Dumfries Cathedral Church
The Cathedral Church of Our Lady and Saint Ninian is the seat of our Bishopric, and the centre of our liturgical life. The Cathedral has been recently acquired and we are in the process of restoring and renovating the building.
Services on Sundays and Feast Days
First Vespers - 6pm (the previous night)
Holy Mass - 10:30am
Second Vespers - 3PM
Worship on Sundays and Feasts begins the preceding night with First Vespers, a chanted evening service.
Mass is celebrated at 10:30am, and followed by a community meal in the Centenary Hall.
Sundays and Feasts are concluded with a chanted service of Second Vespers.
A schedule of Feast Days can be found in the links below.
Services on Week-Days
Morning Prayer - 8:30am
Angelus and Paternoster - noon
Evening Prayer - 6pm
Compline - 10pm
The office of Morning Prayer is said daily from the Book of the Parochial Use in English.
The Angelus is recited, followed by 3 Decades recitation upon the Paternoster Beads.
The office of Evening Prayer is said daily from the Book of the Parochial Use in English.
The office of Compline is sung according to the Use of Sarum in Latin. An English translation is provided.
Excepting Feast Days.