Links & Groups

St. Joseph’s Primary School

We are fortunate in having an excellent Catholic Primary School in the town. The school is open to pupils of all denominations and provides a first-rate education as well as formation in the Catholic faith and Gospel values.

Acting Head Teacher: Mr. Bill Burns

Ladies Group

St. Joseph's Ladies Group is an informal group in the parish which gathers for social, spiritual and support purposes, and is open to all Ladies of the parish. Meetings are usually the first Tuesday of each month after the 7pm evening mass.

Contact person: (awaited)

St. Vincent de Paul Conference

The Society of St. Vincent de Paul seeks to bring charitable relief to the poorest in our society as part of living out Christ's gospel. The Society meets monthly (dates as announced) usually after 10am Sunday Mass. New members always welcome.

More details at:

Childrens Liturgy Group & Music Ministry

During the Sunday 10am Mass, the Childrens Liturgy provides an opportunity for the Children of the parish to hear the Good News and reflect on it in a way appropriate for their years. The Music Ministry provides musical accompaniment to our Liturgy on Sundays and on major feasts.

For further details on either group, or to volunteer, please contact Fr. Neil.

Galloway Podcasts

This site provides excellent Daily reflections on the Gospel and any Feast of the Day. The reflections are written and recorded in our own Diocese. You can listen online or download to your mp3 player or laptop. Available free at:

Faith Development Courses and Resources

The Bishops of Scotland launched a "Being Catholic" website in November 2009, providing opportunities for growth and expression of our faith in Scotland.

The website can be found at:
Diocesan presentation on Creed can be found here

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