The Diocese of Galloway continues to make risk based decisions on the precautions and advice regarding Covid-19. These risks are based on National, Diocesan and Parish factors.  This page will be used to keep you informed of the latest advice from the diocese.

Latest Update

Galloway Covid Procedures

As Scotland is preparing to move to Phase 2. Today, the First Minister announced that Places of Worship can open for private prayer from 22nd June 2020.Not all places of worship in the diocese will be able to open and we will publish a list of church buildings and private prayer opening times over the next few days.In the meantime, here is a message from Bishop Nolan and some important information about the new procedures when visiting our churches.

Posted by RC Ayr on Thursday, 18 June 2020
Procedures for Visiting during Private Prayer

Current Procedures

Bishops Conference of Scotland Materials

Live Stream Schedule

The Diocese will be streaming an enhanced schedule of Masses for members of the faithful. These will be broadcast via the RC Ayr facebook page.  The current schedule is listed below. We will update this if the there are any changes made to this schedule.

Resources to Maintain your Faith

Emergency Norms for “Last Rites”

Helpful links

Health Protection Scotland – Current Advice & Guidelines

NHS Scotland – Coronavirus Information 

Scottish Government Information