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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

Drumboe Cemetery Extension

April 30, 2021

Work has commenced on extending the graveyard capacity at Drumboe Cemetery in Stranorlar.

Huge mounds of earth and stone have appeared at one unused corner of the site as part…

Easter Triduum Schedule

March 30, 2021

Holy Thursday: 

Mass of the Lord’s Supper at 7.30 p.m.

Holy Hour at 9.30 p.m.

Good Friday: 

Commemoration of the Lord’s Passion and Death at 3 p.m.

Prayer Service around the Cross at 9.30…

The death of Rev. Fr. James Byrne

December 11, 2020

The Parish of Stranorlar prays for the happy repose of the Soul of Fr. James Byrne, Pastor Emeritus of Sacred Heart Parish in Wilsonton in the Diocese of Toowoomba, Queensland, Australia who died suddenly today in Stranorlar shortly after having only con-celebrated the
10 a.m. Mass with Fr. Kieran.

Fr. James’s ancestors came from…

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