St Francis Xavier Church, Carfin

St Francis Xavier Church, Carfin

Denomination: Roman Catholic
Address: Taylor Avenue, Carfin, ML1 5AJ
Local Authority: North Lanarkshire

Church Overview

The Parish was founded 1862; the present church dates from 1973, the hall from 2008. The church grounds contain the Carfin Lourdes grotto, founded in 1920s which is open throughout the year with public services from May to mid-October on Sundays at 3.00pm. Glass chapel in memory of Lockerbie tragedy dedicated to Our Lady, Maid of the Seas is open 10.00am-8.00pm Easter to October.


Saturday Vigil 5.30pm, Sunday 9.00am, 11.00 noon; weekdays 10.00am,

May-October weekdays 1.00pm in the Glass Chapel

Opening Arrangements

Open in summer 9.00am-8.00pm, winter 9.00am-4.00pm

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St Francis Xavier Church, Carfin


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