St Joseph's is a Roman Catholic Parish located in the West of Edinburgh, Scotland, within the boundaries of the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of St. Andrews and Edinburgh. Our parish encompasses Broomhouse, Sighthill, Saughton, Whiston and Parkhead.
Since September 2020, the parish has been served by priests of the Society of Saint Paul. The Society of Saint Paul is a religious congregation which was founded in 1914 at Alba, in Italy, by Blessed James Alberione. Faithful to the mission assigned by their founder, they communicate the Christian message with the use of all means that technology put at the disposition of modern man. Currently ministering in the parish is:
Fr Alexander Anandam, S.S.P. (Parish Priest)
A member of the India-Great Britain-Ireland Province of the Society of St Paul, Fr Alex was appointed as Parish Priest of St Joseph's in July 2023, having previously ministered for a number of years in Ireland.
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Fr Jereus Bangcaya (Assistant Priest) Fr Jereus was appointed as Assistant Priest here in Broomhouse in June 2023, having spent a number of years managing St Pauls Bookshop by Westminster Cathedral. He is responsible for the day to day running of St Pauls Bookshop in Edinburgh.