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The Roman Catholic diocese of Galloway serves God's people in North, South and East Ayrshire and Dumfries & Galloway.

The vision and mission of the Catholic Church in Galloway is that of the Catholic Church Universal: to be a sign and instrument of communion with God, and of unity among all people.

The Bishop Writes

Parish Mass Times Diocesan Offices

A full list of Parish Mass times is available here to help you.


The diocesan offices are listed here if you are looking for more information about who does what in the diocese.


Diary of diocesan events.

The Bishop Events Diary

Bishop Nolan writes regularly for the Galloway Diocese News - read these thoughts and other pieces on this web site.

Annual Report and Accounts 2016


The Annual Report and Accounts for the financial year ending 31 December 2016 have now been formally audited and lodged with the Office of the Scottish Charity Regulator (OSCR).  This now available for download.

Pilgrimages  2017


Diocesan Pilgrimage lead by Bishop Nolan -

 More Details here

Galloway Diocese News


Download your electronic copy of the Galloway Diocese News in pdf format from this website - here

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On the website you can find lots of videos and pictures from the recent pilgrimage.

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Weekday Thoughts on the Sunday Gospels


This is the latest book by Emeritus Bishop Maurice Taylor (published July 2017).  It is for anyone interested in spending more time with the weekly gospel reading.

Available (£10 inc p&p) from

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