Star of the Sea, Castlebay, The Isle of Barra. HS9 5XD.
Phone 01871 810267
Email Addres castlebay@rcdai.org.uk
CastlebayOur Lady Star of the Sea Our faith-mission  Catholic Community Northbay St Barr’s Church
CastlebayOur Lady Star of the Sea
Our Lady, Star of the Sea opened on Christmas Eve 1888
Our faith-mission Catholic Community
Our faith-mission as a Catholic Community can be described in three areas: our liturgical life, our life-long learning and our outreach.
Northbay St Barr’s Church
In October 1906 St. Barr’s church was completed and the congregation was extremely proud of the building.

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The Catholic Community on the Island of Barra Welcomes you!

Barra & Vatersay lie at the southern end of the Outer Hebrides off the west coast of Scotland. The resident community consists of around 1100 people.
Our faith-mission as a Catholic Community can be described in three areas: our liturgical life, our life-long learning and our outreach. It is our hope that this website will give you an insight into the church on Barra.  There is stuff for visitors and stuff for parishioners. We pray that St Brendan the Navigator, after whom our oldest church is named, will help you find your way around the website so that you might find something of interest here.

News Updates

Bhileag 25th July 2021

Reserve a seat for Mass: If you wish to go to Sunday Mass please phone /text /email Canon John Paul and let him know which…

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Priest in Charge

Canon John Paul MacKinnon

Ordained in 1999 in South Uist.