Churches Open for Private Prayer:

Many Churches will be re-opening for private prayer. Each church has different days/times which suit their parish, so please check individual arrangements before travelling.

Details of some churches within the Diocese who are opening for private prayer:

  • St Mary’s Cathedral: Mon – Fri: 09:00-13:00 & 19:00-22:00, Sat: 11:00-14:00 & 19:00-22:00, Sun: 13:00-16:00
  • St Joseph’s, Aberdeen: Wed & Fri: 11:00-12:00, Sat: 19:00-20:00
  • Holy Family, Aberdeen: Tues & Thurs: 19:00-20:00, Fri: 11:00-12:00
  • St Peter’s, Aberdeen: Mon – Fri: 14:00-15:00, Sat: 15:00-16:00, Sun: 10:00-11:00
  • St Sylvester’s Elgin: Mon, Wed, Fri & Sat: 15:00-16:00, Tues & Thurs: 18:00-19:00, Sun: 14:00-16:00
  • Greyfriars Convent, Elgin: Mon – Thu: 11:00-12:00.
  • St Margarets, Forres: Tues & Thurs: 11:00-12:00, Sun: 11:30-12:30
  • St Columba’s, Lossiemouth: Wed: 11:00-12:00, Sun: 15:00-16:00
  • St Mary’s, Dufftown: Mon & Wed: 14:00-15:00
  • St Thomas’, Keith: Sun: 12:00-14:00

Please follow any guidance given within the church and remember to take a face covering and to sanitise your hands as you enter and leave the building. Most churches will provide hand sanitiser but some won’t so if possible take your own. If you have received a Shielding Letter, do not attend until advised that it is safe to do so.

For advice on visiting Churches for Private prayer:

Note: Although this website tries to provide up-to-date information, we cannot guarantee its complete reliability – parishes can make changes to their arrangements at short notice. 


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