• Diocesan Pilgrimage to Carfin

      The annual Diocesan pilgrimage to Carfin  led by Bishop John Keenan takes place on Sunday 10 th August . Mass of Anointing of the sick will take place at 3pm. The Rosary Procession will take place as announced.
      Catering facilities are available at the Shrine.
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       Open to young men & women from across the Diocese interested in building up the Church and looking at how they can help.

      Please register your interest by emailing curia@rcdop.org.uk or liking the Facebook Page: Diocese of Paisley Vocations.

    • Bishop John's Exhortation at the End of His Episcopal Ordination
      At the end of his words of thanks at his Ordination, Bishop John gave some words that express his hope as he begins his ministry as Bishop of Paisley

    • Get to know our new Bishop
      This video was played in St. Mirin's Cathedral before Bishop John's Ordination. It give an insight into his life as a priest, the people who have influenced him and joy of his ministry. Some students from Turnbull Hall also speak about his 14 years as Chaplain to Glasgow University

    • Bishop John's Ordination

      On Wednesday evening, 19th March, the Solemnity of St. Joseph, Patron of the Universal Church, Bishop John Keenan, our new bishop,  was ordained by Archbishop Philip Tartaglia, Archbishop Leo Cushley and Bishop John Mone. 

      The numbers wishing to attend had been anticipated to be very high indeed. With a full Cathedral and with extra provision in the Cathedral halls and at Arena at the Lagoon Centre, a congregation of over 2,000 people participated in the Mass of Ordination. 

    • Welcome

      Welcome to the website of the Diocese of Paisley. The Diocese was established in 1947 to serve the Roman Catholic Community within Inverclyde, Renfrewshire & East Renfrewshire (excluding Thornliebank). Although a small Diocese in geographical terms, the Diocese serves an eighth of the Catholic population in Scotland. Our Bishop is Rt. Rev. John Keenan, the fifth Bishop of Paisley. His Episcopal Ordination took place in St. Mirin's Cathedral on 19th March 2014.

    • Calendar
      • Oct 26, 2014
        Theme: The Synod on the Family
      • Oct 26, 2014
        Theme: The Synod on the Family
      • Oct 26, 2014
        Theme: The Synod on the Family
      • Nov 14-16, 2014
        An opportunity for young people aged 14+ to come together from around Scotland to celebrate, enjoy and reflect.
      • Dec 7-19, 2014
        Please call the cemetery office for details.
      • Dec 31, 2014
        St Conval's Cemetery now offer visitors recycle areas in which to dispose of thier rubbish - we would request that everyone follows the signage information located either on or at the bin. The cemetery are charged for removal of contaminated bins - Please help keep our running costs down by using the correct bin. For any help or assistance please visit the office or speak with the groundsmen. Many thanks for your assistance.
      • Apr 12, 2015 - Apr 27, 2014
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    • Vocations

      If you feel that God may be calling you to Diocesan Priesthood then speak to your Parish Priest or Contact our Diocesan Vocations Director, Fr. Frank Hannigan, St. Paul's Foxbar - 01505 813103 or check out the Vocations Facebook page

      A Scotsman in Rome

      If you would like to know more about what life is like for a seminarian then follow the blog of one of our seminarian's, Ryan Black, who studies at The Scots College in Rome. Click on the photo above to visit his blog
    • Vatican News
    • Fundraising

      The image above links to our Finance and Fundraising pages
      Enquiries to treasurer@rcdop.org.uk