Lerwick RC Parish Church

Welcome to the northernmost Catholic parish in the British Isles.  The parish of St Margaret and the Sacred Heart, Lerwick, covers the entire Shetland Islands and also serves the pastoral needs of the oil and gas industry, and ships putting in to Lerwick Harbour.

The Church is normally open daily from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Visitors to the parish are welcome.


Saturday - Vigil Mass of Sunday, 5 p.m.

SUNDAY - Mass at 10.30 a.m. and 7.30 p.m.

Monday - No Mass

Tuesday - [Mass in Fetlar Kirk, 12 Noon]

Wednesday - Mass at 5.15 p.m.

Thursday - Mass at 1 p.m.

Friday - Mass at 5.15 p.m.

Saturday - Mass at 11.30 a.m..

Rosary at 11 a.m. on the first Saturday of the month, and each Saturday during May and October.

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Parish Room & Chapel of Our Lady of Czestochowa

The Czestochowa Chapel, which is located within the Parish Room adjacent to the Church, is available for private prayer. All services are now held in the parish church.

The Catholic Church in Shetland

View from near the site of St Magnus's Church, Tingwall, which in the Middle Ages was the seat of the Archdeacon of Shetland.

You will find a brief history of the Catholic Church in the Shetland Islands on the blog page. Links will be added to this Home Page as new blogs are added:

Welcome to www.catholicshetland.scot

St Margaret and the Sacred Heart Church, Lerwick

Roman Catholic Diocese of Aberdeen

Parish Newsletter

The weekly Sunday bulletin, with details of weekday Masses and events, can be downloaded from the "Bulletin" page of this site.