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.

Mass Times

SUNDAY: 10.30 a.m. (sung Parish Mass) and 7.30 p.m. (Vigil Mass on Saturday at 5 p.m.)

Weekday Masses are held in the Czestochowa Chapel in the Parish Rooms (87 St Olaf Street).

Monday: No Mass.

Tuesday: 10.30 a.m.

Wednesday: 7 p.m.

Thursday: 1 p.m.

Friday: 5.15 p.m. (adoration at 4.15 p.m.)

Saturday: 11.30 a.m.

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. The parish room is normally open from 8.30 am until dusk in winter, and until 6.30 pm in summer. There are books, newspapers and facilities for making tea and coffee.

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:

Africa Fund

The Parish has adopted four students in Ghana and is funding their tertiary education. More details can be found on the AFRICA FUND page (see link, right) and on the Blog.

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St Margaret and the Sacred Heart Church, Lerwick

Roman Catholic Diocese of Aberdeen

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