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 for St Margaret's, Lerwick

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

SUNDAY - Masses at 10.30 a.m. and 7.30 p.m. [Vigil Mass on Saturday at 5 p.m.]

Monday - No Mass

Tuesday - Mass at 1 p.m.

Wednesday - Mass at 5.15 p.m.

Thursday - Mass at 1 p.m.

Friday - [12 August, Pilgrimage Mass at Papil, 3 p.m.]

Saturday - Mass at 11.30 a.m.. VIGIL MASS - 5 p.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:

Africa Fund

The Parish has adopted six 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

Parish Newsletter

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