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Sunday 23 January: Annual General Meeting 2022

The cathedral AGM will take place in the cathedral immediately after the 11.00am service on Sunday 23 January. The service will be a little shorter than usual and there will be time for a quick cup of coffee or tea before the AGM starts.


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Sunday 9th January: First Sunday after Epiphany - the Baptism of the Lord

The preacher at the 11.00am service will be Kate Sainsbury, lay reader within the Diocese of St Andrews, Dunkeld and Dunblane. Kate, who is well known to many of us, is the founder of the Appletree Community near Auchterarder which helps adults with profound and multiple learning disabilities and autism.


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Christmas Services

Christmas Services 2021

19 December at 3.00pm Carol Service

Christmas Day at 11.00am Holy Communion with Bishop Ian

First Sunday after Christmas: 26 December at 11.00am Holy Communion (said) with the Provost

The Bishop, Provost, Clergy and Vestry wish you every good blessing this Christmas and in the year to come.


The Perth Nativity & Lantern Parade - Saturday 27 November 2021

Join us to celebrate the start of Advent with the Perth Nativity & Lantern Parade! 

4.30 – 4.45            Gather at St Ninians Church

4.50                        Carol & Switch on the St Ninians Nativity scene 

5.00                        Parade to St Johns Kirk (with Perth Pipe Band) 

5.15                        Carols at the St Johns Kirk Nativity Scene with Perthshire Brass & the Nativity Switch on followed by Tea Coffee & Christmas Pies (and a heat) in St Johns Church. 

More info can be found at Perth Christmas Lantern Parade & Nativity 2019 (


Saint Ninian and Harvest Thanksgiving Sermon Perth Cathedral 2021


Christian Aid week 2021

The climate emergency is one of the greatest injustices we face. Together we can stop this climate crisis.


COVID-19 and Mental Health

The community outreach organisation Rehab 4 Addiction serves as an online resource to individuals and families dealing with substance abuse. The Rehab 4 Addiction resources can be one of many stepping stones for those struggling with their situation and lead them to find a supportive and safe environment, especially during these times. Please visit to access guides and advice for a better mental health. 


Blythswood shoebox Appeal

This year things are a little different with the donating to the Bythswood Shoebox Appeal. Due to the current pandemic, Blythswood are encouraging people to give monetary gift as this will allow us to make up bags and boxes in a very controlled environment. A Virgin money giving page has been created to allow us to do this online, at

We do however understand that many enjoy filling a shoe box and we will be happy to receive these, however we will need all shoe box donations to be brought to the cathedral by 16th November. 


Doors Open Day

The clergy and congregation of St Ninian's Cathedral profoundly regret that owing to the recent increse in coronavirus cases and the latest COVID 19 regulations, we are now unable to open the building safely to the public for Doors Open Day this year. However, our regular worship will continue and the cathedral will remain open to visitors for private prayer Monday - Friday 10am-2pm.