COVID-19 Resources

Lockdown: Support and Resources

The COVID-19 lockdown is a difficult period, and we hope that these resources will provide some support, comfort, and solace.

Support

COVID-19 Pastoral Care Group

We have been supporting some of our parishioners at risk of being isolated by:

  • Keeping regular phone contact

  • Buying and delivering shopping

  • Collecting and delivering medication

  • Delivering our weekly newsletter

If you, or anyone you know, would like to receive our support, please get in touch.

St Vincent de Paul Conference

If you are experiencing financial hardship due to the COVID-19 crisis, St Vincent de Paul might be able to help. For more information, please contact us, and a member of the St Vincent de Paul will respond to your enquiry within 48 hours.

Parish Emergency Planning Group (PEP)

Our PEP Group has been meeting regularly to develop and implement plans for pastoral, spiritual, and liturgical care in these new circumstances.

If you have any ideas and suggestions for the group, please contact us.

Scottish Domestic Abuse Helpline

Helpline is open for 24 hours: 0800 027 1234

You can also contact the helpline by email or online chat. For more information, visit: sdafmh.org.uk

Dial-a-Mass

This is a phone service for those without internet connection but would still like to celebrate Mass. Dial 0141 473 4869 for a 15-minute recording for a daily Mass by Fr Stephen Baillie of St Joseph's in Clarkston, Paisley.

Alcoholics Anonymous

Alcoholics Anonymous meetings are being held online during the COVID-19 lockdown. For more information, visit: aa-edinburgh.org.uk/online-meetings/

Prayer Resources from South Edinburgh Cluster

Lots of handy resources to keep us connected and prayerful during this time, including some fantastic resources for children and young people.

People Know How

A fantastic charity offering digital inclusion and befriending services for adults to help us stay connected. Visit peopleknowhow.org or contact them via contactus@peopleknowhow.org for find out more.