Church name

St Kentigern RC, Edinburgh

Denomination:   Roman Catholic
Address:   24 – 26 Parkgrove Avenue, Edinburgh EH4 7QR
Local Authority:   City of Edinburgh

Church Overview

The church was opened in 1966 and was dedicated on 12th September 1966 by Archbishop, later Cardinal, Gordon Gray. The architects were Gibson, Laing & Partners of Glasgow. It’s a modern building and a unique feature is its roof constructed as a “hyperbolic parabaloid” often referred to as a “saddle”. Artistic features include the Saints of Scotland stained glass window by Sax Shaw.


Weekday Mass – Tues, Thurs, Sat at 10.00 am, Sunday 9.30 am.

Opening Arrangements

Open at service times or by arrangement


 Access for partially abled  Induction loop for the deaf  toilets available Disabled WC  

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St Kentigern


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