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Welcome to our website, a source of news, history and information for the Diocese of Argyll & the Isles. We hope you find the site informative and easy to use.

Fàilte chun a làrach-lìn againn.

An seo gheibh sibh naidheachdan, fiosrachadh agus eachdraidh mu'n Sgìr-Easbuig againn.

Tha sinn an dòchas gu faigh sibh e feumail agus goireasach - agus furasda a' chleachdadh.

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Easter Sunday Broadcast

  • 15-04-2014
A special Easter Sunday Mass will be broadcast on Radio nan Gàidheal from Our Lady of the Waves & St John's Church, Vatersay at  9am next Sunday, repeated at 3pm. Fr John Paul MacKinnon is the principal celebrant of the Mass with Canon Angus M...

Bishop's Letter for Holy Week and Easter

  • 12-04-2014
I offer a few words of encouragement as we enter Holy Week and look forward to the celebration of the Easter Triduum. I ask you to participate as fully as you can in the Church's Liturgies - the Mass of the Lord's Supper, the Commemoration of the ...

Women in the Church: indications for the way forward

  • 08-04-2014
“To promote a more effective presence of women in the Church means to seek greater fidelity to what the Church really is. The great mystery of the Church needs both its marian roots and its petrine roots. Pope Francis has said this several times a...
  • Book of Kells

    Copy of the Book of Kells on loan to Oban from the town of Kells, Ireland.

  • Youth Cross

    Young pilgrims from the diocese brought the Youth cross to the Cathedral

  • Invited guests

    Invited guests at the Cathedral Mass

  • Cathedral Mass

    Bishop Toal was Principal Celebrant at the Cathedral Mass

  • Iona

    Pilgrims arriving on the Isle of Iona

  • Iona Abbey

  • Abbey congregation

    Pilgrims assembled for Mass in Iona Abbey

  • Iona Mass

    Apostolic Nuncio Archbishop Mennini was Principal Celebrant at the Iona Mass

  • Gaelic choir

    The Girls Gaelic Choir from Uist and Barra sang at both Masses

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