Diocese of Galloway

The Roman Catholic Churches in Kilmarnock.

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St Joseph’s Church

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St Matthew’s Church

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Our Lady of Mount Carmel

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If you’re not able to donate online, please hand in monetary donations at Mass in any of the churches or at the St Matthew’s Foodbank on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 4-6pm.

Latest news

Galloway News Lent 2022

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Organ Restoration Project

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SCIAF Thank You Letter

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News stories from around the world

A collection of stories and news items

Pope Francis weeps at Ukraine suffering.

Pope Francis has again lamented the suffering caused by the invasion of Ukraine and encouraged the faithful to pray a rosary every day for peace.

Speaking to the crowd in St. Peter’s Square after the May 1 Regina Caeli prayers, the pope said his thoughts went immediately to the city of Mariupol, the “city of Mary” which has been “barbarously bombed and destroyed.”

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Christians with ’empty nets’ must return to Jesus

Christians must ask themselves whether they are like St. Peter, who after his encounter with Jesus tried to return to fishing, but only found “empty nets” until he rushed back to the risen Christ with renewed enthusiasm and love.

Those were the thoughts of Pope Francis in his remarks before the Regina Caeli prayers with those gathered at St. Peter’s Square on Sunday.


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The transformative power of the Eucharist

At the heart of the Church is the Eucharist. The presence of Our Lord’s Body and Blood has the ability to transform lives in a variety of ways, and a new documentary film seeks to illustrate that.

EWTN News Nightly recently spoke with Lucia Gonzales, founder of Bosco Films, about ‘Alive’, which seeks to highlight the transformative power of the Eucharist through the lives of five people.

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