Cathedral of St Mary of the Assumption, Aberdeen

Cathedral of St Mary of the Assumption, Aberdeen

Denomination: Roman Catholic
Address: 20 Huntly Street, Aberdeen, AB10 1SH
Local Authority: Aberdeen
Listing: B

Church Overview

The principal church of the Roman Catholic Diocese of Aberdeen, built in 1860 and designed by Alexander Ellis. The tall spire with bells was added in 1877, designed by Robert G Wilson, was added when the church was elevated to a cathedral. Contains religious artefacts by Charles Blakeman, Gabriel Loire, Ann Davidson, Felix McCullough, David Gulland and Alexander Brodie. The organ is a rare example of the work of James Conacher, Huddersfield, 1887. Our website gives more detail on the history of the building including information about murals, Stations of the Cross, and stained glass windows.


Saturday Vigil 7.00pm; Sunday 8.00am, 11.15am, 3.00pm(Polish,)6.00pm

Opening Arrangements

Open daily, summer 8.00am-5.00pm, winter 8.00am-4.00pm.

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