The Feast of Mercy (Divine Mercy Sunday) – 28th April 2019.

There is information here on the website explaining how to celebrate this fully Church-approved feast and also how to pray the Novena of Chaplets in preparation for the feast, beginning on Good Friday.

 The following listing is of Churches and Shrines in Scotland who are formally celebrating the Feast of Mercy:

Lanarkshire | Edinburgh | Paisley | Aberdeen

Diocese of Motherwell – Diocese of Paisley – Archdiocese of Edinburgh – Diocese of Aberdeen

Carfin Grotto, the national Marian Shrine of Scotland, will celebrate the Feast of Mercy beginning with the Sacrament of Confession from 12:30pm until 2:15pm. There will be a Holy Hour from 2:15pm until 3:00pm, when the Chaplet of Divine Mercy will be prayed. The Sacrifice of the Mass will be offered at 3:15pm.

The Chapels and Shrines of the Grotto, including the new Divine Mercy Chapel, will remain open until 5:00pm.

Note that because of the large crowds coming to Carfin Grotto for the Feast, Confession is often very busy indeed, and so it may be preferable to receive the Sacrament in the days leading up to the Feast.

Full information is available on the Grotto website.

St John Baptist Parish, Uddingston, will solemnly bless the Divine Mercy Image at the Vigil Mass on Saturday 27th April, and then on the Feast of Mercy, they will have Adoration of the Blessed Sacrament from 1:00pm till 3:45pm, with the Chaplet of Divine Mercy prayed at 3:00pm and veneration of the Image.

More information can be found at the Parish Website.

St Mary’s Cathedral, Edinburgh will celebrate the Feast of Mercy between 3:00pm and 5:30pm. The celebration will be led by the Cathedral’s Divine Mercy Group and will include Adoration of the Blessed Sacrament, opportunity for Confession and veneration of the Relic of St Faustina, the Chaplet of Divine Mercy, praise and worship songs, meditations on excerpts from Sacred Scripture and the Diary of St Faustina and an Act of Entrustment of the world to the Divine Mercy.

Full details can be found on the Cathedral Website.

St Peter’s Church, Morningside, Edinburgh, will celebrate the Feast of Mercy between 2:30pm and 3:30pm, in a service which will include exposition of the Blessed Sacrament, the Sacrement of Reconciliation, Divine Mercy devotions and then Benediction of the Blessed Sacrament.

Full information is given on the Parish Website

St Francis Church, Port Glasgow beging their Feast of Mercy service at 2:00pm. There will be a Holy Hour at 2:00pm, Confessions at 3:00pm, Adoration of the Blessed Sacrament at 3:45pm and the service concludes with Holy Mass 4:30pm.

More information is available on the Diocesan Website.

St Joseph’s Church, Woodside, Aberdeen, invite you to the solemn blessing and veneration of the Image of The Divine Mercy on Sunday 28 April from 2:45pm.

The programme includes Blessing and Veneration of the Image, Divine Mercy Chaplet and Praises, Exposition of the Most Blessed Sacrament and Confessions.

Full information is available on the Parish Website.