St Alphonsus R.C. Church, Calton, Glasgow, Scotland


Welcome to the St Alphonsus Parish website, bringing you news and information from our parish and it's parishoners

This Week

Easter Sunday - 01 April 2018

Readings this Sunday:

1st Reading: Acts 10:34,37-43 - 'We have eaten and drunk with him after his resurrection'

Responsorial Psalm 117(118):1-2,16-17,22-23

2nd Reading: Colossians 3:1-4 - Look for the things that are in heaven, where Christ is

Gospel: John 20:1-9 - He must rise from the dead

For the full text of all of todays readings, please follow this link

Easter Services

Good Friday - Service will be held in St Mary's, Calton @ 3pm

Easter Sunday - Services in St. Alphonsus and St. Mary's will be as normal Sunday services

St Alphonsus and St Mary's Social Event

The next Parish social event, the annual St Partick and St Joseph night at St Francis Hall in the Gorbals will take place on Friday 16th March. Tickets for the event can be obtained at St Alphonsus or St Mary's.

Times of Services

Regular services held at St Alphonsus and St. Mary's in the Calton:

4:30pm (Vigil) - St. Alphonsus

10:00 am - St. Mary's

12:00 noon - St. Alphonsus

5:00pm - St. Mary's

Monday to Saturday - 12:00 noon

Mass - 12:30pm

(Except Wednesday - Perpetual Help Novena)

Monday – Saturday from 11:45-12:25

Novena to St Peregrine -Last Saturday of each month at 1:00 pm

Novena and Mass to St Pio of Pietrelcina - 2nd Saturday of each month at 1:00 pm

Eucharistic Adoration - Saturday 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Click here for a list of all Services

Live Video Streaming

Live streaming of our celebrations and services are now live. This service commenced on Tuesday 26th August when the new system, in line with data protection requirements, was installed and made operational.

If you are not able to join us in person, please join us online by clicking on this link or the image immediately below

St Alphonsus Live Video Streaming

Our Patron Saint - St Alphonsus

St AlphonsusSaint Alphonsus Maria de Liguori (September 27, 1696 – August 1, 1787) was an Italian Catholic Bishop, spiritual writer, scholastic philosopher and theologian, and founder of the Redemptorists, an influential religious order. He was canonized in 1839 by Pope Gregory XVI and declared a Doctor of the Church

More information on St Alphonsus (from Wikipedia)

Our Clergy

Father Tom White is Parish Priest of St Mary's and St Alphonsus Parish in the Calton area of Glasgow. Father Tom follows in the Parish Priest footsteps of Xaverian brother and former Parish Priest, Father Ian Bathgate and his assistant Father Eugenio Montesi who have now moved onto new missions.

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Our Parishoners

As well as local Calton people, the parish is home to a wide diversity of people from around Glasgow and beyond. The Saturday evening vigil is an especially busy mass where shoppers from the city centre and the famous Barrowland market make their way to worship.

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Parish Notices

October Pilgrimage


The Canonization of the Conforti Xaverian founder took place on Sunday, 23rd October 2011. A pilgimage to Rome and Parma was organised and a photo diary can be found here.

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