6th Sunday of Ordinary Time 6th Sunday of Ordinary Time
6th Sunday of Ordinary Time 6th Sunday of Ordinary Time
6th Sunday of Ordinary Time 6th Sunday of Ordinary Time


Love is something to live and learn. Perfect families do not exist: This must not discourage us, quite the opposite.

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Welcome from Fr. Kieran McAteer P.P.

Welcome to the Website of Stranorlar Parish (RC) Diocese of Raphoe. Our parish, consisting of approximately 2,100 families, covers the twin towns of Ballybofey and Stranorlar and surrounding area. Whether you are a long-time member of our parish or someone who has just come to live here, we hope this resource will be of help to you. If you are a native of our parish and now live in a far away place, you too are very welcome. In whatever capacity you visit our site we hope you will return many times to keep in touch. This site is still a work in progress.

We welcome any suggestions you might have on how we might provide more useful information. Our aim is one of outreach and welcome. We hope as you link into this site that you get a sense of a caring and vibrant Christian community. Thank you for visiting our parish website and we hope you will return soon.

News and Info

Novena Masses for the Dead

November 14, 2019

We had an amazing turnout each night for our Novena of Masses for the Dead. On the final night, Friday, November 8th, we remembered in a special way those who died during the past year. Their name was read out and a family member carried up a lit candle and placed it at the foot…

Welcome Fr. Anthony Briody, C.C.

August 31, 2019

We welcome the newly ordained Fr. Anthony Briody, who replaces Fr. Lukasz as Curate in our Parish. Fr. Anthony is a native of Glenties. We wish him well in his Ministry.

Holy Week and Easter celebrations

April 13, 2019

Palm Sunday: Masses – Saturday 6.00 pm (Vigil). Sunday  8:00, 9.30, 11.00, 14.00 (polish)

Penitential Service at 7.00 pm

Holy Thursday: 5.00 pm Children’s Mass,…

The Station of the Cross

March 14, 2019

  The Stations of the Cross are a 14-step Catholic devotion that commemorates Jesus Christ’s last day on Earth as a man. The 14 devotions, or stations, focus on specific events of His last day,…

Lenten preparation

February 23, 2019

Lent is a time to learn to travel light, to clear the clutter from our crowded lives and find a quiet space to sharpen our awareness of ourselves and our…

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