• Welcome to St. Columbkille's Catholic Church Rutherglen

    • Welcome to our parish website which we hope you will find to be informative about our church and the life of our parish community.


    • The present church building was opened in 1940 to replace the first St Columbkille's Church which was founded on the same site in 1851.

    • Our Parish Vision

    • We aspire to be a welcoming and faithful Eucharistic community, serving the Lord, spreading the truth of his Gospel, and helping all to respond to God's Universal call to holiness, in the name of the Father, and of the Son, and of the Holy Spirit.

    • St Columbkille's from on high

The Mission of our Parish Community


  • We strive to follow the way of St Conval, patron of Rutherglen's first church, and of our patron St Columbkille, in proclaiming the Good News of Jesus Christ in our words and actions.


  • Our church provides a consecrated place where all are welcome to develop a personal relationship with Jesus Christ, through prayer, the celebration of Mass and the Sacraments.


  • Members of our parish community, witnessing to the love of Christ, work in various ways to support those who are most in need, in our local community and beyond.

Latest Parish News

  • This bulletin contains some important information about parish services and events. Please read this and pass it on to others who do not have online access.
  • To enable some time of rest and recuperation for our parish clergy, the Mass times in St Columbkille’s will be as follows until 2nd September. Monday to Friday:  10am Mass only Saturdays: NO... [read more]
  • Parents wishing to have a child baptised in St Columbkille's must contact the parish house (647 6034) to make arrangements for the child's Baptism.  Or provide some details in the form below.