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IMPORTANT INFORMATION: Attending Mass During Level 4 Restrictions


Dear Parishioners,


We have now moved to Level 4 and so the maximum number of worshippers at any one Mass is 20 people.

Therefore, over the next three weeks these will be the arrangements:-


Weekday and Saturday Morning

  • A public Mass will be celebrated every day from Monday to Saturday at 9.30am.
  • A place at these Masses needs to be booked on-line at
  • On average about 40-45 people come to daily Mass so perhaps only book in for weekday Mass every second or third day.

Thank you for your help and cooperation



Saturday Evening and Sunday Morning

There will be 4 Masses on Saturday evening and Sunday morning;

  • 4.00pm, 6.00pm on Saturday evening
  • 9.30am and 11.30am on Sunday morning.
  • Attendance at these Masses can be booked on-line at
  • Therefore, there are only 80 spaces available for worshippers over these four Masses.

Perhaps, leave these spaces for those parishioners who cannot come during the week because of work commitments.

Thank you for your help and cooperation




And so, during this time of Level 4, perhaps if you can, avoid the weekend Masses and come once to a weekday Mass as a way of being faithful to coming to Mass once a week.

This Tuesday 24th November at 9.30am there is the Requiem Mass of Mrs. Mary Watson nee Heron and this Mass is restricted to 20 family members and friends.


  1. Sanitise your hands as you enter and leave the Church
  2. Please keep 2 metre social distance at all times, especially when moving around the Church
  3. Please leave the Church as soon and as quickly after receiving Holy Communion
  4. Please do not congregate either in the porch or in the car park before and after Mass

Thank you for your help, assistance and co-operation in these difficult times. Let us continue to hold one another in prayer.

With Thoughts and Prayers,

Father Desmond



Airdrie Foodbank is looking to recruit additional volunteer drivers to help continue to provide essential community services to people in crisis.

The role would be suitable for someone who is retired/ works part-time, has a full Driving Licence and is able to lift and transport crates safely.

The days and hours can be flexible however Mondays and Fridays between 10am - 2pm are particularly busy and help on these days would be most especially welcome

The Foodbank operates under government guidelines on social distancing

For further information please contact:

Amanda Ritchie -  Development Officer   Tel.No.   07986 888161

St Edwards Parish SSVP Notice: COVID-19 Emergency

Airdrie Food Bank has partnered with Scottish Gas who will deliver food and other basic essentials to the homes of those most in need of help. 

If you or someone you know needs to use this service please telephone St Edwards Parish SSVP HELPLINE number 07592771194.

All you need do is provide the following:

  • Your name & address
  • The number of adults
  • The age and the number of children
  • A contact telephone number.

This information will then be passed to Airdrie Food Bank who in turn will arrange for their partners Scottish Gas to deliver food etc to your home whilst complying with all social distancing rules.

DONATIONS of food and other essentials can be deposited in the food bank basket at Tesco Airdrie or at  Calderbank Parish Church on a Monday 11am to 1pm, St Edwards Parish Hall on a Wednesday 11am to 1.30pm,  Cairnlea Church Hall on a Friday 11am to 1.30pm.  Financial help may be available in special circumstances from SSVP funds.

If you wish or need to visit the food bank in person it will be open and operate under normal rules only on Wednesday & Fridays at the above locations and times.

May the Blessings of St Vincent de Paul & Blessed Frederic Ozanam be with you all at this time.

St Edwards Parish SSVP


Diocesan Prayer Resources

Every Easter joy and blessing. These are difficult and challenging times we are living through and I pray that you are all well. This is to let you know of prayer and meditation resources the Adult Formation Team has put together and which you may find useful. 

Our twitter account has been up and running for some time: @LectioMotherwe1

We have a closed Facebook group—please search Contemplative Theology and sign up.

On the diocesan website there are links to various sites offering some wonderful material. On the Homepage, click Holy Week Reflections and then click Online Prayer Resources -- this will change soon to Online Prayer Resources (on the Homepage.)

Recently we have opened a new Facebook page: Diocese of Motherwell Adult Formation. There are resources there for spiritual and faith formation.

Please go to the "Information Regarding Coronavirus" section of this website for full information on how our Church is helping guide us through these difficult times.

Parish Priest - Father Desmond Keegan C.Ss.R.

St Edward's RC Church

Lady Anne Crescent,




Telephone : 01236 897557

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