Galloway Diocese

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


The Church in China - Advent 2015

What is going on in the

Diocese of Galloway?


Find out more about the life of our diocesan family here.  


If you have any news or contributions that the Galloway Diocese News would be interested in contact the editor - David Kiltie.

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.

We would welcome your suggestions and comments about the new website.  You can contact us by email, phone or using the contact form.

GDN Advent 15 sm Bishop Writes

Pastoral Letter & Holy Door Decree

Praised be Jesus Christ, our Merciful Saviour, the face of the Father's Mercy!


Pastoral Letter for the Third Sunday of Advent - pdf

The Holy Door Decree - pdf

Events Diary

Images of the Stations of the Cross from

Our Lady of the Assumption and St Meddan in Troon

LENT 2016

Listen to reflections on the

Stations of the Cross recorded by

Galloway Podcasts in 2012