Rite of Election 2017

Our Catechumen Kathleen Butler was enrolled in the Book of the Elect along with  the other Catechumens and Candidates from the Diocese of Motherwell at the Cathedral in Motherwell on Sunday 5th March.  This was preceded by the Rite of Sending here in St Columbkille’s Church at 10.30 am  Mass. More photographs can be found […]

Lent 2017

We have access to two series’ of Lenten Talks this year.  Lenten Talks 2017 will take place on five Wednesday nights of Lent at Our Lady of Lourdes Parish Hall, East Kilbride at 7.30 pm and cover “The Sacraments”. Lent Talks on Church History will take place on four Thursday nights of Lent in St […]

Parish Council

The minutes of the Parish Council Meeting held on 7th February 2017 are now available on the Parish Council page and in the Church Porch. Share this content

Bishop Toal presents Bene Merente Medals

During the Mass to celebrate the reopening of the Church on Sunday 18th December 2016, Bishop Toal took the opportunity to present two of our parishioners, Patricia McCarron and Edward Inglis, with Bene Merente medals.  Both have been honoured for each of their of service to the Church and to St Columbkille’s Parish community over a number […]

Mass to Celebrate the Reopening of the Church

The Right Rev Joseph A Toal, STB KC*HS and the Clergy of St Columbkille’s concelebrated Mass on Sunday 18th December 2016 to mark the reopening of our beautifully refurbished Church.  Full details can be found on the CHURCH REFURBISHMENT page and more photographs are also on the Media Gallery. Share this content

Mission Week

Our wonderful ‘Mission Week’ came to an end last Friday evening with a visit from Bishop Joseph Toal who presented to one  of our parishioners Michael McGrath a papal knighthood of the order of St Gregory in recognition of his committed work as director of Scottish Catholic Education in Scotland. The night finished with clergy and parishioners […]

Parish Finance Committee

Information on the new Parish Finance Committee (PFC), including Agenda and Minutes of meetings are now available on the Parish Website.  Please find the page in the Parish Groups section of the website. Share this content

Year of Mercy – Closing of the Holy Doors

Pope Francis will close the Door of Mercy in St Peter’s Basilica on the Solemnity of Christ the King.  Please see our Year of Mercy page for details of the closing of the Holy Door of Mercy at Carfin and at Our Lady and Good Aid Cathedral on Sunday 13th November 2016. Share this content


The refurbishment of the Church has now been completed.  The Church will re-open on Friday 14th October with Exposition of the Blessed Sacrament from 6.00 pm to 7.00 pm.  Tea and bun in the hall afterwards.  Please see the Media Gallery for a few pictures of the Church. Share this content

Parish Mission Week

The St Columbkille’s Parish Mission Week will take place from 26th November to 2nd December 2016.  The Mission is designed to reach out to all parishioners, inviting them to “live deeply” their lives with Christ. In preparation for this, a Parish Retreat led by Fr Kieran Brady CSsR will take place on Saturday 10th September […]