Parish Memories


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Reorganizing the Rosary Stations

Rosary Garden3


Removing the Cupressus leylandii trees

Cupressus leylandii before it’s removal

Hall 2020


10th May 2019 Nathan and Sara Donnelly


2011 Lindsay Houston wedding to Kevin Keenan 

Lindsay Houston wedding to Kevin Keenan 2011

Dryburgh Abbey Parish Outing 2018


Fr Parkes with his HCPT group 2017




Dryburgh Abbey parish Outing 2016

Dryburgh 2016

Inchcolm Abbey Parish Outing 2015


Bethlehem – Palestine Parish Pilgrimage 2013

Bethlehem - Palestine 2013



Thomas Wales Confirmation

Thomas First Communion 2005

Bethlehem Parish Pilgrimage 2008


2002 Danielle Houston Confirmation

Daniell Houston Confirmation 2002



1998 Danielle Houston First Holy Communion

1998 Lindsay Houston Confirmation


July 1994 Billy and Suzanne Wales Wedding

Suzanne and Billys Wedding 1994

Adam Goldie Baptism 1994

Michael and Anne Goldie Wedding 1991

Michael and Anne Golide wedding


40th Anniversary Mass for  May and Jimmy Duddy celebrated in the Oratory in July 1991

Geraldines parents

Mark Duddy First Communion 1993

Geraldine 1

Danielle Houston Baptism 1990



1988 Nicole Falsey Confirmation 

Nicola Falsey COnfimration 1988


1984 Nicole Falsey First Communion 

Nicola Falsey first communion 1988

Paul Russell’s Baptism October 1983

october 1983 Pauls Baptism

1982 Confirmation Mass

Confirmation Mass 1982


Mark Russell’s Baptism May 1981, (Monsignor Taylor’s last Baptism as Parish Priest)

May 80 Mgr Taylors final baptism Mark Russell

Mark and Paul Russell at Mark’s First Holy Communion on the 14th May 1989

Mark & Paul, Marks 1st communion 14 May 1989


From the Flourish, June 1982 on the Pope’s visit

from the Flourish June 1982 Pope visit


Bishop Maurice Taylor’s Installation as Bishop of Galloway 1981








John and Alana Barrie’s Wedding July 30th 1976


1971 July, Tom and Lenora Falsey Wedding 

Nicole Cechini parents wedding 1971