily.

Additional Notes

  • Due to the current restrictions, we can only allow a maximum of 20 attendees at each Mass

  • Live-streamed Masses will continue to be available online at 11am on Sunday as an alternative

  • Deep cleaning will take place after every Mass

  • Weekday Masses will still continue to be live-streamed online without a congregation

We are very grateful to our welcomers, stewards and cleaners who are making it possible for us to have our churches open.

Letter from Fr Jock about the Resumption of Sunday Masses

Resumption of Mass.pdf

Guidelines for the Resumption of Mass

In addition to the above, please also follow the Guidelines for the Resumption of Mass by the Bishops' Conference of Scotland.

For more information, visit

Guidelines for the Resumption of Mass.pdf